Pezcyclingnews: Tour’15 St.9: Roadside Photos!


Jan 3, 2005
Roadside Stage 9: The stage 9 Team Time Trial from Vannes to Plumelac offered awelcome change to the hectic days of race chasing, instead allowing time to stake out some primo locations for more primo photos of how theTour looks through the camera lens of photog Marcus Enno. - Photos and words by Marcus Enno –We had to be out of today’s hotel by 11am so with nowhere else to go, we decided to just be really early for the time trial that didn’t start until 3pm. Arriving so early meant none of the riders would be out for hours so we had time to walk the first part of the course to look for good locations.Our usual schedule has had us arriving just in time to get some shots of the riders warming up and signing on before we zip off along the course. But today we were just staying in the start town.We started walking when all the cars, vans and music of the publicity caravan came past. Packets of lollies, key rings and hats were being thrown from the passing parade and a lot seemed to be aimed right at our heads.After dodging most of the barrage we made it to the old city walls of the town and surrounding gardens. There was a good elevated location to shoot the riders with the wall as the backdrop.With over an hour still to wait we decided to head back to the start by way of the Tour de France...

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