I'll be the first to admit that sports photography isn't really my 'thing'. But event photography is part of my job (whether i like it or not), and sometimes I do like to challenge myself and see what it would be like to cover an event like a bike race.
I guess that's meant to explain why (at least from a technical point of view) this image leaves a lot to be desired. My approach isn't that of a typical sports photographer - I was more interested in showing the motion of the riders than in showing who was winning. I did, however, learn a few things that I'll try to remember to apply next time try this.
Also, the race started at 7:30 in the evening, so the light was fading fast, and this made it hard to use high shutter speeds to freeze the motion. I'll post a few more from the race in the days that follow: images that struck me at least. But I know that Sports Illustrated won't be knocking on my door anytime soon.
[Market & Front, Toronto]