Rally Cycling kicked off the 2021 US Pro Nationals Championships in style on Thursday, with Joey Rosskopf claiming fourth place in the individual time trial followed closely by Magnus Sheffield in sixth. In the women’s event, Tokyo bound Lily Williams took ninth on the day with newcomer Madeline Bemis crossing the line in 15th. The women’s team now targets the criterium on Friday night at 4:45 pm CT followed by the road race on Sunday. All events will stream live on FloBikes.
Lily Williams warms up on her Wahoo KICKR.
Everything is measured to ensure compliance with the rules.
The course was located at Melton Lake Park in Oak Ridge, TN.
Madeline Bemis settles in.
Joey Rosskopf enjoys a pre-race meal.
Magnus Sheffield in the zone.
Each rider had a different plan for their shoe covers.
Rosskopf, a two-time US Pro TT champ, was relaxed at the start house.
Rosskopf came only six seconds from the final podium.
19-year-old Sheffield cools off after an impressive debut in the pro ranks.