Gallery: Best cycling photos from 2021

A selection of the most memorable photos of cycling in 2021.

VeloNews contributor and photographer James Startt reflected on some of his favorite images of the year. The winner of the gold medal in the 2021 World Sports Photography Awards, Startt has been covering the sport for more than 30 years. While he has never missed Tour de France, some of his favorite images come from smaller races or quieter moments celebrating the sport.