Americans were on the attack throughout as the world came to Richmond
After spending the past two years with Giant-Alpecin, Craddock, 23, will join the American team as a support rider for grand tours.
USA Cycling announces the final addition to its elite men's road race and time trial teams for Richmond worlds.
Lawson Craddock says Tom Dumoulin "was an unknown" in terms of GC riders entering the Spanish grand tour.
Lawson Craddock has redemption on his mind as he settles in for three weeks of racing in Spain
The Critérium du Dauphiné kicks off Sunday in Ugina, France, with several challenging ascents along the eight-day route
Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe (Etixx-Quick-Step) is sitting in good position among the main GC protagonists in California
Giant is quietly introducing a new race bike at the Amgen Tour of California, which young American GC hopeful Craddock will ride
The likes of Cavendish and Sagan should light up the bunch kicks, but there is no clear GC favorite heading into the 2015 Tour of California
American Lawson Craddock has bounced back from injury and is moving closer each race to a leadership role with his Giant-Alpecin team