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Horner Targets Mt Baldy finish on Stage 7

Posted on 12. May, 2012 by .

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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 [...]

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JETCycling – Junior Women Development Team to Race in Italy this Summer

Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 by .

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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 [...]

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Vanderkitten-Focus Turn Disappointing News into Motivating Force

Posted on 27. Apr, 2012 by .

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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 [...]

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A Conversation with GreenEDGE’s Fumiyuki Beppu

Posted on 13. Jan, 2012 by .

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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. [...]

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Kelly Fisher-Goodwin of Colavita/Forno D’Asolo Retires

Posted on 26. Oct, 2011 by .

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One of the good warriors of the US women peloton has decided to retire this year. After 11 years of racing, training, and traveling, the very talented sprinter, Kelly Fisher-Goodwin (formerly Kelly Fisher Benjamin) of Colavita/Forno D’Asolo, announced her retirement. We checked in with Fisher-Goodwin to get her thoughts on leaving road racing and her [...]

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Beth Newell – 2011 International Omnium and Points US National Champion

Posted on 20. Oct, 2011 by .

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USA Cycling held the 2011 Elite Track Nationals earlier this month in Southern California and Beth Newell (Bell Lap Racing) reigned supreme. She not only won the grueling International Omnium title but the Points title as well.

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Nash Easily Repeats as CrossVegas Champion

Posted on 15. Sep, 2011 by .

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Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) easily repeated as the CrossVegas winner. She and team mate Georgia Gould separated themselves from the field early on. Nash then lifted her tempo and maintained a significant lead for most of the race. “Georgia and I were working together keeping the gap,” stated Nash. “Perhaps I was keeping a [...]

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Cal Giant/Specialized CycloCross Team Presentation

Posted on 14. Sep, 2011 by .

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Cal Giant/Specialized presented their 2011-12 Cyclocross team to a very enthusiastic crowd of fans and friends at Spokesman Bicycles in Santa Cruz. Team Director Anthony Gallino introduced each rider. The 2011-12 team will be Cody Kaiser (El Dorado Hills, CA), Meredith Miller (Fort Collins, CO), Justin Robinson (Santa Cruz, CA), Teal Stetson-Lee (Durango, CO), and [...]

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Ash and Bahati Win Sacramento Grand Prix

Posted on 11. Sep, 2011 by .

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Mary Ellen Ash (Metromint) and Rahsaan Bahati (SKLZ p/b Pista Palace) take bunch sprint to win the Sacramenton Grand Prix.

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Swiss National Champion Pascale Maria Schnider Gets Ready for Worlds and 2012 Olympic Games

Posted on 10. Sep, 2011 by .

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The 2011 road season began with watching Swiss National Road and Time Trial Champion, Pascale Maria Schnider, being successful in California at the Merco Cycling Classic. Schnider raced as a guest rider for Red Racing. She finished just behind Ina-Yoko Teutenberg (HTC-Highroad) in both the Merced Criterium and the Almond Blossom Road Race stages, and [...]

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