Archive for September, 2009

Colavita/Sutter Home is ready to mix it up

Posted on 08. Sep, 2009 by .

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Argentinean sprinter Lucas Sebastian Haedo and his Colavita/Sutter Home team are not intimidated by the presence of top sprinters Mark Cavendish (Columbia-HTC) and Thor Hushovd (Cervelo Test Team) at the Tour of Missouri. “They are very powerful, they are at a different level and they are used to these kinds of races,” said Haedo, “but [...]

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Cavendish opens his account in Missouri

Posted on 07. Sep, 2009 by .

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And one for Mark Cavendish of the Columbia-HTC squad who outsprinted JJ Haedo (Saxo Bank) and Thor Huschovd (Cervelo Test Team) for the the win at stage one of the Tour of Missouri. “Like I said, I can’t do it alone. I have the best team around me,” Cavendish said about his 24th career victory [...]

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TIBCO’s Miller Sweeps

Posted on 07. Sep, 2009 by .

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Brooke Miller (Team TIBCO) made it a clean sweep this afternoon with her win at the Tour of Missouri Women’s Series Stage 4 – St. Louis Criterium. In winning her fourth straight race of the Gateway Cup, she took home the omnium’s leader’s jersey. “It’s hard to win a bike race and the competition was [...]

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Let’s get it on

Posted on 07. Sep, 2009 by .

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Looking at the third edition of the Tour of Missouri, two questions come to my mind: How many stage wins for Cavendish? And will the overall winner be decided in a time trial or via a long break? In last year’s edition of the Tour of Missouri, Mark Cavendish (Columbia-HTC) won three stages, all after [...]

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Dramatic Win by TIBCO’s Miller

Posted on 06. Sep, 2009 by .

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Brooke Miller (Team TIBCO) out sprints Kelly Benjamin (Colavita/Sutter Home) by mere inches at the finish in a dramatic win at the Tour of Missouri Women’s Series Stage 3 – Giro Della Montagna. Despite several break attempts by Lip Smacker, Team Type 1 and Webcor, it all came down to Team TIBCO vs. Colavita/Sutter Home. [...]

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Brooke Miller Makes it Two

Posted on 05. Sep, 2009 by .

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Colavita/Sutter Home dominated most of the race today….controlling many of the attacks and maintaining a tight lead out in the final two laps. What was not expected by Colavita/Sutter Home was the 1-2 punch of Kat Carroll and Brooke Miller of Team TIBCO in the final lap. With the help of Carroll, Miller took the [...]

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Brooke Miller easily wins first stage in Missouri

Posted on 05. Sep, 2009 by .

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With three team mates supporting her, Brooke Miller (Team TIBCO) easily wins the first stage of the Tour of Missouri Women’s Series – Studio 2108 Presents the Tour de Lafayette. “My girls were so awesome,” declared Miller. “It was so much fun tonight. Colavita had several riders out there. It was awesome to have four [...]

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Catching up with Omer Kem

Posted on 04. Sep, 2009 by .

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Omer Kem of the BISSELL Pro Cycling Team is facing a tougher end of season than ever before, as he is now being hit by the age rule as he pursues a contract for next year. “Oh man. No, I don’t know yet. I think that the real problem is the fact that the age [...]

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On tap: Tour of Missouri Women’s Series

Posted on 03. Sep, 2009 by .

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Some of the best women cyclists will be competing over the Labor Day weekend in St. Louis, MO at the Tour of Missouri Women’s Series. The women’s series will be featured at the THF Realty Gateway Cup, which is now a four day event. The last stage is being held on Monday, September 7th and [...]

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Max Jenkins – from Berkeley to Denmark

Posted on 03. Sep, 2009 by .

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Go down the top 15 of the US Pro Road Race results and every name has done the race multiple times, every one but one. 22-year old Max Jenkins of the UCI Continental Glud & Marstrand Horsens out of Denmark, finished fourteenth overall. On his first year on a professional team, the young Californian took [...]

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