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Barclays Global Investors Grand Prix 2005

The Barclays Global Investors Grand Prix Bicycle race was held in San Francisco on September 4, 2005. The race is the last stop on the U.S. Pro Cycling Tour season and considered the toughest one day bicycle race in America. Approximately 500,000 spectators attended the race on the streets of San Francisco to watch 160 professional racers. The total distance of the race was 108.1 miles.

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Pictured above is an top tier national field of racers from around the world. Among the stars include the Discovery Team that helped Lance Armstrong win his 7th Tour De France.


Two riders who chatted with the press before starting the race.




Pictured above the racers are riding through the North Beach District of San Francisco.

THE CLIMB

Pictured below are the racers climbing the Filmore Street Hill. The crowds were 10 deep in spots to watch this hill on the course. There was a total of approximately 5000 feet of climbing during the race.






AWARDS CEREMONY ON THE PODIUM

Pictured below are the top winners of this fantistic race. Fabian Wegmann of the Gerolsteiner team wins the race. John Lieswyn of Health Net-Maxxis and Jason McCartney of Discovery finished second and third respectively in the race. Wegmann launched himself ahead in the race to win on the last climb up Taylor street.






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This section includes pictures taken at major bicycle races in the San Francisco Bay Area.




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