Archive for June, 2009

Armstrong and Olds win Nevada City Classic

Posted on 22. Jun, 2009 by .

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In front of an estimated 30,000 noisy fans, Astana’s Lance Armstrong riding in a LiveStrong kit won his first race since coming back from retirement, the Nevada City Classic in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California last Sunday. But before the men started their race, Proman’s Shelley Olds took a solo flyer early in the […]

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Gerlach and Rais win the mighty mighty Tour de Nez

Posted on 21. Jun, 2009 by .

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Chad Gerlach (Lifetime Fitness/VeloVie) and Amber Rais (TIBCO) took the overall honors at the Mighty Mighty Tour de Nez last weekend. Both riders grabbed the leader’s red jersey on the first stage, succesfully defended until the end and even won another stage before it was all set and done. The 2009 Tour de Nez presented […]

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the week that was

Posted on 19. Jun, 2009 by .

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Ivan Dominguez back to Rock Racing, Cam Evans, Grand Cycling Classic, 2 potential ProTour races in Canada for 2010, Tour of California moves to May in 2010, Philly, Tour de Beauce and NRC Standings

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Tour of America’s Dairyland

Posted on 18. Jun, 2009 by .

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The Tour of America’s Dairyland presented by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board kicked off today. The new series, seven criteriums and three road races across nine Wisconsin cities, runs from June 18th until June 28th, 2009. Prizes will be awarded for each race and points are accumulated for the overall omnium. Updated with photos!

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Tour de Beauce Directors’ Crit

Posted on 18. Jun, 2009 by .

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Photos from Philadelphia International Championships

Posted on 18. Jun, 2009 by .

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Photos from the men’s Philadelphia International Championships and the women’s Liberty Classic races together (as sometimes they were on course).

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Photos from Mardis Cyclistes de Lachine

Posted on 17. Jun, 2009 by .

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After spending last week in Beauce, I am now in Montreal for a little R&R, and decided to check out a local cycling tradition, les Mardis Cyclistes Saputo de Lachine. Since 1978 for ten weeks from June to August, on every Tuesday evening, cyclists congregate in Lachine for a crit on a closed 1-mile course with four corners in Lachine.

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How Scott Zwizanski tamed Beauce

Posted on 16. Jun, 2009 by .

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Scott Zwizanski of the Kelly Benefit Strategies, finally believed he would win the overall classification of the Tour de Beauce on the last 10-km lap on the final stageĀ  in St-Georges. “With ten laps to go, I didn’t know.” said Zwizanski who used up his teammates to chase down the incessant attacking by Team Type […]

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Getting to know the Rapha-Condor team in Beauce

Posted on 16. Jun, 2009 by .

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The Rapha-Condor liked the Tour de Beauce so much last year that they came back this year. “Last year, we came to the race, we liked it basically, it’s a good race, it’s a nice race, it’s a friendly race.” said Manager John Herety. The men in the distinctive mostly black jersey raced aggressively, getting […]

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You be the judge – the first annual Felt-Holowesko Partners-Garmin mustache growing contest

Posted on 15. Jun, 2009 by .

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Well, I learned about another competition at the Tour de Beauce: the first annual Felt-Holowesko Partners-Garmin mustache growing. As per the official rules, any rider, staff, or sponsor welcome to compete in the First Annual F-H-G Mustache Competition. There will be only two categories – Men and Women. The competition will end on June 14, […]

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