Archive for August, 2011

Univest Grand Prix Rolls Into 14th Year With New Features

Posted on 17. Aug, 2011 by .

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The Univest Grand Prix returns in September for its 14th year with a new professional cycling classification, a revamped road race course and the same Pennsylvania community pride and support that makes it one of the most spectator-friendly cycling weekends in North America. The road race in Souderton on Saturday, Sept. 17, features dual UCI [...]

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When Gobernacion Indeportes Antioquia Attacks

Posted on 16. Aug, 2011 by .

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“Attack” replied soft-spoken Janier Acevedo when asked what his team would do in the final stage of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Everyone smiled because that’s exactly what his team, the Gobernación de Antioquia – Indeportes Antioquia out of Colombia had been doing from the beginning of the race, attacking every time the [...]

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Richey, Day Join Renner Custom Cyclocross Team

Posted on 16. Aug, 2011 by .

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The 2011/12 cyclocross season will see Canada’s Craig Richey and Great Britain’s Gabby Day race for the Renner Custom Cyclocross Team. Building from the success of sponsoring Gabby Day last season team manager Gregg Germer has expanded his support to include Canada’s Craig Richey. “I’m really excited to build up from last years support of [...]

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Live Daily Coverage of USA Pro Cycling Challenge on NBC and Versus

Posted on 16. Aug, 2011 by .

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The NBC Sports Group will provide live daily coverage of the inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge, a seven-day cycling event that features 135 of the world’s top riders. Coverage begins on VERSUS on Monday, August 22, at 4 p.m. ET, with the final stage set to air live on NBC on Sunday, August 28, at [...]

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Van Uden Suffers To Win Sprinter Jersey At Utah

Posted on 15. Aug, 2011 by .

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Going into the Queen Stage of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, Roman van Uden of PureBlack Racing was in second place, five points down in the XO Communications Best Sprinter competition. All he had to do on the final was to get six points in the two intermediate sprints during in the 106-mile [...]

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Leipheimer Wins Challenging Utah

Posted on 15. Aug, 2011 by .

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Radioshack’s Levi Leipheimer knew that he and his team would be challenged in their defense of the yellow jersey in the final two stages at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Vicious heat made a tough course brutal in Saturday’s circuit race in Salt Lake City when the field split apart of the first [...]

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Photos – Tour of Utah Stage 5

Posted on 14. Aug, 2011 by .

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Photo Gallery of stage 5, the Queen Stage up to Snowbird of the 2011 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah

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Bertogliati Hopes To Defend the Snowflake KOM Jersey

Posted on 14. Aug, 2011 by .

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Wearer of the snowflake-adorned King of the Mountain jersey since the first road stage, Rubens Bertogliati (Team Type 1-Sanofi) fully intends to defend the jersey on the final day. But he knows that he’ll have his work cut out for him on the Queen Stage which culminates with the climb up to Snowbird. “For the [...]

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Photos – Tour of Utah Stage 4

Posted on 13. Aug, 2011 by .

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Photo Gallery of stage 4, the very tough Salt Lake City Circuit Race of the 2011 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah

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Tough Salt Lake City Circuit To Test Radioshack

Posted on 13. Aug, 2011 by .

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Last year, Radioshack’s Levi Leipheimer was also in yellow going into the final weekend of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. With no teammates, he was able to successfully defend to win the overall but it’s a whole new ballgame in 2011. Salt Lake City residents Jeff Louder (BMC) and Tyler Wren (Jamis/Sutter Home) give insight on the course.

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