Rivera Flying Solo In Us Road Race Title Defence

Coryn Rivera on the front during the 2019 USPro criterium

Coryn Rivera ( Team Sunweb ) is back on home soil for the USA Cycling Pro Road Championships in hopes of defending her road race title in Knoxville, Tennesee. But the 26-year-old will have a tougher time seeking her 73rd national championship victory this year as she is without teammates. The lack of teammates showed in the criterium championship on Friday , when Rivera was just off the podium in fourth place behind winner Emma White (Rally UHC). Rivera tried to attack several times, but three big teams – Rally UHC, Sho-Air Twenty20 and Hagens Berman-Supermint – had her closely marked. "I got a good little gap once, but nobody wants to work - but I can understand at the same time [why]," Rivera told Cyclingnews . "I was just trying to have some fun, do a race and get back into the US scene a little bit and feel ...

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