The Peloton

© David M. Montero

The Peloton

Uploaded: May 16, 2010


Stage 1 of the 2010 Amgen Tour of California. These guys are so fast (35-37 mph) that if your not ready they're gone. BTW, the stage was won by Mark Cavendish, the rider 5th from the left reaching behind his back.

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 145.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Renee Doyle level-classic May 17, 2010

Well I sure hope you were gone before they got there!!! Awesome pov and clarity and wonderfully composed Dave! #1269456

Douglas Pignet May 17, 2010

I know what you mean about They do go by quickly...Very nice capture and great comp #8617588

Gina Cormier level-classic May 18, 2010

WOW...that is fast. My hubby and his brother are only late 20's MPH!! They probably could go that fast but not for long periods of time!!! Anyway....awesome capture!!!!! #8620038

Leslie McLain level-deluxe May 31, 2010

Amazing capture and details. #8655404

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton May 31, 2010

Beautiful shot.. and perfect compositions.
It's a bit lucky in this case, but luck is always needed for the best images ;) #8656423

Patti Coblentz June 14, 2010

Wonderful capture, Dave...quick on the reflexes!!

Patti #8693978

Anita Hogue June 16, 2010

Awesome action capture Dave! Composed so beautifully! #8699062

Susana Ms Heide June 28, 2010

Just look at all those matching helmets! Somehow they remind me of a swarm of bees! It was probably very exciting to be part of the event! Well captured Dave! #8721729

Ryan Murphy July 18, 2010

spectacular capture -- well composed, great DoF and clarity. #8771268

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