The CRCA Alpine Hill Climb (open race) brought blazing fast times (many new records on new pavement), with an overall win in the Men’s 1-2  by Brian Dobes of Westwood Velo in just 4’36” followed by Michael Boardman of BH Comedy Central in 4’41”. Daniel Crespo of Cycle Life got 2nd in the men’s 3’s in 4’49. Suzanne Lucash of CyclelifeUSAGFCapital raced the fastest woman’s time in the women’s 1-2 field with a 5’32” followed by Annaliese Haines (5’40”) of Innervation Fitness/Stan’s NoTubes. Brittlee Bowman of Innervation Fitness/Stan’s NoTubes won the women’s 3 field with the next fastest woman’s time of 5’49” (see below on her top finish later in the day at the Cielo Crit.!) followed by Carol Lynn Mills of Houlihan Lokey in 6’22”.  CRCA members took the top 3 spots in cat. 4 with Daniel Flores of Houlihan Lokey first, Maurico Sanches of Foundation 2nd in 5’10”, and Alexei Zakharov of Siggi’s NYVelocity in 5’11”. Lucas Van Drunen got 3rd in the Cat. 5 with 5’28”.  Ken Harris won the single speed competition with a 5’05”. Full results are here.

Post Rapha Team 9w Beer Sampling

CRCA members on the mixed 9w Racing team (mostly FGX) won the 120 mile (11 K of climbing) Rapha Gentleman’s (unsanctioned) race in Vermont (after 7 flats and one broken shifter). Ira Blumberg, Harry Zernike, Jimmy Jung and Ben Turrell, of FGX, Graham Macbeth of Setanta, and James Dreier of Finkraft. See here for pictures and a write-up.

Emily Spence winning Cielo Cat. 4 Crit-Photo courtesy Sixcycle RK&O



At the Giro del Cielo Stage race Emily Spence of BH/Comedy Central took 2nd in the cat. 4 TT and won the cat. 4 women’s crit., road race and the overall cat. 4 GC (what a weekend!). Alvin Polbacion of BH Comedy Central took 4th in the cat. 3 TT, 3rd in the cat. 3 road race and won the cat. 3 men’s GC.  Matthew Vandivort of Sixcycle-RK&O took 2nd in the men’s cat. 3 crit followed by Daniel Perker of Asphalt Green. Erica Adelberg of Radical Media got 2nd in the Cat. 3 women’s TT, David Carr of Setanta got 3rd in the men’s 45+ TT (5th GC). Victoria Brumfield of Radical Media won the women’s cat. 3 road race (and 4th GC) followed by Danielle Kosecki of Asphalt Green (2nd in GC), and Emily Underwood got 3rd in the GC. Lisa Kennish of Asphalt Green got 2nd in the cat. 4 women’s crit (3rd in GC), followed by Helen Hatch of Innervation Fitness/Stan’s NoTubes in 3rd. Doug O’Neill got 3rd in the 45+ Road Race and 2nd GC.

Alvin Poblacion after Cielo win

Brittlee Bowman of Innervation Fitness/Stan’s NoTubes took 3rd in the women’s 1-2-3 crit. after winning the women’s 3 Alpine TT earlier in the morning. Luci Olewinski of Rockstar Games/Signature Cycles took 2nd in the Cat. 4 women’s road race (4th GC). Annmarie Miller of Eumaeus Asset Management took 2nd in the women’s 1-2 road race and women’s 1-2-3 GC, and Caryl Gail got 3rd in the 1-2-3 GC. Results are at this link.

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