Archive for September, 2009

Chicchi Claims Aggressive Stage

Posted on 12. Sep, 2009 by .

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Non-stop attacking and  amazingly fast racing highlighted stage 6 of the Tour of Missouri, where the riders averaged speeds of  48 km/h (29 mi/hr)  on the 177 km (110 mi) roller coaster stage from Chillicothe to St Joseph. We had some hard, fast and aggressive racing out there.  Attacks flew until the end but in [...]

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Zabriskie takes over in Missouri

Posted on 11. Sep, 2009 by .

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Four-time and reigning US Pro Time Trial Champion David Zabriskie crushed another time trial, this time at stage 5 of the Tour of Missouri, clocking a time of 36:30 with an average speed of 50.301km/h (31.255mph) over the flat 30.6 km (19 mi) course in Sedalia. Silver medalist at the Beijing Olympics, Saxo Bank’s Gustav [...]

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Chat with OUCH’s Brad White before stage 4

Posted on 11. Sep, 2009 by .

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High time for Haedo

Posted on 10. Sep, 2009 by .

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After finishing on the podium every day, Saxo Bank’s JJ Haedo finally made it to the top step in Jefferson City. He surged to take the win in a chaotic sprint finish ahead of Thor Hushovd (Cervelo Test Team) and Dario Cataldo (Quick Step). Though tied with Hushovd on time, Haedo became the new leader [...]

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Thunder Strikes in Missouri

Posted on 09. Sep, 2009 by .

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After two podium finishes this week, Thor Hushovd of the Cervelo Test Team finally got the better of  Mark Cavendish of the Columbia-HTC team to take the win in a chaotic sprint in Rolla and claimed the yellow leader’s jersey after stage 3 at the Tour of Missouri. Once again, Saxo Bank’s JJ Haedo made [...]

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Deja vu in Missouri

Posted on 09. Sep, 2009 by .

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In a deja vu from the previous day – or is it from last year – Mark Cavendish of the Columbia-HTC team easily took the bunch sprint to claim stage 2 in back-to-back victories at the Tour of Missouri. The same three men were on the podium but with a flip as Thor Hushovd (Cervelo [...]

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BMC’s Tony Cruz prior to stage 2

Posted on 08. Sep, 2009 by .

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Photographer Jonathan Devich creates MODogs to benefit dogs rescued from Missouri fighting ring

Posted on 08. Sep, 2009 by .

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Updated (09/10/09): The prize list keeps on growing. So far we have: Franco Pellizotti (Liquigas) – a signed Tour de France King of the Mountain jersey worn by Pellizotti, courtesy of Rory Mason, global sports marketing director for the team’s bike sponsor, Cannondale Brooke Miller (TIBCO) – a signed Tour of Missouri Women’s Series leader’s [...]

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