The Masters 65-69 Men followed the Masters Men’s 70+ race at the 2022 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships in Hartford, CT.

Scott Paisley, who took first at 2018 Reno Cyclocross Nationals Masters Men 60-64, took the 65-69 title, while last year’s Masters Men 65-69 winner, David Rustico, came in second. Marty Soetaert podiumed.

30 riders took the start, compared to 31 in 2017.

2022 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships Hartford Results: Masters Men 65-69

1409Scott PAISLEYBlue Wheel Bikes41:06.
2401David RUSTICOTeam DSO Mfg - ERRACE41:44.
3406Marty SOETAERTPure Austin p-b Watkins Insurance42:18.
4402Robert DOWNSPlanet Bike42:32.
5412Brad YOUNGNo.22 CX TEAM43:09.
6420Jeff CRAFTLake Effect Cycling Team43:25.
8414William KUSTERMinnesota Masters Cycling -MMC45:48.
9404Paul CURLEYAmerican Lung Assn. - Spin Arts Cycling45:55.
10410Kevin SAINT CLAIRTeam SKYLINE46:19.
11417David MARTICC-LLC47:05.
12411Gaylord OTTExXx Racing-AthletiCo47:36.
14405David GOODWINNorthampton Cycling Club50:01.
15429David CHOMOWICZCRCA-Rockstar Games50:36.
16415Leo HANDERHANIBCC Racing50:47.
17422Jack TICKLEBikeWorks-swansea velo club50:59.
18418Paul HERMESDeno???s Wonder Wheel52:09.
19423Barry DOUBLEDAYCycle Lodge52:27.
20421Tom STEVENSSpin Arts Cycling52:52.
21428Paul SADOFFVoler-Easton-HRS-Rock Lobster-presented by Kochlacs wood53:37.
22419Marc TATARBikeworks-SVC54:19.
23426Thomas FULCHERRock Creek Velo37:53.
24407Jeff BROWNshareholder38:12.
25425Lawrence PURTILLStedmans38:56.
26430William BONINStorrs center cycle racing53:52.
DNF408Gene PETRELLACCC-Keltic Const.-Zanes Cycles
DNS416Thomas CATALANOEssex County Velo

The race had some well-known cyclocross celebrities. Last year’s Masters Men 65-69 runner-up Robert Downs, finished in fourth place. Rivals and former champs Paul Curley and George Smith also attended the race with Smith in seventh and Curley in ninth. Curley spent seasons in Europe racing cyclocross

While fans weren’t treated to the Rock Lobster / Richard Sachs duel of years past (Sachs aged up), there still was a framebuilder title on the line. Spin Arts frame builder and course designer Tom Stevens got 20th followed by another legendary frame builder Paul Sadoff of Rock Lobster Cycles in 21st.

See all our 2022 USA Cycling Cyclocross Nationals coverage here.

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