Archive for April, 2009

Haedo and Grain win stage 2 at Gila; no changes in GC

Posted on 30. Apr, 2009 by .

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Attacks fused to try and unseat the leader’s jerseys in stage 2, the Inner Loop Road Race, of both the men’s and women’s at the Tour of the Gila but in the end, both Kristin Armstrong (Cervélo TestTeam) and Levi Leipheimer (Astana) survived all attacks to stay on top of the leaderboard going into tomorrow’s […]

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Team Land Rover-ORBEA reports from Gila

Posted on 30. Apr, 2009 by .

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The new UCI Continental team, the Land Rover-ORBEA benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation is a young cycling development team based out of Portland, Oregon with a message. The team is dedicated to raising funds and awareness for the Lance Armstrong Foundation and to develop talented young cyclists. Norrene Godfrey, who co-owns the team with her […]

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Leipheimer and Armstrong solo to win stage 1 at Gila

Posted on 29. Apr, 2009 by .

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Astana’s Levi Leipheimer (yes he is riding with the Mellow Johnny’s kit but I will still use Astana) and Kristin Armstrong (Cervélo TestTeam) each soloed to victory in stage 1 at the Tour of the Gila in New Mexico. A field of 156 riders lined up for the men’s 94.1 mile Silver City-Mogollon stage and […]

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Tour of the Gila Preview – with maps

Posted on 29. Apr, 2009 by .

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Decisions have been made, riders are in Silver City ready to start the tough SRAM Tour of the Gila tomorrow. The UCI and USA Cycling played with  the rules to let the Astana trio of Lance Armstrong, Levi Leipheimer and Chris Horner be able to race, which at the same time hit  the BMC Team […]

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What does the new rule enforcement mean for the BMC team?

Posted on 28. Apr, 2009 by .

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The twitterati  has been going nuts with the ‘Will they or Won’t they be allowed to race at Gila’ – and be they I mean Astana’s trio of Lance Armstrong, Levi Leipheimer and Chris Horner. Finally today, we learned that yes, the trio will be allowed to race at the Tour of the Gila starting […]

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Talking Gila with Burke Swindlehurst

Posted on 27. Apr, 2009 by .

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One of the toughest stage races in North America, the SRAM Tour of the Gila kicks off on Wednesday where it challenges riders with five days of leg busting climbing, arrowing descents and often brutal winds in New Mexico. Who best to describe the race and the stages than the (only?) three-time winner BISSELL’s Burke Swindlehurst who also conquered the Gila Monster four times in his career … so far.

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Weekend wrap-up – Athens, Roswell, Dana Point & Bisbee

Posted on 27. Apr, 2009 by .

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Weekend wrapup of the races – Athens Twilight Crit, Rosweel Crit, Dana Point Grand Prix and La Vuelta de Bisbee.

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Interview: TIBCO’s Kat Carroll

Posted on 26. Apr, 2009 by .

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Kat Carroll is embarking her fourth year as professional rider, and  once again in 2009 will race with the TIBCO team in North America and with the US National Team in Europe. As as member of the U.S. National Team, the 28-year old Carroll  has won sprint jersey titles at the Tour of New Zealand, […]

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the week that was

Posted on 25. Apr, 2009 by .

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Catching up with the news for the 2 weeks ending on 25 April 2009: Rock Racing, Fly V Australia, Philly and more

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