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Posted on 08. Jun, 2012 by stephanie.
Recently several stories about Evelyn Stevens (Specialized-lululemon) leaving Wall Street to race her bike have been written. Stevens is headed to compete at the 2012 London Summer Olympics representing the USA. Though Stevens journey to London is amazing, she is not the first cyclist to leave high finance. Linda Jackson, Team TIBCO Founder and President, [...]
Posted on 05. Jun, 2012 by lyne.
After grabbing the leader’s jersey following the time trial at the Exergy Tour, Amber Neben stated “really it doesn’t matter who goes up the road as long as it’s Specialized-lululemon.” Though sounding cliché, the sentiment, echoed by all the women on the Specialized-lululemon, was obviously heartfelt. On the final day, actions spoke louder than words [...]
Posted on 16. May, 2012 by stephanie.
AEG and SRAM will present the Second Annual Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial Invitational. Ten elite women time trial riders have been invited to race concurrently with the men’s time trial stage in Bakersfield. The women’s course will be the same course as the men’s race, 29.7 km with an 8% climb at [...]
Posted on 12. May, 2012 by lyne.
One year ago, a then retired Fast Freddie Rodriguez was riding a fund-raiser with the Specialized Junior team when he “got the bug back”. Climbing on Sierra Road with the riders he was mentoring, his interest to return to professional cycling was re-kindled. A few months later, he was racing with his new squad, Team [...]
Posted on 12. May, 2012 by stephanie.
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 [...]
Posted on 01. May, 2012 by lyne.
Lost in the mayhem that is the Sea Otter Classic was the announcement that two-time US National cyclocross champion Ryan Trebon had joined the Cannondale presented by Cyclocrossworld.com team for the 2012/2013 season. In the press release, Trebon stated that “It was kind of an offer I couldn’t refuse to pass up.” We had to [...]
Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 by stephanie.
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 [...]
Posted on 27. Apr, 2012 by stephanie.
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 [...]
Posted on 09. Mar, 2012 by lyne.
Ben Jacques-Maynes has been through the worst year of his life when serious complications hit one after anothe following a broken collarbone at the 2011 Amgen Tour of California. Complications led by a bone infection finally diagnosed five months after that fateful crash in May. Jacques-Maynes is still recuperating and now fighting stomach issues brought [...]