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van Garderen Looking Confidently at the Overall Win

Posted on 14. May, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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@Vaughters And 140 Characters

Posted on 13. May, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Erinne Willock – Consistently One of the Strongest Riders in North America

Posted on 13. Apr, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Lisa Hunt Honored by Redlands Bicycle Classic

Posted on 05. Apr, 2011 by .

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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 [...]

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Cheatley sprints to third win for Colavita; Neben holds on to overall

Posted on 04. Apr, 2011 by .

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Colavita Forno D’Asolo captured their third consecutive win at the Redlands Bicycle Classic when New Zealand National Champion, Cath Cheatley, won the Beaver Medical Group Sunset Road Race. This was the third and final stage of the Classic. After two bike changes, Cheatley expertly rode the last bend and sprinted ahead of Carmen Small (TIBCO-To [...]

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Cliff-Ryan Sprints to Second Win at Redlands

Posted on 02. Apr, 2011 by .

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Theresa Cliff-Ryan (Colavita Forno D’Asolo) won her second consecutive decisive sprint at the City of Redlands Criterium, stage 2 of the Redlands Bicycle Classic, this afternoon. Jen Purcell (Danbury Audi) finished in second and Chloe Hosking (HTC-Highroad) in third. More photos in the gallery. The real race drama was happening in the GC race. At [...]

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Cliff-Ryan Easily Wins Sprint At Beaumont

Posted on 01. Apr, 2011 by .

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With a brilliant lead out from teammate Cath Cheatley (Colavita Forno D’Asolo), Theresa Cliff-Ryan easily won the bunch sprint finish at the City of Beaumont Circuit Road Race. Today was stage one of the Redlands Bicycle Classic. She won ahead of Christina Gokey-Smith (Rouse Bicycles), who finished in second, and third place Jennifer Purcell (Danbury [...]

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Mancebo Narrowly Wins Sun Time Trial

Posted on 31. Mar, 2011 by .

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Francisco Mancebo (Real Cyclist.com) narrowly won the Redlands Bicycle Classic’s Sun Time Trial this afternoon. Mancebo won the uphill prologue by less than one second ahead of Ben Jacques-Maynes (BISSELL Pro Cycling), who finished in second. Two-time US Pro Time Trial Champion, Chris Baldwin (Juwi Solar-First Solar) was in third. Only four seconds separated the [...]

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Neben Wins Tough Uphill Redlands Prologue

Posted on 31. Mar, 2011 by .

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On a tough a five-kilometer uphill Sun Time Trial, former UCI World Time Trial Champion, Amber Neben (HTC Highroad) threw down the gauntlet with a solid win. This was her 5th career Redlands Prologue win. Teammate and current US Time Trial Champion, Evelyn Stevens was eight seconds behind in second. Team TIBCO-To The Top’s Erinne [...]

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A Ride to Remember Carla Swart

Posted on 12. Mar, 2011 by .

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On Wednesday, January 19, 2011, Carla Swart was tragically killed. While training in her native country of South Africa, she was hit by a truck. Swart was a talented rider, the first collegiate rider to win titles in mountain bike, track, road racing and cyclo cross. She was very much a rising cycling star and [...]

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