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Cooling vest used by New Zealand

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Bessette at the start

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Cooling chair used by the Brits

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Nicole Cooke in hi-tech mesh suit

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Canadian Pirre Blanchard is one of the Olympic commissaires

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Defending Olympic champion Leontien van Moorsel

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Michael Barry watches wife Dede race with his mom (left) and mother-in-law (center)

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Dede Demet-Barry

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Sue Palmer-Komar heads for the start

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Sara Carrigan wins

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World champion Suzanne Ljungskog

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The sprint for bronze

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Manon Jutras fan

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Jeannie Longo Ciprelli

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Susan Palmer-Komar

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Susan Palmer-Komar

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Eneritz Iturriaga Mazaga attacks

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Crash in one of the switchbacks

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Bessette chasing Eneritz Iturriaga Mazaga

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Sonia Huguet on breakaway

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Manon Jutras at the front

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Manon Jutras leads the chase after Eneritz Iturriaga Mazaga

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Lyne Bessette

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The winged god of bicycles?

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"george" was watching

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Lyne Bessette on breakaway

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Leontien Zijlaard-Van Moorsel

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Sara Carrigan

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medal winners