July 9th, 2014 — Winner of the 2014 Gastown Gran Prix Leah Kirchmann shakes hands after the race with Joanne Kiesanowski who finished second. It might have ended differently if one of Kiesanowski’s lead out riders hadn’t crashed exiting turn one on the last lap.
There was also a crash in the early laps of the men’s race which sent at least 20 riders into the pits for repairs.
Gastown Gran Prix
July 16th, 2008 — Svein Tuft of Team Symmetrics on one of his many breaks from the peloton during this year’s Tour de Gastown. Tuft will represent Canada at this years Olympics in Beijing.
July 16th, 2008 — For the next few days I’ll take a break from the past and post pictures from this years Tour de Gastown bicycle race. Svein Tuft of Team Symmetrics receives encouragement from a fan on his last lap break from the peloton. The encouragement wasn’t enough as he was caught just before the finish line and his teammate Andrew Pinfold won the race. Tuft will represent Canada at this years Olympics in Beijing.