Archive for July, 2008

NRC Standings as of July 14

Posted on 16. Jul, 2008 by .

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Two races marked the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar over the July 12th weekend. Levi Leipheimer (Astana) rode to the overall win at the Cascade Cycling Classic in Oregon as Kristin Armstrong (Cervelo-Lifeforce) earned the women’s title. Hilton Clarke (Toyota-United) rode to a victory in the pro men’s contest at the 1.5-rated Louisville Metro Police […]

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Photos from Proman International Omnium

Posted on 14. Jul, 2008 by .

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(in the better late than never category) Want more? check out all the photos in the slideshow

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Cascade Stage 6 – Escuela and Rais take the stage honors

Posted on 13. Jul, 2008 by .

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For both the men’s and the women’s race, the battle was for second and third spot on the overall classification as the leader, Kristin Armtrong (Cevelo-Lifeforce) and Levi Leipheimer (Astana)  had an (almost) unassailable lead coming into the final stage of the Cascade Cycling Classic. The riders were faced by heat and humidity in stage […]

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Armstrong wins her 3rd stage; Aldape sprints to win at stage 5 of Cascade

Posted on 13. Jul, 2008 by .

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Kristin Armstrong (Cervelo-Lifeforce) won Stage 5, her fourth stage victory at the Cascade Cycling Classic. As in her previous wins, Armstrong launched her attack in the final climb, caught and passed the solo break rider for the win. The Aaron’s duo of Julie Beveridge and Felicia Gomez came in second and third. Armstrong is using […]

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Chris Horner gives fallen rider (and bike) a 2k ride to the finish

Posted on 12. Jul, 2008 by .

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What do you do if you see a fallen rider 2k from the finish with a broken bike? Well if you’re Astana’s Chris Horner you give him a ride to the finish. Uphill. For 2ks. Check out the story and photos at Every Day Athlete KTVZ also caught the video of the finish and chats […]

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In the good news department – Team Type 1′s Ben Brooks stabilizes

Posted on 12. Jul, 2008 by .

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Ben Brooks was conscious and breathing on his own Friday night, a marked improvement for the Team Type 1 rider who was critically hurt in a crash on Wednesday’s opening stage of the Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic. “Ben still has a long ways to go, but he is making great progress,” Team Type […]

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Miller and Rollin win Bend Crit at Cascade

Posted on 11. Jul, 2008 by .

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Astana’s Chris Horner talks about the crit with Bend Bulletin The GC contenders tried to stay safe in the fast, flat 6-corner twilight criterium in downtown Bend and the sprinters came to the forefront. After 90 minutes of racing, Dominique Rollin (Toyota-United) pipped Kyle Gritters (Health Net-Maxxis) at the line in the bunch sprint to […]

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No surprises at Cascade Time Trial – Leipheimer and Armstrong set fastest time

Posted on 11. Jul, 2008 by .

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Yellow jersey Kristin Armstrong (Cervelo-Lifeforce) set the fastest time in third stage of the Cascade Cycling Classic earlier today. She set a time of 31:55.3 with an average speed of 26.32 mph (42.35 kmph) for 15-mile (24 km) out and back Skyliners Time Trial. She beat Webcor’s Christine Thorburn by 52 seconds and another Webcor […]

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Same scenario, different players – the women

Posted on 11. Jul, 2008 by .

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The women started after the men, on the same 78.5-mile (126 km) course and followed the same scenario. Aaron’s Kristin Sanders got her first ever NRC win by flying away from the break crossing the line 30 seconds ahead of Gina Grain (Webcor). Tibco’s Brooke Miller was third, at 1 minute and 34 seconds back. […]

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Same scenario, different players at stage 2 of Cascade Cycling Classic

Posted on 11. Jul, 2008 by .

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Stage 2, the 78.5-mile (126 km) Three Creeks Road Race brought about the same scenario as the previous stage in both the men’s and women’s races: a break that makes it to the final climb, field chasing, break disintegrating under attacks, winner from the break, select riders from the field catching up to remnants of […]

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