Almatois two cyclists, Elliott Doyle and Audrey Lemieux ended Sunday participation in the cycling classic of Redlands, California. The competition including the opportunity to Doyle to savor his first career podium in a race entered the US calendar.
Doyle, of Silber Pro Cycling team, took second in the fourth stage of the Redlands Classic on Saturday. The last moments of this criterion were marked by the fall of several runners. After this incident, the Almatois was able to climb on the second step of the podium.
“My first podium NRC (USA Cycling National Racing Calendar). Very proud of this result and thank you to all my teammates, “wrote Elliott Doyle on his Facebook page.
At the conclusion of the five stages of the competition, Elliott Doyle inherited the 69th place overall. He finished a little more than 22 minutes behind the winner, his teammate Matteo Del-Cin.
For her part, Audrey Lemieux wears the colors of the women’s cycling team SAS Macogep Acquisio powered by Mazda this season.
His training did not really have performance targets, on the weekend, California.
“It was a good learning, mentioned Lemieux, 48th in the women’s overall standings. Everyone worked together as best he could. Redlands, it’s a big race. We do not expect a podium, say … It’s quite demanding, especially at this time of year. ”
Audrey Lemieux also noted that it could not hope for a better scenario for 2016 that his association with the team SAS Macogep Acquisio. The one who was the guide of Ontario’s Robbi Weldon, last summer, sees the ideal preparation for the next selection for the Paralympics.
“Gerard Penarroya, our director, took me with the team for me to share my experience because I have among others the ease to position myself in the squad, bringing good strategies, recalled from Alma’s. The steps were super hard. For giving me racing sensations, it’s been very beneficial for me. I felt that, day after day, I improved myself physically. This is positive and bodes well for the rest of the season.
“It is a privilege because it allows me to train super hard, to pick up speed for the test in tandem. I focus on the duo in anticipation of the selections of May for the Paralympic Games. ”