Exergy Tour Stage 2 Preview With Farina

A no frills time trial for stage 2 of the Exergy Tour on Saturday. “It’s a TT for power riders.” said Robin Farina (NOW and Novartis for MS). US Road Champion Farina shared her insights prior to the start of the five-day stage race after she and her team pre-rode all the stages. “It’s a…

Exergy Tour Stage 1 Preview With Farina

The first road stage of the Exergy Tour will give a chance to suss out the contenders and could be the only chance for a sprinter to get a stage win. “This one looks like it won’t be the hardest, but it could be very hard.” laughed USA National Road Champion Robin Farina (NOW and…

Exergy Tour Prologue Preview With Farina

The only 2.1 race for women in North America in 2012, the inaugural Exergy Tour is starting later today. Not only with the top female cyclists in the world compete for the win, but for many the stake is even higher with the Olympic Games looming. The selection for the Games will be made at…

Optum-KBS Heads West to Boise for Exergy Tour

Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies sends eight members of the top-ranked women’s squad to Boise for the inaugural Exergy Tour. The five-day stage race is the only UCI 2.1 women’s race in North America this year and will see America’s top ranked Optum p/b KBS women’s team compete against a world-class field…

McEwen – “It doesn’t get much better”

It was an understandably emotional Robbie McEwen (Orica-GreenEdge) that walked up onto the podium to receive the Most Courageous rider jersey at the end of the Amgen Tour of California. After all, stage 8 in Los Angeles was the final race of a storied career that spanned 16 and a half seasons but the 39-year…

The Riders Make The Race At AToC

Let’s face it, it became déjà vu all over again fairly quickly at the Amgen Tour of Califonia with Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Cannondale) winning the first four stages in similar fashion. In all four stages, he took the sprint out of a diminished field after the early break had been reeled back in. Heck he would…