The Athens Twilight Criterium made for an eventful first stop on the American Criterium Cup.
Season 2 of the 10-race series kicks off with the Athens Orthopedic Clinic Twilight.
- 1. Theresa Cliff-Ryan, Colavita-forno D'asolo P-b Cook, at 55:13.5
- 2. Erica Allar, Rideclean Presented By Patentit, s.t.
- 3. Christina Gokey-Smith, Rouse Bicycles, at 0:01
- 4. Laura Van Gilder, Mellow Mushroom, at 0:01
- 5. Samantha Schneider, Team Tibco-to The Top, at 0:01
- 1. Luca Damiani, Kenda-5-Hour Energy Pro Cycling, in 36:57.0
- 2. Boy Vanpoppel, Unitedhealthcare Professional C, s.t.
- 3. Christian Helmig, Elbowz Racing, at 0:01
- 4. Andrew Dahlheim, Uci Ct: Bissell Pro Cycling, at 0:01
- 5. Carlos Alzate Escobar, Team Exergy, at 0:01
Luca Damiani and Theresa Cliff-Ryan win the Terrapin Twilight Criterium in Athens, Georgia.
In torrential rains, UnitedHealthcare's Karl Menzies and Colavita's Theresa Cliff-Ryan stay clear of the problems in Georgia.
Athens, GA – The USA CRITS Speed Week Series begins in Athens on April 24 and showcases bicycle racing in three states ending up in Sandy Springs, Georgia on May 2. This year’s series will host the best criterium racers in the world with a solid line up of USA CRITS Division 1 Teams in attendance.