The first Road Race of the year is complete!
The junior team raced at Ace Speedway this morning with all but a sick Wes Haggstrom lining up.
Niko grabbed the win and Jacob took 3rd!
Everyone had a great time and were all smiles afterwards.
The guys doubled up and raced the 4/5 race as well and had the opportunity to race with u23 teammate Ben Hostetler and the other big kids. It was a good experience and great training. Huge thanks to Triangle Velo for letting all the junior racers do the 4/5 at no extra cost!!!
The pieces are all coming together for this year! Half of the Rouler team clothes made it to the US, the rest should be here next week.
Rouler sent a cool 3d mock up of the skinsuit:
And, the helmets arrived today!
The juniors finished up the NCCX Series this past weekend and hit Zwift for some racing on Tuesday. Road season is just a few weeks away after all. Everyone on the team is excited to get back to the Dixie Classic Criterium Tuesday nights in March!
It was new bike day last night at the Junior Studio ride! We have four of the five bikes built up and three lucky kids got to ride theirs at the biweekly training race last night.
The kids had a fantastic race on Zwift with a huge group of very fast adults, including former NRC Stage Race winner of Healthnet and Jelly Belly, Mike Jones. Wes Haggstrom finished 6th overall, in the group just 25 seconds behind SoPro Jones! That’s why he wears the National Champ skinsuit… the kid is fast, really fast.
Thanks entirely to our partners, we are giving these young men and women a huge opportunity to experience an amazing sport!
Crumley Roberts Attorneys at Law
National Cycling Center
Ken’s Bike Shop