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Posted on 15. Aug, 2013 by stephanie.
With team mates Jessica Cutler, Colleen Hayduk, and Jade Wilcoxson, Ruth Winder won the Women Team Pursuit Gold at the USA Cycling Elite Time Track National Championship held in Carson, CA earlier this month. This national title caps an amazing season for Winder. She raced in Europe in the spring, completed her first Giro Rosa [...]
Posted on 10. Jun, 2013 by lyne.
Almost one year ago, after climbing his way to the biggest win of his career on the Queen Stage at the Tour de Beauce, Matt Cooke thought that finally everything was coming together for him. On his second year with the UCI Continental squad, Team Exergy, his future looked bright. A few months later, the [...]
Posted on 17. May, 2013 by lyne.
What is panache? Merriam-Webster describes panache as ‘dash or flamboyance in style and action’. The word panache is often used in cycling to describe daring attacks that succeed almost against all odds. Sylvain Chavanel of the Omega Pharma-Quick Step is one of those riders whose style of racing fits that description. Though often reeled in [...]
Posted on 16. May, 2013 by stephanie.
Three minutes into Stage 5 of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California, former Taiwan national champion Chun Kai Feng (Champion System Pro Cycling) joined Thomas De Gendt (Vacansoleil-DCM) and Carter Jones (Bissell Pro Cycling) in a long, sustained break. The break worked well together but was absorbed with 50 km to go. Feng did the [...]
Posted on 16. May, 2013 by lyne.
Not only did Janier Acevedo outclimb everyone to claim the victory on stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California but his Team Jamis-Hagens Berman p/s Sutter Home has been able to successfully defend his yellow jersey for the past two days. A first for a UCI Continental team in the eight years of the [...]
Posted on 13. May, 2013 by lyne.
Nate English called it on Sunday when he tweeted ‘@Benjm1 @ajmiac @jimstemper pretty sure that if Jim gets in the break he’ll be the most aggressive rider for the day, pretty much any day.’ After a long brutal day in the break as the temperature crossed the 100 degrees F line, Jim Stemper of the [...]
Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 by stephanie.
Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategy’s Jade Wilcoxson is continuing her winning ways. Wilcoxson not only won the opening crit stage at the Sea Otter Classic but also the next day’s road race stage. She finished the Sea Otter Classic with a 3rd overall and the Sprint jersey. “Sea Otter is training for Gila,“ [...]
Posted on 23. Apr, 2013 by stephanie.
Bruce Bochy, the manager of the San Francisco Giants, had to make several risky moves on the road to two MLB World Series Championships in three years. Three years ago, Bochy started a rookie, Buster Posey, in the critical catcher position. Posey went on to become Rookie of the Year. Last year Bochey gambled again [...]
Posted on 06. Apr, 2013 by lyne.
After a surprising ride in the opening time trial at the Redlands Bicycle Classic which placed him in fourth place, Joey Rosskopf‘s intent was clear as he told podiuminsight, the goal is the overall podium. His actions on stage 1 in the Beaumont Circuit stage, showed how determined he was when he want into two [...]
Posted on 05. Apr, 2013 by lyne.
Known to race aggressively, the NOW and Novartis for MS team will now have to switch gears and go on the defense to protect Alison Powers‘ yellow jersey at the Redlands Bicycle Classic. “That’s going to be interesting for us because we have the mentality of racing hard, going for stages but now we have [...]