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Belleview, Florida – Race #5 of the Florida State Championship Series took place over the weekend with the Trek/VW Factory Team coming out on top of the competition. Members of the team took the win in the Pro/Expert race in addition to holding onto the Florida State Championship Series lead.
Trek/VW Southeast Factory teammates Earl Bradley and Andy Mills lined up against a strong field of racers. Trek Grassroots rider Rodney Reber set a fierce pace on the first lap (of four) and broke the field to pieces. Mills and Bradley were still on his wheel after the 2nd lap, allowing him to go as hard as he wanted- and answering every attack. When Mills attacked on the 3rd lap, going through one of the course’s tight technical section, he took a nasty spill and Reber and Bradley rode away, opening a 30-second gap. This untimely spill resulted in a great scenario for the remaining Trek duo. While Mills was chasing to get back on, Bradley sat on Reber’s wheel, forcing him to make the pace. Bradley was able to stay fresh by sitting on, and Reber had to try to fend off series leader Andy Mills who was slowly closing the gap.
When Mills finally reached Bradley and Reber, there were only 2-miles to go. With 1-mile to go, Mills and Bradley dropped the hammer, making the decisive final move to break the race and drop Reber. The Trek duo rode away, putting 30-seconds on Reber by the finish line. This is Bradley’s first win of the season and it was a big one. With this win Bradley is back in the State Championship hunt that Mills currently leads. The entire team is looking forward to dueling it out again in Round #6 on November 23rd in Miami, Florida. Stay posted to TrekFactoryTeam.com to see how it all unfolds!
The Trek Factory Team is proud to be sponsored by: Volkswagen, JBL, HKTrafficpro.com, SoundDomain.com, Fox Racing Shox, Trek Optimized Performance Beverage, Power Bar, Nike, Oettinger, Hayes Disc Brakes, Zeal Optics & Gloves, SRAM, Bontrager, Chris King, Time Pedals, Wrench Force, Saris Racks, Powertap, CycleOps and Lupine Lights. www.trekfactoryteam.com
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