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2009 Road Nationals – Elite Men\’s ITT Full Results – Tuft Defends Title

by pedalmag.com

June 26, 2009 (Beauce, QC) – As expected Svein Tuft (BC) Garmin-Slipstream powered to another victory defending his ITT (40km) title at the 2009 Road Nationals in Beauce over Christian Meier (NB) Garmin-Slipstream in second and Zach Bell (YK) Kelly Benefit Strategies. Ryan Roth (ON) Planet Energy was fourth and had to dodge a car on the course as he left Beauce. Unlike the women the weather was not a factor – no rain, but hot and humid.

“Ryan had a great ride and did his best despite the problem with the car on the course. He had to brake to avoid hitting it and it on a turn so even more difficult,” said Steve Bauer Planet Energy’s Team Director. “Nobody can touch Svein Tuft these days in the ITT. We’re feeling good as team and looking forward to the RR on Sunday.”

Second-placed Meier said he felt good today. “It was like the good old days when I felt like a strong time trialer,” he added. Check out Kevin Field’s comments on Twitter here.

Full Men’s Elite/U23 results pdf here.

1. Svein Tuft (Garmin/Slipstream) 52:08.6
2. Christian Meier (Garmin/Slipstream) 00:59.3
3. Zach Bell (Kelly Benefit Strategiesgy) 01:33.4
4. Ryan Roth (Planet Energy) 01:38.4
5. Will Routley (Jelly Belly Pro Cycle) 03:07.6
6. Warren Macdonald (EMD Serono-Specialized) 03:12.4
7. Darko Ficko (La Bicicletta/J Lindeberg) 03:35.8
8. Mike Sidic (Cycling BC) 04:03.0
9. Dave Vukets (Team Ontario) 04:03.8
10. Charles Dionne (Équipe du Québec) 04:10.4
11. Erik Box (Garneau-Club Chaussures-Ogilvy) 04:19.9
12. Jean-Sébastien Perron (Volkswagen-Specialized) 04:24.9
13. Rob Britton (Trek Redtruck p/b Mosaic Homes) 04:33.5
14. Nic Hamilton (Trek Red Truck Racin) 04:35.0
15. Phil Cortes (Amore E Vita-Vel) 04:41.9
16. Ryan Belliveau (Pro Bike Pool Kuota) 04:56.4
17. Michael Nash (Ride with Rendall) 04:59.0
18. Ed Veal (LaBicicletta/J Lindberg) 05:04.1
19. Charly Vives (Planet Energy) 05:17.4
20. Chris Mcneil (H&R Block-Kona) 05:39.2
21. Ugo Lapierre (Novabrik) 05:46.3
22. Cyrus Kangarloo (H&R Block-Kona) 05:46.3
23. Jamie Sparling (Trek Red Truck p/b Mosaic Homes) 05:53.6
24. Jacob Erker (Kelly Benefit Strategies) 05:56.4
25. Jeff Sherstobitoff (Cycling BC) 06:06.8
26. Gideon Krishtalka (Team H&R Block – Kona) 06:08.6
27. Trevor Connor (Chris Cookies/Swan C) 06:13.7
28. Nathan Underwood (Ride with Rendall/BC) 06:26.0
29. Luc Dionne (Novabrik) 06:39.7
30. Jean-Francois Racine (Indépendant) 06:50.0
31. Jeffery Schiller (Garneau-Club Chaussures-Ogilvy) 07:12.4
32. John Stewart (The Hub Race Team) 08:03.1
33. Benoit Lussier (Bluberi-Martin Swiss) 08:14.0
34. Chris Freeland (La Bicicletta /J Lindberg) 08:32.0
35. Kianoush Missaghi (Dynamiks de Contreco) 08:47.1
36. Christopher Hillier (Colavita New England) 09:04.3
37. Christopher Reid (Ride with Rendall) 09:14.6
38. Mark Batty (Planet Energy) 09:16.0
39. Jonathan Arseneault (Novabrik) 09:50.2
40. Josh Gillingham (Cyclepath Thunder) 10:07.3
41. Adam Douthwright (Radical Edge) 10:07.8
42. Jim Tsilemos (Ride With Rendall) 11:07.5
43. Matt Deluco (Euro-sports.ca/Velos) 12:51.0
44. Nicholas Geoffrion (Dynamiks de Contreco) 18:46.6

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