Archive for July, 2013

Gallery: San Rafael Twilight Criterium – Men

Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 by .

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Gallery from the pro/1 men’s race at the 2013 San Rafael Twilight Criterium.

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Gallery: San Rafael Twilight Criterium – Women

Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 by .

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Gallery from the pro/1/2 women’s race at the 2013 San Rafael Twilight Criterium.

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Canadian Road Champion Zach Bell (Champion System) wins Peace Arch News Road Race

Bell, Donovan Win Peace Arch News Road Race

Posted on 15. Jul, 2013 by .

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Despite an impressive resume that includes multiple BC Superweek victories and representing Canada at two Summer Olympics, North Vancouver’s Zach Bell(Champion System) has never won the Tour de White Rock’s Peace Arch News Road Race – until Sunday . Bell broke away from the group with about eight laps to go in the grueling 134 [...]

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Tim Gebauer (National Team Germany) wins the Tour De White Rock’s Choices Market Criterium

Gebauer Claims Tour de White Rock Criterium

Posted on 13. Jul, 2013 by .

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Tim Gebauer (National Team Germany) broke free of the pack to win the Tour De White Rock’s Choices Market Criterium on Saturday night, finishing five seconds in front of countryman Florenz Knauer (Team Baier Landshut) and Australian Tommy Nankervis (BISSELL Pro Cycling Team). Gebauer, who was part of the pack that saw 2012 USA National [...]

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NOW and Novartis for MS Sweeps Tour de White Rock Opener

Posted on 13. Jul, 2013 by .

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Anyone who asks why someone would voluntarily try to ride a bicycle up a 700 meter, 16 percent grade road hasn’t seen the caliber of cyclists taking part in BC Superweek. The Hill Climb is the first stage of the Tour de White Rock, which is celebrating its 34th edition this year. It’s an exciting [...]

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Knauer, Ramsden Take Giro di Burnaby

Posted on 12. Jul, 2013 by .

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Team Baier Landshut cyclist Florenz Knauer, who made the trip from Germany to race BC Superweek, might want to look at coming back to Canada a little more often after sprinting for the win at the 7th annual Giro di Burnaby on Wednesday night. It’s the 24-year-old’s third straight appearance on the podium at BC [...]

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Leah Kirchmann (Optum) wins Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix

Optum’s Kirchmann, Hanson Win Gastown Grand Prix

Posted on 11. Jul, 2013 by .

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With the historic whistle chime of the famous Gastown steam clock playing Westminster Quarters every 15 minutes setting the scene, the Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies riders,  Leah Kirchmann and Ken Hanson sprinted to the top spots in the 40th anniversary of the Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix Wednesday night. A huge crowd created a [...]

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Twitter and Viewing the Tour de France

Posted on 10. Jul, 2013 by .

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Watching sports has changed forever. Social media has done this. I no longer need to run to the box scores for baseball game details or turn to ESPN for game updates. I simply pop open Twitter for updates and sporting tidbits. Watching live sporting events with Twitter is now the norm. All of the cycling [...]

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Leah Kirchmann (Optum p/b KBS) outsprinted Lauretta Hanson and Elle Anderson (Vanderkitten) for the win at UBC Grand Prix - photo c Greg Descantes

Kirchmann, Anderson Win UBC Grand Prix

Posted on 10. Jul, 2013 by .

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Ryan Anderson (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies), who’s a product of the Victoria Academy of Cycling, had a pretty good showing at BC Superweek heading into Tuesday’s 4th Annual UBC Grand Prix. He was second in Friday’s MK Delta Lands Criterium and Saturday’s Brenco Criterium, and third in Sunday’s White Spot Delta Road Race. However, [...]

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For the second year in a row Steve Fisher of Hagens Berman Cycling won the Tour de Delta White Spot Men's UCI 1.2 Road Race, finishing ahead of Germany's Yannick Mayer of Team Baier Landshut and North Vancouver's Ryan Anderson of Optum p/b Kelly Benefits Strategies - photo by Greg Descantes

Fisher, Kirchman Win White Spot Delta Road Race

Posted on 08. Jul, 2013 by .

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There must be something in the water in Delta because it definitely agrees with Seattle’s Steve Fisher (Hagens Berman Cycling) as he took top spot at the White Spot | Delta Road Race Sunday afternoon in Tsawwassen for the second straight year. With international sanctioning and awarding of official UCI points, the road race drew [...]

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