Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Tour of California, Stage 3: With Only the Camera for Company

The final attack was launched by Julian Alphilippe (Etixx-Quickstep), and it was his that stuck!  Alphilippe pushed off from the wheel of Peter Stetina (Trek-Segafredo) with less than 500 meters to the summit.  It was his patience that made his burst of effort so successful.  His victory atop Gibraltar Road also gave him the overall race lead.  You should know that the efforts of the first to attack, Nielson Powless (Axeon Hagens Berman) earned him a 5th on the stage and a fifth on the General Classification.

This is a small original watercolor and ink painting measuring 4"x6" and was created using Yarka St. Petersburg watercolors and Steve Quiller brushes from www.richesonart.com.  This painting (and all of my cycling art and cycling books) are available through my artist website at www.greigleach.com.  To purchase this particular painting (and yes international shipping is available), just follow the direct link at the end of this post.