Archive for May, 2009

So far so good for Roman van Uden

Posted on 03. May, 2009 by .

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Roman van Uden of the Land Rover-ORBEA team, scored the biggest win of his young career at Saturday’s Silver City Downtown Criterium at the SRAM Tour of the Gila. The New Zealander avoided the numerous crashes in the final two laps and outkicked everyone to claim victory. “This is the biggest win of my career. […]

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Swart and van Uden win Gila Criterium

Posted on 02. May, 2009 by .

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Under-23 riders Roman van Uden (Land Rover-ORBEA) and Carla Swart (Lip Smacker) outkicked their respective fields to  win the sprint at  the Silver City Downtown Criterium on Saturday, the second to last stage at the SRAM Tour of the Gila. The mission of both GC leaders, Kristin Armstrong (Cervélo TestTeam) and Levi Leipheimer (Mellow Johnny/Astana) […]

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Leipheimer and Armstrong smoke the Gila Time Trial

Posted on 01. May, 2009 by .

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Both Levi Leipheimer (Astana) and Kristin Armstrong (Cervélo TestTeam) smoked the 16-mile (26km) time trial at the SRAM Tour of the Gila, setting new course records in the process and increasing the lead in the overall classification. The only rider to go under 33 minutes, Leipheimer set a blistering pace to stop the clock at […]

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Fifth place for Land Rover-ORBEA’s Northey in stage 2 at Gila

Posted on 01. May, 2009 by .

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Today was another great day in the office for the Land Rover-ORBEA team at the Tour of the Gila. Sunny, warm, not a cloud in the sky and 22-year old Mike Northey claimed fifth place in the bunch sprint finale of stage 2 of the Tour of the Gila. The 80-mile Inner Loop Road Race […]

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