Photo Report: After the action of the 2014 Clarendon Cup was over on Saturday it was time for the men's and women's peloton to roll into Arlington and on to the demanding Crystal Cup the very next day. Darrell Parks was there once again for PEZ to capture all the best images.
The Air Force Cycling Classic’s Clarendon Cup is part of USA Cycling's National Criterium Circuit and has been one of the Washington DC region's premier Pro/Am races since 1998. It's known as one of the most difficult criterium races in the U.S. due to the technical course and big fields and always provides a great show for spectators. Ace photographer Darrell Parks was there for PEZ to take it all in.
Photo Report: The Philadelphia Cycling Classic is always one of the best races of the year on the North American Cycling Calendar. The sights, sounds and party atmosphere of the famous Manayunk wall have given the race legendary status amongst riders and fans alike and once again ace photographer Darrell Parks was in the middle of it all taking the best pics for PEZ.
Photo Report: Just over a week ago Bradley Wiggins wrapped up the GC title at the 2014 Tour of California but for our photographer Angelica Dixon the memories are still very fresh. Here's a look back at her fave photos and experiences from the startlines, finishlines, on the moto and more.
PEZ Photog Wei Yuet Wong rounded out his month-long Classics’s adventure by shooting Liège-Bastogne-Liège, the oldest of them all, as the finale of his trip. Here are some of his favorite photos of the day…
Photog's Report: Fleche Wallone is defined by its passages up the fearsome Mur de Huy - 1200m of the steepest climbing you can find. PEZ photog Wei Yuet Wong was at the top for the men's and women's races, and filed his favorite 15 pics of the day.
PEZ-clusive: On the startline at the Amstel Gold, following the race and then at the finish, new PEZ contributing photographer Wei Yuet was there in the heart of the action. Here's the story of Wei's day from behind the lense following the Netherland's only Classic.
Even for long time roadside aficionados, finding your way through thousands of fans trying to see the tour of Flanders as many times as possible can be a challenge. My first time chasing de Ronde didn’t go exactly as planned, but that adventure made a great day, and some pretty cool photos too…
The third USA Pro Cycling Challenge drew to a close yesterday in downtown Denver in front of big crowds to see Tejay van Garderen take the GC title and Peter Sagan another stage victory. Once again ace photographer Darrell Parks was there to capture all the best images for PEZ.
The Peter Sagan show rolled into town again in Colorado on Saturday with the Slovakian Champion notching his 3rd stage victory of the race so far. Before the peloton made it to Fort Collins though there was some fierce racing on offer and some more simply stunning Colorado scenery. Once again our photographer Darrell Parks was there to capture it all.
The crucial time trial was held in Vail on Friday and once again our ace photographer Darrell Parks was there to capture all the action.
Stage 4 was billed as the Queen Stage and it didn't disappoint with five KOMs on the way from Steamboat Springs to Beaver Creek. In the end, Janier Acevedo pulled out the stage win and Tejay van Garderen claimed the Leader's Jersey on a very tough and sometimes rainy day in Colorado. Darrell Parks was there with his cameras for PEZ and here's what he saw.
Stage 3 saw another great day of racing in Colorado topped off with yet another Peter Sagan victory and all with a background of simply superb scenery. Our photographer Darrell Parks was on the motorbike today to catch all the action.
After another exhausting day for both the cyclists and photographers alike, Darrell Parks had just enough energy left to send us these superb pics of what was another exciting stage at the USA Pro Challenge in Colorado.
The USA Pro Challenge returns this week for its third edition with seven days of racing in the high mountains of Colorado and a host of top WorldTour and local talent on display. Ace photographer Darrell Parks was roadside at Stage 1 in Aspen and here's his view of the race through the lense.
Photo Special: The Philadelphia International Cycling Championship was reborn as the Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic this year and although the course has changed somewhat the action and the atmosphere on the Manayunk wall hasn't changed a bit. PEZ's ace shooter Darrell Parks was there to capture all the best moments - here's the story of his day.