Sixteen National Champions Crowned Atop Pikes Peak at Hill Climb Nationals


A rider nears the summit of Pikes Peak
A rider nears the summit of Pikes Peak.
Colorado Springs, Colo. (August 14, 2017) – After 12.42 miles, 4,725 feet of climbing, 156 turns and an average grade of 7%, sixteen riders earned the right to don the Stars-and-Stripes jersey atop the summit of 14,115-foot Pikes Peak on Saturday, August 12, at the USA Cycling Hill Climb National Championships.

Taking the national title in the pro men’s class was Phil Gaimon (North Hollywood, Calif.), who clocked a winning time of 1:08:46.74 up America’s Mountain. Margot Clyne (Boulder, Colo./Groove Subaru Excel Sports) finished in 1:25:11.99 to win the pro women’s event.

Fourteen other riders earned Stars-and-Stripes jerseys in various age groups during the second annual event.

You can view complete results here.

Check out our photo gallery from the event here.

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