2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: hill people
Libby Hill delivered its promised crowd of thousands, who were there to cheer on the racers and especially the Americans. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Libby Hill
The rolling and rough surface of cobbles on the Libby Hill climb. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: over the top
Fans cheered on the riders as they summited the Libby Hill climb. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: curb to curb
Riding together for the first four laps, the women’s peloton filled up Broad Street. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: peloton
Around and around and around we go. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: broken bike
Giorgia Bronzini’s day ended with a ride to the team hotel with a broken bike. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Brits on point
The British team on the front for Lizzie Armitstead. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Rivera
Coryn Rivera made the final break of the day, but its hope vanished as the riders played games in the last kilometers. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Rivera
Rivera put in a huge effort to lead the break over the 23rd Street climb. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: support
Evelyn Stevens looks after Megan Guarnier early in the race. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Neyland drives
Australia’s Rachel Neyland attacked and tried to draw out a chase for her teammates. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: flat and chase
An untimely flat left Laura Stephens chasing the race, but she would eventually withdraw. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Olds
Shelly Olds has multiple goals for 2016. Photo Credit: Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Stevens
Fans scream encouragement as pain showed on the face of Evelyn Stevens. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: setup
Stevens would attack later that lap to draw out a chase and set Guarnier up for her medal ride. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Worrack
Trixie Worrack crested the climb on Libby Hill. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Blaak attack
Chantal Blaak launched a strong attack with two laps to go. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: solo flyer
Malgorzata Jasinska made a solo attack on the final lap. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: final selection
Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Armitstead
Armitstead attacked on the penultimate climb up 23rd Street to test her competitors and split the group. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Guarnier suffers
Guarnier suffered on the 23rd Street climb to stay close to Armitstead. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: Armitstead wins
Lizzie Armitstead wins the women’s road race in a close sprint with Anna Van Der Breggen and Megan Guarnier. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: realization
Lizzie Armitstead realizes she’s won the world championship. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: gold
Lizzie Armitstead showed off her new gold medal and rainbow jersey. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: bronze medalist
Megan Guarnier earned the bronze medal in last year’s world championships road race. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: podium
The women’s podium of Lizzie Armitstead, Anna Van Der Breggen and Megan Gaurnier. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2015 UCI Road Cycling World Championships: anthem
Lizzie Armitstead bowed her head on the podium as the British anthem played. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com