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Gallery: Racers compete in LaGrange Cycling Classic for Speed Week

Gallery: Racers compete in LaGrange Cycling Classic for Speed Week

The LaGrange Cycling Classic Sunday featured a special bike race for children as a prelude to the races. The LaGrange Cycling Classic Sunday featured a…

Tuesday, Apr 26

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The LaGrange Cycling Classic Sunday featured a special bike race for children as a prelude to the races. The LaGrange Cycling Classic Sunday featured a special bike race for children as a prelude to the races. Racers Clever Martinez [middle], Brian Gomez [left] and Alfredo Rodriquez [right] celebrated being the victors of the Mens PRO race with a bottle of champagne. The LaGrange Cycling Classic returned for its second ride Sunday as riders from all over the world competed for top spots in the tight-knit criterium encircling Main St. and Bull St.

Racers were judged on their lap totals compared to their times and entered into the competition as a group of at least four members. The two main races for the event were the Women’s PRO 1/2/3 and the Men’s PRO 1/2/3.

Coming in first for the Men’s PRO ½ Race was Clever Martinez of New Jersey. Martinez and his team were sponsored by Miami Blazers on Strava. Martinez came in first at 45 laps and a total time of 58 minutes. Martinez competed against 66 other racers.

Jennifer Valente, an unspecified United States competitor, came in first in the Women’s PRO 1/2/3 at 1:04:48 and 42 laps. Valente and her team were sponsored by Virginia’s Blue Ridge TWEI. She competed against 37 other female racers.

The LaGrange Cycling Classic is one of the newest additions to the Speed Week Series, a multi-race competition with host cities across Georgia and South Carolina each spring for 10 days. LaGrange was first included in […]

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