Tour of California Stage 5

Posted on 16. May, 2014 by in photos, race

Photos from stage 5 of the Amgen Tour of California where Taylor Phinney (BMC) attacked solo late in the stage for the win. Peter Sagan (Cannondale) was second and Matthew Goss (ORICA-GreenEDGE), third.

Scott Zwizanski (Optum) was having fun at the start in Pismo Beach

Scott Zwizanski (Optum) was having fun at the start in Pismo Beach

Kids were giving out hand painted sand dollars to the riders at the start in Pismo Beach

Kids were giving out hand painted sand dollars to the riders at the start in Pismo Beach

Taylor Phinney (BMC) autographs a photo for a fan

Taylor Phinney (BMC) autographs a photo for a fan

Yellow jersey Brad Wiggins (Sky) rides to sign in

Yellow jersey Brad Wiggins (Sky) rides to sign in

Joe Dombrowski (Sky) says hi!

Joe Dombrowski (Sky) says hi!

Jens Voigt (Trek) strikes a pose

Jens Voigt (Trek) strikes a pose

Giant Shimano rider making his way to the Pismo Beach pier for the start

Giant Shimano rider making his way to the Pismo Beach pier for the start

Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma Quick Step) gets ready for stage 5

Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma Quick Step) gets ready for stage 5

UnitedHealthcare's Jonny Clarke and Chris Jones were called up to front row

UnitedHealthcare’s Jonny Clarke and Chris Jones were called up to front row

Riders surround the honor guard for the playing of the American National Anthem

Riders surround the honor guard for the playing of the American National Anthem

Cannondale team sets the pace on the San Marco Pass KOM

Cannondale team sets the pace on the San Marco Pass KOM

KOM leader Will Routley (Optum) gets set to attack to get the points

KOM leader Will Routley (Optum) gets set to attack to get the points

Lead group was down to around 40 riders

Lead group was down to around 40 riders

Matthew Lloyd paces Jelly Belly teammate Freddie Rodriguez up the climb

Matthew Lloyd paces Jelly Belly teammate Freddie Rodriguez up the climb

Matteo Trentin grabs a bottle from a Omega Pharma Quick Step soigneur who positioned himself on the climb

Matteo Trentin grabs a bottle from a Omega Pharma Quick Step soigneur who positioned himself on the climb

Alex Candelario (Optum) suffers up the climb

Alex Candelario (Optum) suffers up the climb

Second group of riders suffers up San Marcos Pass

Second group of riders suffers up San Marcos Pass

Second group of riders suffers up San Marcos Pass

Second group of riders suffers up San Marcos Pass

Tough to stay hydrated during the very hot stage

Tough to stay hydrated during the very hot stage

Caleb Fairly (Garmin Sharp) is focused on the road ahead

Caleb Fairly (Garmin Sharp) is focused on the road ahead

Bissell rider grabs a bottle from his team car

Bissell rider grabs a bottle from his team car

Belkin rider dumps water on his head to cool down

Belkin rider dumps water on his head to cool down

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