Archive for July, 2008

Armstrong and Botero throw the gauntlet down in stage 1 at Cascade Classic

Posted on 10. Jul, 2008 by .

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In the final preparation for the Olympic Games, Santiago Botero (Rock Racing) and Kristin Armstrong (Cervelo-Lifeforce) followed the same strategy to win the first stage at the Cascade Cycling Classic: get into the breakaway, set a high pace, and attack on the final 1.5km climb up Pilot Butte. The high temperatures didn’t put a damper […]

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Team Type 1′s Brooks Stable Following Violent Crash at stage 1 of Cascade Classic

Posted on 09. Jul, 2008 by .

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Team Type 1’s Ben Brooks is hospitalized in stable condition following a violent crash Wednesday during the opening stage of the Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic in Bend, Ore. The 29-year-old Australian fell victim to one of a half dozen cattle guard crossings along the 83-mile (133.5 km) Prineville Road Race. A cattle guard […]

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Photos from (32nd) Davis 4th of July Criterium

Posted on 09. Jul, 2008 by .

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Sun high in the sky, friends, bike racing and Hernando on the mike. Good times. More photos: pro/1/2 women’s slideshow, pro/1 men’s slideshow Video coverage of races and interviews of the Davis 4th of July Criterium on the deltavelo.com website Results available on usacycling.org

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Cascade Cycling Classic Preview

Posted on 08. Jul, 2008 by .

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The 29th annual Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic, a 2.3-rated NRC stage race, will be held July 9-13, 2008. As their team was not invited to the Tour de France, Oregonian Chris Horner and his Astana teammate Levi Leipheimer will be taking on the best of the North American squads and teams in the […]

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NRC Standings as of July 7

Posted on 08. Jul, 2008 by .

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After winning the Cox Charities Cycling Classic, Kyle Wamsley (Colavita/Sutter Home) earned back-to-back USA Cycling NRC victories, earning the GC in the four-stage Fitchburg Longsjo Classic, July 3-6. Catherine Cheatley (Cheerwine) came away with the women’s victory. With 18 men’s races and 20 women’s events on the 2008 NRC now complete, no major changes in […]

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Women’s Canadian National Championships: Samplonius, Wrubleski and Beveridge (x2)

Posted on 08. Jul, 2008 by .

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Wrapping the Canadian National Championships with the women’s races: the time trial and the road race. Anne Samplonius was the only women to break the 30 minutes barrier for the 20km individual time trial successfully defending her title. And she did it on her road bike as time trial was damaged. It was a bittersweet […]

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Men’s Canadian National Championships: Dwayner, The Young Man and Veilleux (x2)

Posted on 07. Jul, 2008 by .

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Catching up with another busy weekend in the world of cycling. Starting on Friday July 4, the Canadian Championships were held in Beauce – on the same roads that just held the Tour de Beauce – starting off with the Time Trial. All eyes were on Svein Tuft (Symmetrics), especially with the 2007 Maple Leaf […]

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Hekman and McCaughey win USA Crits Iron Hill Twilight

Posted on 07. Jul, 2008 by .

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The fifth event of the USA Crits series, the Iron Hill Twilight Criterium was held last Saturday in West Chester PA. With leader Rahsaan Bahati (Rock Racing) not participating in the race, it left the door wide open to move up to the top of the heap, and the Toshiba-Santo team took full advantage of […]

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Murphy and Pic win final stage; Wamsley and Cheatley take overall at Fitchburg Longsjo

Posted on 07. Jul, 2008 by .

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As expected, the final stage of the Fitchburg Longsjo Classic, the  Workers Credit union Downtown Criterium, did not bring any changes to the leaderboard. But, not for lack of trying, Bissell’s Teddy King, only 19 seconds behind the leader, gave it a go in the final lap of the 55 laps in the men’s race […]

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Wamsley, Farina win stage; Wamsley and Cheatley still lead at Fitchburg Longsjo

Posted on 05. Jul, 2008 by .

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The duel between the Cheerwine and the Colavita/Sutter Home teams continued in the third stage, the Fitchburg State College Circuit Race.  The battle was on for each of the 11 laps around the  3.1-mile (5 km) loop with approximately 100 ft. of climbing per lap, with each team covering the other’s attacks in the first […]

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