Jelly Belly p/b MAXXIS NeoPro Jordan Cheyne had the best week of his career so far in Utah as part of the team that put Lachlan Morton in the final leaders yellow jersey. His Tour didn't start too well, but he soon got into the swing of things. Here is how the Tour of Utah went down for Jordan.
Race Round-up: The Tour of Utah might not be in the same league as the Tour de France, but, unlike the French Grand Tour, the 2016 edition of the North American stage race had excitement and unpredictability on its side and the young guys came to the fore. Bruce Hildenbrand was in Utah to catch the action, along with PEZ photog Darrell Parks, here is their take on one of the toughest races on the Pro calendar.
The 18-year-old Bend, Oregon, resident rode to a remarkable runner-up overall finish in the week-long race by first chasing an attack by race winner Lachlan Morton (Jelly Belly presented by Maxxis) and later dispatching his closest competitor, Darwin Atapuma (BMC Racing Team), on the race's final descent.
Australian Lachlan Morton of Jelly Belly presented by MAXXIS Cycling Team attacked on the Hors Categorie climb of Empire Pass to win Stage 7 presented by Utah Sports Commission and clinched the overall general classification victory at the seven-day 2016 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah.
August 08, 2016 - The Olympic road races at the weekend were a resounding success, we have all the results and reports and we look at why they were so good. We also round-up Utah and Burgos, plus Hageland with results, quotes and video. Other cycling news: Frank Schleck retires, rider contracts, race news from the Vuelta a España, Abu Dhabi and Strade Bianche. A very full EuroTrash Monday.