The crew stationed just before the hill dangling “bait” in front of a lone rider in one of the amateur races at the Cyclo-Cross National Championships in Wisconsin.
For the record I think it was some sort of cake on the end of the pole. This particular racer was not amused.
Hasselblad 503CX, 80mm lens, Tri-X 400 @200ASA.
Straight scan of the negative with a slight s-curve thrown in for a touch of contrast.