USGP New Belgium Cup Preview
For the first time this season the Rapha FOCUS Cyclocross Team feature all three of its male riders this weekend at rounds 3 and 4 of the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Series at the New Belgium Cup in Fort Collins, CO. The USICX’s number one ranked cyclocross rider, Jeremy Powers, is looking to continue his winning ways from last weekend in Gloucester, MA and one-up his 2nd place finish last year, while Zach McDonald is set to defend his overall lead in the U23 competition in the USGP of Cyclocross Series as well as his number 1 position in the USICX U23 ranking. Chris Jones will be returning to cyclocross competition for the first time this season after sustaining an injuring while racing the Tour of Britian.
If the weather predictions hold true for snow and rain, Fort Collins, CO will be the scene of some memorable racing. The Elite Mens’ race is scheduled to start at 3:30pm both days. Team Rapha Focus will also be representing in the Mens’ Masters 35+ race with Slate Olson!