Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank puts three riders into the top ten of the stage one individual time trial of the Joe Martin Stage Race.
Lauren Stephens sits in 2nd place just 0.4 seconds off the top spot won by Ruth Winder, dead-heat on the stage in the results. Kate Buss rode to a 3rd place finish and Ingrid Drexel finished 8th on the day.
Having three riders in the top 10 puts the team in a good place to challenge over the next three stages.
"I felt good today and left it all out on the road. I’m very happy to be on the same time as the leader and I feel much better about this ride compared to last year. Kate’s third place finish really helps our options over the next days."
Ed Beamon - Sports Director
"I am pretty happy with the results today. I expect the road stage tomorrow to be aggressive with a couple of very ambitious teams looking for results. We will go into tomorrow’s stage with several cards to play.”
Image: Lauren Stephens, Ethan Glading