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Professional Cycling Returns to Philly in 2018!

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Professional road racing is returning to Philadelphia after a one-year hiatus. The UCI 1.1 Independence Classic is scheduled for June 3, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA, as officially announced in September 2017.

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caption: In this June 5, 2016 file photo local pro-cyclist and favorite Robin Carpenter of team Holowesko/Citadel waves during the rider presentation at the start of the 2016 Philadelphia Cycling Classic.(Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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caption: In this June 7, 2015 file photo pro-cyclist competing in the Parx Casino Cycling Classic are seen attacking at the steepest section of the Manayunk Wall. (Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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caption: In this June 1, 2014 file photo Evelyn Stevens is seen celebrating on the podium after winning the 2014 Parx Casino Cycling Classic in Philadelphia, PA. (Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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With a three-decade history of being named one of the major one-day race events in the USA, The former Philadelphia International Cycling Classic (A.K.A Manayunk Wall Bike Race) is held on a 12.3 miles long lap, partly urban, partly hilly roads, mostly in the NorthWest Section of Philadelphia, PA.

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Protesting Trump, one costume at the time

Protesting Trump, one costume at time timeYou might have seen one or more of them if you payed attention to recent rallies on the East Coast. Demonstrators or supporters donning hand-crafted or store-bought attire to mock or support the current political climate and the Trump-Presidency.

Over the past months I captured a collection of themed costumes and met the people expressing their opinion through the clothes and costumes they wear. Images in this collection were captured at various East Coast anti- and pro-Trump rallies and protests.

Some of the characters featured here are captured at multiple events, like Philly activist Mike Hisey and NYC performance artist Elliot Crown.

Click through the slideshow above to see this growing collection of images from newest to oldest.

Photos – 79th Annual Dad Vail Regatta

Dad Vail Regatta 2017, in Philadelphia, PA

Members of U.S. and Canadian collegiate rowing teams compete in the Olympic length of 2000 meters of the Dad Vail Regatta, on the Schuylkill River, in Philadelphia, PA, on May 12, 2017. With over a hundred competing teams the three-day long Dad Vail Regatta is the largest regular intercollegiate rowing event in the United States.

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