After a low key start to the season in Arizona and winter training encampments throughout the southern US the team joined together en-masse for the first big Race of the season in San Dimas California. San Dimas is famous in pop-culture as the setting of the seminal favourite Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure – the movie the launched the career of Keanu Reaves. In cycling its the first big test before the NRC opening race in Redlands a week later. Teams show up ready to fight. And while winning in San Dimas is important, showing well is absolutely essential to ensuring riders and teams are on-point for Redlands a week later.

Silber Pro Cycling passed this important test posting up the following results and gelling as a team prior to training camp and the more important race in Redlands a week later.

Results Highlights

  • 8th – Stage 1, TT – Ryan Roth
  • 9th – Stage 1, TT – Alex Cataford
  • 7th – Stage 3 – Ryan Roth
  • 5th – Overall – Ryan Roth
  • 6th – Overall – Alex Cataford
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Gallery

On hand team photographer Brian Hodes captured the launch of the team’s bold new orange kit:

Gord Fraser

Written by Gord Fraser

Gord is a three-time Olympian with over 200 career wins. He retired from professional cycling at the end of 2006. He has been a Sports Director ever since, joining the team in 2014. He was inducted into the Canadian Cycling Hall of Fame in 2016. Gord and Floyd were teammates from 1999-2001.

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