I rode to downtown Minneapolis yesterday evening to watch stage four of the Nature Valley Grand Prix, the Minneapolis criterium. Here are a few photos from the men's and women's races:
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Kristin Armstrong in the leader's yellow jersey leads the women's field
David Clinger and other racers wait to enter the road at the conclusion of the women's race
The men line up for the start of their race
The men's field rides past a downtown Minneapolis landmark: the "music wall" mural on the old Schmitt's music store building
A large crowd watched the race on the Nicollet Mall