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March 7/04 10:12 am - Tucson Classic, dEVo/Powerbar RR, Blizzard Club, IMBA Employment

Posted by Editor on 03/7/04

Tucson Bicycle Classic - Arizona

Stage 3 - Artisan Prosthetics Circuit Race

Men - 80 km

1 Eduardo Vicencio (USA) Aida's Bail Bonds 1:53:21
2 Nathan Mitchell (USA) TIAA-CREF/5280
3 Michael Jones (USA) Health Net/Maxxis both s.t.
4 Michael Sayer (USA) Health Net/Maxxis at 0:27
5 James Webster (USA) Aida's Bail Bonds
6 Eric Brownell (USA) Honeywell
7 Andy Wilson (USA) Viejas
8 Adam Bergman (USA) Jelly Belly/Aramark
9 Victor Ayala (USA) (Mex) Velo Club La Grange
10 Jaime Gandara (USA) ABC-Aitos CC all s.t.

44 Scott Price (Can) Landis/Trek/VW 1:43

1 Michael Jones (USA) Health Net/Maxxis 5:13:46
2 Nathan Mitchell (USA) TIAA-CREF/5280 0:12
3 Ryan Blickem (USA) Aida's Bail Bonds 0:19
4 William Steinbrecher (USA) Jelly Belly Aramark 0:28
5 Michael Sayer (USA) Health Net/Maxxis 0:36
6 Scott Blanchard (USA) Eclipse 0:38
7 Tim Carolan (USA) Landis/Trek/VW 0:39
8 Adam Bergman (USA) Jelly Belly/Aramark 0:40
9 Eduardo Vicencio (USA) Aida's Bail Bonds s.t.
10 Andy Wilson (USA) Viejas 0:45

42 Scott Price (Can) Landis/Trek/VW 22:45

Women - 62 km

1 Rebecca Broeder (USA) Wells Fargo/Ragatz 1:49:08
2 Jeanie Longo (Fra) France
3 Maatje Benassi (USA) Excel Sports
4 Julie Hutsebaut (Can) Terry Precision
5 Sima Trapp (USA) Goldy's/Tamarck
6 Lynn Albrow (USA) Amgen
7 Emilie Roy (Can) Team Rona
8 Deneen Brown (USA) Landis/Trek/VW
9 Chloe Black (Can) Terry Precision
10 Elizabeth Begosh (USA) Velo Bella all s.t.

1 Emilie Roy (Can) Team Rona 4:49:36
2 Gabriela Gonzales-Ferrat (Mex) Velo Bella at 1:10
3 Heather Woodhouse (USA) Team KendaTire 3:53
4 Jeanie Longo (Fra) France 5:02
5 Anna Milkowski (USA) Team Rona 5:24
6 Maatje Benassi (USA) Excel Sports 5:48
7 Sima Trapp (USA) Goldy's/Tamarck 5:56
8 Rebecca Broeder (USA) Wells Fargo/Ragatz 6:00
9 Chloe Black (Can) Terry Precision 6:03
10 Elizabeth Begosh (USA) Velo Bella 6:19

16 Julie Hutsebaut (Can) Terry Precision 7:33

Note: We received word from Ivana Bisaro that she finished 13th, but missed the protest period. Also, Genevieve Jeanson is missing conspicuously from the results. We have not received an explanation for this yet.

dEVo/Powerbar Mar 7 Road Race
Courtesy Jeremy Storie

These are the results for the dEVo/Powerbar Mar 7 road race held under a steady cold downpour. The course was the (in)famous Armstrong course featuring a 2 km stepped climb on a 7.5 km course.

In the A Group a little over 40 riders started with Scott Goguen and Andrew Pinfold both of Symmetrics riding to an anticlimactic finish as they crossed nearly 4 minutes clear of the field. Goguen attacked near the top of the climb on about the 5th of twelve laps and was joined almost immediately by Pinfold and the duo steadily increased their lead. Will Routley of Symmetrics jumped clear of the main group with one lap to go finishing about 30 seconds ahead of the bunch, which was won by Sean Dawson ( Trek/VW ) over Marsh Cooper of Symmetrics.

A Group
1. Scott Goguen Symmetrics Cycling
2. Andrew Pinfold Symmetrics Cycling
3. Will Routley Symmetrics Cycling
4. Sean Dawson Trek/VW
5. Marsh Cooper Symmetrics Cycling

In the B group there were a few attacks made up the main climb throughout the 9 laps race but it was not until Dan Schmit ( Bayside ) made a decisive move with a little over 3 laps to go did the real race start to happen. Schmit's lead was healthy at about a minute but the group got time back each lap but came up about 15 seconds short as Schmit soloed for the win. The hard charging group was lead in by Reid Duthie.

B Group
1. Dan Schmit Bayside
2. Reid Duthie
3. Jim Kwasnicki Coastal
4. Rene Regimbald Synergy
5. Glenn Barr

The C group was a little sparse on competitors but those that did race put on a good show. The 6 lap race was slowly whittled down to a select group of 4. At the start of the final lap Marc Bohm ( Coastal ) attacked opening up a small gap. 16 year old Naomi Cooper ( dEVO/Powerbar ) was left to chase as the remaining members of the break were also Coastal riders. In the end Cooper dropped her breakaway companions and outsprinted Bohm at the line.

C Group
1. Naomi Cooper dEVo/Powerbar
2. Mark Bohm Coastal
3. Brian Wong Coastal
4. Alex Northy Coastal
5. Kim Atkinson

Blizzard Bike Club - Fort St. John, BC
Courtesy Pat Ferris

Marg Evans won the first race she entered, Sunday. She was first rider across the line in the 'Handicap' Baldonnel road race. Her time was 1:03:00 hours. Dean Lowry was second at 1:06:00 and close behind in third was Gord Harris, 5 seconds later.

Twelve riders did three distances, anywhere from 32 to 16 and 8 km's, all with a staggered start according to each rider's ability and experience. The 80 km winds made cycling particularly tough.

Pat Ferris was 4th at 1:07:00, Ross Garbutt 5th 1:10:00, Matt Jarnagin 6th 1:11:30, Adam Currie 7th 1:11:52, Mike Heintzman 8th at 1:12:53, Stephen Ferris 1 second later, Roger St. Jean 1:15:00, Gary Hilderman 1:16:00 and Wim Kok 1:29:00.

Next race is the first of the three race "Roubaix Cup" series, the Baldonnel Roubaix. The defending co-winners are Stephen Ferris and Dave Damery.

Race time is at 2:00 pm from the Baldonnel School

Subaru/IMBA Seeks New Team
Courtesy IMBA

IMBA is looking to hire a full-time, professional two-person team for the highly successful Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew program. Application deadline is March 19, 2004.

This position requires a passion for mountain biking, excellent communication skills, a basic knowledge of trailwork and team compatibility. The Crew will travel nearly all year in a 2004 Subaru Outback. The application deadline is March 19, 2004.

For the last seven years, the Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crews have traveled the world, sharing their trailbuilding expertise with volunteers, land managers and trail advocates. As a direct result, thousands of miles of appealing, environmentally sustainable trails have been built or revitalized. The crews have contributed to the trails community and mountain biking opportunities in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico and several European countries.

Sponsored by Subaru of America and directed by IMBA, the Trail Care Crews work with IMBA-affiliated mountain bike clubs, land managers, and other trail user groups to solve trail management challenges. The Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crews improve trail conditions and trail experiences for everyone.

Now IMBA is looking for the newest team in a long line of dedicated trail professionals. Although the position is not for everyone, couples who enjoy travel and adventure, love to work outside and want to help improve trails and mountain biking are encouraged to apply. IMBA is asking the Crew make a two-year commitment.

Please send a resume and cover letter to Aaryn Kay at or to IMBA, P.O. Box 7578, Boulder, CO 80306 by Friday, March 19. The selected applicants will start work in May 2004.

For more information on this position and the Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew Program, visit


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