2012 Tour of Beijing Day 4

Tour of Beijing’s day 4 was a flatter stage without all the mountain fun. So, I thought to focus more on the roadside fans and culture. Lots of flags were out today!  

2012 Tour of Beijing Day 3

Day 3 at the Tour of Beijing had us in the mountains for several climbs and one crazy descent on switchbacks so steep the authorities insisted on padding the turns. I focused more on the race today as the course was so beautiful. Tomorrow’s flatter stage will be a better day to shoot life along the route.    

2012 Tour of Beijing Day 2

When I saw Tony Martin steaming towards me I decided to up my shutter speed to 1/1500 second. Good thing, he meant business in the closing kilometers. Today’s course was stunning, a gorgeous climb through a quiet forest on silky smooth pavement. I would have much rather been on my bike than on a moto. Fall colors are going off …

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Tour of Beijing 2012 City Circuit

My day 1. A jetlagged influenced night’s sleep of 3 hours followed by a 6am start to walk the streets on the hunt for cycling cultural images. Slapped and swatted, I found myself not welcome where I tried to shoot. Later told I was trying to shoot unlicensed vendors – well done Dan! 2. Opening day of the Tour of …

2012 Tour of Beijing Pre-Race

I am lucky enough to find myself one of the official race photographers at this year’s Tour of Beijing. To match my style of photography, my job is not necessarily to shoot the race, but to shoot the race in China and to show off what the Chinese cycling culture is like, both for work and pleasure, and to then …

2012 Dolomites Giro d’Italia

In 2007 I came to the Dolomites to ride my bike. I wanted to live a dream; to train and race in Italy. For four months I pedaled around, came to know most all the roads and passes, and made a lot of great friends. On the last day’s ride, I distinctly remember the moment I realized I had to …