Archive for January, 2009

Second stage win for Colavita/Sutter Home in Argentina

Posted on 24. Jan, 2009 by .

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Colavita/Sutter Home’s Luis Amaran soloed away to bring the second stage win for his team at the Tour de San Luis in Argentina. It is the second win for the American team following Lucas Sebastian Haedo‘s victory on stage 2.  Matti Breschel (Saxo Bank) and Manuel Belletti (Diquigiovanni) crossed the finish line 39 seconds later […]

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Tour of Missouri 2008 – Argyle style

Posted on 24. Jan, 2009 by .

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Xavier Tondo wins stage 5, Jacques-Maynes and Amaran still in top 10 GC

Posted on 23. Jan, 2009 by .

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With temperature hovering in the 90s (30s C) and sometimes crossing the 100 line, Xavier Tondo (Andalucía Cajasur) won the the Queen stage of the Tour de San Luis in Argentina crossing the line 2 seconds ahead of Jorge Giacinti (Argentina A).   Ben Jacques-Maynes (Bissell) and Luis Amaran (Colavita/Sutter Home)  are still in  the top […]

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The 17 teams for the 2009 Tour of California

Posted on 22. Jan, 2009 by .

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Today, the final 9 teams have been confirmed for the 2009 Amgen Tour of California by AEG. The 2 Pro Continental teams are BMC and Cervélo TestTeamand the 7 Continental teams are Bissell, Colavita/Sutter Home, Fly V Australia, Jelly Belly, OUCH, Rock Racing and Team Type 1. These teams will be joining the previously announced […]

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José Serpa wins stage 4 in Tour de San Luis, no major changes in GC

Posted on 22. Jan, 2009 by .

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Colombian José Serpa (Diquigiovanni) kicked in the afterburners in the final kilometer to win the mountain top finish at La Carolina in Argentina. Leading the dwindling field across the finish 6 seconds later were Matti Breschel (Saxo Bank) and winner of the first stage Mattias Gavazzi (Diquigiovanni).  Part of the same group of twenty-eight riders […]

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Bissell’s Omer Kem on the Tour of Wellington

Posted on 21. Jan, 2009 by .

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Bissell‘s Omer Kem is training and racing in New Zealand to get ready for the 2009 season. Along with teammates Jeremy Vennell and Pete Latham,  he is currently racing in the 22nd edition of the Trust House Cycle Classic International Tour of Wellington, a 5-day, 7 stage race which one of New Zealand’s premier cycling […]

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Tom Zirbel finishes second at Tour de San Luis Time Trial

Posted on 21. Jan, 2009 by .

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Bissell’s Tom Zirbel finished second at the third stage of the Tour de San Luis in Argentina. Zirbel who was “cautiously optimistic about the TT” prior to the race stopped the clock at 9 seconds slower that the winner Jorge Giacinti (Argentina A).  Giacinti set a speed of 50.056 km/h over the  flat 12-mile (19.8 km) […]

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Sponsorship issues puts NRC races in jeopardy; 1 race canceled

Posted on 21. Jan, 2009 by .

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Due to the current economic situation, Priority Health announced that it had to suspend its sponsorship of  three cycling races in 2009: the Tour de Leelanau and the Priority Health Cycling Classics in both Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor. Following this news,  the local press  stated that the 2009 Priority Health Grand Cycling Classic in […]

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Lucas Haedo wins stage 2 and takes lead at Tour de San Luis

Posted on 20. Jan, 2009 by .

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While not known as a climber, Lucas Sebastian Haedo of the Colavita-Sutter Home didn’t let the hilly 108 mile (174.4 km)  course  and the final 3-mile (4.8km) climb  to the top of Mirador del Potrero stop him from winning Stage 2 at the Tour de San Luis.  He survived a long break to easily win the […]

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Gavazzi beats Haedo brothers to win Stage 1 in San Luis

Posted on 19. Jan, 2009 by .

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Mattias Gavazzi (Diquigiovanni) won the bunch sprint ahead of brothers JJ Haedo (Saxo Bank) and Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Colavita-Sutter Home) to win the first stage of the Tour de San Luis in Argentina. Early attacks in the 105-mile (168.4 km) stage were nullified until Bissell’s Ben Jacques-Maynes  went on a 87-mile (140 km) escape with […]

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