Horner is accompanied by the flag on the way to...

Casey B. Gibson photos from stage 4 of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California

2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
Ryder Hesjedal on the attack on Sierra Road.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
George Hincapie visits with the Dolce Vita women’s cycling team at the BMC bus.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
Horner pulls away alone.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
Horner has nothing but the summit ahead.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
Chris Horner rides away with his ever-present smile.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
Horner is accompanied by the flag on the way to the top.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
Horner pulls Leipheimer up to Hesjedal, then accelerated alone for the win.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
Chris Horner wins stage 4 at the top of Sierra Road.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
Thor Hushovd pulling at the front of the break.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
King leads the peloton for RadioShack.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
Ben King and the Shack pulling on the front of the chase.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
Leopard Trek rode in formation at the start of stage 4 in 2011, to remember Wouter Weylandt. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
The peloton climbs toward the Observatory.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
Packing in the fans at the top of Sierra Road.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
Van Garderen leads Danielson, Schleck and Sutherland on the Sierra Climb.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
Jeremy Vennell held the peloton off until near the summit of Mt. Hamilton.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
Bissell made a strong showing with both Vennel and Maynes in the break.
2011 Amgen Tour of California, stage 4, Casey B. Gibson gallery
Zubeldia leads the chase.