Holowesko & TWENTY20 Cycling Teams Win Cascade Classic

July 24, 2017

female bike race in yellow jersey

Both the Felt-powered pro cycling teams of Holowesko-Citadel and TWENTY20 Sho-Air put in dominating performances over the past weekend, with each taking home the general classification titles at the Cascade Cycling Classic. The Bend, Oregon, event is one of the most prestigious races in North America, and the Holowesko-Citadel men’s team took to the line with a repeat victory in their sights. Last year, Holowesko rider Robin Carpenter took the GC win. This year, with the #1 plate firmly affixed on his back, Carpenter and his teammates rode an aggressive stage race to take home the win for the second year in a row.

As for the women’s TWENTY20 team, Allie Dragoo took a monumental win in the general classification after strong showings on each stage. Her teammate Jasmin Duehring ended the race in third overall on GC, while Jennifer Valente continued her fine season with a fifth place overall. The TWENTY20 squad also took home top honors in the team classification. Check out the gallery below of incredible racing shots from Velo Images.

Woman bike racer rocky road race

The Cascade Classic boasts an incredibly unique parcours.

female bike racer time trial polka dot jersey

Allie Dragoo put in a blisteringly fast time trial en route to her GC overall win.

woman bike racer in a group racing fast

Jasmin Duehring put in a strong performance throughout the stage race, eventually taking third overall.

female bike race leader yellow jersey

Allie Dragoo and her teammates defended the yellow leader’s jersey well, all the way to the final day of racing to land on the top step of the podium.

bike racers in a group riding fast

The Holowesko-Citadel team controlled the stage race well, eventually leading their captain Robin Carpenter to overall victory.

bike racer water bottle team car

Last year’s Cascade winner, Robin Carpenter, takes a bottle handup from the team car, en route to a second successive overall victory.

bike racer rides away solo

Redlands Classic champion TJ Eisenhart puts the pressure on the field at the 2017 Cascade Classic.

bike racers sprint for the finish line

Holowesko put two riders on the podium on the criterium stage, with Miguel Byron and Joe Lewis taking second and third, respectively.

bike racers ride in single file line

Felt athlete and Holowesko-Citadel rider Robin Carpenter, on his way to another stelar victory in 2017.

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