“Lauren Stephens celebrates her win after a long solo breakaway.” - via Gallery: 2013 Nature Valley Grand Prix, Stage 5, Menomonie Road Race
1. Lauren Stephens (USA) Tibco, 3:43:28
2. Shelley Olds (USA) Tibco, + 00:32
3. Kimberley Wells (Aus) Colavita-Fine Cooking, s.t.
4. Jade Wilcoxson (USA) Optum-Kelly Benefit, s.t.
5. Brianna Walle (USA) Optum-Kelly Benefit, s.t.
6. Diana Carolina Penuela Martinez (Col) Colombia Specialized, s.t.
7. Carmen Small (USA) Specialized-lululemon, s.t.
8. Sophie Williamson (NZl) Vanderkitten, s.t.
9. Kate Chilcott (NZl) Vanderkitten, s.t.
10. Erica Zaveta (USA) Kowalski’s Markets Collegiate All-Stars, s.t.
With 1 stage to go, Jade Wilcoxson was leading the GC, 1 second ahead of Shelley Olds, and 11 ahead of Carmen Small - all was to race for in Stage 6!
Sir Chris Hoy competes in the Giant Sprint Masters during the Rotterdam 6 Day Cycling at Rotterdam
(Photograph credit: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images via The week in sport – in pictures | Sport | guardian.co.uk)
The four contenders of Tour de France victory; Chris Froome (Team Sky) checking how far back Cadel Evans (BMC Racing Team) is. Behind Cadel are Bradley Wiggins (Team Sky) and Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas Cannondale), Stage 7 Tour de France.
Words & Photography - Veeral Patel