With his overall victory at the 2015 USA Pro Challenge wrapped up inside the final 3km of Sunday’s closing stage in Denver, Rohan Dennis (BMC) launched himself off the front in what looked like a last-gasp effort to add another stage win to the two he'd already tallied.
But the BMC leader said after the stage that he was just trying to set up teammate Taylor Phinney for the win by pressuring UnitedHealthcare into an early chase.
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Growing up in Missoula, Montana, Pat competed in his first bike race in 1985 at Flathead Lake. He studied English and journalism at the University of Oregon and has covered North American cycling extensively since 2009, as well as racing and teams in Europe and South America. Pat currently lives in the US outside of Portland, Oregon, with his imaginary dog Rusty.
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