Archive for August, 2008

Olympic Time Trial Schedule Reminder

Posted on 12. Aug, 2008 by .

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The Time Trial for both the men and the women at the Olympic Games are tonight (well tomorrow in Beijing). Quick reminder for the online schedule: Road Date Pacific Time Channel Tue 12 20:30-22:05 nbcolympics.com Women’s individual time trial, medals are awarded. Tue 12 22:30-02:10 nbcolympics.com Men’s individual time trial, medals are awarded. Tue 12 […]

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Talking Utah with Burke Swindlehurst

Posted on 12. Aug, 2008 by .

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Billed as America‚Äôs Toughest Stage Race, after taking a hiatus in 2007, the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah is back in 2008, bigger than ever. From August 13 until August 17, the 17 teams will be challenged by the 5-day, 5-stage, 336 mile race with 30,000 feet of climbing will all take place within […]

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USA Cycling elections close Aug. 15… Vote Now!

Posted on 11. Aug, 2008 by .

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The 2008 USA Cycling Election is currently underway and lasts just a couple more days  until Aug. 15. This is the chance to select the 20 trustees that will serve on the various  Boards of Trustees. The trustees are representatives of the USA Cycling membership whose mission is to help shape governance policy, association bylaws […]

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2008 USA Cycling Junior, U23, and Elite Road National Championships – day 3/4/5 results

Posted on 10. Aug, 2008 by .

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The final three days of the 2008 USA Cycling Junior, U23, and Elite Road National Championships were the road races for all categories. On Friday, the Juniors 10-16 competitions for men and women were held. With the National Criterium title already in her pocket, 12-year-old Katrina Howard (Central Valley Cycling) won her seventh national title […]

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The NA female roadies for the Olympic Games

Posted on 09. Aug, 2008 by .

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Today (tomorrow in Beijing) is the Women’s Road Race where the women compete on the same course as the men,  just fewer loops, 2 instead of 7,  of the closing circuits making it 126.34 km long. Startlists are available here, and gavia wrote up a preview over at PodiumCafe.com, and here’s a brief overview of […]

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Men’s Road Race started on time and is live on CBC and NBC

Posted on 08. Aug, 2008 by .

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Go there now… nbcolympics.com OR cbcsports.ca

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Smog may delay Olympic road race

Posted on 08. Aug, 2008 by .

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From cyclingnews.com: The media scheduled to broadcast the Olympics were notified on Friday that the men’s road race could be postponed due to thick smog in Beijing. According to Fox Sports, broadcasters were advised to make alternate plans just in case. The men’s road race is still scheduled for Saturday beginning at 11:00 am local […]

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Ch ch changes – new start time for Men’s Road Race on NBC – maybe

Posted on 08. Aug, 2008 by .

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Will NBC only be streaming the last 3 hours or will they be streaming the full race that starts at 20:00 tonight?  The NBC online schedule gives conflicting start times for the online streaming for the event. With one search criteria. NBC has changed the schedule for the online streaming of the Men’s Road Race […]

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Next up: Rochester Omnium

Posted on 07. Aug, 2008 by .

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The next event on the USA Cycling Professional Tour, the 2.2-rated Rochester Omnium, takes place this weekend, August 8-10, in Rochester, N.Y. The race that used to be known as the Saturn Rochester Twilight Criterium, which began in 2004 and which last year drew 35,000 spectators, has grown into the 3-day Rochester Omnium. The first […]

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2008 USA Cycling Junior, U23, and Elite Road National Championships – day 2 results

Posted on 07. Aug, 2008 by .

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Day 2 at the 2008 USA Cycling Junior, U23, and Elite Road National Championships was all about criteriums. Justin Williams (Rock Racing) won the U23 men 60k crit winning the sprint ahead of Jake Keough (Kelly Benefit/Medifast) and Dan Holloway (VMG/Felt) who is now a stagiaire for Garmin/Chiptole. Beatriz Rodriguez (SC Velo) won the U23 […]

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