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Transfer News Roundup

Posted on 04. Sep, 2012 by .

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It’s that time of year again, the so-called silly season – though there really is nothing silly about it – when riders and teams announce transfer news  and contract renewals. Here’s a quick roundup of the info so far: Merger. The biggest news has to be the merger of the Inferno Racing and On The […]

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Ben Jacques-Maynes and Janier Acevedo To Jamis/Sutter Home

Posted on 04. Sep, 2012 by .

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After a successful 2012 racing season with victories and podiums at stage races such as the Tour of the Gila, Cascade Cycling Classic, and Vuelta Ciclista de Chile, the Jamis-Sutter Home Professional Cycling Team is back and ready to race in 2013. Jamis Bicycles and Sutter Home Family Vineyards will team up for the 4th […]

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Competitive Cyclist and On The Rivet Management Part Ways

Posted on 04. Sep, 2012 by .

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The relationship has ended between specialty online retailer of premium bikes, apparel, and accessories, Competitive Cyclist, and On The Rivet Management. The two entities will not be associated for the 2013 season. Backcountry.com, Inc., the parent company of Competitive Cyclist, worked with On The Rivet for two years, first in 2011 as the title sponsor […]

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Small, Potent Cross Team For CalGiant/Specialized

Posted on 04. Sep, 2012 by .

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California Giant Berry Farms has sponsored a cycling team for twelve years, starting with road and added cross a few seasons back with resounding success. And they are back. The California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized is back with a strong mix of youth and experience in their cross team to tackle what promises to be an […]

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Elite & Under-23 Men Named For USA Worlds’ Team

Posted on 31. Aug, 2012 by .

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The nine elite men and six under-23 riders named to represent the USA at the World Road Championships.

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Strong Team For Optum p/b KBS For Inaugural Cross Season

Posted on 29. Aug, 2012 by .

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The Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies team is taking on cyclocross for the 2012/2013 season. In order to do so, they put together a strong cross squad  for its inaugural season which includes a mix of experience and up-and-coming talent.  National Racing Calendar (NRC) champion Carmen Small, Jade Wilcoxson, and Optum p/b […]

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Canadian Selection Pool For 2012 Road Worlds

Posted on 28. Aug, 2012 by .

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Selection pool for elite men, elite women, under23 men, junior men and junior women to represent Canada at the 2012 UCI Road World Championships

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Fans Say Goodbye to @GHincapie

Posted on 27. Aug, 2012 by .

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After 19 years in the pro peloton, George Hincapie of the BMC Racing Team launched down a start ramp for the final time on Sunday. The final stage of the USA Pro Challenge was also the final race for the three-time USA National Champion. Fans took to twitter to thank him and say goodbye.

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Olympians Lead USA’s Elite Women, Junior Riders for 2012 Road Worlds

Posted on 24. Aug, 2012 by .

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USA Cycling on Friday announced the elite women and juniors men and women riders who will compete in the 2012 UCI Road World Championships in Limburg, Netherlands from Sept. 16-23. The United States has qualified the maximum seven riders in the elite women’s road race. Shelley Olds (AA Drink-Leontien Cycling Team), Amber Neben and Evelyn […]

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2013 Tour of California: From South to North?

Posted on 14. Aug, 2012 by .

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It’s been talked about before but it does seem that the 2013 Amgen Tour of California will following a South to North route for the first time since its inception in 2006. The city of Escondido approved up to $475K expenditure in order to host the overall start next May. According to nctimes, the race […]

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