Monday, May 16, 2016

Tour of California, Stage 2: Hunting the Break

One the second of the four climbs of the day, the peloton decided that the break of four had built up more time than they should have, so off they went in pursuit.  Tinkoff had used all but the Sagans Peter and Juraj, so it was Direct Energie and Trek-Segafredo who moved up to lend a hand in the chance.  While it is not unusual for the break to build a big lead, it seemed that the peloton wasn't pulling those up the road back as quick as they would prefer.

This is a small original watercolor and ink painting measuring 4"x6" that was created live during the race using Yarka St. Petersburg watercolors and Steve Quiller brushes from  This painting, along with all of my cycling art (and two cycling books) are available through my artist website at  To purchase this particular painting just follow the direct link at the end of this post.