Bretagne’s Tro-Bro Léon lived up to its reputation as one of the most exciting and unpredictable races on the international calendar. Cold rain and heavy winds battered the peloton as Pier-Andre Cote broke clear in what he described as, “the hardest I have ever gone to finish a race.” See what makes this race so unique through the lens of photographer Ethan Glading.
Euro GM and Bretagne native Stéphane Heulot gets ready for his home race.
By the end of the race, a number of riders will have switched bikes.
The peloton invades the beautiful Bretagne coastline.
Team car bridges across to Coté’s breakaway.
Arvid de Kleijn in his first race back after Tour of Turkey.
Canadian road champ Adam de Vos.
The dirtier you are the better you are at following wheels.
Coté approaching the famous tunnel and the final circuits.
Riders give it everything on every sector of ribin.
Matteo Dal-Cin digging deep.
Ben King on the effort required: “You just turn your brain off and try to have fun with it.”
It’ll take more than a few minutes to recover from an effort like that.
Soigneur Patrique Högemann catches up with Coté at the finish. Might also be thinking about pressure washing the riders and call it laundry.