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On the start line in Philadelphia

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The TD Bank employees came out to support the race.

The TD Bank employees came out to support the race.
(Image credit: Laura Weislo)
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Ivan Dominguez (Jamis-Sutter Home)

Ivan Dominguez (Jamis-Sutter Home)
(Image credit: Laura Weislo)
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The police motorcycles lined up

The police motorcycles lined up
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The Peanut Butter & Co. sponsor poses with rider Kat Carroll.

The Peanut Butter & Co. sponsor poses with rider Kat Carroll.
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Alison Powers searches for her favorite flavor of gel

Alison Powers searches for her favorite flavor of gel
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The CycleLoft team relaxes before the start

The CycleLoft team relaxes before the start
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Unitedhealthcare p/b Maxxis riders roll up

Unitedhealthcare p/b Maxxis riders roll up
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The women's caravan lined up and ready to go

The women's caravan lined up and ready to go
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Melissa Ross (Kenda) gets a spare wheel from neutral support

Melissa Ross (Kenda) gets a spare wheel from neutral support
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Some papers to sign before the start

Some papers to sign before the start
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The Footon-Servetto boys

The Footon-Servetto boys
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Jeannie Longo was on hand to race for Team Colleen.

Jeannie Longo was on hand to race for Team Colleen.
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The start line before the race

The start line before the race
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Evelyn Stevens hydrates before the race.

Evelyn Stevens hydrates before the race.
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Valerio Agnoli (Liquigas-Doimo) checks out the women.

Valerio Agnoli (Liquigas-Doimo) checks out the women.
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Cinthia Lehner and Rebeccan Wellons (BMW-Bianchi)

Cinthia Lehner and Rebeccan Wellons (BMW-Bianchi)
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Ina Teutenberg (HTC-Columbia) relaxed and confident at the start.

Ina Teutenberg (HTC-Columbia) relaxed and confident at the start.
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The women sign in for their race.

The women sign in for their race.
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The line for sign in was getting long.

The line for sign in was getting long.
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Andrew Barker and Alex Howes (US National Team)

Andrew Barker and Alex Howes (US National Team)
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The BMW-Bianchi team lines up for sign-in

The BMW-Bianchi team lines up for sign-in
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The Team Type 1 riders await the start

The Team Type 1 riders await the start
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HTC-Columbia are ready to defend their title

HTC-Columbia are ready to defend their title
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Liquigas-Doimo are ready

Liquigas-Doimo are ready
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The international field

The international field
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The Jamis - Sutter Home p/b Colavita riders gather

The Jamis - Sutter Home p/b Colavita riders gather
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Fly V directeur sportif Ed Beamon

Fly V directeur sportif Ed Beamon
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Before the start, the national anthem

Before the start, the national anthem
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The men line-up for the start

The men line-up for the start
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They're off

They're off
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Eric Boily (Spidertech)

Eric Boily (Spidertech)
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Craig Lewis (HTC-Columbia) in the bunch

Craig Lewis (HTC-Columbia) in the bunch
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Danny Summerhill (USA)

Danny Summerhill (USA)
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William Dugan (Team Type 1) is in the centre of the shot

William Dugan (Team Type 1) is in the centre of the shot
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The bunch flies past

The bunch flies past
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THe Swedish team line-up

THe Swedish team line-up
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Team Tpye 1 and Bissel riders catch up before the start

Team Tpye 1 and Bissel riders catch up before the start
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If its black and yellow, it's Mavic

If its black and yellow, it's Mavic
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The teams get ready to race

The teams get ready to race
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The Scott bike awaits its rider

The Scott bike awaits its rider
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Ivan Dominguez (Jamis-Sutter Home) close up

Ivan Dominguez (Jamis-Sutter Home) close up
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Ivan Dominguez (Jamis-Sutter Home)

Ivan Dominguez (Jamis-Sutter Home)
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Thumbs up from Rahsaan Bahati

Thumbs up from Rahsaan Bahati
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Jamis - Sutter Home talk tactics

Jamis - Sutter Home talk tactics
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Liquigas-Doimo get ready

Liquigas-Doimo get ready
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Ina Teutenberg (HTC-Columbia) smiles before the start

Ina Teutenberg (HTC-Columbia) smiles before the start
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The Jamis bikes await their riders

The Jamis bikes await their riders
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The sun was out before the women's race

The sun was out before the women's race
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Mavic provide the neutral service

Mavic provide the neutral service
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Big motorbikes for big photogaphers

Big motorbikes for big photogaphers
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David Guttenplan (Mountain Khakis) won the first sprint

David Guttenplan (Mountain Khakis) won the first sprint
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Cyclingnews was at the start of both the men's and women's races in Philadelphia on Sunday morning.

The 9:00am start meant an early wake up for everyone but the warm weather means it should be a great day of racing.

There is live coverage of both races here on Cyclingnews.