USA Cycling Master Championships, 105 Podium Spots to Coloradans–25 Firsts

By Bill Plock

Steve Worley

Colorado Springs was the sight of the USA Cycling Masters Road Championships this past weekend, starting last Thursday and finishing up on Sunday. The first race was a time trial, then a road race and finally a criterium. Between the three races and all the different age groups and categories, there were 280 podium spots up for grabs. With racers from all over the country, to have over a third of the top finishers from Colorado speaks well to our cycling community. Of course being hosted in Colorado has it’s advantages!

Those Coloradans standing on top of the podium were:

Time Trial:

  • Jillian Bearden, (35-39) Palmer Lake, Trans National Womens Cycling Team
  • Julie Emmerman,(50-54) Boulder, Rally Sport Cycling Team
  • Mike Williams (55-59), Ft. Collins, Great Divide Brewing
  • Jerry Rome, (65-69), Denver, Local Velo
  • Wiliam Meyer, (80-84) Golden, Schwab Cycles

Road Race:

  • Gwen Inglis (45-49), Lakewood, Stages Cycling
  • Claudia Behring (35-39, cat 2), Boulder, ALP Cycles Racing
  • Julie Hsu, (40-44, cat 3) Lakewood, ALP Cycles Racing
  • Lynne Anderson, (60-64), Boulder, ALP Cycles Racing
  • Martha Iverson, (70-74), Durango, DNA Cycling Masters
  • Justin Little, (45-49), Denver, Black Swift/Cycleton
  • Peter Sabey, (40-44, cat 3), Parker, Groove Subaru Excel Sports
  • Kevin Nicol, (50-54, cat 1), Lafayette, Excel Sports–Insight Designs
  • Patrick Warner, (50-54, cat 2), Boulder, Stages Cycling
  • Michael Carter, (55-59), Littleton, Chalet/Celebrity Home Loans
  • William Meyers, (80-84) Golden, Schwab Cycles
  • Walter Axthelm, (85-89), Durango


  • Michelle Henry, (35-39, cat 2), Denver, Point S Auto p/b Nokian Tyres
  • Anne Donley, (40-44, cat 1), Denver
  • Russell Griffin, (45-49, cat 2), Denver, Black Swift/Cycelton Cycles
  • Alessandro Carollo, (45-49, cat 3) Greenwood Village
  • Patrick Warner, (50-54, cat 2), Boulder, Stages Cycling
  • Steve Worley, (65-69), Boulder, Boulder Centre for Orthopedics
  • Luis Rodriguez, (40-44, cat 2), Wheat Ridge, Full Send Racing
  • Ian Matteson, (40-44. cat 3) Colorado Springs, COS Racing

To find results for all go HERE