UNIVEST Grand Prix- Souderton/Doylestown (PA), 17-18 September 2005

With a few three-mile closing loops to go, Melicto Heredia powered his way solo for the road win.

Melicto Heredia has been on fire as of late...
The Univest Road win.
 
The road race takes on some nice Pennsylvania countryside...over bridges...
...by lakes...
...past farms...
The surviving peloton passes the start/finish amidst the closing laps.
A German rider leads the group.
The buildings of Souderton.
 
Alvaro Tardaguila(2nd) and Amos Brumble(3rd) followed Heredia, but could not make up lost ground.
Rhode Island's finest, Amos Brumble.
A German rider pushes the pace.
 
The women's race finishing sprint, with the victory going to ...
...Aussie Leanne Manderson.
 
 
 
Mike Friedman takes the crit win in Doylestown.
Oh yeah!
 
The peloton started large.
The peloton passing the start/finish for one of the 55 trips by.
Passing a couple of the town's homes.
 
Alvaro Tardaguila's 2nd on the road and 7th in the crit gave him the overall win...
...and in that yellow jersey.
 
With a few minutes remaining in the crit, Dave Clinger helps instigate the break of the three that would stay away.
An earlier break that stayed clear for a good chunk of the race.
TIAA-CREF at the helm.
 
John Eustice on the horn prior to the finish of the setup of the crit.
 
 
 
 
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