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August 1/02 5:45 am - Canadian Results from US Races, Ganaraska Gear Grinder Info

Posted by Editoress on 08/1/02

Milwaukee Superweek
Courtesy Kurt Giesa

Tim Lefebvre (St. Catharines CC) still has some Superweek magic in his legs as he landed himself on the podium in third place last Sunday in the final stage. A 100km criterium in the town of Whitefish Bay saw all the major U.S Pro squads line up with a few Europeans in a fast flat 4 corner affair.

Powering off the front was overall winner Victor Replinski the 99 junior world champion (Saturn) with his two teammates Dane Soren Peterson and Cuban Ivan Domniguez with Lefebvre in tow. Eventually lapping the 100 man field the Saturn train gained momentum and swallowed up a second group which included Jonas Carney (Prime Alliance), Hilton Clarke (Iron Schroeder) and Andy Cappele of Belgium.

In the final sprint Lefebvre faired well coming close to winner Peterson and overall winner Replinski and beating Domniguez.

1. Soren Peterson, Saturn
2. Victor Replinsk,i Saturn
3. Tim Lefebvre, St. Catharines
4. Ivan Domniguez, Saturn
5. Andy Cappele, Belgium

Canadian Wins in US
Courtesy Aldo Sfalcin

Matt Bonin (Maple Leaf Cycling Club) was victorious in the 1/2 category Michigan State road race championships on Sunday.

1. Matt Bonin (La Salle) Ont, 3:30:41
2. Jason Swiatlowski (Grand Rapids) MI, 3:30:41
3. Nick Durrie (Ann Arbor) M, 3:30:41
4. Mark Hekman (Grand Rapids) MI, 3:30:42
5. Jonathan Card (Ann Arbor) MI, 3:30:42
6. Tom Archer (Pinckney) MI, 3:31:52
7. Dan Bowman (Farmington Hills) MI, 3:31:53
8. Dave O'neil (Saint Joseph) MI, 3:32:09
9. James Webster (Clarkston) MI, 3:32:09
10. Darryl Uhler (Lansing) MI, 3:32:10

other Cdn riders
23. Maurice Ruelland (Windsor) ONT, 3:32:17
27. Jeffrey Chow (Windsor) ONT, 3:32:18
33. Wayne Tomkins (Windsor) ONT, 3:32:25

Ganaraska Gear Grinder August 11
Chico Racing

Lance Armstrong will not be at the Ganaraska Gear Grinder . He has a good excuse (too tired from the tour).....what is yours?

Gary Fisher Enduro Series #3 promises to be fantastic! The moto-style singletrack makes this 25km enduro course fantastic for riders of all ability levels (25km, 50km and Enduro Kids events available). Last year's Enduro attracted over 500 competitors!

Pre-register by August 5 to ensure that you get a very cool Ganaraska shirt! All riders have the opportunity to win a Gary Fisher Mountain bike, two Rock Shox and many more prizes just by entering and showing up at the awards. Medals for top 3 in all age divisions..... See you at the Ganny! (Stay over night by camping or staying in a dormitory... see accommodations section on website Visit for all of our event details.

Have a great long weekend and hopefully we'll see you next weekend at the
Ganaraska Gear Grinder!


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