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A long time coming, Miller cracks Top 10 At Cyclocross World Cup

Posted on 28. Oct, 2013 by .

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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 [...]

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World Cup #1 – Cauberg Cyclocross

Posted on 19. Oct, 2013 by .

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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, [...]

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Butler Rides Off Into the Sunset

Posted on 01. Oct, 2013 by .

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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 [...]

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2014 UCI Road Race Calendar Released

Posted on 27. Sep, 2013 by .

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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 [...]

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Twitter and Viewing the Tour de France

Posted on 10. Jul, 2013 by .

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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 [...]

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#Orica-GreenWedged

Posted on 29. Jun, 2013 by .

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Reaction on social media to the ORICA-GreenEDGE bus stuck under the finish line banner during stage 1 of the Tour de France,

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Veilleux Going to The Tour de France

Posted on 10. Jun, 2013 by .

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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 [...]

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Miller calls AToC TT Unrelenting

Posted on 16. Apr, 2013 by .

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TIBCO teammates Meredith Miller and Jasmin Glaesser recon the AToC time trial route. Miller calls it unrelenting, for Glaesser it’s all about pacing.

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A Closer Look At UCI Standings

Posted on 24. Oct, 2012 by .

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Yesterday, the UCI issued the first Cyclocross Rankings of the 2012/13 season. These rankings are of prime importance as they dictate the position of rider on the start grid of UCI races. Time to take a close look (once again) at how they are calculated. Last season, the UCI not only returned to a 12-month [...]

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CalGiant/Specialized's Meredith Miller in all pink at 2011 Boulder Cup

Miller’s pink! Raffle

Posted on 24. Oct, 2012 by .

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Meredith Miller‘s pink! online raffle kicked off this week, the grand finale to her fundraising efforts. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized Cyclocross Team was garbed in head-to-toe pink kit in October. Miller also works to raise funds as she did previously to support her favorite breast cancer organization, [...]

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