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Posted on 16. Sep, 2009 by lyne.
Mention the name of David Zabriskie of the Garmin-Slipstream team and most cycling fans think of two things: expert time trialist and goofball interviews (yes I said goofball). But in my opinion we can now add a third item to that list, and that is leader.
Posted on 08. Sep, 2009 by lyne.
Updated (09/10/09): The prize list keeps on growing. So far we have: Franco Pellizotti (Liquigas) – a signed Tour de France King of the Mountain jersey worn by Pellizotti, courtesy of Rory Mason, global sports marketing director for the team’s bike sponsor, Cannondale Brooke Miller (TIBCO) – a signed Tour of Missouri Women’s Series leader’s [...]
Posted on 16. Jun, 2009 by lyne.
The Rapha-Condor liked the Tour de Beauce so much last year that they came back this year. “Last year, we came to the race, we liked it basically, it’s a good race, it’s a nice race, it’s a friendly race.” said Manager John Herety. The men in the distinctive mostly black jersey raced aggressively, getting [...]
Posted on 02. Jun, 2009 by stephanie.
In April, the PROMAN Women’s Professional Cycling Team formally established a new and very exciting junior development program. “We’re hoping to boost junior cycling at the national level by supporting young women who have already distinguished themselves at the regional and state levels,” stated founder and General Manager, Nicola Cranmer. The members of PROMAN’s inaugural [...]
Posted on 12. May, 2009 by stephanie.
Team Type 1 was founded in 2004 by two collegiate cyclists, Phil Southerland and Joe Eldridge, living with Type 1 diabetes. Their aim was to instill hope for people who are affected by diabetes. They wanted to prove to the world that athletes with Type 1 diabetes could not only manage their condition but also [...]
Posted on 23. Oct, 2008 by lyne.
Cycle with Champions. Support the Team Swift Junior Cycling Development Program and ride with (and watch the younguns try and drop the pros) BMC’s Tony Cruz, Mike Sayers, and Scott Nydam and Swift alumni Steven Cozza of the Garmin-Chipotle team on a beautiful 30 mile or 50 mile ride through Sonoma Wine Country on Sunday, [...]
Posted on 29. Jul, 2008 by lyne.
Last week, Doug Ollerenshaw announced on his blog that he was retiring from the professional peloton: “At 28, there’s no doubt I could have kept riding for a number of years yet, but I was always determined to move on when I felt that I’d stopped markedly improving. Plus, it seems best to leave while [...]
Posted on 23. Jul, 2008 by lyne.
The rumors were true. In an October 2007 interview with the The Province newspaper, Christian Meier talked about being recruited by European teams but choosing to stay with Symmetrics: “You try to do everything you can to ride clean and that’s one of the big things with Symmetrics, that push to be a clean team. [...]
Posted on 25. May, 2008 by lyne.
In the cyclingnews report, Kelly Cup winner David Veilleux (Kelly Benefit/Medifast) states that he was an underdog because most of the other riders didn’t know him. But his win was not a surprise for those who follow the Quebec and Canadian cycling scene. The 20-year old Veilleux won the U23 Canadian Time Trial championships twice [...]
Posted on 01. May, 2008 by lyne.
Leah Goldstein in Redlands ValueAct‘s Leah Goldstein is no stranger to the art of defending the leader’s jersey. After grabbing the leader’s jersey in the TT, stage 4 in last year’s Mt Hood Cycling Classic, she almost singlehandedly – with only one teammate – survived the onslaught thrown at her from the Aaron’s team to [...]