The Rapha-Focus Cyclocross Team kept their Southern California cyclocross podium streak alive this past weekend. Chris and Zach were 3rd and 5th, respectively, both days of the Live at the Greek Theatre UCI weekend in Griffith Park. The weekend’s races, which were won by Rabobank Off-Road rider Adam Craig, are a part of the Focus Bikes sponsored Souther California Prestige Series and boasted a world class start list including Radioshack’s Chris Horner.

When asked to summarize the weekend Jones said, “Two podiums helped to boost my confidence heading into the Fort Collins USGP weekend. The venue’s location was unique and made for a festive atmosphere.” For his part, Zach was pleased with taking top U23 honors both days and is on track for his first goal of the season, to win the U23 National Championship in Bend, OR.

Both Chris and Zach are at home resting and training this week in preparation for this weekends USGP in Fort Collins, CO. Live online video coverage of the event will be provided on CyclingDirt

Photos by: Corey Keizer