Rebecca's Private Idaho: Stetina takes lead for men in gravel stage race

Peter Stetina riding gravel race in 2021
Peter Stetina riding gravel race in 2021 (Image credit: Wil Matthews)

Peter Stetina won the opening round of the Queen's Stage Race at Rebecca's Private Idaho gravel race, taking a 2:36 advantage over two-time defending champion Joshua Berry. In third place for the men was Colin Strickland, who was the 2019 champion of the one-day Baked Potato gravel event. Stetina completed the 43.3-mile course at Sun Valley in 2:40:47.

In the women's division, Rose Grant, the two-time Leadville 100 MTB champion, took top honours on stage 1. In second place was Moriah Wilson, 4:29 back, and Serena Gordon in third, 9:19 back. Grant covered the course in just under three hours, 2:59:27, giving it high marks on her Instagram feed as, "it really was a mountain bikers dream with 16 miles of single track!"

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Stage 1 - women
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Rose Grant (Juliana / SRAM Pro Team) 2:59:27
2Moriah Wilson (FAFL p/b Sportful) 0:04:29
3Serena Gordon (Liv Racing Collective) 0:09:19
4Lauren Cantwell (Velocio // Exploro) 0:11:42
5Austin Killips (Pratt Racing) 0:19:24
6Courtenay McFadden (Pivot Cycles, Easton Cycling, Borah) 0:19:56
7Sarah Jarvis (Idaho Cycle/Wyn Republic) 0:20:33
8Kaysee Armstrong (Liv Factory) 0:21:16
9Sarah Max (Argonaut Cycles) 0:22:23
10Amity Rockwell (Pinarello/Easton) 0:23:14
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Stage 1 - Men
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Peter Stetina (Just here for the gelande quaffing) 2:40:47
2Joshua Berry (Giant Factory Off-Road) 0:02:36
3Colin Strickland (Meteor X Allied Racing) 0:03:38
4Tristan Uhl (Giant factory off road team) 0:04:01
5Jake Wells (FORM p/b IRC Tires) 0:12:29
6John Borstelmann (ABUS Pro Gravel) 0:13:10
7Carl Decker (Giant Factory 0:14:01
8Jiri Senkyrik 0:18:26
9Jackson Long (in the flow nutrition) 0:18:48
10Matthew Lieto (Easton Overland/Cervelo) 0:25:25

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