Photos from the Philadelphia International Championships 2009:

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Teams converge at sign in

Liquigas's Francesco Chicchi

Team Columbia signing in

Bernard Eisel inspects his bike

Andre Greipel after signing in

Mayor Nutter fires the starting gun

Daniel Holloway broke away from the gun

Holloway extended his lead at Lemon Hill

Chase 1: Andrew Talanski

Chase 2: David Gutterplan


No sense of urgency in the peloton rolling down Kelly Drive

Holloway 5 kms ahead passes the Peloton near Lemon Hill

Holloway crests Strawberry Meadow on lap #3 over 13 minutes ahead

The peoton cruises slowly across Strawberry Meadow

Daniel Holloway starts the climb of Lemon Hill for the 5th time

A crash on the right starting Lemon Hill

The peloton on Kelly Drive

Holloway and Talaski under the Jumbotron

The breakaway crosses the finish line with 6 large laps to go

The peloton continues to increase their speed with the lead inside 6 minutes

Team Columbia High Road's Bernard Eisel leads the peloton down Kelly Drive


Former Philly winner Ivan Dominguez leads a single file peloton back into the finish


The second breakaway group (R to L) Valeriy Kobzarenko, Tom Zirbel, and Daniel Oss


Ben Day and Tim Johnson lead the chase


Zirbel leads the breakaway towards the traffic circle at Logan Square


The 3 rider breakaway's lead fell to 1'43"


Team Columbia takes control of the front


At 200 meters Greipel jumps to the front


Andre Greipel powers to the victory


The podium: (L to R) Greg Henderson, Andre Greipel, and Kirk O'Bee