Don “Quixote” Contador!

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TdF Windmills


The race to win the Tour de France has already begun and we’re still five months out. What teams will put the winning combination together? Which GC contender will rise to the occasion?

My newest painting is a view of what many may believe to be a fantasy – will Alberto Contador conquer the TdF this year? Will his faithful team show him the way to glory and will he have what it takes to make the impossible happen again? Or is he just tilting at windmills and chasing dreams that will never come true?



That’s what I love about the Tour de France, never count anyone out, especially the dreamers and believers!

Chase those dreams! Dare to be bigger than life and grab the yellow jersey of fame!

I for one am hoping for a big showdown between Contador, Froome and Quintana – I can dream too you know. And since I’ll be there in person, I’ll be sure to voice my opinion and support those dreams from the side of the road.

Cheers to all the dreamers in the world!




Continue the conversation about who you think will win the Tour de France on my VELOIST FACBOOK PAGE


If you’d like to see more of this painting or to purchase the Original Art just follow this link. TDF WINDMILLS – ORIGINAL ART


21 Days of Cycling Art | TdF

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Until the next update – be well, and ride safe.


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Michael Valenti is "The Veloist" - He is an avid cyclist and artist known for his Cycling Art work. Each year Michael chases the Pro Peloton at the Tour de France and other major cycling events. He is available for event and corporate cycling related projects as well as personal commissions for art.

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