Loris Rouiller (Heizomat-Kloster Kitchen) received the C1 elite males’s contest at Virginia’s Blue Ridge GO Go in a three-rider dash to the road in Roanoke, Virginia. Anton Ferdinande (DHM) completed 2d and Andrew Strohmeyer (CXD-Trek Motorcycles) settled for 3rd.
The conflict of the highest contenders to start the US Cyclocross Collection (USCX) light away as males’s protecting collection champion Curtis White (Steve Tilford Basis Racing) may just now not fit the tempo of the more youthful trio at the rolling path and completed seven seconds at the back of for fourth position. Vincent Baestaens (Spits CX season), who received 5 USCX races ultimate season, completed 5th, 28 seconds at the back of White, who made his first look within the stars-and-stripes jersey.
Rouiller, who completed 18th in his first look within the elite race on the UCI Cyclocross International Championships ultimate 12 months, stated he waited to make his successful transfer from a gaggle of 5 riders at the 9th and ultimate lap.
“It’s an overly speedy race. The climb [School Hill], it’s so arduous for the legs since you push your most and will assault there however the guys come so speedy in again of you,” the Swiss winner stated. “It’s in order that speedy nowadays.”
At the 2.9km Fallon Park circuit was once College Hill, positioned firstly and end of each and every lap. It was once there that Rouiller stated he driven the tempo at the ultimate lap to drop Baestaens and White, after which needed to dangle off Ferdinande and Strohmeyer on the finish.
Sunday the similar 42 males are anticipated to line up for the C2 contest at GO Go, and extra issues for the USCX standings.
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