Inside the Giro with KATUSHA ALPECIN - Part 2
In this second Giro photo essay installment, KATUSHA ALPECIN Team Photographer, Jojo Harper, is at the heart of the race documenting the team's efforts. The following photos came to us from Stage 14, San Vito Al Tagliamento - Monte Zoncolan.
All words and photos by Jojo Harper.Maxim Belkov signing in before Stage 14.Crowds look on in San Vito Al Tagliamento as the riders sign in.Italian police watch the scene at the top of Monte Zoncolan.Jose Goncalves battles his way up Zoncolan. Here he is just 350 meters from the summit finish.Maxim Belkov on the final hairpin before the summit of Monte Zoncolan.Tony Martin making his way to the finish line at the summit of Monte Zoncolan.The team Soigneurs, Andris and Achim making their way to the lift to decent Monte Zoncolan after the finish.The ride down to the team bus after the finish.Crowds line the banks at the top of Monte Zoncolan.Jose Goncalves making his way past the mountain rescue team at the top of Monte Zoncolan.Riding through the crowds 350 meters before the summit.Mads Schmidt on the home straight to the summit.Tony Martin eyeing up the finish line on the final bend at the top of Monte Zoncolan.Post race shot of Tony Martin's feet clad in Katusha Sports Giro D’Italia edition the team socks.
After the race, Mads Schmidt studies the road book for the following stage. As he studies, he tells Pozzi, the Directeur Sportif, what gearing set up he wants on his bike.