It was an uncharacteristically busy night in the pits for
Cannondale prepared by Cyclocrossworld.com team principal and chief mechanic
Stu Thorne at the CrossVegas season opener. En route to a second place finish
for Swiss National Champion Christian Heule, Thorne had to fix a pair of
bizarre mechanical incidents.
Luckily for Stu, Cannondale prepared by Cyclocrossworld.com
had a very capable pare of hands on deck, having enlisted the help of Daimien
Shanks. Without him, none of the teamís Vegas exploits would have been
Much to the delight of the team, and the on looking crowd, Johnson was able to chase his way back into the lead group and help Heule to his second place finish while finishing seventh himself.