Archive for September, 2010

Clinic-o-rama At UCI3

Posted on 30. Sep, 2010 by .

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Clinics by Parbo, Cameron and the Comptons Precede UCI3 Festival Though technically a three-day festival of cyclocross, Cincinnati’s UCI3 Festival actually stretches to a fourth day with clinics preceding the actual racing. Clinics at two race locations will take place on Thursday, October 7, the day before racing gets underway. They will be led by [...]

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Tuft Says Worst Day Of My Life

Posted on 30. Sep, 2010 by .

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Canadian cyclist Svein Tuft of Langley, BC, finished 26th in the Men’s Time Trial at the 2010 UCI Road World Championships in Melbourne, in what he describes as the “worst day of my life.” Tuft, the current and multiple Canadian Champion in Time Trial, completed the course in 1 hour 3 minutes 4 seconds, almost [...]

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Back To One Day For Longsjo Classic in 2011

Posted on 30. Sep, 2010 by .

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Starting out as a one-day race dedicated to the memory of Art Longsjo, over a half-century ago, the Longsjo Classic will return to its roots and again become a one-day race for the 52nd edition. “While we are reducing the number of days of racing, it will allow us to pack the energy, excitement, and [...]

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USGP Shaping Up To Be A Battle Royale Between Teammates

Posted on 30. Sep, 2010 by .

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One weekend into the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross, an interesting duel is shaping up at the top of the standings. Two riders are tied at 90 points apiece, two riders with different skills, two riders that want to win the overall, two riders that are teammates on the Cannondale prepared by Cyclocrossworld.com squad.  [...]

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US Pro Crit Changes: New Venue, Americans Only

Posted on 30. Sep, 2010 by .

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Two changes announced for next year’s US Pro Crit, only US citizens for the first time in its history and a new venue, Grand Rapids, Michigan as part of the Grand Cycling Classic. The US Pro Crit, for elite men only, is following in the footsteps of the US Pro Road and TT races, and [...]

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Team USA’s Zabriskie 8th, Van Garderen 24th At Worlds TT

Posted on 30. Sep, 2010 by .

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David Zabriskie (Salt Lake City, Utah/Garmin-Transitions) posted the top result for the United States with an eighth-place finish in the elite men’s time trial at the 2010 UCI Road Cycling World Championships on Thursday. The youngest rider in the 42-man field; Tejay Van Garderen (Fort Collins, Colo./Columbia-HTC) finished in 24th place. Zabriskie, who was amongst [...]

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NACT Rolls Into Gloucester

Posted on 29. Sep, 2010 by .

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After a great start in the Northwest the North American Cyclocross Trophy (NACT) series rolls into the Northeast this weekend for 2 days of racing in Gloucester Mass. at the Great Brewers Gran Prix of Gloucester. What’s the best description of the Gran Prix of Gloucester? Take a dramatic harbor front park at the height [...]

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Eckmann Aims For Podium At Cross Worlds

Posted on 29. Sep, 2010 by .

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There was another sweep this weekend at Planet Bike Cup, Yannick Eckmann, now riding for Hot Tubes, came out all barrels firing in the Men Jr 17/18 races. On both days, he caught and passed the Masters 45+ field that had started 30 seconds prior and went on to solo to victory. The defending USGP [...]

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Whitten 7th, Samplonius 15th At Road Worlds TT

Posted on 29. Sep, 2010 by .

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Canadian cyclist Tara Whitten of Edmonton, Alta, posted the top Canadian result with a seventh place in the Women’s Time Trial race, on Wednesday, at the 2010 UCI Road World Championships in Melbourne, Australia. Whitten, who improved by one spot her Time Trial result from last year, placed seventh stopping the clock at 33 minutes [...]

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Knee Is Better For Compton, Time To Race

Posted on 29. Sep, 2010 by .

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When 6-time and reigning US National Champion Katie Compton (Planet Bike/Stevens) lined up at the start of the first race of the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross, she barely had any training rides in her legs for the past month. Compton was forced off her bike following a crash on the Mountain Bike World [...]

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