Cascade Classic kicked off atop Old McKenzie Pass
July 30, 2015
Florenz Knauer, Francisco Mancebo and Dion Smith at the finish line awards ceremony. Mancebo (Canyon Bicycles) and Kristin Armstrong (Twenty 16-ShoAir) won the men’s and women’s opening stage respectively of the five-day Cascade Cycling Classic on Wednesday. The 2015 event opened with a revised version of the McKenzie Pass Road Race. The initial route began in Madras and sent riders through Prineville, Redmond and Sisters before finishing with a 22km climb to the Dee Wright Observatory on Hwy. 242. Armstrong also finished first in the Stage 2 event, a 25.6km time trial at the Crooked River Park in Prineville the following day.
Photo By Mike Albright, Courtesy Cascade Cycling Classic
McKenzie River Reflections