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Posted on 02. Jun, 2011 by stephanie.
Neil Browne alerts all who follow him on Twitter, “WARNING: requires a sense of humor.” That is the essence of his Twitter feed. Browne, a former editorial director of a national cycling magazine, now a free lance journalist and founder of Carolina Cycling News, disseminates information and humor daily…if not hourly. “I got into Twitter really [...]
Posted on 20. May, 2011 by stephanie.
On a bright and sunny afternoon in Solvang, Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY12) easily won the inaugural Amgen Tour of California Women’s International Time Trial Challenge presented by Specialized and SRAM. The time trial took place during Stage 6 of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California, with the women riding the same course [...]
Posted on 19. May, 2011 by stephanie.
Oscar Freire (Rabobank) has been racing professionally since 1998. He is a three time World Champion, winning in 1999, 2001, and 2004, and the winner of the green points classification jersey at the Tour de France. Successful for years, rumors of his retirement started circulating in 2009. He answered those rumors by coming back in [...]
Posted on 19. May, 2011 by stephanie.
Chris Horner (RadioShack) began the Stage 4 ready to tackle the field. “It should be a really exciting day. Year’s past when we went over this pass it’s been quite exciting with a lot of destruction. There will be destruction not only on Sierra but also on Hamilton. Both should be very exciting. I prefer [...]
Posted on 16. May, 2011 by stephanie.
Due to extreme weather conditions and potentially unsafe roads, Stage 1 of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California was cancelled just before the riders were about to begin the race. Stage 2 was shortened and the start moved to Nevada City. We caught up with a few riders to get their thoughts on the last 24 hours.
Posted on 15. May, 2011 by stephanie.
We last reported on Jonathan Vaughters’ (@Vaughters), CEO and Director Sportif, Garmin Cervelo, conversational use of Twitter. Vaughters uses Twitter as a communication tool. He is able to get his side of an issue directly to fans and the media. On the professional team side, BMC Racing Team is really the only professional team that [...]
Posted on 14. May, 2011 by stephanie.
A definite overall GC favorite going into this year’s Amgen Tour of California is HTC Highroad’s Tejay van Garderen. Winning this race has been a goal for van Garderen and the young rider enters tomorrow’s stage full of confidence. “The team has shown a lot of confidence in me,” stated van Garderen. “If I put [...]
Posted on 13. May, 2011 by stephanie.
We have long been advocates of social media here at PodiumInsight. We were the first site to provide live domestic race updates for both men and women races via @podium_live on Twitter and the first to provide live interactive interviews. It’s very much the way sports fans are requesting and receiving their sporting news. When [...]
Posted on 13. Apr, 2011 by stephanie.
During a short chat with Ina Yoko Teutenberg (HTC Highroad), at this year’s Merco Cycling Classic, Teutenberg identified Erinne Willock as a rider to watch. Teutenberg’s team mates Amber Neben and Evelyn Stevens also identified Willock as a dangerous threat at the Redlands Bicycle Classic. Willock, one of three Canadians joining Team TIBCO-To the Top [...]
Posted on 05. Apr, 2011 by stephanie.
First started in 2000 to honor Carole King, who helped establish the Redlands Bicycle Classic, the award highlights a member of the cycling community’s outstanding sportsmanship. This year the committee selected not a rider but a team Director Sportif. Lisa Hunt, DS, Team TIBCO-To the Top, was an easy choice for this year’s Carole King [...]