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Canton Cycling Classic Closes Midwest Flyover

The end of August means heat and racing in and around Sioux Falls.This year, the Sioux Falls races were grouped as the Canton Cycling Classic and made part of the Midwest Flyover Series. The heat and wind took its toll on everyone, including EVCC racers Joe Savoie, Rich Anderson, Colby Turpin and Sam Oakes.

Oakes had the best results of the weekend with fourth in the time trial.

With this race complete, the standings for the Midwest Flyover series are final and Joe Savoie ends the year in 8th place in Men’s Cat 3. Congratulations Joe!

TIme Trial
Cat 4
4. Sam Oakes
15. Rich Anderson

Cat 3
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April Road Racing Report

April was the month for Iowa road racing, and EVCC was in the mix.

The Twin Bing Cycling Classic in Climbing City, Iowa was as expected: windy, hard, and windy. Rich Anderson had a stellar day with a fourth place making him the highest-finishing team rider at the event.

The Midwest Flyover Series launched in Iowa City with an omnium. Joe Savoie had a great weekend and had this to report on his weekend in Iowa City: Continue reading

Busy July for EVCC

Our top finishers for July are Janna Vavra and Brad Auen, who both took gold at the Cornhusker State Games.

Your Editor has been slacking recently – on and off the bike but there was a lot going on in July for EVCC with some on and some of the road.┬áLet us know if we missed anything in this catch-up post. Continue reading

Race Reports: Syllamo, ICMBS, Lincoln Crits

Dan Zieg at the Capital City Crit. McColgan photo.

It was a busy weekend for the race teams of Elkhorn Valley Cycling. With riders in Arkansas, Iowa, and Nebraska it was great watching the success of our riders all weekend. The team continues to make impressive finishes along with great efforts all around.

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