Archive for May, 2010

Zabriskie Squeezes Into The Lead in California

Posted on 18. May, 2010 by .

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David Zabriskie (Garmin-Transitions) took the win in sunny Santa Cruz today in stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California but he almost lost it to Mick Rodgers (HTC-Columbia) when he started celebrating before crossing the line.  Officials had to review the photo finish before the official winner could be called. Defending champion Levi Leipheimer […]

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Selection is made in the California rain

Posted on 17. May, 2010 by .

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The rain, throroughly unexpected for California in May, turned the Trinity descent into a slip’n slide in stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California. Leadout man Brett Lancaster (Cervélo TestTeam), left without a man to leadout and no other teammates, took the win in the 109.5 miles (176.2 km) stage from Davis to Santa […]

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Rivera Easily Wins the Inaugural Sacramento Grand Prix

Posted on 16. May, 2010 by .

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On a beautiful, sunny day, Coryn Rivera (Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY12), powered her way to an easy sprint finish in the inaugural Sacramento Grand Prix. The 1.4-mile (2.2-km) course circled the Capitol Building and duplicated portions of the Tour’s circuit.

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Kiel Reijnen Wants To Make An Impact

Posted on 16. May, 2010 by .

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With its revamped roster, new attitude and stage race wins under its belt, the Jelly Belly presented by Kenda squad wants to make a splash at the Amgen Tour of California. One such rider is overall winner at the Tour of Thailand, Kiel Reijnen, who wants to show that he can be competitive against the […]

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Ben Day – The Plan Is To Animate In California

Posted on 15. May, 2010 by .

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The year  started off great for Ben Day of the Fly V Australia team. He won the overall at the San Dimas Stage Race followed up by the win at the Redlands Bicycle Classic, giving the early lead in the NRC standings for a few weeks.  The preparation for “a massive goal”, the Amgen Tour […]

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On Tap: Sacramento Grand Prix

Posted on 15. May, 2010 by .

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When no women’s race was announced as part of this year’s Amgen Tour of California, ProjectSport, the people behind San Rafael Twilight Crit and San Francisco Twilight Crit, put together the Sacramento Grand Prix. While the pro men race from Nevada City to Sacramento on stage 1 of the 8-day stage race, fans will be […]

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the week that was

Posted on 14. May, 2010 by .

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Paddy Bevin to BISSELL. Andy Williams to Rubicon-ORBEA. Danny Finneran retires. Kelly Cup no longer NRC, Chicago Criterium canceled. Amateur Time Trials opens Philly weekend.

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The Party Is Just Starting For Jeff Louder

Posted on 14. May, 2010 by .

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The roads are about to go up and up at the Giro d’Italia and Jeff Louder is ready to slay himself along with his BMC teammates to help leader Cadel Evans on his and the team’s  quest for the overall win. “My eleventh year as a pro, it’s been a long time coming.” said the […]

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Fly V australia Releases Daily Tour of California Race Files Powered by TrainingPeaks

Posted on 14. May, 2010 by .

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Team Fly V australia will be releasing daily power, heart rate and GPS files during the 2010 Amgen Tour of California. TrainingPeaks co-founder, Dirk Friel, and Hunter Allen, co-author of Training and Racing with a Power Meter, will be providing same-day analysis of each day’s stage files which will also be available to view and […]

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HTC-Columbia Ready For a Strong Showing at Amgen Tour of California

Posted on 14. May, 2010 by .

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Lining up in Sacramento with a strong all-round roster, the California based ProTour team HTC-Columbia will start its home state race on Sunday ready to be competitive in both the sprints and the overall classification. “The Tour of California has always been one of the season focuses for our team,” says Team Manager Rolf Aldag. […]

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