Archive for December, 2010

Invincible Compton Dominates Zolder

Posted on 27. Dec, 2010 by .

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Touch conditions, crashes, nothing stopped American Katie Compton (Planet Bike) from dominating the Zolder World Cup. Her fourth World Cup win this season hoisted her to the top of the standings. After a quick start, the seven-time and reigning US National Champion was at the front, her usual spot, and putting time into her competitors. [...]

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Summerhill Top 15 At Zolder

Posted on 27. Dec, 2010 by .

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Right after the juniors, it was the U23 men’s turn to take on the Zolder World Cup in what US U23 National Champion Danny Summehill called epic conditions. “That was epic.” Summerhill said right after the race. Summerhill was the top American finishing in 13th. “Like I keep saying time and time again, this weather [...]

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Dillman Is Best Junior American At Zolder

Posted on 27. Dec, 2010 by .

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Lars Förster of Switzerland quickly escaped the field to win the Junior Men Zolder World Cup in snowy, messy and difficult conditions. It was just snow on the ground for the juniors but snow was also falling for the first race of the day. Vojtech Nipl of the Czech Republic and Stan Godrie of the [...]

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Photo Gallery Zolder Elite Men

Posted on 26. Dec, 2010 by .

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Photo Gallery of the Elite Men’s race at the Zolder World Cup

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Photo Gallery Zolder Elite Women

Posted on 26. Dec, 2010 by .

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Photo Gallery of the Elite Women at the Zolder World Cup.

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Photo Gallery Zolder Junior and U23

Posted on 26. Dec, 2010 by .

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Photo Gallery of the Junior Men and U23 Men races at the Zolder World Cup.

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Page – “This is not rocket science, it’s just bike racing.”

Posted on 25. Dec, 2010 by .

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Determined. Hard-working. Intense. Family-man. These are all words that have been used to describe Jonathan Page (Planet Bike), the 34-year old American racer who upped and moved himself and his family to Belgium six years ago to pursue his passion for cross. After sitting down for an interview with the man, I’d add funny, warm, [...]

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On Tap: Zolder World Cup

Posted on 25. Dec, 2010 by .

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Here we go, the full-on Christmas cross season starts tomorrow, December 26 with the Heusden-Zolder World Cup, the 6th race in the UCI Patrick Cyclo-cross World Cup series. It is followed the next day by the Superprestige Diegem, an evening race and after one day of rest the GVA Trofee – Azencross in Loenhout. And [...]

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Nature Valley Bicycle Festival Announces Donation

Posted on 24. Dec, 2010 by .

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Organizers of the Nature Valley Bicycle Festival, which includes the Nature Valley Grand Prix professional bicycle race, have announced a record-setting donation of $38,000 to the Pediatric Hospice and Pain & Palliative Care Program at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, their benefiting charity since 2003. To date, the Nature Valley Bicycle Festival has raised [...]

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Robbie McEwen and Robbie Hunter to Team RadioShack

Posted on 23. Dec, 2010 by .

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Sprinters Robbie McEwen and Robbie Hunter are joining Team RadioShack in 2011. Both riders were part of the Pegasus Sports project which failed to get a ProTour or Professional Continental license for the upcoming season and opted to change teams. The negotiations between the Team and riders were settled promptly with both riders keen on [...]

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