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Posted on 12. Jul, 2014 by pressrelease.
Brandon Etzl (Team Jet Fuel Coffee/Norco Bicycle) repeats as Homelife Realty Hill Climb winner at Tour de White Rock. Local BC Riders Sweep the Podium in the Women’s Race with Alison Jackson (Team Glotman Simpson Cycling) taking the victory. If you’re wondering how truly difficult the Homelife Realty Hill Climb is, this year’s winner, Brandon […]
Posted on 08. Jul, 2014 by lyne.
In a story published July 7, Jonathan Vaughters stated that he first noticed Andrew Talansky at the 2010 Tour of the Gila and that Talansky had no one feeding him, no mechanic, no teammates. In reality, Talansky had the full support of his California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized team.
Posted on 16. Jun, 2014 by lyne.
The legendary Stillwater Criterium lived up to its reputation as one of the hardest races in the United States on Sunday. Attacks flew as the racers went up Chilkoot hill which features a 24 degree grade to the finish line. Put under pressure in the final laps, Canadian Ryan Anderson prevailed to win the overall […]
Posted on 28. Oct, 2013 by lyne.
Last Saturday, Meredith Miller finally cracked the top 10 at a UCI Cyclocross World Cup when she finished a strong sixth in Tabor, Czech Republic. Since the start of her cyclocross racing career five years ago, the California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized rider’s highest finish had been 11th, twice in 2012. “Wow, I’m super stoked to […]
Posted on 19. Oct, 2013 by pressrelease.
The slopes of the legendary Cauberg Hill, where Amstel Gold Race finishes provides some steep climbs and gnarly descents for the first World Cup of the cyclocross season tomorrow at the Cauberg Cyclocross in the Netherlands. The elite women’s and elite men’s race will be streamed live on the UCI youtube channel. The 2.65-km course, […]
Posted on 01. Oct, 2013 by lyne.
Sue Butler was forced to make the tough decision to retire from racing, a decision she announced in her blog today. “Someone was quoted once saying something like this, “Only Champions retire, the rest of us quit.” Well, today, I am officially ‘quitting’. I am making the decision for the love of the sport. What […]
Posted on 27. Sep, 2013 by lyne.
This week the UCI released their road race calendar for the 2014 season with no major changes compared to last year’s schedule for races in the United States and Canada. In the United States, the men have eight UCI races for a total of 33 days of racing and the women have two days of […]
Posted on 10. Jul, 2013 by stephanie.
Watching sports has changed forever. Social media has done this. I no longer need to run to the box scores for baseball game details or turn to ESPN for game updates. I simply pop open Twitter for updates and sporting tidbits. Watching live sporting events with Twitter is now the norm. All of the cycling […]
Posted on 10. Jun, 2013 by lyne.
The rumors have been circulating for the past week but today the news was made official, David Veilleux will be racing at the Tour de France with his Europcar team. The 25-year old rider will be the first Québécois to race in La Grande Boucle. “I am extremely pleased with this news. This is a […]