Archive for May, 2010

Garmin-Transitions Wins Team Classification in California

Posted on 24. May, 2010 by .

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The Garmin-Transitions team wins the Team Classification at the Amgen Tour of California. Watch Jonathan Vaughters introduce each rider and the champagne celebration.

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Rogers Celebrates On The Podium

Posted on 24. May, 2010 by .

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Video of the GC podium ceremony of the 2010 Amgen Tour of California. Includes interview with winner Michael Rogers (HTC-Columbia), and third-place Levi Leipheimer (RadioShack) – and the champagne celebration.

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Rogers Survives Onslaught To Win Amgen Tour of California

Posted on 23. May, 2010 by .

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They threw everything at him but Michael Rogers (HTC-Columbia) survived an onslaught of attacks on the final stage of the Amgen Tour of California to win the overall, in what he called the biggest stage race victory of his career.  David Zabriskie (Garmin-Transitions) finished second overall at 9 seconds back and 3-time defending champion Levi [...]

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Photo Gallery Stage 7 of Amgen Tour of California

Posted on 23. May, 2010 by .

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Photo Gallery of Stage 7, the Los Angeles Time Trial of the Amgen Tour of California.

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HTC-Columbia goes 1-2 in Los Angeles TT

Posted on 22. May, 2010 by .

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Australian Michael Rogers is one step closer to wining the overall at the Amgen Tour of California when he finished second in Saturday’s time trial, increasing his lead to 9 seconds over David Zabriskie (Garmin-Transitions), and 25 seconds on defending champion Levi Leipheimer (Radioshack). Making it even sweeter for the HTC-Columbia team was Tony Martin [...]

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Big Bear Makes Five For Sagan

Posted on 21. May, 2010 by .

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Over six hours in the saddle, 135.3 miles (217.7 km) of racing, 7 categorized climbs, more than 12,000 feet of climbing, headwinds, clear blue skies, enthusiastic crowds all could be used to describe stage 6, the Queen Stage of the Amgen Tour of California. Another word could be tough. So tough that 17 riders pulled [...]

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Fly V Australia In The Hunt For a Stage Win

Posted on 21. May, 2010 by .

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The Fly V Australia team came into the Amgen Tour of California with a plan to showcase the team, to prove that they belong on the international cycling scene. The Continental team is on a trajectory to become the first Australian Pro Tour team. “We’ve shown that we’re the strongest team in the US this [...]

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Armstrong Responds to Doping Allegations from Landis

Posted on 20. May, 2010 by .

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Four years after Floyd Landis declared his innocence, and after being stripped of the 2006 Tour de France yellow jersey, Landis is now admitting to systematic doping. In several emails sent to cycling and anti-doping officials, he has also implicated several cyclists, including seven-time Tour de France winner, Lance Armstrong. Read more about the allegations [...]

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Strong Sagan Sprints To Stage Win

Posted on 20. May, 2010 by .

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Phil Zajicek (Fly V Australia) called it before the start when he said that Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Doimo) was a favorite to take the stage with its tough finishing circuits. Best Young Rider Sagan, all of 20, had been knocking on the door  to finally took the win at the tough stage 5 of the Amgen [...]

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Sheriff Chicchi Outguns Field in Modesto

Posted on 19. May, 2010 by .

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Stage 4 at the Amgen Tour of California followed the expected scenario to a T, the sprinter’s teams let the break dangle only to reel them in with 5 miles to go. What was unexpected today is how hard the stage was, from the start in San Jose to the finish  in Modesto. The field [...]

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