Lindsay Myers announced her arrival as a top shelf competitor driving the pace in the 75 minute criterium and finishing 8th in the road race, while Karla Kingsley and Liza Rachetto managed 7th and 8th in the sprint at the criterium.
Photo Courtesy of Steven Woo.
Starla Teddergreen showed her attacking nature, forcing herself into a break with the world's winningest racer Ina Yoko Teutenberg (Germany) from Columbia High road and claiming a priem sprint.Jen Van Muckey and Kim Fong showed strength and responsibility in surfing their riders to the front of the peleton when needed, and attacking at times when it looked like crucial breaks might get away.
The team was ably suported by Matt MacNamara on the radio, giving crucial tactical advice as the riders wound their way around the fast, sweeping circuits.
For an in depth Criterium Race report from Karla Kingsley and RoadRace Report from Lindsay Myers click here: http://www.sugarcrmwomenracereport.blogspot.com/
All in all the SugarCRM girls showed that they are an entirely new force in 2009, committed to solid teamwork and ready to bring their game to race day.
photos by J.Coulter.
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