Bermuda Cyclist Conor White, Liam Flannery, Zander Miller, Nicolas Narraway, and Dominque Mayho began racing the XLIII Vuelta Ciclística Independencia Nacional (2022) in the República Dominicana.
The seven-day stage race runs over 1,100 kilometers got underway with the Santo Domingo-San Cristóbal-Bani-Azua-Barahona route, with a route approximately 178 kilometers.
Riders 2 through 40 all had the same time of 4:06:21, finishing 1 minute and 23 seconds behind stage one winner John Borstelmann who clocked 4:04:58.
Two of the Bermuda riders were in the top forty, White was the first of the Bermuda riders to cross the line he finished 12th with Narraway 36th.
Mayho finished 59th clocking a time of 4:16:02, he was 11 minutes and 4 seconds behind the stage winner, while Flannery crossed the line with the same time but 71st, and Miller finished 95th clocking 4:16:56, he finished 11 minutes and 58 seconds behind the stage winner.
As a Team Bermuda are 9th out of the 22 teams with a combined time of 12:28:44, with White picking up 4 points for his finishing spot.
In the Under 23 Division, Narraway is in 5th with the same time as the top 7 riders, while Flannery is 15th, and Miller is 23rd.