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Van Anrooij rides solo in rain to win elite women’s race at Trek CX Cup

Van Anrooij rides solo in rain to win elite women's race at Trek CX Cup

Shirin van Anrooij (Baloise Trek Lions) won the UCI C2 Trek CX Cup on a rainy day in Waterloo, Wisconsin on Friday afternoon. Zoe Backstedt (Canyon-SRAM) finished 39 seconds back in second and Manon Bakker (Crelan-Fristads) was another 20 seconds behind for third. Three-time US cyclocross champion Clara Honsinger (Team S&M CX) finished 2:07 off the mark of the leading Dutch rider for fourth.

The course, located on the campus of Trek Bicycle world headquarters, was soaked with overnight showers that turned into an all-day steady rain, making the usually-fast off-cambers and short, steep hills treacherously slippery and unpredictable. 

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