Abbott Is New USA Road Champion

The final three Stars-and-Stripes of the 2010 USA Cycling Juniors, U23, Elite Road National Championships were awarded on Sunday as Mara Abbott (Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY12) used a late-race attack to grab her second elite women’s road race national title. Lawson Craddock (Hot Tubes) completed the sweep winning the junior men’s 17-18 road race after earning the time trial and criterium titles earlier in the week. Michael Olheiser (TriStar Cycling Team) won the elite men’s road race to cap off the week’s action in Bend.

Six USA national road titles awarded to juniors in Bend

Six Stars-and-Stripes jerseys were awarded in Bend on Tuesday as action got underway at the 2009 USA Cycling Junior, U23, Elite & Paralympic Road National Championships. The opening day schedule was a full one with junior cyclists in the 10-12, 13-14, and 15-16 age categories all toeing the line to duke it out for national…