Australian's 2015 Tinkoff-Saxo team bike
Winner of the 2015 Tour Down Under
New and old kicks and lids seen at WorldTour race
Wiggle Honda team bike of two-time World Champion
Stage winners also race leaders
Columbia River barge traffic shadows riders below the Scenic Gorge Time Trial course
Nate English (Kenda/5-Hour Energy) won the Scenic Gorge Time Trial in the Mt. Hood Cycling Classic to take the overall lead. Rhae Shaw of ExergyTWENTY12 won the womens' race ro defend her GC top ranking.
There were heavy headwinds on the day, and English won with a time of 45:25. Second was Exergy's Sam Johnson (45:46), with Evan Huffman of Cal Giant Berry Farms third by one second. Stage 1 winner Coulton Hartrich lost the race lead by finishing tenth, nearly two minutes down.
The women's podium was a repeat of the first stage. Shaw won in a blow-out time of 50:07, with teammate Alison Tetrick 1:30 back in second place. Kelli Emmet of Giant was third at 55:16.