Cycling art, Tour de France, Watercolour painting Another big crash, by Maxine Dodd

Bonjour! Stage 5 took a bleak turn heading through driving wind and rain, on a course past the fields, cemeteries and memorials of the World Wars. Flags and pennants, bedraggled by the wind, lined the streets, along with many fans. This was another flat stage, suited to sprinters. Sadly, France’s champion, Nacer Bouhanni, fell in another crash on the slippery roads. Meanwhile, Peter Sagan and Mark Cavendish were beaten by an inspired Andre Greipel – another brilliant stage win from him. Tony Martin contained Team Sky to retain the Yellow Jersey. Here are my drawings:

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3 responses to “Tour de France 2015: Stage 5 – Arras to Amiens”

  1. torbjornzetterlund Avatar
    torbjornzetterlund

    Reblogged this on The Lonely Cyclist and commented:
    Some great watercolors painting by Maxine Dodd capturing Tour De France stage 5 2015

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    1. Maxine Dodd, artist Avatar

      Thank you very much! 😀

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  2. michaelstokoe18 Avatar
    michaelstokoe18

    Reblogged this on Stokoe's Blog and commented:
    I forgot to share this yesterday – but here are some more sketches from Maxine Dodd from Stage 5 of the 2015 Tour de France!

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