Archive for July, 2009

Zirbel and Phillips win Cascade TT

Posted on 24. Jul, 2009 by .

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Zirbelicious did it again at the Bend Memorial Cascade Cycling Classic. BISSELL’s Tom Zirbel smoked another one, clocking 32:50.30 with an average speed of 29.24 mph (47.05 kmph) over the 16-mile (25 km) out-and-back Skyliner’s Time Trial.  Making it two stage wins for BISSELL after Ben Jacques-Maynes solo victory in stage 1. Just like the [...]

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Catching up with Alex Howes

Posted on 23. Jul, 2009 by .

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In our first conversation, back to December of last year, we met the then 20-year old (now 21) Alex Howes when he shared his adventures of racing in Europe as part of one of the best amateur teams in France. In 2009, Howes returned to his roots, rejoining the Slipstream organization to race with the [...]

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Catching up with Cascade Cycling Classic

Posted on 23. Jul, 2009 by .

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As expected by the depth in the field, the racing has been hot – in temperature too – at the 30th annual Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic. After two stages, Rock Racing’s Oscar Sevilla leads the overall with 27 seconds on his teammate Francisco Mancebo and 35 seconds on Chris Baldwin of the Ouch [...]

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Cascade Cycling Classic Preview – with maps

Posted on 21. Jul, 2009 by .

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The NRC continues today with the 30th annual Bend Memorial Clinic Cascade Cycling Classic, the six-day, six-stage race that starts in Bend Oregon. A record 185 men are scheduled to compete in what should be one of the most competitive stage races on NRC this year. With maps.

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the week that was

Posted on 21. Jul, 2009 by .

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Lots of news: Team Time Trial in Allentown for Univest Grand Prix, Tour of the Battenkill, Scott Nydam, Lucas Euser, USA team for Junior Worlds Road & Track, Canada team for Pan Am games

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Team Type 1 goes 1-2 and Kristin Armstrong wins her final US race at Boise Twilight Crit

Posted on 20. Jul, 2009 by .

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Ken Hanson won for the second straight week and Aldo Ino Ilesic finished second as Team Type 1 went 1-2 Saturday night at the 23rd annual Wells Fargo Twilight Criterium in Boise, Idaho. Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Colavita-Sutter Home p/b Cooking Light) finished third. The hot weather – with the thermometer lowered to 95 degrees after [...]

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Tour of Missouri is on with 28 hours of tv coverage planned

Posted on 14. Jul, 2009 by .

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Good news – the Tour of Missouri 2009 is on.  Democrat Governor Jay Nixon did not approve the recommendation from the Department of Economic Development that $1.5 million be cut from the Division of Tourism budget allocated to the race. Last week, the Tour was in jeopardy when, with less than two months before the [...]

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KBS’ Anderson and Jazz Apple’s Ellis win Tour de Delta

Posted on 13. Jul, 2009 by .

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The first of BC Superweek, the Tour de Delta was held over the weekend in British Columbia with youngsters winning the overall with Canadian Ryan Anderson (Kelly Benefit Strategies) and Kiwi Lauren Ellis (Jazz Apple) winning the overall general classification, along with the Best Young Rider award for the 21-year old Anderson and 20-year old Ellis.

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Rivera and Hanson win San Rafael Twilight Crit

Posted on 13. Jul, 2009 by .

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The lineup promised to deliver exiting racing and the raucous and appreciative crowd was not disappointed last Saturday night at the 11th Annual San Rafael Twilight Criterium. Not only were they (and I) witness to aggressive riding under the fading sun and then stars but we also got a two rainbows and a fabulous sunset. What more can a girl ask for? With photos.

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