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In 2014, Argonaut Cycles took a trip down to Louisiana to put their endurance frames through the paces. They created a video soon after their adventure, capturing the ambiance of the race, and if you somehow missed it, it’s worth a look.

This year, the stakes were raised at the 106 mile gravel race. Argonaut Cycles, Breadwinner Cycles and Mosaic entered the 2015 Builder Challenge at Rouge Roubaix, where each company brought along four applicant racers to join their racing team, with one lucky racer getting a completely custom dream bike. Argonaut looked for Category 1/2 racers, while the other companies sought Category 3/4 racers.

Wondering how they placed? We have listed both races where the three frame builders were involved. Of course we need to give a special call out to the Women’s Field, where Meredith Miller was able to make the podium despite not being able to contend with the leaders on the first major climb.

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The women's podium from @rougeroubaix! I didn't make it over the first gravel climb with Kristen Legan (@kplegan) and Lauren DeCrescenzo (@laurenissima) when they put the hammer down, but I was able to ride away on the last gravel section to finish 3rd. The race met all expectations – it was hard and fun and epic all at the same time! I highly, highly advise anyone and everyone to give this race a go. It's beautiful countryside with an interesting twist of culture. And it's fantastically well organized. Thanks @mosaiccycles and @lizannebb for inviting me to come along for the ride! And big props go to @muddylegs for flying in at 1:30 this morning and still kicking ass today! #rrbc2015 #louisiana #adventureracing #boulderbabes

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2015 Rouge Roubaix Women's Race

PLACELast NameFirst NameClubCat.TIMECityState
1De CrescenzoLaurenK4 Racing 15:01:45BOULDER CO
2LeganKristenEvol Elite Racing25:08:43BOULDERCO
3MillerMeredith015:12:46BOULDERCO
4HardemanMissySquadra Di Servitori35:17:15HUBBARDTX
5BarcheckElizabeth045:17:15BOULDERCO
6JimenezMaryTeam LaS'port25:17:15SHREVEPORTLA
7PowlisonKateEvol Elite Racing25:28:30BOULDERCO
8NelsonHeatherIndian Cycle Racing35:29:22MOBILEAL
9PedrazaCinthiaRiver City Market Racing45:29:22AUSTINTX
10CarterGigiIndian Cycle Racing45:29:22MADISONMS
11DowningMary45:32:00LovelandOH
12SwallowSarah45:42:04MainevilleOH
13JordanBettyGeorgia Cycling Inc.45:45:04MONTICELLOGA
14LyleSelinaTeam LaS'port45:56:13BOSSIER CITYLA
15PersonChristina46:06:18New OrleansLA
16BaconMaloriePHENOM46:07:04AUSTINTX
17MillsDeniseIndian Cycle Racing46:07:25JACKSONMS
18WhiteEmilyTeam Cycleton36:08:10BROOMFIELDCO
19SteeleMelinda046:14:39AUSTINTX
20VekasyMichelle46:15:44COLLEGE STATIONTX
21SmolikAmberShama Cycles46:20:50STAFFORDTX
22HumberJenniferSteel City She46:22:03BIRMINGHAMAL
23DanielMelissa046:24:05BIRMINGHAMAL
24Schafer AlisonNew Orleans Bicycle Club Inc46:24:51METAIRIELA
25LindsayNatalie46:43:15HoumaLA
26ClementsKimberlySemi-Tough Cycling Club47:00:06BATON ROUGELA
27HicksRebeccaSemi-Tough Cycling Club47:25:00NEW ORLEANSLA

2015 Rouge Roubaix Cat 1/2

PLACELast NameFirst NameClubTIME  CityState
1DavidWinstonLupus Racing Team4:10:24GREENVILLESC
2ClarkOscarHincapie Racing4:10:24ATHENSGA
3MagnerTylerHincapie Racing4:11:46GRIFFINGA
4TraviesoFrankThe 706 Project4:11:46ATHENSGA
5HutchingsLoganBoneshaker Project4:11:46AUSTINTX
6RuggTimothyLupus Racing Team4:11:46HARRISONBURGVA
7girkinskevinElbowz Racing4:11:53AUSTINTX
8StricklandColinElbowz Racing4:12:48AUSTINTX
9TorracaNicholasBoneshaker Project4:12:48GRAPEVINETX
10ScaranoAndrewThe 706 Project4:13:12ATHENSGA
11PincusMichaelSuper Squadra4:13:20PEARLANDTX
12UhlTristan787 Racing4:13:20AUSTINTX
13OlheiserMichaelLupus Racing Team4:13:20HUNTSVILLEAL
14Zucco SchizziVitorCadence Cyclery4:13:29COPPELLTX
15HammondAndrewPalmer Cycling4:13:29JACKSONMS
16StephensMatBoneshaker Project4:16:41DALLASTX
17TooneBrianFriends Great Smokies (FGS Cycling)4:16:43BIRMINGHAMAL
18ApplegateNicholasTeam Cycleton4:17:23BOULDERCO
19HillBrianThe 706 Project4:17:26GREENVILLESC
20LasleyJacobSoundpony Triad Bank4:17:30BROKEN ARROWOK
21McDonaldChrisElevate Cycling Team4:17:30BOULDERCO
22ReinhartTimothyArgonaut Cycles4:17:30PORTLANDOR
23StoweJohnCherry St. Cycles4:17:24CATAULAGA
24leblancsamuel4th Dimension Fitness4:19:13KENNERLA
25GriffinRussellTeam Cycleton4:19:13DENVERCO
26RidgeJerodTeam Cycleton4:19:13LITTLETONCO
27AndrewsJakeCherry St. Cycles4:19:16GRAYGA
28BlackgroveHeathBoneshaker Project4:19:16AUSTINTX
29McManusEvanLake Charles Racing4:19:16WESTLAKELA
30BrizzardJohnTeam LaS'port4:19:23PENSACOLAFL
31ReedPeterAmateur Cycling Club of Memphis4:19:55OXFORDMS
32DupreeRyanSoundpony Triad Bank4:20:52TULSAOK
33StoneMichaelLupus Racing Team4:23:45MONROEGA
34DrummondGeraldFayetteville Wheelmen4:23:49SPRINGDALEAR
35GriesseMarkDickson Street Cycling Club4:23:53FAYETTEVILLEAR
36MartinWilliamShred Monster4:25:12NACOGDOCHESTX
37RayCoreyCadence Cyclery4:25:12MCKINNEYTX
38AtkinsJonathan4th Dimension Fitness4:25:18PEACHTREE CITYGA
39RotheStefanElbowz Racing4:25:33AUSTINTX
40LuckettCurtisFayetteville Wheelmen4:28:16BETHEL HEIGHTSAR
41KiferJadenPalmer Cycling4:28:16NEW ORLEANSLA
42WeaverRyanArgonaut Cycles4:29:23PORTLANDOR
43PurvisJohnFayetteville Wheelmen4:32:54PARTHENONAR
44GaudetJesseENJB Racing4:34:02SALT LAKE CITYUT
45WalrodJohnArgonaut Cycles4:35:28PORTLANDOR
46KincaidStephenSRAM Factory East4:35:28WYOMISSINGPA
47FarverBenjaminArgonaut Cycles4:36:25PORTLANDOR
48WhatleyMatthewCherry St. Cycles4:37:34ATHENSGA
49WillisHenryOrlando Velo4:53:07ORLANDOFL
50PattonNicolasCentury Road Club/FGX Racing4:55:50BrooklynNY
51WikoffPhilSuper Squadra4:56:30AUSTINTX
52HernandezAbdias Benjamin5:07:04HOUSTONTX
53FinangerLarsShama Cycles5:12:35THE WOODLANDSTX
54RosbyJoshua4th Dimension Fitness5:14:35BATON ROUGELA
55LallaMichael05:29:45DALLASTX
DNFAbrahamEmile4th Dimension FitnessATLANTAGA
DNFGaubertAdamElbowz RacingDurangoCO
DNFBrownNathanTeam CycletonBOULDERCO
DNFChovanSamTeam CycletonSTEAMBOAT SPRINGSCO
DNFSchneidewindJakeFayetteville WheelmenLOWELLAR
DNFFlauttOliverLupus Racing TeamATHENSGA
DNFWinsteadDavisThe Bike CrossingCLINTONMS
DNFBentonScotTallahasseeFL
DNFDayJamesShred MonsterAUSTINTX

2015 Rouge Roubaix Cat 3/4

PLACELast NameFirst NameClubCat.TIMECityState
1WhittleFrankJames Bros. Bikes34:34:16AUBURNAL
2ConerlyKevinBoardtown Bikes34:35:15BrandonMS
3LongJoseph4th Dimension Fitness34:35:15KENNERLA
4LoweJustinHub City Bicycle - Lift Center Racing34:35:15DOVERTN
5SpenceNathanJames Bros. Bikes34:35:15AUBURNAL
6RosenbloumJakebreadwinner44:35:15ASHEVILLENC
7SheftallWilliam44:35:15ST. FRANCISVILLELA
8PowlisonSpencerMosaic34:35:15BOULDERCO
9HydgensWilliam34:35:15MiltonFL
10PattersonNicholas Truly Spokin44:35:15MILTONFL
11BacalaJosephGEAUX Race34:35:15ANCHORAGEAK
12DeMartinoMattTeam Yacht Club34:36:20AUSTINTX
13MartinJohnBayou City Racing34:36:52HOUSTONTX
14PriorJustinAlabama Wheelmen34:36:57MADISONAL
15SchnurSean34:37:12HoustonTX
16CoppedgeMarcTeam Yacht Club34:38:22AUSTINTX
17WardTanner901 Racing34:38:45FAYETTEVILLEAR
18DillScott34:39:03AUSTINTX
19SternJeffreyStinner Frameworks44:40:31SANTA BARBARACA
20RyanIra34:40:31PORTLANDOR
21KirkMichaelDickson Street Cycling Club34:42:01FAYETTEVILLEAR
22HansonChristopherVooDoo Racing44:42:06PFLUGERVILLETX
23GillumJohnPanda Racing Development34:42:10LITTLE ROCKAR
24YarraDerek44:42:50San FranciscoCA
25BromleyColinPHENOM34:43:34AUSTINTX
26PatrickStewartThe Bike Crossing44:43:53BRANDONMS
27JohnsonRyanPanda Racing Development34:44:02LITTLE ROCKAR
28BurksRalandHUB City Velo44:44:34HATTIESBURGMS
29HaneganTaylor34:44:38HAUGHTONLA
30KnappKeegenPanda Racing Development34:44:38LITTLE ROCKAR
31CaldwellLukeExtract.coffee - Rocket Espresso34:44:38BIRMINGHAMAL
32CutherellBlakePHENOM44:44:45AUSTINTX
33MillerKeithAcadiana Bicycle Company Racing34:44:49BATON ROUGELA
34TymchukBrad44:44:52CamrosseAB
35JohnsonKyleAustinBikes/Revenant34:44:57AUSTINTX
36NewcomerBrandonMosaic44:45:09BROOMFIELDCO
37WrenPaulBonk Breaker Cycling34:46:01MONTECITOCA
38ErchullMatthewCentury Road Club Assoc34:48:47NEW YORKNY
39CourtneyRandallTeam Party Time34:49:36DALLASTX
40NelsonEricIndian Cycle Racing44:51:11MOBILEAL
41AdamsBowiePHENOM34:51:42ALPINETX
42ButlerAdamPHENOM44:51:50AUSTINTX
43HobgoodRhett44:52:57MadisonMS
44SpainBenjaminTulane University of Louisiana44:54:30NEW ORLEANSLA
45WatersJacobLake Charles Racing44:57:35RAGLEYLA
46WattsWilliamPanda Racing Development44:57:35LITTLE ROCKAR
47SuggThomasGEAUX Race44:57:35BATON ROUGELA
48DanielRobertDriveway Series Racing34:59:35SULPHURLA
49TininenkoColePanda Racing Development34:59:35LITTLE ROCKAR
50HorvathAndrewVooDoo Racing44:59:35AUSTINTX
51BoudreauxKyleSemi-Tough Cycling Club34:59:35COVINGTONLA
52UpchurchBenDickson Street Cycling Club35:00:57FAYETTEVILLEAR
53EversonTommy45:02:32MINNEAPOLISMN
54JohnsonSteveNew Orleans Bicycle Club Inc45:02:47DESTREHANLA
55StachowAlexanderVantage Health Plan/Team Colvin45:04:50RUSTONLA
56HallMaximilianShred Monster35:03:45SAN MARCOSTX
57SimsPattonVantage Health Plan/Team Colvin45:07:28STERLINGTONLA
58StanbroughWhitneyMOAB35:07:46WELSHLA
59AsproditesFrancis035:07:46NEW ORLEANSLA
60RobertsCharliePanda Racing Development35:08:34LITTLE ROCKAR
61MorseGeorgeSemi-Tough Cycling Club45:10:29COVINGTONLA
62BurtonNicholasTeam LaS'port45:10:38SHREVEPORTLA
63MorganWestonTeam La'Sport45:10:38ShreveportLA
64ReadTreyIndian Cycle Racing45:11:00RIDGELANDMS
65GreenhoeBrianIndian Cycle Racing45:11:00HATTIESBURGMS
66WhiteJack Indian Cycle Racing45:11:00MADISONMS
67raganmattDrummond Racing35:11:08COLUMBUSGA
68PerronePaul45:11:59AUSTINTX
69GrayByronIndian Cycle Racing45:13:36RIDGELANDMS
70BabingtonRonGreenville Spinners Bicycle Club35:16:03GREENVILLESC
71KellerJarrettGEAUX Race45:17:45BATON ROUGELA
72RamirezAlejandroPR Endurance Sports45:19:03KATYTX
73GuminaScott45:20:44SLIDELLLA
74JudiceDustinAcadiana Bicycle Company Racing45:22:08NEW IBERIALA
75GerhardtPaulSquadra Di Servitori45:23:38WACOTX
76StricklandBillbreadwinner35:24:33EMMAUSPA
77McWhorterWestonSemi-Tough Cycling Club45:28:30NEW ORLEANSLA
78SmithScottieIndian Cycle Racing45:28:45MADISONMS
79NenningerGeoffreyLefthand Velo Corporation35:29:25LAFAYETTECO
80SchraderBlakeSquadra Di Servitori35:31:31HEWITT TX
81BarcheckAaronMosaic45:39:04BOULDERCO
82RichardsonBarretPanda Racing Development35:43:53LITTLE ROCKAR
83VogtAlexPHENOM35:55:08COUPLANDTX
84HuffDavidSemi-Tough Cycling Club46:11:26MERAUXLA
85OmolaraKhari46:11:45BOGUE CHITTOMS
86LeeRobertIndian Cycle Racing46:19:50CLINTONMS
87StephensCraigBayou Country Cyclists Inc- Green Team46:48:35LABADIEVILLELA
88KnightJamieBayou Country Cyclists Inc- Green Team46:48:35HOUMALA
89TrahanMattBayou Country Cyclists Inc- Green Team46:48:35HOUMALA
90LittlefieldDavidGEAUX Race47:14:30GEISMARLA
DNFLoveMattGEAUX Race4BATON ROUGELA
DNFAbshireLanceTeam LaS'port3BATON ROUGELA
DNFNevilsRIchardCLouisiana Cycling4WINNFIELDLA