With two races left in the BikeReg.com Super 8 Cyclocross Series, the Verge Sport leader jerseys in most categories are still up for grabs. The series resumes this Sunday in Reston for Capital Cross Classic and concludes December 16 with the rescheduled Ed Sander Memorial Cyclocross. Registration for those races can be found by visiting https://www.bikereg.com/
The Super 8 series competition awards 60 points for a win, 50 points for second place, 45 for third, 40 for fourth, and so on down the line. The top 25 riders in eligible fields receive points. Full individual standings are available at http://www.crossresults.com/
After six races, the Verge Sport leader jersey in the men’s elite category is on the back of Wes Schempf (SEAVS-Haymarket). Stephen Cummings (C3-Athletes Serving Athletes) sits second with Nick Taylor (Bike Doctor) and Collin Becker (Race Pace Bike Shop) close behind. The top eight men are all still in contention for top honors.
In the women’s elite category, Laura Murray (Race Pace Bike Shop) has a 59 point lead over Allyson Tufano (Sportif Coaching Group). Jennifer Tillman (C3-Athletes Serving Athletes) currently sits in third place.
Dave Weaver (ALAN) leads the 35+ elite category with Raul Rojas (DCMTB) in second and Chris Harshman (Sportif Coaching Group) in third.
Jerzy Wozniak (Winchester Wheelmen) is out front of the 45+ elite category with Andrew Shaw (NCVC) and Marc Gwadz (DCMTB) chasing.
David Wolfel (R1V/Arrow Bicycle) leads the 55+ 1/2/3 category with Richard Paukstitus(ABRT) and Thomas Fulcher (Rock Creek Velo) in second and third.
John Dove (Veloworks-Spokes) is currently out front of the men’s 3/4 category and Jake Thompson (HPC-List) is in second. Both racers, however, have upgraded to Cat 2 and continue to stay competitive at the Elite level. They join Larry Miller and Russ Berryman (Crosshairs Cycling p/b Spy Optic) and Chris Rabadi who have also upgraded out of the 3/4 field. Congratulations to all.
Carla Williams (Kelly Benefit Strategies/LSV) leads the 3/4 women’s field. Melissa Erickson (C3-Athletes Serving Athletes) is in second and Margit Jochmann (Syn-Fit Race Team) is third.
David Kirkpatrick (The November Bicycles CX Experience) leads the men’s 35+ 3/4 category. Jason Ludicke and Matt Cooper (Adventures for the Cure) are in second and third.
George Schulz Jr. (The Bike Lane) is atop the 45+ 3/4 field with Daniel Klaussen (Squadra Coppi) in second and Mark Stahl (Haymarket Bicycles/SEAVS) in third.
Sean O’Donnell (Crosshairs Cycling p/b Spy Optic) leads the singlespeed rankings with Luke Swift (NCVC) and Kris Auer (C3-Athletes Serving Athletes) in second and third.
Tanner Browne (Bike Doctor p/b DigiSource) leads the junior 15-18. Caleb Merriam (Crosshairs Cycling p/b Spy Optic) is in second and Sam Lear (Adventures for the Cure) is in third.
Emma Montgomery leads the junior women 15-18. Owen Brenneman (Nuts About Granola/Keystone Velo) leads the junior men 10-14 with Marcus Provine (Bayside Velo/Bike Doctor) in second and Iain Mackeith (NCVC/United Healthcare) in third. Olivia Schulz (The Bike Lane) is first in the junior women 10-14 with Cameron Newcombe (Rock Creek Velo) second and Evie Wolfe (Juggernaut ESF) third.
Full points are available at http://www.crossresults.com/
Super 8 Cyclocross Series information available at http://www.crossresults.com/