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:
Irishman takes first WorldTour win of the season amongst stellar field.
Giro winner Tom Dumoulin toughs it out in UAE Tour stage 6 after an early crash and manages to finish on the day's podium.
American Joey Rosskopf happy to animate the UAE Tour's queen stage, regardless of whether he was caught in the waning kilometers.
The UAE Tour's penultimate stage features a 20-kilometer ascent of the Jebel Jais mountain, a climb the pro peloton has never raced before.
WorldTour riders don't come to UAE to work on their suntans. They head to the Middle East to race hard in an event that is increasingly important.