By Lou Hablas

The Peloton

Equipment Info
PENTAX PENTAX K20D
State/Province/Region
GA
Country
US
Nearest Area
Historic Roswell
Town
Roswell
Brief Directions

Historic Downtown Roswell, Roswell, GA. Start/Finish is across the street from Roswell's Founders Hall

Description

This image was taken during the 2010 Historic Roswell Criterium Men Pro-1-2 race. These guys wrap up a great day of cycling with a 90-minute, full-tilt speed fest to divvy $10,000 among the top 20. My goal in this pic (and others) was to convey the action, energy, and challenge involved in negotiating a tight cycling course while traveling at speeds often in excess of 30 miles per hour and doing so while surrounded by 120 other competitors. To do so, I slowed down the shutter speed to 1/30 and panned as the main pack came through the turn.

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Date Added
October 19, 2010
Date Taken
January 1, 1970

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