Archive for August, 2009

Lill gives himself a great birthday gift – a solo win atop Mt Nebo

Posted on 20. Aug, 2009 by .

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Team Type 1′s Darren Lill took the matter into his own hands at the bottom of the tough 30 km climb and flew away from a select lead group of 9 riders to take the win atop of Mt Nebo at stage 2 of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah.   Lill quickly established and […]

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Rock Racing takes control in Utah

Posted on 19. Aug, 2009 by .

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The Rock Racing duo of Francisco Mancebo and Oscar Sevilla finished 1-2 on the 137 km (85 mi) Stage 1 of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah, putting the yellow leader’s jersey on Mancebo’s shoulders.   The pair attacked on the   climb to the second and last KOM, caught and passed the break […]

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BMC’s Bookwalter books it in Utah

Posted on 18. Aug, 2009 by .

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BMC’s Brent Bookwalter booked it at the opening act of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah, clocking the fastest time of six minutes and twelve seconds in the 4.5 km (2.8 mi) prologue held at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Current US Time Trial Champion David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) was second at […]

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Tour of Utah – cheat sheet

Posted on 18. Aug, 2009 by .

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A quick review of the details for the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. But first, don’t forget to read ‘Talking Utah with Jeff Louder‘ where last year’s winner Jeff Louder of the BMC team talks about what the win meant for him but also a preview of all the stages. Team roster updated after stage 2.

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Downers Grove Recap – it’s all about the last corner

Posted on 17. Aug, 2009 by .

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Yesterday, three riders were newly-crowned USA Crit Champions as part of the KIA Motors USA Cycling National Criterium Championships in Downers Grove, Illinois: Tina Pic of the Colavita/Sutter Home p/b Cooking Light, Justin England of the California Giant and John Murphy of the OUCH p/b Maxxis. Once again it all came down to the last […]

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Talking Utah with Jeff Louder

Posted on 16. Aug, 2009 by .

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Defending champion and Utah-native Jeff Louder of the BMC Racing Team is going into the upcoming Larry H Miller Tour of Utah as a marked man which is “a good way to be if you can deliver on that.” “I have just to do what I do, race aggressively, race my race and I am […]

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On Tap: Downers Grove

Posted on 15. Aug, 2009 by .

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New US Pro Crit Champions will be crowned this Sunday in at the KIA Motors USA Cycling National Criterium Championships in Downers Grove, Illinois. Two things make the race interesting, first, the final turn, ask any rider about the race and they will tell you, ‘it’s all about the last corner’.  Second, the fact that […]

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Mission accomplished for Nicky Wangsgard at Superweek

Posted on 13. Aug, 2009 by .

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Domination. Victory in 6 of the 14 races, a combined total of 11 podium finishes, winner of Sprint Competition and winner of the overall at Superweek Pro Tour – that is the tally of the Colavita/Sutter Home Women’s Cycling Team p/b Cooking Light squad at the 41st annual Point Premium Root Beer International Cycling Classic […]

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First NRC win for Team Type 1′s Ilesic at Hanes Park

Posted on 10. Aug, 2009 by .

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After finishing a close second on Saturday’s race in Charlotte, a disappointed Aldo Ino Ilesic of Team Type 1 came back strong to win the chaotic bunch sprint at the Hanes Park Classic in Winston-Salem NC on a very hot Sunday afternoon.  Ilesic’s victory was his third in the past five days and his first […]

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TIBCO’s Brooke Miller does it again at Hanes Park

Posted on 10. Aug, 2009 by .

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TIBCO’s Brooke Miller is on a roll, winning back-to-back NRC criteriums this weekend, starting off with the Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Crit in Charlotte on Saturday followed by the Hanes Park Classic in Winston-Salem on Sunday. Miller won the bunch sprint on a very hot Sunday afternoon barely edging out Theresa Cliff-Ryan of Verducci-Breakaway for the […]

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