Video: Redlands Bicycle Classic – Sunset Road Race

SoCalCycling.com April 10, 2013 0
Video:  Redlands Bicycle Classic – Sunset Road Race

Watch all of the race action from the grueling Sunset Road Race and the battle for the yellow jersey as Francisco Mancebo (5hr Energy p/b Kenda) tries to steal it from race leader Chad Haga (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies).  The race for yellow comes down to the final finishing laps in front of a large crowd in Downtown Redlands.

Below are some Photo Highlights from the day. To view a full Photo Gallery from the Downtown Criterium and Sunset Road Race, please visit EchelonDesignPhoto.com.

Photos © Christy Nicholson / EchelonDesignPhoto.com

Brad Huff (Jelly Belly pb Kenda) leads the way up the climb the first time up.

Brad Huff (Jelly Belly pb Kenda) leads the way up the climb the first time up.

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2013 Redlands Bicycle Classic

2013 Redlands Bicycle Classic

2013 Redlands Bicycle Classic

Brad Huff (Jelly Belly pb Kenda) put in an early attack with a CashCall rider.

Brad Huff (Jelly Belly pb Kenda) put in an early attack with a CashCall rider.

Huff still out front.

Huff still out front.

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The lead group sets a nice tempo through the trees with six laps to go.

The lead group sets a nice tempo through the trees with six laps to go.

The chase group with six laps to go.

The chase group with six laps to go.

Lee Muse (Bike Religion-Sho-Air) climbs up Sunset.

Lee Muse (Bike Religion-Sho-Air) climbs up Sunset.

The battle for KOM points on lap seven.

The battle for KOM points on lap seven.

Mancebo (left) is marked by race leader Chad Haga (Optum pb KBS) at the KOM climb.

Mancebo (left) is marked by race leader Chad Haga (Optum pb KBS) at the KOM climb.

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The Get Crackin’ Team put in a strong effort at the Redlands Classic.

The Get Crackin’ Team put in a strong effort at the Redlands Classic.

The view at the top of the climb heading to the feed zone.

The view at the top of the climb heading to the feed zone.

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Mancebo attacks on the finishing circuits with Andres Corrales.

Mancebo attacks on the finishing circuits with Andres Corrales.

Andres Corrales (Elbowz Racing p/b Boneshaker) lost Mancebo’s wheel and fought to hold off the chasing peloton.

Andres Corrales (Elbowz Racing p/b Boneshaker) lost Mancebo’s wheel and fought to hold off the chasing peloton.

Team Jamis on the front in the final laps.

Team Jamis on the front in the final laps.

Haedo attacks up the side with one to go.

Haedo attacks up the side with one to go.

Mancebo solos to victory, stealing the GC lead from Haga, as well.

Mancebo solos to victory, stealing the GC lead from Haga, as well.

The Classification Jerseys.

The Classification Jerseys.

Sunset Road Race Podium – 1st Francesco Mancebo (5hr Energy p/b Kenda), 2nd JJ Haedo (Jamis Hagens Berman p/b Sutter), 3rd Travis McCabe (Elbowz Racing p/b Boneshaker)

Sunset Road Race Podium – 1st Francesco Mancebo (5hr Energy p/b Kenda), 2nd JJ Haedo (Jamis Hagens Berman p/b Sutter), 3rd Travis McCabe (Elbowz Racing p/b Boneshaker)

5hr Energy p/b Kenda won the Team Classification

5hr Energy p/b Kenda won the Team Classification

Mara Abbott (Exergy Twenty 16) celebrates winning the women’s Sunset Road Race.

Mara Abbott (Exergy Twenty 16) celebrates winning the women’s Sunset Road Race.

 

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