Archive for May, 2010

BMC Racing Team Ready For Success In California

Posted on 14. May, 2010 by .

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U.S. national champion George Hincapie and Norwegian sprinter Alexander Kristoff will hunt for stage wins while the BMC Racing Team will look to Hincapie and Swiss Steve Morabito for the overall at the Amgen Tour of California. Race Begins Sunday. BMC Racing Team Assistant Director Michael Sayers said the eight-day, 1,304-kilometer race suits Hincapie, a [...]

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Evelyn Stevens Continues to Impress and Succeed

Posted on 13. May, 2010 by .

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On May 14th, Evelyn Stevens (HTC-Columbia) will ride in the very difficult Tour de L’Aude in France for the first time. What makes this remarkable is that her very first cycling race was only in 2008. “This is my first full year as a pro, so I’ve never done this race before, and I’ve never [...]

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Frustration for CalGiant at Joe Martin

Posted on 13. May, 2010 by .

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When talking with Anthony Gallino, Director of the California Giant Specialized squad, at the end of the Joe Martin Stage Race, one word came up time and again, frustration. The team went from defending Andrew Talansky‘s lead to having him in 40th place after being penalized one minute for “prolonged drafting off of a vehicle” [...]

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Four More Added To Nature Valley Pro Ride Rosters

Posted on 12. May, 2010 by .

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The rosters of the Nature Valley Pro Ride men’s and women’s teams are more than halfway filled, with another two riders to be selected this weekend. Sunday’s Bear Mountain Spring Classic in Harriman State Park in New York will be contested on a challenging 21-mile loop that includes a climb of more than two miles, [...]

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Team Type 1 Optimistic about Amgen Tour of California

Posted on 12. May, 2010 by .

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On May 16, riders from across the globe will descend on Nevada City, California for the opening stage of the 2010 Amgen Tour of California. Team Type 1 will bring a powerful lineup to the race to compete against the deepest field the eight-stage race has assembled in its five-year history. Javier Megias, a rider [...]

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UnitedHealthcare Presented by Maxxis bringing deep squad to California

Posted on 12. May, 2010 by .

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Two-time NRC points champion Rory Sutherland will lead the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis into the 2010 Amgen Tour of California, beginning Saturday, May 16th in Nevada City. “This year we’re bringing a squad to the Amgen Tour of California that will be well balanced with climbers, sprinters and guys who can win [...]

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Kelly Benefit Strategies Roster for Amgen Tour of California

Posted on 12. May, 2010 by .

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The Kelly Benefit Strategies Pro Cycling Team announced its roster for the 2010 Amgen Tour of California. Ryan Anderson, Jesse Anthony, Zach Bell, Alex Candelario, Reid Mumford, Neil Shirley, David Veilleux and Scott Zwizanski will represent the team at this year’s race. “This roster is our strongest yet and we have made huge sacrifices to [...]

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Fly V australia roster for Amgen Tour of California

Posted on 12. May, 2010 by .

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Fly V Australia has announced the 8 main roster to race the Amgen Tour of California starting in Nevada City on Sunday 16 May. After a successful start to the year, which has netted 35 wins including the first three events of the NRC, with 10 of the fifteen riders contributing to the win tally, [...]

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Abbott Takes Individual Lead In Women’s Prestige Cycling Series

Posted on 11. May, 2010 by .

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Mara Abbott of Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY 12 is the new leader of the Women’s Prestige Cycling Series after the second of four events on the 2010 schedule. Abbott tops the individual standings over Alison Powers (Team Vera Bradley Foundation) on the strength of her overall win at the recent SRAM Tour of the [...]

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Amaran and Powers take over NRC lead after Joe Martin

Posted on 10. May, 2010 by .

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Overall winner of the Joe Martin Stage Race, Luis Amaran (Jamis/Sutter Home) and Alison Powers (Team VBF) take over the lead for NRC individual standings. No changes in the team standings with Fly V Australia and Team VBF still in the lead.

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