After racing in Europe and the Middle East earlier this season, American Ben King won the Best Young Rider competition Sunday at the Nature Valley Grand Prix. By placing 6th on the decisive final day, King secured his 7th overall spot on Father’s Day. After the race, the Trek-Livestrong rider was quick to give a shout out to his dad, who got him into cycling.
American riders won five, including three golds. at the 2010 Pan American Road and Track Championships this weekend in Aguascalientes, Mexico. Ben King (Trek-Livestrong) won both the U23 men’s time trial and road race while Shelley Evans (Peanut Butter & Co. Twenty12) won the elite women’s road race.