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This year’s ironman started an hour or so later than 2012 which meant there was better light to capture the start. More pics here.

Winners are grinners on the last session of the UCI Track World Champs. But there were crashes too. More photos on Flickr and my archive.

Some pics today that’s different from bicycles going around and around. For captions click on the images:

Lots of action today in the Men’s and Women’s Sprint events. More Day 3 pictures here:

The last cycling event I covered was the UCI Road World Championships in Geelong. This time it’s in Melbourne and at the Hisense arena for the Track World Champs. 5 days of racing. Here’s the start of the pics. More here.

Shooting an international road cycling event is a huge buzz. Here’s a post about how the day unfolded when I shot the UCI Road World Championships for Southcreek. The arrival – 8.30am The first part of the day is rider sign on. For the 2010 Worlds this was in Melbourne. It’s the first Worlds where […]

The mens road race is tomorrow and I wanted to see if it was worth trying to catch the peloton to the town of Lara as they pass under the backdrop of the You Yangs mountain. As luck would have it the Portuguese team was out on a training ride going the other way. What […]

Here’s where photographer’s are allowed to go to get the shots. The only event I know of where we’re allowed on the actual circuit!

The next day was Men’s Time Trial. The last to start was Fabian Cancellara – remember him? Starting last wasn’t a hindrance to him winning the event and making history as the only person to have won the world championships four times. Fabian crossing the line:

I shot the first day of racing at Bailey Bridge. Managed to get almost every rider at around the same location. This is the winner Emma Pooley from Great Britain:

The next day was familiarisation. This is the start-finish line up a long straight road in the heart of Geelong: and getting the photographer’s bib – with a $50 deposit:

On Monday, the hype started with a press conference with the Swiss team. Fabian Cancellara is the red hot favourite to take out the time trial and maybe the road race as well…

So the last few days have been focused on shooting cycling. It kicked off last Sunday with a warm up race to the UCI Road World Championships. The first time this event has been held outside the Northern Hemisphere. The warm up race was held in Ballarat. This shot was taken with a 400mm with […]