Archive for April, 2009

Sea Otter Classic Preview

Posted on 16. Apr, 2009 by .

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Over 50,000 spectators and 10,000 athletes are gathering at the Laguna Seca Recreation Area in Monterey, California for the 19th Annual Sea Otter Classic on April 16-19, 2009. The next 4 days, billed as the “Celebration of Sport”, is filled with a wide variety of bike races and fun rides for every kind, level and […]

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World TT Champion Amber Neben

Posted on 14. Apr, 2009 by .

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Weekend wrap up

Posted on 13. Apr, 2009 by .

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Easter weekend wrap up: BMC at Paris-Roubaix, US National team racing in Europe, and local races including Copperopolis.

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Zwizanski wins the overall at Vuelta al Uruguay dominated by Kelly Benefit Strategies

Posted on 13. Apr, 2009 by .

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The Kelly Benefit Strategies team dominated the 10-day Vuelta a Uruguay, winning 5 stages and holding and defending the leaders jersey for 9 on the 10 stages, passing it from teammate to teammate. It was a hard fought battle with windy conditions and other teams working together to try and dislodge KBS from the top […]

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Photos from Copperopolis 2009

Posted on 12. Apr, 2009 by .

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Photos from the 29th Annual Copperopolis: The Paris-Roubaix of California held on Saturday April 11, 2009, on an absolutely beautiful spring day.

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Interview: BMC’s Brent Bookwalter – on Roubaix, lightpoles and more (part 2)

Posted on 10. Apr, 2009 by .

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In the first part of our conversation, BMC’s Brent Bookwalter talked about his teammate’s win at the Redlands Bicycle Classic, his involvment in defending the jersey and his journey to the pro ranks. Then two years ago, he broke his femur … Eleven months, that’s the time gap between his crash and his first race […]

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the week that was – US National teams, Paris-Roubaix, NVGP, BMC and Tour de Suisse politics, KBS leads in Uruguay

Posted on 10. Apr, 2009 by .

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News for the week ending April 10: US National teams racing in Europe, Americans and Canadian racing in Paris-Roubaix, politics keeping BMC out of Tour de Suisse, KBS’s Zwizanski takes over in Uruguay and NVGP goes invitational.

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KBS’ Bajadali wins overall at Tour of Thailand

Posted on 10. Apr, 2009 by .

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Successfully defending the leader’s jersey nabbed in the second to last stage of the Tour of Thailand, Andy Bajadali of the Kelly Benefit Strategies team won the overall of the 6-stage race also known as the Princess Mahachakri Sirindhorn’ Cup. The boys in green came out blazing in the first stage, where Canadian Zach Bell, […]

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Interview: BMC’s Brent Bookwalter – on Roubaix, lightpoles and more (part 1)

Posted on 09. Apr, 2009 by .

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Two years ago, on April 8 2007, during a stage of the Tryptique Monts et Chateaux, Brent Bookwalter crashed into lightpole and fractured his femur. Surgery, complications and more surgery followed keeping the rider away from racing for eleven months. Fast forward to the present where Bookwalter is in France getting ready to race Paris-Roubaix […]

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Interview: Jake Keough of Kelly Benefit Strategies

Posted on 08. Apr, 2009 by .

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Three wins in four days for Jake Keough of the Kelly Benefit Strategies team at the Vuelta Ciclista del Uruguay, so far. The team won the first four stages and Keough leads the points competition with five stages to go. Hailing from New England, the 21-year old Keough honed his skills on the BMX and […]

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