Todd Wells (Specialized) and Gabriella Day (Team Rapha-Focus) are in control atop the USA Professional Cyclocross Calendar (Pro CX) after two weeks of racing.
Wells finished sixth in two races — Catamount Grand Prix 1 and 2 — in Williston, Vt. over the weekend and saw his lead shrink to 11 points. Stephen Hyde (Northampton Cycling Club) is second with 95 points, while Justin Lindine (Redline-NBX) has 82 points and sits in third.
Hyde finished third and fourth in Vermont and Lindine took fourth and fifth.
Lukas Winterberg (Muller Landscape-BH Bikes) is fourth overall with 77 points and Timothy Johnson (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld), who registered first- and second-place finishes in Vermont, is fifth with 65.
On the women’s side, Day won StarCrossed in Redmond, Wash. on Saturday to claim the top spot in the standings with 88 points.
Arley Kemmerer (C3-Twenty20 Cycling Co.) holds second place overall with 75 points, while Helen Wyman (Kona Factory Team) — who won the overall series title last year — is third with 70 points after winning both women’s races in Vermont.
Laura van Gilder (Mellow Mushroom) slipped from first to fourth and now has 65 points, five more than fifth-place rider Maghalie Rochette (Cyclocrossworld.com).
There are three Pro CX events scheduled for this week, starting with Wednesday’s Clif® Bar CrossVegas and ending with this weekend’s Trek Cyclo-cross Collective Cup in Waterloo, Wis. and two Charm City Cross contests in Baltimore.