Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Tour, Stage 11: Seeing the Doctor

Thus far the Tour has been relatively crash free.  Obviously one crash started the demise of Alberto Contador (Tinkoff), but in general this has been the least crashes in quite a few years.  This was the first time in modern history that the Tour carried every rider who started all the way to the start of the eight stage.  Today however, the race doctor got a bit of a work out.  With the winds, nervousness and everyone want to ride on the front, a number of riders were taking tumbles along the way.  Riders, like Edward Theuns (Trek-Segafredo), took it in turns to stop by the "Medical Assistance" vehicle and get their wounds seen to on the fly.  As fast as the peloton was riding today, it must be a real challenge to bandage a rider will the doctor's office is moving at over 40 kilometers per hour.

This is a small original watercolor and ink painting that was created using Yarka St. Petersburg watercolors and Steve Quiller brushes from Jack Richeson & Company.  This painting, along with all of my cycling art, is available through my artist website at www.greigleach.com.  While you are on the site, be sure to check out my other works of art and my two cycling books.  To purchase this particular painting, just follow the direct link at the end of this post.  Bear in mind that this is a one of a kind original and once it is gone, it is gone.

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