Aevolo Cycling at the Colorado Classic

08/27/2018

Follow along as the Aevolo Cycling team takes on the Colorado Classic.

 

Aevolo Cycling is a US-registered UCI continental cycling team that is made of riders under the age of 23. The team's mission is focused on developing elite cyclists through a "student-athlete" approach of continuous development. 

 

The Aevolo team came into the Colorado Classic strong, with local Colorado rider Gage Hecht winning the opening stage.

stage 1 (1 of 6)

Stage 1 featured a dirt road climb as part of the 103.2km circuit race.

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stage 1 (2 of 6)

Gage took Stage 1 with a late attack out of the break, with a 20-second advantage over the peloton.

Stage-1-(Jerseys)

His efforts led to earning a collection of jerseys on Day 1 - the overall leader's jersey, points classification, best young rider's jersey and the king of the mountains jersey. 

stage 1 (17 of 28)

Celebrating after his first major win of the young rider's career.

 

Stage 2 at the Colorado Classic was no joke, a 16km with 1,574ft (480m) elevation gain Individual Time Trial left every rider’s tank empty. Watch the team highlights as Gage Hecht of Aevolo describes yesterday’s efforts in his home town. 

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stage 3 (7 of 41)

The Aevolo team has quite the collection of footwear - both on and off the bike. 

stage 3 (12 of 41)
stage 3 (21 of 41)

The Vail mountain locals came out in full party-mode to cheer on the cyclists up the climb.

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stage 4 (7 of 42)
stage 4 (9 of 42)
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It was a successful week in Colorado for the Aevolo team, coming out of the race with many positives - especially with Gage Hecht's victory in Stage 1.