Brent Bookwalter Selected for the 2015 Road World Championship Team

ASHEVILLE — Cyclist Brent Bookwalter has been named to the United States’ six-man team for the World Road Championships to be held in Richmond beginning Sept. 20.

Bookwalter recently finished second in the US Pro Challenge last month in Colorado. He won Stage 2 of that event and wore the yellow jersey for two days.

One more men’s rider will be named. The others chosen were Taylor Phinney, Tyler Farrar, Alex Howes and Ben King.

The women’s team features Olympians Shelley Olds and Evie Stevens, along with Allie Dragoo, Megan Guarnier, Lauren Stephens, Tayler Wiles and Coryn Rivera.

Small and Stevens also will compete in the time trial along with Kristin Armstrong, the two-time and defending Olympic gold medalist.

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