After a great training camp in Tucson, the team kicked off its inaugural racing season on two fronts with stellar wins in both California and Taiwan.
Noah Granigan rode to a gutsy stage win in front of crowds packing the streets at the Redlands Classic
. “Granny’s” win was part of a solid team showing at Redlands, which saw Alec Cowan finishing 3rd on both stage 2 & 5. Alec also climbed into the top 10 on the infamous stage 3 summit finish at Oak Glenn, finishing 5th Overall.
In Asia, Travis McCabe started the Tour de Taiwan
with 5th in the fast, short 83km opening stage. The team’s veteran captain, Johnny Clarke then won stage 2 in dramatic fashion by closing the door hard on the final corner to take the victory. The Tour de Taiwan is 5 stages, and ends March 21 so stay tuned for updates.
2019 Redlands Classic Photos by Brian Hodes, Veloimages
2019 Tour de Taiwan Photos by Gord Fraser of Fraser Fotog soon…