Sonance/Specialized dominates Vuelta
Santa Clarita, CA -April 8 -9, 2006 -Sonance/Specialized riders dominated the 45+ category at the Vuelta a Valencia Stage Race held in and around the Santa Clarita area. The race consisted of 3 races with points awarded to the top placers. Keith Ketterer led a sweep of the top spots in the Time Trial with Steve Strickler, Tim Black and Malcolm Hill taking the next places. On the same day the riders lined up for the 2nd Stage Criterium race. Black took the top place with the team riding support. Ketterer and Hill broke away from the main field to take 3rd and 4th place and Steve Strickler continued his dominance of the sprinters by taking the field sprint for 5th place. The final stage held the next day saw Ketterer take 2nd place, Steve Strickler 3rd and Tim Black 5th. The overall win based off placing and bonus points was taken by Black followed closely by Ketterer. Strickler tied for 4th place and Jay Wolkoff finished 10th overall.
Thurlow Rogers raced in the Pro 1,2 race and won the Time Trial race to continue the Sonance/Specialized dominance in that event. He placed high in the other events placing 4th overall for the entire event in a field that contained one of the strongest teams in the nation, Toyota -United.
About the Sonance Specialized Cycling Team
The Specialized/Sonance Masters Racing Team is one of the Nations' premier bicycle racing organizations that focuses on the Masters racing division. The Team is comprised of elite level racers with a combined 140+ years of racing with more than 1,000 victories. Team members boast multiple National Champions on the road, time -trial, track and mountain bike disciplines.
Headquartered in San Clemente, California, Sonance was founded in 1984 by Scott Struthers and Geoff Spencer who introduced the world's first in -wall loudspeaker system to the consumer electronics market. With distribution in 45 countries around the world, Sonance remains at the forefront of technology by offering innovative solutions that harmoniously blend sound with designs favored by leading custom integrators, architects, interior design professionals and design conscious clients throughout the world.
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