May 13, 2012

Tour de Grove

Tour de Grove took over midtown St. Louis as racers made their way through the 1.7-mile course on May 12, 2012. The event featured men's and women's professional races, hand cycling, a 5K and races for kids. Photos by Jon Gitchoff.
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A map showcasing the 1.7-mile course for Tour de Grove 2012.
Jon Gitchoff
A map showcasing the 1.7-mile course for Tour de Grove 2012.
U.S. hand cyclists take the course as part of Tour de Grove on May 12, 2012.
Jon Gitchoff
U.S. hand cyclists take the course as part of Tour de Grove on May 12, 2012.
Scenes from the U.S. Hand Cycling race at Tour de Grove.
Jon Gitchoff
Scenes from the U.S. Hand Cycling race at Tour de Grove.
Scenes from the U.S. Hand Cycling race at Tour de Grove.
Jon Gitchoff
Scenes from the U.S. Hand Cycling race at Tour de Grove.
U.S. Hand Cyclist Brian Mitchell takes home the victory.
Jon Gitchoff
U.S. Hand Cyclist Brian Mitchell takes home the victory.
The NRC Women's Professional race gets underway. It featured an hour of racing plus three additional laps after time expired.
Jon Gitchoff
The NRC Women's Professional race gets underway. It featured an hour of racing plus three additional laps after time expired.
The NRC Women's Professional race gets underway. It featured an hour of racing plus three additional laps after time expired.
Jon Gitchoff
The NRC Women's Professional race gets underway. It featured an hour of racing plus three additional laps after time expired.
The NRC Women's Professional race gets underway. It featured an hour of racing plus three additional laps after time expired.
Jon Gitchoff
The NRC Women's Professional race gets underway. It featured an hour of racing plus three additional laps after time expired.
Motorbikes like this one led the cyclists through the 1.7-mile course at Tour de Grove.
Jon Gitchoff
Motorbikes like this one led the cyclists through the 1.7-mile course at Tour de Grove.
Just in case, pit stops were located throughout the course to help cyclists with in-race repairs.
Jon Gitchoff
Just in case, pit stops were located throughout the course to help cyclists with in-race repairs.