Eric Marcotte wins USA Cycling men's pro road race title in Chattanooga

Eric Marcotte wins USA Cycling men's pro road race title in Chattanooga

May 26th, 2014 by Jim Tanner in Local - Breaking News

Eric Marcotte presented by Smart Stop Pro Cycling (114) celebrates his win with teammate and runner up Travis McCabe and third place finisher Alex Howes during the USA Cycling Road Race National Championship on May 26, 2014. Alison Powers presented by United Healthcare Pro Cycling won the stars and stripes jersey.

Eric Marcotte presented by Smart Stop Pro Cycling...

Photo by Dan Henry /Times Free Press.

Eric Marcotte of SmartStop Pro Cycling outsprinted teammate Travis McCabe to win the men's road race title at the USA Cycling Professional Road and Time Trial Championships in Chattanooga on Monday.

Marcotte and McCabe led a chase group over the final lap through town, and launched a final sprint down Market Street to claim the win.

Team Garmin Sharp's Alex Howes finished third in the bunch sprint.

Marcotte won the 102 mile race in a time of four hours, 17 minutes, 59 seconds.