Jamie Cousins crossed the line first in the Bermuda Bicycle Associationís Road Race that saw participants compete on a course that started and finished at the T.N. Tatem Middle School.
But Cousins was not the winner, Darren Glasford was declared the winner. The race saw a Sprint Competition included as riders were award points for sprinting each lap.
Cousins edged out Adam Kirk at the line, Cousins was clocked at 1:52:16, with Kirk clocked at 1:52:17, Glasford was one of five riders to clock a time of 1:53:25, but he was declared the third place finisher.
But Glasford would stand on top of the podium in the A-B Division, with Cousins second and Fabian Schoenberg was third.
Saturday, October 13, 2018
White & Conyers Win Medals in Caribbean Championships
Conor White and Caitlin Conyers competed in the Elite Caribbean Cycling Championships Individual Time Trial event in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and captured Silver and Bronze medals in their respective categories.
White is in his first year out of juniors, raced in the Under 23 event over 30 kilometers, finishing in a time of 40:40. Whiteís time was the fifth fastest of all the men and was made more impressive in that the result was achieved in a torrential downpour.
Conyers, in her first international race representing Bermuda, turned in an impressive 20 kilometer ride, covering the distance in 30:13. With the women starting earlier than the men they were able to avoid the worst of the dayís weather and the top three all produced average speeds over 24.5 mph.
In addition to the regional heads of cycling, David Lappartient, President of the International Cycling Union is attending the Regional Championships and was on hand today to present Medals to Conyers and White.
Friday, October 12, 2018
Bermuda Cyclist Heading to Elite Caribbean Championships
Bermuda Cyclist headed to Dominican Republic for Elite Caribbean Cycling Championships sporting the new colors for Bermuda Sports, the 2018 Elite Caribbean Cycling Championships are set to take place October 13th & 14th
Caitlin Conyers, Gabby Arnold, Conor White and Dominique Mayho will fly the Bermuda flag at the Regional Championships.
Conyers and White will compete in the Time Trial and the Road Race while Arnold and Mayho will tackle the Road Race.
The event includes classifications for Under 23 riders (racing age 19-22) as well as the Elite Titles in both disciplines.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
BBA Recognizes Junior Cycling Supporters
The Bermuda Bicycle Association (BBA) recognized the support of Axa XL (formerly XL Catlin) and KPMG for their support of the 2018 Junior Caribbean Cycling Championships and Bermuda team.
BBA junior team members Ziani Burgesson, Nazarai Fox and Alexander Miller presented a framed team jersey to representatives of the two firms to show their appreciation for the support the two companies extended to the Association.
The Bermuda team comprised of Alyssa Rowse, Kaden Hopkins, Alexander Pilgrim, Matthew Oliveira, Nicholas Narraway, Burgesson, Fox and Miller.
Axa XL was the title sponsor of the event held in August and which attracted the best junior cyclists from the Caribbean to Bermuda to compete for the regional titles.
Motivated by the opportunity to race an international field in front of a home crowd Team Bermuda dominated the event, claiming all six titles available and garnering an additional two bronze medals. Representing Axa XL to accept the gift was Andrew Davis.
KPMG has agreed to sponsor the junior team, providing funding which will allow additional opportunities for BBA juniors to compete internationally and further their cycling abilities. Charles Thresh was on hand to receive the recognition of the team members and provide further encourage to continue to excel in all aspects of their development.
Sunday, October 07, 2018
Bermuda President Cup Road Race 2018
The Bermuda Bicycle Associationís Presidents Cup race saw Dominique Mayho return to the winners circle, with Conor White just behind him, Darren Glasford, fifteen year old Alexander Miller and Alan Mooney rounded out the top five finishers.
Mahyo wearing the black and red stripe, but with new sponsor VT Construction on the front was clocked across the line in a time of 2:33:55, with White second in 2:33:59 and Glasford was third in 2:37:01.
Caitlin Conyers was the first female and sixth overall stopping the clock in a time of 2:37:06, with Cora Lee Starzomski finishing 11th overall and the second female finisher clocking 2:42:04 and Ashley Couper who was caught up in a crash clocked a time of 2:50:45 completing the Womenís podium.
Miller was the top Junior Male with a time of 2:37:02, with Ziani Burgesson and Nazarai Fox in second and third for the category with times of 2:42:13 and 2:42:13.
The crash in the peloton was near the Belmont Ferry on Harbour Road that slowed a pack of approximately 20 riders, several of whom hit the deck. One required medical treatment at the hospital but the others were able to finish, albeit in a scattered formation.