• Trebon second at Gran Prix: Bend professional Ryan Trebon finished second in Saturday’s men’s elite/U23 race to highlight his weekend performance at the U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross Derby City Cup in Louisville, Ky. Trebon finished as runner-up Saturday to Jeremy Powers, who also won Sunday’s race, by 14 seconds. Powers, of Easthampton, Mass., leads the USGP overall standings heading into the series finale Deschutes Brewery Cup races, scheduled for Dec. 8-9 in Bend. Trebon was fourth on Sunday, also behind Ben Berden, a Belgian, and Timothy Johnson, of Topsfield, Mass. Fellow Bend pros Adam Craig and Barry Wicks also competed in both races. Craig placed fourth on Saturday and 11th on Sunday. Wicks was 16th on Saturday and 27th on Sunday.
Powers carries 284 points, good for a 101-point lead over Trebon, into the Deschutes Brewery Cup. Berden is third, eight points behind Trebon.
• Bendites win at Cross Crusade: Lance Haidet and Aimee Furber, both of Bend, rode to victory at the Cross Crusade race staged Sunday at the Washington County Fair Complex in Hillsboro.
Haidet was the victor in the junior men’s division, while Furber took top honors in the women’s Category B class. Haidet has now won five of the seven junior men’s races to date in the 2012 Cross Crusade series. Furber is now third in the women’s Category B series standings with one race to go this Sunday in Portland.
Also on Sunday, Chris Sheppard (men’s Category A), Bart Bowen (masters men 35+ A) and Javier Colton (junior men), all of Bend, placed second in their respective divisions. Another Bend rider, John Rollert, was third in the masters men 35+ A division.
For a listing of top-10 Central Oregon finishers in Sunday’s Cross Crusade event, see Cycling Central Scoreboard, above right.
—Bulletin staff reports