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Posted on 17. May, 2012 by stephanie.
Defending Champion, Kristin Armstrong (Exergy TWENTY12), dominated the Bakersfield time trial course finishing in under 40 minutes. She easily won the Second Annual Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial Invitational. The women’s field raced the same course as the men’s Stage 5 time trial, 29.7 km with an 8% climb at the end on [...]
Posted on 16. May, 2012 by stephanie.
AEG and SRAM will present the Second Annual Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial Invitational. Ten elite women time trial riders have been invited to race concurrently with the men’s time trial stage in Bakersfield. The women’s course will be the same course as the men’s race, 29.7 km with an 8% climb at [...]
Posted on 15. May, 2012 by stephanie.
Thirty minutes into today’s stage at the Amgen Tour of California, four riders managed to break from the main group. Sebastian Salas (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) was only a few points behind KOM jersey leader David Boily (Spidertech p/b C10), and was looking for points today. At the first KOM on Calaveras Road, Salas [...]
Posted on 14. May, 2012 by stephanie.
A very familiar face joined the ranks of this year’s Amgen Tour of California. He raced four years with the US Postal Service Pro Cycling Team, Team Phonak for two years, Rock Racing for two years and wore the yellow jersey at the 2003 Tour de France for three days. Victor Hugo Peña returns to [...]
Posted on 13. May, 2012 by stephanie.
At about 25 minutes into the start the Santa Rosa Stage 1 start of the Amgen Tour of California, eight riders rode away from the main group. Ben Jacques-Maynes was joined by his Bissell team mate Andrew Dahlheim, Maxime Bouet (AG2R La Mondaile), Jeff Louder (UnitedHealthcare p/b Maxxis), David Boily (Team Spidertech p/b C10), Sebastian [...]
Posted on 12. May, 2012 by stephanie.
With his solo ride on the Sierra Rd. ascent, Chris Horner, of then Team RadioShack, won stage 4 of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California. His win by over a minute helped him take the leader’s jersey. Horner held the yellow jersey all the way to Stage 8 Thousand Oaks finish. He returns to the [...]
Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 by stephanie.
On a warm Monterey morning, three JETCycling junior riders; Milliegoat Tanner (15), Laurel Rathbun (16), Marta Morris (15) lined up to compete in this year’s Sea Otter Classic Junior Female Road Race. The fourth team member, Claire Van Ekdom was unable to make the trip. Rathbun finished 5th in a field full of talented 17-18 [...]
Posted on 27. Apr, 2012 by stephanie.
Recently, Jono Coulter, Technical Director, Vanderkitten-Focus, received disappointing news. His team did not receive an invite to the inaugural Exergy Tour. Coulter and his Vanderkitten-Focus team reached out to their fans via Twitter and Facebook. The team acknowledged their disappointment and embraced the support of their fans. Twitter: “Grateful for amazing support from VK fans [...]
Posted on 13. Jan, 2012 by stephanie.
I first met Fumiyuki (Fumy) Beppu in 2005. He was freshly signed by Discovery Channel from the high-powered French team VC La Pomme. Johan Brunyeel wanted a Japanese rider and Beppu was the best Japanese rider. I was asked by the team’s online writer, Cathy Mehl, to help translate an interview for their team site. [...]