Archive for May, 2008

Joe Martin Stage Race

Posted on 07. May, 2008 by .

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Next on the NRC schedule is the Joe Martin Stage Race in Northwest Arkansas. In previous years, Joe Martin was followed by the Tri-Peaks Challenge to provide two NRC stage races in two weeks of racing in Arkansas, but this year Tri-Peaks was replaced by a new race, the Tour of Arkansas, a non-NRC event. […]

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Kickass

Posted on 06. May, 2008 by .

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Number of criteriums: 8Number of crits held on the same day: 2Number of days: 9Number of cities: 8 cities in 3 StatesTime spent racing: 429 minutes Distance spent racing: 192 miles (estimated)Distance driven race to race: 888 miles Who: the women professional cyclists who raced in the USA Crits Speed Week series, and two 2 […]

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Weekend Recap and NRC standings

Posted on 05. May, 2008 by .

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It was quite the busy weekend in the professional domestic cycling world this past weekend, as the Tour of Gila concluded on Sunday in New Mexico, and the USA Crits Speed Week finished in the Southeast. To top it off, two NRC races, the Sunny King Criterium and the Nalley Historic Roswell Criterium, and the […]

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USA Crits Speed Week – Tina Pic rules and Mark Hekman repeats

Posted on 05. May, 2008 by .

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The 7 crits in 8 days known as the USA Crits Speed Week concluded this weekend. The unstoppable Tina Pic (Colavita/Sutter Home) won 4 crits, and placed in the top 10 for the remaining 2 races to easily take the overall USA Crits Speedweek classification. In the men’s series, Mark Hekman (now riding for TOSHIBA-Santo), […]

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Support your local races – Cat’s Hill

Posted on 04. May, 2008 by .

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23% grade Ouch More Cat’s Hill Classic photos

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Gila – Goldstein and Ladino prevail

Posted on 04. May, 2008 by .

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The Tour of the Gila concluded this weekend with its two final stages, the crit on Saturday and the monster, well, Gila Monster stage on Sunday. As expected, the crit didn’t bring any changes to the overall classification. ValueAct’s Leah Goldstein defended her pink leader’s jersey which she grabbed after the first stage. On the […]

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Felicia Gomez – professional cyclist and associate professor

Posted on 02. May, 2008 by .

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Like most of the professional women cyclists, Canadian Felicia Gomez has a full time job. Felicia is an Associate Professor at Fresno State in the Department of Kinesiology where she teaches physiology and nutrition. In her fifth year of competitive cycling, Felicia has a long background of athletic competition; for eighteen years she was primarily […]

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Gila stages 2 and 3 – Amber Rais, Felicia Gomez, Tyler Wren and Zirbelicious!

Posted on 02. May, 2008 by .

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Gila ate up and spit out another rider – best wishes to Kris Keim who had a nasty crash in the first stage and broke her pelvis. After launching a solo attack in the last kilometer on Stage 2, trying to setup the field sprint for his teammate, Tyler Wren (Colavita/Sutter Home) crossed the line […]

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Leah Goldstein – one tough broad

Posted on 01. May, 2008 by .

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Leah Goldstein in Redlands ValueAct‘s Leah Goldstein is no stranger to the art of defending the leader’s jersey. After grabbing the leader’s jersey in the TT, stage 4 in last year’s Mt Hood Cycling Classic, she almost singlehandedly – with only one teammate – survived the onslaught thrown at her from the Aaron’s team to […]

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