The men started on a dry course, but that changed quickly.
Jesse Keough (www.keoughcyclocross.com) jumped in to the mud to join his brother today.
Former Hungarian CX Champ, Zoltan Tisza (Champion System/Stan’s No Tubes) does his best to slog through the course.
New York’s Evan Murphy (NYC Velo) concentrates on the road ahead.
Canadian Michael Garrigan (Stage-Race/Blacksmith cycle) decided to stick around for Day 2, with good results.
It was like a crowded escalator at the Mall going up the barriers today.
Cycle Smart’s Zack Bender hops up on his toes and carries that bike like a pro!
Adam Myerson (Team SmartStop/Mountain Khakis) moves carefully through this crowd.
Dan Chabanov (RMG Watches- Richard Sachs) keeps a keen eye on the road ahead.
Nicholas Keough (www.keoughcyclocross.com) works with Adam Myerson (Team SmartStopMountain Khakis) to bridge the gap to the lead group.
Christian Favata (RGM Watches-Richard Sachs) did a good job for his team this weekend.
Face of a leader- Kerry Werner Jr. (USA BMC U23 Development Team) smokes the pack.
Dan Timmerman (RGM Watches-Richard Sachs) finished strong, but didn’t have the race he did on Day 1.
Having now earned enough points for The Worlds, Michael Garrigan (Stage-Race/Blacksmith cycle) considers the road ahead.
Normally riding road-Tyler Wren (Jamis Bicycles) showed some great CX on the course today.
But a great ride from Kerry Werner Jr. (USA BMC U23 Development Team) took the win!
Michael Garrigan (Stage-Race/Blacksmith cycle) takes 3rd, Kerry Werner Jr. (USA BMC U23 Development Team) wins 1st, Tyler Wren (Jamis Bicycles) is 2nd. Congrats Guys!
There was mud on the mushroom today as Laura Van Gilder (Mellow Mushroom) grits for the barriers.
New Yorker Tara Parsons (CRCA) braces herself for the course
Cassandra Maximenko (Silverbull/bones/Thule) did a great job of mastering the elements.
Southern Belle twin sisters surprised the Yanks with their bike skills. Katherine Sheilds (MOB Pro CX Team) showed up with sis Emily determined to make a mark.
BrittLee Bowman (pedalpowertraining.com ) tries to pick a good line in the mud.
Team CF’s Nicole Thiemann braces the bike and takes a breath on the barriers.
Joanne Grogan (Cyclocrossracing.com) makes her best effort in the mud.
Last lap with two turns to go, Laura Van Gilder (Mellow Mushroom) has clear sight of the finish line.
Van Gilder takes the weekend win!
Katherine Sheilds (MOB Pro CX Team) takes 3rd, Laura Van Gilder (Mellow Mushroom) wins 1st, Cassandra Maximenko (Silverbull/bones/Thule) is 2nd.
Congratulations Ladies! Great race and a wonderful weekend