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CYCLISTS AT ALL LEVELS RACE TO THE WINS

Nov. 5, 2002 — The V.I. Cycling Federation's road bicycle race on the South Shore Road on Sunday morning offered three categories so that cyclists of all abilities could compete.
The Class A riders raced 48 miles, which included the climb to Point Udall and a trip around the east end of St Croix. Jamie Keys, the defending V.I. cycling champion, won the race by more than two minutes. John Riggs bested Sue Brown for second place just inches before the finish line. A second sprint finish between Danney Fontenelle and Juancito Gario took place before a cheering crowd just minutes later.
The Class B riders headed east as well, to loop the east end, and finished the 27-mile ride at Cane Garden. The race was dominated by newcomer Hillman Johnson. Victor Cruz finished in second place and Rachel Witty was the third to cross the finish line.
The Class C riders, including several first-time competitors, covered an 18-mile distance along the South Shore Road. Ernst Schuster outpedaled James Meyers for the first place win and Peter Brown finished in the third position.
The next race is scheduled for Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at 7 a.m. starting at Rust Op Twist. There will be three distances with prizes in each category. For more information, call Victor Cruz at 773-3030.
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Nov. 5, 2002 -- The V.I. Cycling Federation's road bicycle race on the South Shore Road on Sunday morning offered three categories so that cyclists of all abilities could compete.
The Class A riders raced 48 miles, which included the climb to Point Udall and a trip around the east end of St Croix. Jamie Keys, the defending V.I. cycling champion, won the race by more than two minutes. John Riggs bested Sue Brown for second place just inches before the finish line. A second sprint finish between Danney Fontenelle and Juancito Gario took place before a cheering crowd just minutes later.
The Class B riders headed east as well, to loop the east end, and finished the 27-mile ride at Cane Garden. The race was dominated by newcomer Hillman Johnson. Victor Cruz finished in second place and Rachel Witty was the third to cross the finish line.
The Class C riders, including several first-time competitors, covered an 18-mile distance along the South Shore Road. Ernst Schuster outpedaled James Meyers for the first place win and Peter Brown finished in the third position.
The next race is scheduled for Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at 7 a.m. starting at Rust Op Twist. There will be three distances with prizes in each category. For more information, call Victor Cruz at 773-3030.
Publisher's note : Like the St. Croix Source now? Find out how you can love us twice as much -- and show your support for the islands' free and independent news voice ... click here.