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
|1||409||Scott PAISLEY||Blue Wheel Bikes||41:06.|
|2||401||David RUSTICO||Team DSO Mfg - ERRACE||41:44.|
|3||406||Marty SOETAERT||Pure Austin p-b Watkins Insurance||42:18.|
|4||402||Robert DOWNS||Planet Bike||42:32.|
|5||412||Brad YOUNG||No.22 CX TEAM||43:09.|
|6||420||Jeff CRAFT||Lake Effect Cycling Team||43:25.|
|7||403||George SMITH||MENLO VELO CYCLOCROSS||45:19.|
|8||414||William KUSTER||Minnesota Masters Cycling -MMC||45:48.|
|9||404||Paul CURLEY||American Lung Assn. - Spin Arts Cycling||45:55.|
|10||410||Kevin SAINT CLAIR||Team SKYLINE||46:19.|
|12||411||Gaylord OTTE||xXx Racing-AthletiCo||47:36.|
|13||427||Jim GENTES||GIRO SPORT DESIGN||48:56.|
|14||405||David GOODWIN||Northampton Cycling Club||50:01.|
|15||429||David CHOMOWICZ||CRCA-Rockstar Games||50:36.|
|16||415||Leo HANDERHAN||IBCC Racing||50:47.|
|17||422||Jack TICKLE||BikeWorks-swansea velo club||50:59.|
|18||418||Paul HERMES||Deno???s Wonder Wheel||52:09.|
|19||423||Barry DOUBLEDAY||Cycle Lodge||52:27.|
|20||421||Tom STEVENS||Spin Arts Cycling||52:52.|
|21||428||Paul SADOFF||Voler-Easton-HRS-Rock Lobster-presented by Kochlacs wood||53:37.|
|23||426||Thomas FULCHER||Rock Creek Velo||37:53.|
|26||430||William BONIN||Storrs center cycle racing||53:52.|
|DNF||408||Gene PETRELLA||CCC-Keltic Const.-Zanes Cycles|
|DNS||416||Thomas CATALANO||Essex 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.
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