July 5, 2004 – The V.I. Cycling Federation hosted a circuit race on Sunday, July 4, covering 12, 24 and 36 miles. Jamie Keys and John Riggs rode consistently and battled for the first place position in the 36-mile race. Keys out paced Riggs in the final yards for the victory. Sue Brown earned third place in the Elitist category.
Cyclists in the Expert category, riding the 6-mile course four times, were also involved in a
competitive finish. With the same finishing time of 1hour and 13:32 seconds Cumber Greaux and Wayne Patrick crossed the line in first and second place respectively. Raymond Brown finished third.
John Frongillo, who finished the 12-mile race in 40 minutes and 14 seconds, dominated the Sport category race. Just six seconds behind was female cyclist Kathy LaGrange. James Meyers earned third place.
The race started at the South Shore Cafe, headed east to Route 82, continued on to Route 60 and finally climbed Lowry Hill on Route 62. The results for the 29 cyclists participating in the Lowry Hill Circuit Race are as follows.
Elite 36 miles
1. Jamie Keys 1:48:03 2. John Riggs 1:48:05 3. Sue Brown 1:52:59 4. Juancito Gario 1:54:08 5. John Harper 11:55:15 6. Khalil Jacobs-El 2:02:57 7. Hanif Lafond 2:13:09 8. Glenn Massiah DNF 9. Victor Cruz DNF
Expert 24 miles
1. Cumber Greaux 1:13:32 2. Wayne Patrick 1:13:32 3. Raymond Brown 1:16:56 4. Danney Fontenelle 1:18:38 5. Ernst Schuster DNF 6. Eric Hutchins DNF
Sport 12 miles
1. John Frongillo 40:14 2. Kathy LaGrange 40:20 3. James Meyers 41:15 4. Troy Brown 42:14 5. Tyler Jowaisas 42:27 6. Ray Lutz 45:16 7. Nelson Rojas 45:29 8. Sunni Christopher 46:12 9. Bevern Sage 48:50 10.Michele Freighbu 49:35 11.Mike Hill 54:53 12.Cecil Hodge 1:01:03 13.Paul Gillette DNF 14.Marius Louis DNF
The next race on the VICF schedule is the East End Loop race on July 18 at 7a.m. For more informationi call 773-0079.
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