Rose rips victory away from peloton in Cascade criterium

Ryan second, followed by Beveridge

Claire Rose (Visit Dallas-DNA) repeated her solo performance from the Redlands Classic criterium Wednesday at the Cascade Cycling Classic, jumping away from the peloton in the closing laps and holding off the field for the stage win.

Kendall Ryan (Tibco-Silicon Valley Bank) took the field sprint nine seconds later for second, with Rally Cycling's Allison Beveridge in third.

Allie Dragoo (Sho-Air Twenty20) finished safely in the field to keep her yellow jersey heading into Sunday's final stage.

The 55-rider women's field powered over the course in downtown Bend for 50 minutes, launching multiple attacks throughout the stage, although none of the moves gained much traction until Rose sneaked away with six laps remaining.

"It was a hard race with a lot of attacks right from Rally right from the gun," Rose said. "Sara Bergen was going for the sprint points. There were quite a few Rally attacks, and I just took my opportunity to go with a solo attack, and I stuck into the finish. That's that."

Rose, who recently won the British time trial championship, put those skills to work in Bend, keeping focused on her pacing and taking the perfect lines through the corners as Rally and the peloton tried in vain to chase her down.

Although US criterium champion Erica Allar was in the race, Rally chose to ride for Beveridge instead, said team director Zach Bell. Allar supplied the lead out for Beveridge's sprint. None of that mattered to Rose, who took all of her competitors out of contention for the win.

It was a far cry for Rose from Friday's third stage, when Rose hit the deck with about 20 kilometres to go and needed to get stitches in her chin. The bulky gauze bandage she was sporting during Saturday's stage didn't appear to slow her down.

In the general classification, Dragoo leads Sara Poidevan (Rally Cycling) by 16 seconds and Jasmin Duehring (Sho-Air Twenty20) 44 seconds.


#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Claire Rose (GBr) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling0:48:34 
2Kendall Ryan (USA) Team Tibco0:00:09 
3Allison Beveridge (Can) Rally Womens Cycling  
4Heather Fischer (USA) Team Tibco0:00:11 
5Jennifer Valente (USA) Sho-Air TWENTY20  
6Kaitlin Antonneau (USA) Cylance Pro Cycling  
7Starla Teddergreen (USA) Hagens Berman Supermint  
8Jessica Mundy (Aus) Colavita |Bianchi  
9Holly Edmondston (NZl) New Zealand Cycling Team  
10Carrie Cartmill (Can) JLVelo Cycling p/b The Freewheel  
11Mandy Heintz (USA) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling  
12Allie Dragoo (USA) Sho-Air TWENTY20  
13Sara Bergen (Can) Rally Womens Cycling  
14Amber Pierce (USA) Colavita |Bianchi  
15Sara Poidevin (Can) Rally Womens Cycling  
16Catherine Ouellette (Can) DESJARDINS-FORD  
17Racquel Sheath (NZl) New Zealand Cycling Team  
18Jessica Cerra (USA) Hagens Berman Supermint  
19Kirsti Lay (Can) Rally Womens Cycling  
20Danielle Morshead (USA) JLVelo Cycling p/b The Freewheel  
21Jennifer Tetrick (USA) Team Tibco  
22Beth Ann Orton (USA) Point S Racing  
23Alexandra Burton (USA) Point S Racing  
24Shayna Powless (USA) Sho-Air TWENTY20  
25Astrid Gassner (Aut) Colavita |Bianchi  
26Whitney Allison (USA) Colavita |Bianchi  
27Alexandra Millard (USA) Team Illuminate  
28Erica Clevenger (USA) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling  
29Erica Allar (USA) Rally Womens Cycling  
30Jasmin Duehring (Can) Sho-Air TWENTY20  
31Bryony Botha (NZl) New Zealand Cycling Team  
32Heidi Franz (USA) Rally Womens Cycling  
33Abigail Mickey (USA) Colavita |Bianchi  
34Stephanie Roorda (Can) Sho-Air TWENTY20  
35Callie Swan (Can) Trek Red Truck Racing  
36Margot Clyne (USA) JLVelo Cycling p/b The Freewheel  
37Sofia Arreola Navarro (Mex) Sho-Air TWENTY20  
38Veronique Bilodeau (Can) DESJARDINS-FORD  
39Jennifer Luebke (USA) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling  
40Katherine Maine (Can) Rally Womens Cycling  
41Emma Grant (GBr) Colavita |Bianchi  
42Kathryn Buss (USA) Team Tibco0:00:19 
43Nicole Pressprich (USA) Point S Racing  
44Amy Benner (USA) Rally Womens Cycling  
45Summer Moak (USA) Sho-Air TWENTY20  
46Annie Foreman-Mackey (Can) Sho-Air TWENTY20  
47Julie Emmerman (USA) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling0:00:22 
48Elyse Fraser (NZl) New Zealand Cycling Team  
49Alison Tetrick (USA) Cylance Pro Cycling0:00:23 
50Stefanie Sydlik (USA) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling  
51Emma Lujan (Can) Trek Red Truck Racing  
52Lori Nedescu (USA) Point S Racing0:00:26 
53Anna Talman (Can) Trek Red Truck Racing0:00:30 
54Dafne Theroux Izquierdo (Can) DESJARDINS-FORD  
55Gillian Ellsay (Can) Colavita |Bianchi0:00:49 
56Mikayla Harvey (NZl) Team Illuminate0:01:53 
57Emily Rodger (Can) Landis/Trek  
58Breanne Nalder (USA) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling0:02:09 
59Tarah Cole (USA) Hagens Berman Supermint  
60Kathryn Donovan (USA) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling  
61Ryan Levering (USA) JLVelo Cycling p/b The Freewheel  
62Allyson Gillard (Can) DESJARDINS-FORD  
63Anna Gabrielle Traxler (Can) Trek Red Truck Racing  
64Mallory Miller (USA) Point S Racing  
65Grace Anderson (NZl) Team Illuminate  
66Katherine Salthouse (USA) Landis/Trek0:03:24 
67Christina Bonnington (USA) JLVelo Cycling p/b The Freewheel0:09:39 
DNSLiza Rachetto (USA) Hagens Berman Supermint  
General classification after stage 4
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Allie Dragoo (USA) Sho-Air TWENTY209:37:07 
2Sara Poidevin (Can) Rally Womens Cycling0:00:16 
3Jasmin Duehring (Can) Sho-Air TWENTY200:00:44 
4Sara Bergen (Can) Rally Womens Cycling0:01:41 
5Jennifer Valente (USA) Sho-Air TWENTY20  
6Kirsti Lay (Can) Rally Womens Cycling0:01:43 
7Whitney Allison (USA) Colavita |Bianchi0:01:50 
8Jennifer Luebke (USA) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling0:02:00 
9Julie Emmerman (USA) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling0:02:05 
10Emma Grant (GBr) Colavita |Bianchi0:02:49 
11Heidi Franz (USA) Rally Womens Cycling0:02:54 
12Kathryn Buss (USA) Team Tibco0:02:59 
13Stephanie Roorda (Can) Sho-Air TWENTY200:03:27 
14Kaitlin Antonneau (USA) Cylance Pro Cycling0:03:55 
15Stefanie Sydlik (USA) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling0:04:05 
16Jessica Cerra (USA) Hagens Berman Supermint0:04:07 
17Beth Ann Orton (USA) Point S Racing0:04:42 
18Tarah Cole (USA) Hagens Berman Supermint0:04:56 
19Margot Clyne (USA) JLVelo Cycling p/b The Freewheel0:05:01 
20Veronique Bilodeau (Can) DESJARDINS-FORD0:05:33 
21Alison Tetrick (USA) Cylance Pro Cycling0:06:01 
22Abigail Mickey (USA) Colavita |Bianchi0:06:34 
23Erica Clevenger (USA) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling0:07:10 
24Emma Lujan (Can) Trek Red Truck Racing0:07:15 
25Carrie Cartmill (Can) JLVelo Cycling p/b The Freewheel0:07:21 
26Elyse Fraser (NZl) New Zealand Cycling Team0:07:30 
27Catherine Ouellette (Can) DESJARDINS-FORD0:08:18 
28Ryan Levering (USA) JLVelo Cycling p/b The Freewheel0:09:05 
29Shayna Powless (USA) Sho-Air TWENTY200:09:56 
30Amber Pierce (USA) Colavita |Bianchi0:10:10 
31Kathryn Donovan (USA) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling0:10:22 
32Emily Rodger (Can) Landis/Trek0:10:28 
33Jennifer Tetrick (USA) Team Tibco0:10:36 
34Breanne Nalder (USA) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling0:10:38 
35Starla Teddergreen (USA) Hagens Berman Supermint0:10:48 
36Nicole Pressprich (USA) Point S Racing0:11:20 
37Annie Foreman-Mackey (Can) Sho-Air TWENTY200:11:30 
38Holly Edmondston (NZl) New Zealand Cycling Team0:11:47 
39Claire Rose (GBr) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling0:13:11 
40Callie Swan (Can) Trek Red Truck Racing0:13:13 
41Anna Gabrielle Traxler (Can) Trek Red Truck Racing0:13:29 
42Katherine Salthouse (USA) Landis/Trek0:13:41 
43Alexandra Burton (USA) Point S Racing0:14:40 
44Bryony Botha (NZl) New Zealand Cycling Team0:15:02 
45Mikayla Harvey (NZl) Team Illuminate0:15:07 
46Erica Allar (USA) Rally Womens Cycling0:15:09 
47Mandy Heintz (USA) Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling0:15:22 
48Jessica Mundy (Aus) Colavita |Bianchi0:15:40 
49Racquel Sheath (NZl) New Zealand Cycling Team0:16:04 
50Alexandra Millard (USA) Team Illuminate0:16:51 
51Amy Benner (USA) Rally Womens Cycling0:18:08 
52Heather Fischer (USA) Team Tibco0:19:22 
53Grace Anderson (NZl) Team Illuminate0:20:31 
54Allyson Gillard (Can) DESJARDINS-FORD0:21:20 
55Mallory Miller (USA) Point S Racing0:21:37 
56Katherine Maine (Can) Rally Womens Cycling0:21:54 
57Dafne Theroux Izquierdo (Can) DESJARDINS-FORD0:22:48 
58Anna Talman (Can) Trek Red Truck Racing0:23:51 
59Astrid Gassner (Aut) Colavita |Bianchi0:24:06 
60Gillian Ellsay (Can) Colavita |Bianchi0:26:01 
61Sofia Arreola Navarro (Mex) Sho-Air TWENTY200:26:28 
62Allison Beveridge (Can) Rally Womens Cycling0:26:46 
63Lori Nedescu (USA) Point S Racing0:29:22 
64Kendall Ryan (USA) Team Tibco0:30:47 
65Danielle Morshead (USA) JLVelo Cycling p/b The Freewheel0:32:08 
66Summer Moak (USA) Sho-Air TWENTY200:34:46 
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