Archive for September, 2012

Canadian Team for Road Worlds

Posted on 13. Sep, 2012 by .

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Finally, Cycling Canada announced today – via twitter – the riders named to represent Canada at the 2012 UCI Road World Championships, set for September 15 to 23 in Limburg, Netherlands. The event starts on September 16 with the newly added Team Time Trial race for professional cycling teams, and closes on September 23 with [...]

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Myerson – On Racing Clean and The Impact of Doping On His Career

Posted on 12. Sep, 2012 by .

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Doping admissions, outings and life-time bans have hit in the past weeks, some with a big explosion some quietly. In his book, The Secret Race – Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs, Tyler Hamilton recounts his and his team’s years of doping. “I think everybody [...]

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National Champ Powers Wins the BikeReg.com Super 8 Cyclocross Series Opener To Kick Off 2012-2013 Campaign

Posted on 11. Sep, 2012 by .

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Men’s National Champion Jeremy Powers visited the Mid Atlantic’s BikeReg.com Super 8 Series over the weekend to put on a skills clinic. While he was there he won the Men’s Elite race, stole the Verge Leader’s Jersey, and won a lot of new fans. Powers’ original plans only included running his Jeremy Powers Washington DC [...]

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A Surprise Win For Nordhaug In Montreal

Posted on 09. Sep, 2012 by .

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It wasn’t a surprise to see a Sky Procycling rider on the top step of the podium today at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal. The surprise was that it was Sky’s Lars-Petter Nordhaug on the top step and not his teammate and pre-race favorite Edvald Boasson-Hagen taking the win at the end of the [...]

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How To Follow UCI North American Cross Races via Social Media

Posted on 09. Sep, 2012 by .

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The North American UCI cyclocross season officially kicked off this weekend with its first UCI race, the Rohrbach’s Ellison Park Cyclocross in Rochester, New York. The UCI calendar includes 55 races in North America, with two in Bristish Columbia, Canada and the rest spread over the United States. (See map). For the 2012/13 season, the [...]

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Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series Brings World-Class Bike Racing To New England

Posted on 09. Sep, 2012 by .

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Riders from all around the world will converge on New England, the epicenter of American cyclocross, for the second edition of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series. The series will include races held in four of the most prestigious U.S. venues: Gloucester, Providence, Northampton and Warwick. This series grew from the prestigious Verge Series [...]

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Parisien – “I worked a lot on my mental toughness”

Posted on 08. Sep, 2012 by .

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His tenth place finish at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec made François Parisien not only the highest placed Canadian but also marked a personal victory after a very tough year for the Spidertech p/b C10 rider. “It’s the best result of my career. Today (Friday), our team had a perfect race except for my [...]

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Langlois – “I proved today that I had the level to be there”

Posted on 08. Sep, 2012 by .

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Bruno Langlois wanted to show himself at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec on Friday. Mission accomplished for the 31-year old rider of the Garneau-Quebecor team who rode on the Canadian team at the WorldTour race. Langlois not only spent two laps off the front, in front of fans, family and international TV audience but [...]

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Gerrans Wins in Quebec

Posted on 07. Sep, 2012 by .

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Once again, a late race attack delivered the win at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec. Two years ago, Thomas Voeckler (Europcar) made his move in the final kilometer on the false flat to the finish. Last year, Philippe Gilbert (then with Omega Pharma Lotto) attacked the break multiple times in the final two kilometers [...]

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@adammyerson tells a story

Posted on 06. Sep, 2012 by .

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On the heels of the doping admissions, Adam Myerson, pro road rider, cross racer and coach, told a story on twitter. A story about a young rider.

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