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Bazin bests Field in Rochester

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Nicolas Bazin (Big Mat-Auber 93) leads the chase early in the Elite Men's race.

Nicolas Bazin (Big Mat-Auber 93) leads the chase early in the Elite Men's race.
(Image credit: Keith Snyder)
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Field would try to break Bazin until the very end.

Field would try to break Bazin until the very end.
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The big Frenchman Nicolas Bazin (Big Mat-Auber 93) prevailed and came to the line alone.

The big Frenchman Nicolas Bazin (Big Mat-Auber 93) prevailed and came to the line alone.
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With two laps remaining the original group of six was down to just three.

With two laps remaining the original group of six was down to just three.
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Local hero Justine Lindine made the first selection and tried to push the pace early.

Local hero Justine Lindine made the first selection and tried to push the pace early.
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Bazin and Field run the barriers while the Canadian Michael Garrigan stays in the saddle.

Bazin and Field run the barriers while the Canadian Michael Garrigan stays in the saddle.
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In Rochester it was an all European podium (l-r): Ian Field (Hargroves Cycles), Nicolas Bazin (Big Mat-Auber 93), Tom Van Den Bosch (Team AA Drink-Leontien.nl)

In Rochester it was an all European podium (l-r): Ian Field (Hargroves Cycles), Nicolas Bazin (Big Mat-Auber 93), Tom Van Den Bosch (Team AA Drink-Leontien.nl)
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...but Bazin and Field countered shedding Lindine and Carrigan.

...but Bazin and Field countered shedding Lindine and Carrigan.
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Tom Van Den Bosch went clear with three to go...

Tom Van Den Bosch went clear with three to go...
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Ian Field (Hargroves Cycles) rarely left the wheel of the Frenchman Nicolas Bazin (Big Mat-Auber 93).

Ian Field (Hargroves Cycles) rarely left the wheel of the Frenchman Nicolas Bazin (Big Mat-Auber 93).
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By the penultimate trip down the back paved section of the course the podium was set.

By the penultimate trip down the back paved section of the course the podium was set.
(Image credit: Keith Snyder)

Full Results
1Nicolas Bazin (Fra) Team Big Mat-Auber 931:00:00
2Ian Field (GBr) Hargroves Cycles0:00:08
3Tom Van Den Bosch (Bel) Team AA Drink-Leontien.nl0:00:23
4Justin Lindine (USA) Bikereg.com-Joe's Garage0:01:19
5Mike Garrigan (Can) Lapierre Canada0:02:21
6Jeremy Durrin (USA) J.A.M. Fund - NCC0:04:11
7Daniel Chabanov (USA) RGM Watches-Richard Sachs0:05:40
8Cory Burns (USA) Full Moon Vista0:05:51
9Wayne Bray (USA) Embrocation Cycling Journal0:05:52
10Nathan Chown (Can) Team CF0:06:56
11Donny Green (USA) Cycle-Smart
12Conor O'Brien (Can) EMD Serono Specialized
13Peter Morse (Can) JetFuel Coffee-LaBicicletta
14Shawn Adams (USA) Cycle-Smart
15Shaun Adamson (Can) Cycle-Smart
16Kiernan Orange (Can) Ride with Rendall
17Andy Lytwynec (USA) MVP Health Care Cycling
18Peter Hagerty (USA) Team Plan C p/b Stevens

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