White Spot Delta Road Race 2017
A large women's field raced at the White Spot Delta Road Race Sunday.
Canada's Jasmine Glaesser leads the race out of the corner at the White Spot Delta Road Race Sunday.
Canada's Leah Kirchmann pushes the pace on the climb. White Spot Delta Road Race 2017.
Vancouver local Sara Bergen racing for Rally Pro Cycling pulls the pace in the later laps. White Spot Delta Road Race 2017. White Spot Delta Road Race 2017.
Canada's Kristi Lay is calm on the front of the race. White Spot Delta Road Race 2017.
Kendell Ryan of Team Tibco - Silicon Valley Bank wins the White Spot Delta Road Race
Women's podium - (l to r) Elizabeth Williams 2nd, Kendell Williams 1st, Holly Edmonstone, 3rd. White Spot Delta Road Race 2017
A small breakaway group made up of Canadian Nigel Ellsay and former race winner Steve Fisher try to make it stick.
The Cylance Cycling team takes control of the chase. White Spot Delta Road Race.
Vancouver local Dylan Davies racing for Langlois Brown works to make a breakaway stick.
Pulling back the breakaway for your team does not come without some suffering.
Much of the story of the race was a series of small groups that got away, only to suffer from disorganization.
A Silber Pro Cycling racer attacks the climb.
The powerhouse Florenz Knauer from Germany, now living in Delta, B.C., works to bridge to a breakaway up the road. Florenz would finish just off the podium in 4th.
The suffering up the climb can be seen on the faces of Nigel Kinney of Langlois Brown and Craig Richey of Trek Red Truck Racing p/b Mosaic Homes.
The Holowesko/Citadel Pro Cycling take to the front and take control of the race in the final laps, eventually propeling teamate John Murphy to a sprint win.
Nigel Ellsay racing for Silber Pro Cycling and Olivier Brisebois of Garneau Quebecor put in an exciting breakaway in the penultimate laps.
It's a flat out bunch sprint win for the group. John Murphy of team Holowesko/Citadel Pro Cycling takes it in a photo finish after just over 155 kilometres of racing.
Best young racer for the men, Ryan MacNally of H&R Block Pro Cycling.
Mens podium (l to r): Ryan MacNally, H&R Block Pro Cycling, John Murphy, Holowesko/Citadel Pro Cycling, Scott Law, Cylance Cycling
White Spot Delta Road Race 2017. Part of BC Superweek. Photo By: Scott Robarts
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