Archive for May, 2008

Spotlight on David Veilleux

Posted on 25. May, 2008 by .

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In the cyclingnews report, Kelly Cup winner David Veilleux (Kelly Benefit/Medifast) states that he was an underdog because most of the other riders didn’t know him. But his win was not a surprise for those who follow the Quebec and Canadian cycling scene. The 20-year old Veilleux won the U23 Canadian Time Trial championships twice [...]

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Kelly Cup

Posted on 24. May, 2008 by .

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Brief results are coming in for the Kelly Cup Pro Race as part of the BikeJam Cycling Festival held Saturday in Baltimore, Maryland. For the women’s race 1. Shontell Gauthier (Colavita/Sutter Home) 2. Morgan Patton (Team Type 1) 3. Monique Hanley (Team Type 1) The Colavita/Sutter Home team put together its leadout train on the [...]

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Not a holiday weekend for everyone with Leelanau, Kelly Cup and Somerville on the calendar

Posted on 23. May, 2008 by .

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While a lot of us are off enjoying a long weekend with Memorial Day – a precursor for summer (or sales) – the pro men & women teams will divide their squads to try and conquer the three 1-day races: the Kelly Cup Pro Race as part of the BikeJam Cycling Festival in Baltimore, Maryland, [...]

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Wilmington Grand Prix and NRC standings

Posted on 23. May, 2008 by .

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While the Mt Hood Cycling Classic was happening in Oregon, the Bank of America Wilmington Grand Prix was held last weekend in Delaware. On only its second year, the race was added to the NRC calendar in 2008. The course was a .9-mile rectangle in the heart of the city, 4 corner affair with slight [...]

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Final thoughts about Hood

Posted on 22. May, 2008 by .

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Health Net-Maxxis’ Rory Sutherland is showing amazing form right now, and with two back-to-back wins, starting off with Joe Martin, he has taken a tremendous lead in the NRC standings. More importantly though, Sutherland hopes that these results with help in recruiting a sponsor for next year, as the team is on the final year [...]

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BMC did it the old-fashioned way – no team cars, no mechanics, no radios

Posted on 21. May, 2008 by .

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The BMC team came in under radar at Mt Hood Cycling Classic, as the race was not an official scheduled race for the team. Six riders decided to go to Oregon on their own to refine their form, and have some fun. Jonathan Garcia, Jackson Stewart, Darren Lill, Mike Sayers, Ian McKissick and Nathan Miller [...]

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Sprinters come out of hiding in the final stage in the Hood

Posted on 21. May, 2008 by .

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Barring disasters, the GC was set before the final stage of the Mt Hood Cycling Classic, the traditional technical criterium in Hood River. A final test for the fast twitch muscles, the 1-mile loop that starts off with a sharp right hand turn, quick descent into a left hand curve followed immediately by a sharp [...]

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A mountain runs through it – Mt Hood Queen stage

Posted on 20. May, 2008 by .

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The Queen stage of the Mt Hood Cycling Classic was the last opportunity for the contenders to shake up the GC but after all the attacks, no changes to the leader of the overall after Stage 4. In the men’s race, only 31 seconds divided the three men at the top of the classification before [...]

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Sutherland wins Hood TT and takes over lead, Goldstein win TT but Beveridge is still in command

Posted on 20. May, 2008 by .

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As expected, for the men’s race at least, the 18.5-mile time trial with 2 categorized climbs shuffled the GC once again. Rory Sutherland (Health Net-Maxxis) won Mt Hood time trial in a decisive manner, stopping the clock with the fastest time of 37:29, with an average speed of 29.61 mph (47.64 kmph). Slotting into second [...]

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Kiesanowski & Lill win first climbing stage at Hood and take over GC (after stage 2)

Posted on 20. May, 2008 by .

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The first climbing stage at Mt Hood shuffled the general classification as expected but with no big time gaps, the race is still wide open for the contenders. The women started off extremely slow in the first of the 3.5 loops of the 18.7-mile circuit, and well it was boring in the caravan. Finally, after [...]

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