Events

Vogels takes Cascade opener

Henk Vogels got Mercury rising at the Columbia River Bank Cascade Cycling Classic stage race, getting the better of Svein Tuft (Prime Alliance) to win the stage-1 Pacific Power Road Race July 10 in Bend, Oregon. The two were given the same time in the 110-mile stage, just five seconds ahead of Chris Baldwin (Navigators), Gord Fraser (Mercury and the rest of the top 20. The six-stage race continues on Thursday with the 72-mile Deschutes Brewery Road Race, a hilly leg-breaker with 7,000 feet of climbing. The elite women’s five-stage race starts on Thursday as well.

By VeloNews Interactive

Henk Vogels got Mercury rising at the Columbia River Bank Cascade Cycling Classic stage race, getting the better of Svein Tuft (Prime Alliance) to win the stage-1 Pacific Power Road Race July 10 in Bend, Oregon.

The two were given the same time in the 110-mile stage, just five seconds ahead of Chris Baldwin (Navigators), Gord Fraser (Mercury and the rest of the top 20.

The six-stage race continues on Thursday with the 72-mile Deschutes Brewery Road Race, a hilly leg-breaker with 7,000 feet of climbing. The elite women’s five-stage race starts on Thursday as well.

Results

Columbia River Bank Cascade Cycling Classic
Pacific Power Road Race
Bend, OR. July 10.
Men: 1. Henk Vogels, Mercury, 110mi in 4:05:10; 2. Svein Tuft, Prime Alliance, same time; 3. Chris Baldwin, Navigators, at 0:05; 4. Gord Fraser, Mercury, same time; 5. Mike Sayers, Mercury; 6. Glen Mitchell, Navigators; 7. Antonio Cruz, U.S. Postal; 8. Damon Kluck, Saturn; 9. Tom Leaper, Navigators; 10. Ben Jacques-Maynes Sierra Nevada-Cannondale, all s.t.