Tour de Terra Cotta Results and Photos

Tour de Terra Cotta 2015 Road Race Results and Photos

A strong field to the start line today for the 11th annual Tour de Terra Cotta in picturesque Terra Cotta, Ontario.  The pace was fast and the racing intense.  Eventually Benjamin Perry of Silber Pro Cycling came out on top after attacking from a strong break, winning a three up sprint.  Larbi Benhabib of Real Deal/Gears and Aaron Fillion of Ride with Rendall rounded off the podium.  Pre-race favorites Ed veal and Ryan Roth finished 7th and 8th respectively.

Congratulations to staff and volunteers at Le Tour de Terra Cotta for putting on a great event.  Looking forward to many more additions of this fantastic event.

Tour de Terra Cotta Results

Place Name Team Gap
1 PERRY, Benjamin SILBER PRO CYCLING
2 BENHABIB, Larbi REAL DEAL/GEARS P/B WASPCAM à 00:01
3 FILLION, Aaron RIDE WITH RENDALL / BIEMME DEV à 00:02
4 ETZL, Brandon TEAM NCCH P/B DEC EXPRESS à 00:38
5 ASTON, Michael TOWHEELS/EPICSPORTSPERF/BCC à 00:38
6 KINGS, Patrick SOUND SOLUTIONS à 00:38
7 VEAL, Ed REAL DEAL/GEARS P/B WASPCAM à 02:17
8 ROTH, Ryan SILBER PRO CYCLING à 02:22
9 MATTHEWS, Darren TEAM COCOS/BARBADOS à 02:44
10 O’DONNELL, Trevor REAL DEAL/GEARS P/B WASPCAM à 02:44

Photos

Elite field lining up at the start of the 2015 Tour de Terra Cotta.

Elite field lining up at the start of the 2015 Tour de Terra Cotta.

And their off...

And their off…

The pace was high as the field turned off King onto Heritage.

The pace was high as the field turned off King onto Heritage.

Field whizzing around the corner.

Field whizzing around the corner.

Racing was tough up the Heritage Climb.  Centurian Next Wave looked good today.

Racing was tough up the Heritage Climb. Centurian Next Wave looked good today.

And the fans were out in force on the climb encouraging their favorite riders.

And the fans were out in force on the climb encouraging their favorite riders.

A break eventually formed including eventual winner Benjamin Perry.

A break eventually formed including eventual winner Benjamin Perry.

NCCH, CNW and Real Deal Gears led the chase through the feed zone.

NCCH, CNW and Real Deal Gears led the chase through the feed zone.

It was hot out.  Was important to stay hydrated.

It was hot out. Was important to stay hydrated.

The break kept working hard to stay away as they came through the finish with only a few laps to go.

The break kept working hard to stay away as they came through the finish with only a few laps to go.

With only a couple laps left a strong chase group formed including Perry's teammate Ryan Roth.

With only a couple laps left a strong chase group formed including Perry’s teammate Ryan Roth.

Perry attacked the break and sprinted to victory in a three up sprint.

Perry attacked the break and sprinted to victory in a three up sprint.

The rest of the peloton crossed the finish line almost three minutes down on Perry.

The rest of the peloton crossed the finish line almost three minutes down on Perry.