Feb 2, 2015 – Photographer Kåre Dehlie Thorstad is in Qatar this week for the ladies Tour of Qatar 2015, he captured the teams of the women’s tour training throughout what he believes is “probably the richest country in the world.”

The ladies Tour of Qatar this year begins February 3-6, covering just under 400 kilometers across four stages. Enjoy photo’s of the pre-race ride, mechanics hard at work, and a couple bright smiles before the racing begins.

Check out Dehlie’s work from 2014 Paris-Nice Here