2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Kuss
Rally Cycling’s newest rider, Sepp Kuss, started his first USPRO in Winston-Salem. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Horner
Chris Horner was in the men’s field at the start, but not at the finish. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Early breaker
Gregory Daniel was on the front of several breaks early in the race, and still had enough left to win at the end. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: King
Ben King did a lot of work for the small Cannondale squad, chasing down a break. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Rally
Rally worked hard on the front of the peloton to bring the break back and set up Evan Huffman. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Owen leading the way
Logan Owen led Alex Howes, Chad Beyer, and Greg Daniel up the Manly Street climb. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: McCabe
Travis McCabe chased on descent to get to the front of the race. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Almost there
The final selection on the Manly Street climb. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Victory
Greg Daniel celebrates his surprising win in his first USPRO National Championship. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Teammates
Teammates Logan Owen and Greg Daniel, the only two Axeon riders in the race, celebrate Daniel’s victory and their winning tactics. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Men's podium
The men’s podium of Greg Daniel, Alex Howes, and Travis McCabe. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Small and Guarnier
Carmen Small, newly crowned 2016 TT champ, talked with soon-to-be crowned 2016 road champ Megan Guarnier at the start. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Stephens
Lauren Stephens tried to start several breaks in the women’s race, but was always brought back to the fold. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: UnitedHealthcare
UnitedHealthcare riders led a small group down the curving descent. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Vermeulen
Time trial bronze medalist Alexey Vermeulen was a factor in the road race as well. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Visit Dallas
Visit Dallas – DNA riders were very active throughout the women’s race, setting Mandy Heintz up for a bronze medal ride. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Wiles
Taylor Wiles led the women’s peloton on most of the laps on the climb at U.S. Pro road race national championships. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Neben
Amber Neben checked the riders behind her as the women’s peloton rolled through the start-finish line. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Manly Street
Guarnier, Rivera and Small in the peloton as they climb Manly Street. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Stevens
With Guarnier safely in the pack, Stevens worked hard to chase down multiple breaks. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Armstrong
Kristin Armstrong led the climb up Manly Street on the penultimate lap. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: The sprint
In the final sprint at 2016 U.S. pro nationals, Coryn Rivera and Megan Guarnier battled up the hill, with Guarnier again taking the win for a second straight year. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Boels
Boels – Doelmans teammates Evelyn Stevens and Megan Guarnier cooled off and relive the win together. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
2016 U.S. Pro Road Race National Championships: Women's podium
The 2016 women’s podium of Megan Guarnier in the stars and stripes in first, Coryn Rivera in second, and Mandy Heintz taking the third step. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com