Archive for February, 2010

Tour of California Route

Posted on 09. Feb, 2010 by .

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The specific route details for the 2010 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race are being announced this week via videos highlighting each of the race’s eight stages. Information on stages 1 and 2 so far.

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Alessandro Ballan – looking forward to riding the Classics and the Giro for BMC Racing Team

Posted on 08. Feb, 2010 by .

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The decision to sign with BMC Racing Team was relatively easy for Alessandro Ballan. It was based on a desire to try something new. “I liked that BMC was a smaller team,” commented Ballan. “I wanted to try a new approach to racing. When I heard that George Hincapie was part of the team, I [...]

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Mt Hood Cycling Classic returns for 2010

Posted on 06. Feb, 2010 by .

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- Toughest Pro/Am Cycling Event in the Country Returns for 2010 – Hood River, Ore., February 5th, 2010– The Mt. Hood Cycling classic, renown for it’s challenging Columbia Gorge time trial and mountain top finishes, is pleased to announce the addition of a new title sponsor, Indie Hops, as well as two new stages in [...]

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A closer look at North American women on European UCI teams

Posted on 06. Feb, 2010 by .

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A closer look at the nine North American women, 4 American, 3 Canadian and 2 from Mexico that are racing with European-based UCI Women’s teams in 2010: Kim Anderson, Evelyn Stevens, Amber Rais, Liz Hatch, Audrey Lemieux, Julie Beveridge, Karol-Ann Canuel, Veronica Leal and Laura Morfin

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Burghardt is Ready to Win for BMC Racing Team

Posted on 05. Feb, 2010 by .

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After spending five years of his professional life with T-Mobile and Columbia –HTC, Marcus Burghardt is ready to ride and win for BMC Racing Team in 2010. “I was on Columbia for a very long time,” stated Burghardt. “There just comes a time when you need to change. Most of the time I was riding [...]

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A bold plan for the Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY12 team

Posted on 03. Feb, 2010 by .

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A new squad, the Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY12 Professional Cycling Team, joined the women’s cycling world this year with a unique approach: a focus on preparing their riders for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. While the approach and the sponsor are new the brains behind it are not. After four years of running [...]

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Kelly Benefit Strategies announces new hires for 2010

Posted on 03. Feb, 2010 by .

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New Staff Additions Position KBS for Big Steps This Season & Beyond Minneapolis (February 3, 2010) – Kelly Benefit Strategies announces Jacob Erker as performance manager and Bob Gregorio as team mechanic for the 2010 racing season. The two additions bring experience and knowledge to the team’s well-rounded roster. “There are few people working today [...]

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The Road to Worlds with Jeremy Powers #8

Posted on 02. Feb, 2010 by .

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Finale, episode #8 recorded February 2nd. Canondale-Cyclocrossworld.com’s Jeremy Powers talks about his race at Worlds where he did not achieve his desired goal and learning from his season. Also on the menu are his thoughts on Worlds coming to Louisville KY in 2013, his favorite swear word, the return of the ‘hawk and lots more. We conclude with what makes him happy.

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Radios banned for NRC races

Posted on 02. Feb, 2010 by .

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Earlier today, USA Cycling sent out a release that clearly stated that radios will now be banned in all USA Cycling road and track races which means all NRC races and most of the UCI races. Only 5 road races in North America will not be impacted by the ban: Amgen Tour of California, Philadelphia International Championships, Tour of Missouri, le Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec and le Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal.

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Evans and Hincapie chat BMC bikes – with photos

Posted on 02. Feb, 2010 by .

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BMC Racing Team’s World Champion Cadel Evans and US National Champion George Hincapie talk about their BMC promachine SLC01 and BMC racemaster SLX01 bikes. Photo gallery.

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