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Pro mountain bike Gravity tour (Pro GRT) 
August 18, 2009

Harvey wins 4X and grabs Pro GRT downhill lead; Ropelato wins men's 4X and Heath holds DH lead

Cameron Cole (NZL/Maxxis-Rocky Mountain) and Darian Harvey (Durango, Colo./Cannondale) won the men's and women's downhill contests at the fourth stop on USA Cycling's Pro Gravity Tour, the Yankee Clipper at Windham Mountain, in commanding fashion. Logan Binggeli (Saint George, Utah/KHS) took the men's 4X title over a small pro men's field while Harvey won the women's contest. For complete results from the Yankee Clipper in Windham, N.Y. click here.

With four of five Pro GRT events complete, Chris Heath (Durango, Colo./Manitou-Hayes) and Darian Harvey (Durango, Colo./Cannondale) lead the first-ever Pro GRT. The latest version of the USA Cycling Pro Gravity Tour standings are as follows:

Men's Standings
1. Chris Heath (Durango, Colo./Manitou-Hayes) 149
2. Kain Leonard (Gunnison, Colo./Crested Butte Mountain Sports) 100
2. Joey Schusler (Boulder, Colo./Yeti-Fox Shox) 100
4. Chris Boice (Albuquerque, N.M./Yeti) 90
4. Cameron Cole (NZL/Maxxis-Rocky Mountain) 90
4. Aaron Gwin (Morongo, Valley, Calif./Yeti-Fox Shox) 90

Women's Standings
1. Darian Harvey (Durango, Colo./Cannondale) 280
2. Rachel Bauer (Aspen, Colo./Bansee-Poison) 140
3. Jacqueline Harmony (Tucson, Ariz./Vixen-Loeka) 130
4. Jennifer Wolf (Mammoth Lakes, Calif.) 104
5. Addie Stewart (Roy, Utah/Go Ride-Hayes) 100
 *For complete Pro GRT men's standings, click here
The Yankee Clipper wrapped up the inaugural Pro XCT 4X calendar with 17-year-old Mitch Ropelato (Ogden, Utah/Cafe Rio-Canfield Bros) taking the Pro GRT 4X men's crown. Click here to see the full men's 4X standings. Downhill standings leader Darian Harvey (Durango, Colo./Cannondale) also wrapped up the Pro GRT 4X crown. Click here to see the full women's 4X standings.

Next Up
The final race on the 2009 Pro GRT will be the Whiteface 5K Downhill, Aug. 30 in Lake Placid, N.Y.

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