Gallery: Sun shines on day 2 of Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross

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After a day in the mud, riders are treated to some sunny fall weather and high-speed tactical racing in Massachusetts.

Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Scott Smith (Dirt League) took the holeshot and made the lead group that broke away. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Kevin Bradford-Parish (SET Coaching) got a bit sideways during his first trip through the long sand pit. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Robert Marion (Carpe Diem Racing) is slowly making his way back from injury, but is riding well. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Justine Lindine (Hyperthreads-Apex) did not get as good a start as he was hoping for but made the lead group. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Kevin Bradford-Parish (SET Coaching) running the barriers with Scott Smith close behind. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Big Merwin Davis (Cycle-Smart) was first through the sand pit on lap one. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Merwin Davis (Cycle-Smart) did quite a bit of work at the front of the race which may have played a factor in the outcome. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Scott Smith (Dirt League) leading the race during the third lap. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Justine Lindine (Hyperthreads-Apex) leading the race in a section of course behind the stadium. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Merwin Davis (Cycle-Smart) riding an uphill U-Turn during lap three. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Molly Cameron (Point S Nokian) on a steep descent. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Parker Bloom (Broad St. Cycles) riding in the top 10 during lap four. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Justine Lindine (Hyperthreads-Apex) about to be passed by Scott Smith who rode the stairs. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Riders were treated to gorgeous New England foliage. Many of the leaves came down during Saturday’s storms. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Scott Smith (Dirt League) took the win after having a flawless last lap. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Scott Smith (Dirt League) won his second UCI race at age 24. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Arley Kemmerer (Fearless Femme Racing) got some good luck kisses at her tent before the race. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Cassie Maximenko (Van Dessel Factory Team) was one of the pre-race favorites. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Arley Kemmerer (Fearless Femme Racing) took the hole-shot for the second day in a row. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Crystal Anthony (Liv Cycling) consistently rode the long sand pit while Arley Kemmerer (Fearless Femme Racing) was forced off her bike. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
For all of the race Crystal Anthony (Liv Racing) and Arley Kemmerer (Fearless Femme Racing) traded pulls at the front. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Regina Legge (Trek Cyclocross Collective) running the barriers on her way to a sixth place finish. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Crystal Anthony (Liv Cycling) riding the long sand pit while Arley Kemmerer (Fearless Femme Racing) was again forced off her bike. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Anna Megale rode impressively all weekend generally in the first chase group behind the leaders. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Regina Legge (Trek Cyclocross Collective) riding a tricky uphill U-turn while in fifth position. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Brittlee Bowman (RSCX-House) cresting a steep uphill on the back side of the course. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Cassie Maximenko (Van Dessel Factory Team) somehow lost many positions mid-race and had to fight her way back onto the podium. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Arley Kemmerer (Fearless Femme Racing) generally had the advantage over Crystal Anthony when it came to ride the long uphill stairs. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Brittlee Bowman (RSCX-House) riding a chicane that was unrideable the day before. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Rebecca Gross (Zero D Racing) riding to a top-10 finish. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Crystal Anthony (Liv Cycling) leading Kemmerer on the one flat section of the course. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Philicia Marion (Carpe Diem Racing) riding a tricky off-camber section of the course. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Rebecca Gross (Zero D Racing) had no problems with the technical sections of the course. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Crystal Anthony (Liv Cycling) had a small lead over Kemmerer with one lap remaining. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Danielle Arman (Ten Speed Hero) leading the chase group with two laps remaining. Photo: Dave McElwaine
Really Rad Festival of Cyclocross, day 2
Crystal Anthony (Liv Cycling) swept the inaugural weekend of the Really Rad Cyclocross Festival. Arley Kemmerer (Fearless Femme Racing) finished second. Photo: Dave McElwaine