Jim Brown has accomplished a lot in cycling, but his most recent challenge – a junior stage race – was the most satisfying. The Rapha Northwest Classic Junior Stage Race was a two-day, three-race event and the first of its kind in the state of Washington. It promises to be a season highlight in the Great Northwest for years to come. “It’s the pinnacle of anything I’ve ever promoted,” Brown said. “I’ve had Belgians and pros at my races but putting this on the map is a big deal to me. I’m proud of it.”

USA Cycling Director of Development Steve McCauley wasn’t surprised that Brown’s club, Revel Consulting-Rad Racing NW, put on a good show. read more