The younger, non-UCI Junior Men took to the course on Saturday, with three titles on the line. Reporting from CXM and USA Cycling on how today’s youth movement went. Junior Men 11-12
The battle for the youngest national title of the weekend started their races just as temperatures began to rise. After finishing in a time of 23:45, Chase O’Donnell (Delmar, N.Y.; Capital Bicycle Racing Club) rode three clean laps to earn the coveted title of national champion. Mazen Lazar (Baltimore, Md.; Baltimore Youth Cycling) finished in second, and Colt Grimm (Pittsford, N.Y.; Suburban Disposal Corp.) finished in third.
See the full results at the bottom of this post. Junior Men 13-14
Junior racing was full throttle all day long. Taking home the first junior national title of the week was defending national champion Matthew Crabbe (Buford, Ga.; Mission Devo Cycling p/b Tyler Perry Studios). Crabbe rode a stellar race to finish over a minute ahead of second-place finisher Tucker Platte (Littleton, Colo.; Avout Racing). Rounding out the podium in third was Project Echelon rider Lukas Young (APO).
Young was competing as 13 in the 13-14 group, after narrowly beating Sean Davies to win the 11-12 title in 2021 .
Platte should get the Most Improved title, moving from 32nd in 2021 to 2nd in 2022.See the full results at the bottom of this post. Junior Men 15-16 The Junior Men’s 15-16 race was sure to be an exciting one, with 96 riders on the starting line [Ed. note: Up […]
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