Compton and Powers Repeat at Day Two of the TREK US GRAN PRIX of Cx p/b Greenware & WD-40 – Smartwool Cup

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Fort Collins, CO – Racing under glorious sunny skies and in dry conditions, Katie Compton (Trek Cyclocross Collective) and Jeremy Powers (Rapha-FOCUS) rode to repeat victories at the second day of the Trek USGP of Cyclocross p/b Greenware® and WD-40 Bike SmartWool Cup.

The Single Speed race was won in convincing fashion by Craig Etheridge (Raleigh Clement) – taking home his first long-cherished USGP Series Leader Jersey.

In the Master’s 35+ Race Mark Savery (Trek Cyclocross Collective) won in dominating fashion, taking the early lead and never looking back. With his win Savery tightened his grip on the Series Overall Title. Behind him teammates Russell Stevenson and Brandon Dwight (Boulder Cycle Sport) gave furious chase but were never able to fully close the gap.

In the Junior 17/18 race Tyler Schwartz retained the Series. The event was won by Ian McPherson (Boulder Jr. Cycling) with Maxx Chance, 2nd (Boulder Jr. Cycling) and Garrett Gerchar (Boulder Jr. Cycling)

In the 45+ category, Mark Legg Compton (Trek Cyclocross Collective) dominated again, winning in convincing style ahead of Jeff Winkler (FasCat Coaching) and Jon Cariveau (Moots) Compton will take a huge lead into Louisville for the next stop on the Series.

The women’s elite race was once again dominated by Katie Compton – who was once again pursued aggressively by Fort Collin’s hometown Olympic hero Georgia Gould (LUNA). Behind Gould, Julie Krasniak (Rapha FOCUS) stayed ahead of a charging Katie Antonneau (Cannondale p/b CyclocrossWorld.com) to hold on to third.

The Elite Men’s race was an ever changing affair with Danny Summerhill (Garmin Chipotle) spending a lot of time at the front of the race. Sum

Racing resumes Sunday, October 14th with amateur racing beginning at 8am. The Elite Women race at 2:45pm and the Elite Men go at 4:00pm.

For complete results visit: http://www.usgpcyclocross.com/results

About the author: Thien Dinh

Thien Dinh gained most his cycling knowledge the old fashioned way, by immersing himself in the sport. From 2007 to early 2013, Thien served as RoadBikeReview Site Manager, riding daily while putting various cycling products through its paces. A native of California, Thien also enjoys tinkering with photography and discovering new music.


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