Project London Shatters U.S. Track Record
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
— Three American riders from the Felt-sponsored Project London
track program scored the silver medal at Monday’s Team Sprint
event at the Pan American Games
in Mexico. The U.S. squad of Michael Blatchford, Dean Tracy
and Jimmy Watkins
rode their Felt TK1 bikes
to second place behind the team from Venezuela, setting a new U.S. record in the team sprint.
The U.S. team posted a time of 44.036
, eclipsing the old record and earning the silver medal.
Project London is an elite track team consisting of five American track athletes focused on elite international competition and next year's Olympic Games
Track competition at the Pan Am Games in Guadalajara continues through Thursday.