Archive for August, 2009

KBS’s David Veilleux solos to victory in Charlotte

Posted on 08. Aug, 2009 by .

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With two and a half laps to go on the 1.25-mile (2 km) course, in a great show of strength David Veilleux (Kelly Benefit Strategies) soloed away from his breakaway companions to take the win and the check for $12,500 at the Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium in Charlotte NC. Team Type 1′s Aldo Ino Ilesic […]

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TIBCO’s Brooke Miller wins bunch sprint in Charlotte

Posted on 08. Aug, 2009 by .

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With her leadout train thrown for a loop by a last ditch attack,  Brooke Miller and her Tem TIBCO teammates improvised to win the bunch sprint in the 25-mile Women’s Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium in Charlotte a few hours ago. Colavita/Sutter Home’s Tina Pic and Verducci-Breakaway’s Theresa Cliff-Ryan were second and third respectively. With the […]

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the week that was

Posted on 08. Aug, 2009 by .

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News from the week ending August 7: Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove, Classique Garneau-Cascades Montréal–Québec, 2009 Giordana Crossroads Classic, Daniel Holloway, Taylor Phinney, Mike Sayers

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2009 Elk Grove Village Bank & Trust Elite 1/2

Posted on 07. Aug, 2009 by .

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Powers, Pic, Much and TIBCO top standings of Women’s Prestige Cycling Series

Posted on 06. Aug, 2009 by .

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Team Type 1′s Alison Powers, Colavita/Sutter Home’s Pic and Webcor Builders’ Rebecca Much and Team TIBCO top the standings of the Women’s Cycling Prestige Series.

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On Tap: Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium and Hanes Park Classic

Posted on 06. Aug, 2009 by .

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The NRC continues, for both the men and the women, with two criteriums in North Carolina this weekend. First off on Saturday is the richest one-day crit, the Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium (sometimes called Charlotte Crit) in Charlotte. Sunday brings the Hanes Park Classic in Winston-Salem. The Charlotte race is also part of the USA Crits Series currently led by Tom Soladay (Mt Khakis) and Laura van Gilder (Mellow Mushroom).

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Catching up with USA Road Nationals

Posted on 05. Aug, 2009 by .

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Felt-Holowesko Partners-Garmin sweeps men’s U23 titles; Mike Olheiser takes another gold in men’s Elite TT, Team Type 1 goes 1-2 in U23 Crit and Gold in U23 TT; Lip Smackers’ Jessica Phillips is new women’s Elite TT Champion

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Cashtastic Elk Grove and Zirbel back on top of NRC Standings

Posted on 04. Aug, 2009 by .

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Okay, I was curious and looked a bit closer at the prize awards for the ‘cashtastic’ Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove and here’s the breakdown, per team, taking into account stage and final standings. I do not have the information about the $3,200 race primes given out on Saturday. No surprise, that OUCH p/b […]

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Menzies wins overall while Cantwell takes final sprint in Elk Grove

Posted on 03. Aug, 2009 by .

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The speed was high, the turns numerous, the sun shining, the crowd appreciative for the final stage of the Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove, the criterium which was shortened to 55 laps or 106 km (66 miles) from the original 60 laps. In the end, the finale came down to a chaotic bunch sprint […]

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Haedo wins sprint; Menzies takes over lead in Elk Grove

Posted on 02. Aug, 2009 by .

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With a whopping $11,000 on the line for the winner, the Chicago Blackhawks Pro Men Stage 2 of the Alexian Brothers Tour Elk Grove came down to a bunch sprint won by Colavita/Sutter Home’s Sebastian Haedo ahead of Karl Menzies (OUCH-Maxxis) and Jonathan Cantwell (Fly V Australia). By picking up a 12 time bonus for finishing second, Menzies grabs the lead, with one stage to go, trailed by previous leader BISSELL’s Tom Zirbel at 8 seconds back, and BMC’s Brent Bookwalter at 9 seconds. Photos.

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