Stage 3, Dan Potts Memorial Tyrone Time Trial
Beginning in the village of Tyrone, for both NRC Women and UCI Men, stage 3 is a 16.15-mile (26km) out-and 0back course with 1,188 feet (362meters) of climbing. The UCI Men start at 9:15 a.m., and the UCI Women follow at 10:50 a.m. Riders go off at 30 second-interval with the last 10 riders in each category leaving the start every minute. (Start lists here).
Going into the stage, the jerseys are the following:
Town of Silver City Leader’s Jersey: Mara Abbott (Exergy TWENTY16)
Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Queen of the Mountain Jersey: Mara Abbott (Exergy TWENTY16)
Champion System Best Young Rider Jersey: Rushlee Buchanan (TIBCO)
Grant County Sprint Jersey:Janel Holcomb (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies)
Town of Silver City Leader’s Jersey: Janier Acevedo (Jamis-Hagens Berman)
Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold King of the Mountain Jersey: Janier Acevedo (Jamis-Hagens Berman)
Champion System Best Young Rider Jersey: Gavin Mannion (Bontrager)
Grant County Sprint Jersey: Arnaud Grand (BMC)
Follow all the action of both the UCI Women and UCI Men stage 3 – learn more here.
Staged in the town of Tyrone, the racing will go on for hours as each rider tackles the course alone. The course is wide open with plenty of places along the roadside to observe the racers as each one tackles the course alone. The start/finish area in Tyrone is a great place to get a close-up look at the riders and their equipment as they warm up. Racers leave at 30-second intervals and battle the clock and 304.8 m (1,000 ft) of climbing.