Pro XCT: Gagne, Connors put finishing touches on titles


(Aug. 19, 2016) – Raphael Gagne (CAN/Cannondale 360fly p/b SUGOI) and Larissa Connors (Silverado, Calif./TWENTY16 Pro Cycling) locked up the men’s and women’s 2016 Pro Mountain Bike Cross-Country Tour (Pro XCT) standings wins following the conclusion of the Aug. 13-14 Windham Pro XCT in Windham, N.Y.
Larissa Connors leads the women's Pro XCT standings after Missoula XC.
Larissa Connors won the women's Pro XCT title. (photo by Philip Beckman/

Gagne did not record any points at the event, but he did not need them, as his 200 men’s standings points were enough to edge second-place finisher Stephen Ettinger (Bellingham, Wash./Ridebiker p/b Focus) by two. Larissa Connors (Silverado, Calif./TWENTY16 Pro Cycling) padded her lead with an 11th-place finish to bring her total to a women’s standings best 290 points for the win.
Full Windham Pro XCT results.
Final 2016 USA Cycling Pro XCT Standings:
Elite Men
1. Raphael Gagne (CAN/Cannondale 360fly p/b SUGOI) – 200
2. Stephen Ettinger (Bellingham, Wash./Ridebiker p/b Focus) – 198
3. Todd Wells (Durango, Colo./Specialized Factory Racing) – 182
4. Nicola Rohrbach (SWI/Goldwurst-Power-Felt) – 150
5.Derek Zandstra (CAN/Scott 3 Rox Racing) – 140
Elite Women
1. Larissa Connors (Silverado, Calif./TWENTY16 Pro Cycling) – 290
2. Erin Huck (Boulder, Colo./SCOTT 3 ROX) – 253
3. Georgia Gould (Fort Collins, Colo./LUNA Pro Team) – 250
4. Katerina Nash (Emeryville, Calif./LUNA Pro Team) – 225
5. Evelyn Dong (Boulder, Colo./Cannondale 360) – 178
Full Pro XCT standings.

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