Archive for February, 2010

Kelly Benefit – growing on its strengths

Posted on 17. Feb, 2010 by .

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Embarking on its fourth year in the American pro peloton, the Kelly Benefit Strategies team made a conscious decision to strengthen its stage racing team for 2010 with an eye on the future. “Our real goal for this season is that we want to get results at the biggest races that’s why we’ve cranked up […]

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Ride 2 Tour of California stages with George Hincapie & Patrick Dempsey for Breakaway from Cancer

Posted on 17. Feb, 2010 by .

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Two April Cycling Events will Raise Funds and Awareness for Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer® Initiative LOS ANGELES (February 17, 2009) – Patrick Dempsey and George Hincapie today confirmed their participation in the ‘Breakaway Ride presented by Specialized,’ two cycling events held in conjunction with the upcoming 2010 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race set […]

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Bahati Foundation Pro Cycling Team Expands by Adding 5 Amateurs

Posted on 16. Feb, 2010 by .

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Newport Beach, February 16, 2010 – The newly formed Bahati Foundation Pro Cycling Team announced today, the addition of 5 amateurs. The team will be made up of Category 1 & 2 level cyclist who will be competing in non-UCI events throughout the United States, while acting as ambassadors to the mission of the program. […]

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Roster and schedule for RUBICON-ORBEA benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation

Posted on 16. Feb, 2010 by .

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Portland, Oregon – RUBICON-ORBEA; Benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation announces its 2010 elite rider roster and National Race Calendar Schedule. The Portland-based team, which raced last year in the easily recognizable green-and-yellow kits of the Land Rover-ORBEA team, will once again be flying the bright yellow jerseys, with ORBEA stepping in as title sponsor for […]

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Ryan Roth takes over lead in Cuba with 6 stages to go

Posted on 15. Feb, 2010 by .

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Earlier today, Ryan Roth of the Spidertech p/b Planet Energy set the fastest time in the ITT to  take over the lead of the Vuelta Ciclista a Cuba, the 35th edition of the UCI 2.2 race. That made it three stage wins – so far – for the team with Keven Lacombe and Martin Gilbert each […]

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Women’s Prestige Cycling Series Announces 2010 Events

Posted on 15. Feb, 2010 by .

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Minneapolis – The 2010 edition of the Women’s Prestige Cycling Series will feature four national-caliber stage races that promise to showcase the country’s top female cycling talent. The four events take place in four different states, beginning in March and running through to July: March 25-28 – Redlands Bicycle Classic (California) April 28-May 2 – […]

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Photo Gallery – Kelly Benefit Strategies Training Camp

Posted on 15. Feb, 2010 by .

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The riders and staff of the UCI Continental team Kelly Benefit Strategies came together for their training camp in Oxnard, California. On Saturday, the riders scoped out the final stage of the Amgen Tour of California that includes the famous Rock Store Climb and its tricky descent and fabulous views. The team faced rolling hills […]

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Life has completely changed for Omer Kem

Posted on 12. Feb, 2010 by .

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The last time we talked with Omer Kem, back in September 2009, he like many other professional cyclists was playing the contract game. The 27-year old faced multiple challenges in his quest to find a team including the economic impact to the cycling world, the age rule and also his own personal constraints. Fast forward […]

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San Dimas Stage Race starts off another road season

Posted on 11. Feb, 2010 by .

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Used by many teams as the launch pad for their attack on the USA Cycling NRC series, the 3-day San Dimas Stage Race is back for its 11th edition in March in Southern California. San Dimas, California (February 9, 2010) – World class professional and talented amateur cyclists from around the world are once again […]

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It’s go time for John Murphy

Posted on 10. Feb, 2010 by .

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American John Murphy had been looking to make the jump to be able to race the tough one-day races in Europe. The call came last September when the 25-year old signed a two-year contract with the BMC Racing Team and here he is on one of the best Classics team with Alessandro Ballan, Marcus Burghardt, […]

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