Ojai, CA–April 2, 2006–
Two of the strongest Master teams in the nation, Sonance/Specialized and Labor Power, faced off at the 3rd annual Garrett Lemire Memorial Criterium in the 45+ Masters Race. Thurlow Rogers led all racers out-sprinting Roger Worthington of Labor to win his 2nd 45+ race in 2 days. Steve Strickler took 3rd place followed closely by Keith Ketterer in 5th place. Mike Mueller finished 10th over all to round out the top places by Sonance/Specialized.
In the 35+ Masters Race, Dan Vogt continued his top placing in this category finishing a strong 2nd place in a very strong field of riders. With this win Dan moved into 3rd place in the SoCal Cup for 35+ riders. He beat the top 35+ SoCal Cup rider Richard Meeker who placed 3rd in this race.
The Garrett Lemire Memorial Criterium is on the National Racing Calendar (NRC) and is held in Ojai in memory of Garrett Lemire who was killed on March 15th, 2003 while racing at the Tucson Bike Classic.
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.
For further information visit www.sonance.com or contact the company at 212 Avenida Fabricante, San Clemente, CA 92672, Telephone: 800-582-0771.
About Specialized Bicycle Components
Specialized Bicycle Components of Morgan Hill, California, founded in 1974, is a leader in bicycle design and manufacturing. Check out their web site www.specialized.com for your nearest dealer