Results & Photo Gallery: Redlands Bicycle Classic’s Yucaipa Road Race Delivers Mountain Top Finish


The Redlands Bicycle Classic featured a new stage on Friday, the Yucaipa Road Race, that finished with a mountain top finish up the Yucaipa side of Oak Glen. Phil Gaimon (Optum p/b Kelly Benefits Strategies) lit it up over the climb to win solo by 12 seconds ahead of his teammate Michael Woods. Gaimon is now the GC leader after this stellar ride.

In the Women’s race, Mara Abbott (LA Sweat) showed her dominance with a solo win finishing 1:02 ahead of Amber Neben (Visit Dallas Cycling p/b Noise4Good).  Abbott now holds the GC lead by :22 seconds ahead of Neben.

Photos by Frank Sarate / SoCalCycling.com & Rick Thomas

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Full Results

Yucaipa Road Race Results – Men
1 Phil Gaimon (Optum p/b Kelly Benefits Strategies) 3:05:11
2 Michael Woods (Optum p/b Kelly Benefits Strategies) 0:00:12
3 Gavin Mannion (Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis) 0:00:12

GC Results – Men
1 Phil Gaimon (Optum p/b Kelly Benefits Strategies) 5:27:57
2 Gavin Mannion (Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis) 0:00:31
3 Adrien Costa (California Giant / Specialized) 0:00:38

Yucaipa Road Race Results – Women
1 Mara Abbott (LA Sweat) 2:21:01
2 Amber Neben (Visit Dallas Cycling p/b Noise4Good) 0:01:02
3 Allie Dragoo (Twenty 16 p/b SHO-AIR) 0:01:02

GC Results – Women
1 Mara Abbott (LA Sweat) 4:21:18
2 Amber Neben (Visit Dallas Cycling p/b Noise4Good) 0:00:22
3 Allie Dragoo (Twenty 16 p/b SHO-AIR) 0:00:45