May 20 2014 ISN – The Vancouver Island Performance Youth Road Cycling Team (VIPYRS) started the 2014 road
cycling season in fine form on the May long weekend in its first international race of the year at
the Mutual of Enumclaw Stage Race in Washington State.
The team, which is made up of riders
from across Vancouver Island, includes 3 local Comox Valley riders recently named to the 2014
BC Provincial High Performance Road Cycling Team – Jess Reynolds, Mark Grant and James
The race, which is considered to be one of the largest stage races in the Pacific Northwest,
included 3 time trial, criterium and road race stages over 2 days. Jess Reynolds repeated her 2013
sweep of all 3 stages of the Junior Women’s event to capture the overall General Classification
championship. Chris McLeod (Victoria) placed second in the Category 3 race while James Grant
was a strong 5th
The VIPYRS are looking forward to another exciting year of road and track cycling. Anyone
interested in following the team should go to their website at www.vipyrsracing.com.
place in his first year in the Category.