Archive for May, 2008

Tulsa Tough Brady Crit – deja vu all over again

Posted on 31. May, 2008 by .

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Toyota-United did it again, taking the top 5 spots this time in the second race of the Tulsa Tough series, the Brady Village Criterium, a USA Crits Series event. World B Champion Ivan Stevic crossed the line first followed by Jonnie Clarke, Caleb Manion, Hilton Clarke and Henk Vogels. In the women’s race, the same [...]

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Previewing CSC Invitational

Posted on 31. May, 2008 by .

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The next race on the NRC schedule is the 1.2-rated CSC Invitational in Arlington Virginia on Sunday June 1. On its eleventh year, the riders will line-up to race the always fast 1 kilometer course that starts up with a tough uphill drag to the top of Wilson followed by sharp left and after fast [...]

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Judith Arndt wins the Montreal World Cup

Posted on 31. May, 2008 by .

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Last year, Judith Arndt (High Road) crashed at 300 meters from the finish line at the Montreal World Cup and finished in third place. This year, with the help of her teammates including Ina-Yoko Teutenberg, the current World Cup leader Arndt came through by outsprinting defending champion Fabiana Luperini (Menikini), after three hours, eleven minutes [...]

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Tulsa Tough Blue Dome Results

Posted on 31. May, 2008 by .

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As expected, the 9-man Toyota-United squad controlled the first crit of the Tulsa Tough series, the Blue Dome, and swept the podium. And managed an Australian sweep too. After lapping the 84-man field with 4 other riders, Hilton Clarke crossed the line first, followed by his teammates Caleb Manion and brother Jonnie Clarke. Dan Holloway [...]

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Coupe du Monde Cycliste Féminine sur route UCI

Posted on 30. May, 2008 by .

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For the eleventh year, Montreal is holding a Women’s World Cup event, on Saturday May 31. The seventh event in the World Cup series is the last race to be held before the Olympics selection rules kick in, as far as the number of riders that can represent their country. At midday, the women will [...]

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Tulsa Tough – 3 days, 3 crits, $150K in cash prizes

Posted on 29. May, 2008 by .

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The third edition of the Tulsa Tough starts tomorrow, Friday May 30th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tulsa Tough is more that just a race, it’s a riding festival that includes a leisurely ride before the race, and the Children’s Hospital Tough Kids Challlenge & Bike Give-away. This year, the organization, with the assistance of the Children’s [...]

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Next up, Tulsa Tough, Montreal World Cup and CSC Invitational

Posted on 28. May, 2008 by .

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In the final stretch to Philly week, and with the time closing fast to be selected to the Olympic Games, once again, teams and riders have to make choices as far as which race to compete in. Tulsa Tough Ride & Race in Tulsa, OK, the Women’s World Cup in Montreal, Canada or the CSC [...]

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Quick recap – NRC and USA Pro Tour Standings

Posted on 28. May, 2008 by .

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With 11 men’s races and 13 women’s events on the 2008 NRC completed, the top 5 are: Men’s Individual Standings 1. Rory Sutherland (AUS/Health Net-Maxxis) 976 2. Ted King (Brentwood, N.H./Bissell) 407 3. Darren Lill (RSA/BMC) 350 4. Ben Jacques-Maynes (Watsonville, Calif./Bissell) 338 5. Sebastian Haedo (ARG/Colavita-Sutter Home) 321 Men’s Team Standings 1. Health Net [...]

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Tour of Somerville – Colavita/Sutter Home sweep

Posted on 26. May, 2008 by .

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Tina Pic and Seba Haedo, both of Colavita/Sutter Home won the 65th annual Tour of Somerville, the oldest, continuous major bicycle race in the United States, in new Jersey today. The name of the game was the lead out train. The women raced aggressively on the 15-lap, 20-mile course of the ‘Kentucky Derby of Cycling’, [...]

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Tolleson and Samplonius win at Tour de Leelanau

Posted on 26. May, 2008 by .

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On Saturday, the 4th annual Tour de Leelanau was held in Michigan. BMC’s Taylor Tolleson came out victorious in the fifth race on the USA Pro Tour Calendar, oustprinting his breakaway companions, with Ben Jacques-Maynes and Teddy King, both of Bissell, rounding off the podium. As expected, the battle was fought between the three pro [...]

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