Tour of California Stage 1

Posted on 11. May, 2014 by in photos, race

Photos from stage 1 of the Amgen Tour of California won by Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma Quick Step). John Degenkolb (Giant-Shimano) was second and Moreno Hofland (Belkin), third.

Brad Wiggins (Sky) and Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma Quick Step) share a laugh at the start

Brad Wiggins (Sky) and Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma Quick Step) share a laugh at the start

What are Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma Quick Step), Thor Hushovd (BMC) looking at?

What are Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma Quick Step), Thor Hushovd (BMC) looking at?

Peter Sagan (Cannondale) comes to the start line

Peter Sagan (Cannondale) comes to the start line

Color guard at the start of stage 1 in Sacramento

Color guard at the start of stage 1 in Sacramento

Omega Pharma Quick Step at the front of the field as they enter the finishing circuits

Omega Pharma Quick Step at the front of the field as they enter the finishing circuits

Sprinters Freddie Rodriguez (Jelly Belly) and JJ Haedo (Jamis Hagens Berman) on their teammate's wheel

Sprinters Freddie Rodriguez (Jelly Belly) and JJ Haedo (Jamis Hagens Berman) on their teammate’s wheel

With two to go, Cannondale takes over the front

With two to go, Cannondale takes over the front

Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma Quick Step) is moving up

Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma Quick Step) is moving up

At one lap to go, Cannondale is at the front with other teams swarming

At one lap to go, Cannondale is at the front with other teams swarming

Giant-Shimano is at the front with 300 meters to go

Giant-Shimano is at the front with 300 meters to go

Mark Cavendish is on teammate Mark Renshaw's wheel

Mark Cavendish is on teammate Mark Renshaw’s wheel

Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma Quick Step) takes the yellow jersey after stage 1

Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma Quick Step) takes the yellow jersey after stage 1

Stage 1 podium: 1st Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma Quick Step), 2nd John Degenkolb (Giant Shimano), 3rd Moreno Hofland (Belkin)

Stage 1 podium: 1st Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma Quick Step), 2nd John Degenkolb (Giant Shimano), 3rd Moreno Hofland (Belkin)

Tao Geoghegan Hart (Biseell) gets best young rider jersey after stage 1

Tao Geoghegan Hart (Biseell) gets best young rider jersey after stage 1

Will Routley (Optum) gets the KOM jersey after stage 1

Will Routley (Optum) gets the KOM jersey after stage 1

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