Pezcyclingnews: Toad’15: East Troy Cycling Classic


Jan 3, 2005
Day 2 of 11 (Friday, June 19, 2015) The exceptional show of strength and the deep dispensing of cash continued Friday on Day 2 of the Tour of Americas Dairyland presented by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board in quaint East Troy, Wisconsin.Barrett Bests Erhard at Line; New Zealand Cyclings Ellis Runs Away with Victory With five grand in cash and merch primes up for grabs over the course of the blue sky day, Sarah Fader (Pepper Palace/The Happy Tooth) stole a quick $100 and kept the runaway car moving for several laps before being caught midway through the 60-minute chase. With anxious energy palpable in the field, and the New Zealand Cycling team on high alert, a group of four broke off an 8-second gap Fader, Amy Cutler (Fearless Femme), Laura Van Gilder (Mellow Mushroom) and Abigail Mickey (UnitedHealthCare).Three laps later, the Dennis and Janice Klumb Family Foundation, presenting sponsors of the East Troy Cycling Classic, flashed 10 hundred dollar bills. The race for the prime was a full-on sprint with Lauretta Hanson (Fearless Femme) besting Cari Higgins (UHC) by the narrowest of margins for the prime.Two to go, New Zealand Cyclings Lauren Ellis launched a solo attack with Fader out of the saddle on the chase but Ellis built the gap to eight seconds with just one lap showing on the counter, and took home the win. A carbon copy of their prime battle, Hanson eked out a second place finish over Higgins at the line.Laura Van Gilder (Mellow Mushroom)...

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