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RED Racing Cycling Team Riding for Healthy Hearts

Posted on 29. Jul, 2011 by .

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Many people think of heart disease as a man’s problem, however, women can and do get heart disease. In fact, heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States. It is also a leading cause of disability among women. This is the message that members of the RED Racing Cycling team [...]

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Rivera Wins Bunch Sprint as Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY12 Repeats Dominance

Posted on 10. Jul, 2011 by .

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Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY12 came to the San Rafael Twilight Criterium with a plan. The plan was to attack and keep attacking, allowing Coryn Rivera to easily win from a bunch sprint. Martina Patella (Red Racing) finished in second and Mary-Ellen Ash (Metromint Cycling) in third. The race began with Rivera teammates Tayler Wiles [...]

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Amber Pierce – Living and Racing in Europe

Posted on 04. Jul, 2011 by .

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Amber Pierce, of Team Diadora-Pasta Zara, raced for years on US domestic teams. She raced with the Webcor Builders Women’s Professional Cycling Team and then spent time on Team TIBCO. As an ex-pat living in Graz, Austria, she contemplated leaving Team TIBCO at the end of 2009 and dreamed of racing in Europe full time. [...]

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@JeremyPowers and 140 Characters

Posted on 16. Jun, 2011 by .

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Jeremy Powers is that unique professional cyclist who competes both during the road season for the Jelly Belly Cycling Team presented by Kenda and in the 2011 cyclocross season for the Rapha-Focus Cyclocross Team. Powers had a very successful 2010. Not only did he win the overall jersey at the Green Mountain Stage Race during [...]

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@neilroad And 140 Characters

Posted on 02. Jun, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Armstrong Easily Wins the Women’s International Time Trial Challenge

Posted on 20. May, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Stage 5 Most Courageous Rider – Oscar Freire is Motivated to Keep Racing

Posted on 19. May, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Horner Will Not be Denied

Posted on 19. May, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Riders Thoughts On The Weather Impact

Posted on 16. May, 2011 by .

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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.

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@BMCProTeam And 140 Characters

Posted on 15. May, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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