Archive for March, 2012

Hiatus

Posted on 16. Mar, 2012 by .

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Many pro riders have talked about their need to take  time completely off the bike to rejuvenate both their bodies and minds. Well the time has come for podiuminsight to do the same. For the past three years (and more), we have been traveling non-stop all over the United States, Canada and Europe to bring […]

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Kirchmann takes silver in road race at 2012 Pan-American Championships

Posted on 12. Mar, 2012 by .

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Leah Kirchmann took the silver medal in the women’s road race on the final day of the 2012 UCI Pan-American Championships on Sunday in Mar Del Plata, Argentina. After 90 kilometers of racing, Kirchmann crossed the finish line in second place of a bunch sprint won by Cuban rider Yumari Gonzalez. Janildes Fernandez of Brazil […]

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Ben Jacques-Maynes is hoping the worst year of his life is behind him (part 2)

Posted on 09. Mar, 2012 by .

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Ben Jacques-Maynes has been through the worst year of his life when  serious complications hit one after anothe following a broken collarbone at the 2011 Amgen Tour of California. Complications led by a bone infection finally diagnosed five months after that fateful crash in May.  Jacques-Maynes is still recuperating and now fighting stomach issues brought […]

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Neben Wins Pan American Time Trial, Shaw Second

Posted on 09. Mar, 2012 by .

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Amber Neben (USA) wins time trial Pan American Continental Games, Canada’s Rhae Shaw second. Nate Brown and Lawson Craddock take 2nd & 3rd in men’s u23 time trial.

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34 Elite Domestic Teams Registered In USA

Posted on 08. Mar, 2012 by .

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A total of 34 Domestic Elite Teams registered with USA Cycling for the 2012 road season. These teams, along with the USA registered UCI Continental squads, will be in the running for the team standings for both the National Racing Calendar (NRC) and the National Criterium Calendar (NCC).  Any rider that races at NRC and […]

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Stu Thorne – The Man Behind Cyclocrossworld.com

Posted on 06. Mar, 2012 by .

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Almost every weekend during the cross season, you can find Stu Thorne working on a bike, paying attention to detail and making everything run smoothly, or as smooth as possible, for his Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com team. A high pressure environment where a small mistake can cost his rider a victory, and yet he seems to […]

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Courses Approved For Limburg 2012

Posted on 05. Mar, 2012 by .

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Last week, the UCI gave the approval for all road and time trial races held in the UCI Road World Championships in Limburg, Netherlands. Not only was a team time trial, for trade teams, added this year but the Limburg 2012 added an extra twist to the elite men’s race with an added 100km approach to […]

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Ben Jacques-Maynes is hoping the worst year of his life is behind him

Posted on 03. Mar, 2012 by .

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The weariness of spirit and body was evident in Ben Jacques-Maynes‘ lean face when we sat down to chat on a sunny and warm morning last week. The 33-year BISSELL Pro Cycling rider has been through the worst year of his life, with serious complications including a bone infection and setbacks hitting one after another […]

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Meet Evan Huffman

Posted on 03. Mar, 2012 by .

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Yesterday at the Merco Cycling Classic time trial in a stacked field that included some of the top time trialists of the United States, youngster Evan Huffman of CalGiant/Specialized pulled off an upset, surprising everyone by setting the fastest time over the 12-mile course. “I’m definitely excited, I’m a little bit surprised that I finished […]

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Behind THE Barriers Episode 18

Posted on 01. Mar, 2012 by .

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The final episode of season 2, episode 18 of Behind THE Barriers draws the curtain on both Jeremy Powers’s 2011-2012 cyclocross season.

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