Third place on stage 2
The pain cave. Breathing through a straw. The deep dark red. Altitude is one of the difficulty presented by the two UCI races this month. Jay Thomson (BISSELL), Lucas Euser (Spidertech) and Max Jenkins (UnitedHealthcare) talk about their preparation and the impact of altitude.
Darren Lill (Fly V Australia) and Cath Cheatley (Colavita/Baci) tamed the monster and the weather for the stage win. Levi Leipheimer (Mellow Johnny’s) and Mara Abbott (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) won the overall, making it two victories for each of them. Videos, Photos.
Go down the top 15 of the US Pro Road Race results and every name has done the race multiple times, every one but one. 22-year old Max Jenkins of the UCI Continental Glud & Marstrand Horsens out of Denmark, finished fourteenth overall. On his first year on a professional team, the young Californian took…