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Greg Daniel(Englewood, Colo./Axeon Hagens Berman) won his first pro road national championship, whileMegan Guarnier(San Mateo, Calif./Boels Dolmans Cycling Team) claimed her second consecutive and third overall title since 2012, as the 2016 Volkswagen Professional Road National Championships concluded on Saturday in Winston-Salem, N.C.
History repeated itself in more ways than one on Saturday, asMegan Guarnier(San Mateo, Calif./Boels Dolmans Cycling Team) won her second consecutive title in a sprint at the finish of the Volkswagen Professional Road National Championships in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Taylor Phinney(Boulder, Colo./BMC Racing Team) andCarmen Small(Durango, Colo./Cervelo Bigla Pro Cycling Team) took the first championships of the2016 Volkswagen Pro Road National Championshipson Friday, besting the pro menandrsquo;s and womenandrsquo;s fields at the Wilkes County, N.C., race against the clock.
Twenty masters criterium national champions were crowned on Day 3 of the 2016 Volkswagen Masters and Para-Cycling Road National Championship at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds on Thursday.
The remaining road races highlighted Day 2 of the 2016 Volkswagen Masters and Para-Cycling Road National Championships, as masters age group, tandem and Para divisions took to the roads of Lewisville, N.C., on Wednesday.
The first 14 Masters Stars-and-Stripes jerseys were claimed Tuesday at the May 24-28 Volkswagen Masters and Para-Cycling Road National Championships in Winston-Salem, as menandrsquo;s and womenandrsquo;s masters took on the Lewisville road course.
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Cameron Beard(Bend, Ore./Team Specialized Racing) took a top-10 finish at the May 20-22 International Junioren Diredaagse van Axel in the Netherlands to pace the Development Program.
Americaandrsquo;s top professional road cyclists will descend on Winston-Salem May 27-28 for the2016 Volkswagen Professional Road and Time Trial National Championships, where they will vie for Stars-and-Stripes jerseys and make a final push for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
Kate Courtney(Kentfield, Calif./Specialized) took fourth in the U23 womenandrsquo;s race, whileLea Davison(Jericho, Vt./Specialized Factory Racing) finished eighth in the elite womenandrsquo;s contest to lead the U.S. at the UCI World Cup in Albstadt, Germany, over the weekend.
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USA Cycling, Felt Bicycles and nine best-in-class partners have combined to create Project 2016, a revolutionary team pursuit bicycle and supporting technology ecosystem designed to make the 2016 World Champion womenandrsquo;s pursuit team the fastest at the Rio Olympics.
Cameron Beard(Bend, Ore./Team Specialized Racing),Adrien Costa(Bend, Ore./Axeon Hagens Berman) andTyler Stites(Tucson, Ariz./El Grupo Youth Cycling) reached the podium with the USA Cycling Development Program over the weekend in France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
The menandrsquo;s and womenandrsquo;s2016 Pro Road Tour (PRT)individual top five standings remained unchanged following the May 14Wilmington Grand Prixin Wilmington, Del., withNeilson Powless(Roseville, Calif./Axeon-Hagens Berman) andMara Abbott(Boulder, Colo./Amy D. Foundation) leading the menandrsquo;s and womenandrsquo;s groups.
Collegiate Road Nationals concluded on Sunday with the team and individual time trials.
Janelle Cole, Stefan Rothe, Heidi Franz, and Nolan Tankersley are the individual omnium winners at Collegiate Road Nationals.