Members of Team Mercy Cycling, Adam Mills, 31, Lawrence, front, and Colton Jarisch, 23, Austin, Texas, warm up while spectators line New Hampshire between 7th and 8th streets. The pair were participating in the opening event of the Tour of Lawrence, the street sprints on July 1, 2011. Hundreds turned out to watch and enjoy live music.
Siblings Beth Anne Jordan, 7, and Joey Jordan, 8, both of Silver Lake, celebrate Friday night with a carnival ride on Eighth Street, which was set up with children’s activities. Spectators lined up nearby on New Hampshire Street to watch the Tour of Lawrence sprint races Friday evening. Tour of Lawrence activities continue today on the Kansas University campus.
Andrew Dahlheim, left, of Bissell Pro Cycling, crosses the finish line first to win the Tour of Lawrence men’s street sprints. Spectators lined New Hampshire Street, between Seventh and Eighth streets, to watch the races on Friday, July 1, 2011, in downtown Lawrence.
Carrie Cash Wootten, of Pedal the Cause/Team Revolution, stands at the podium as the winner in the women’s class of the Tour of Lawrence street sprints. on Friday, July 1, 2011.