As it does every year, pro cycling produced an amazing array of photography in 2019. Our editorial team sifted through hundreds of images from various cycling photographers to come up with our favorite photos from the 2019 season for our annual VeloNews Awards Issue. Here are our selections from the year in racing:
Annemiek van Vleuten won Wednesday's stage 6 individual time trial, padding her lead in the overall
Letizia Borghesi out-sprinted her breakaway companions to win stage 4 of the Giro Rosa.
Lizzie Deignan took her first victory since returning from maternity leave
Kasia Niewiadoma says more women's WorldTour teams try to control the races, which opens the door for smaller teams to win
Kasia Niewiadoma gambles and wins big at Amstel Gold Race as she rides alone to victory ahead of Annemiek van Vleuten.