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Optum's Eric Young wins back-to-back stages at Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay - photo Johanne Cormier/Grand Prix cycliste de Saguenay

Young Wins Again at Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay

Posted on 06. Jun, 2014 by .

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The Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay continued on Friday with the second stage, and for the second consecutive day, the race ended in a bunch sprint.  Eric Young of Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies, wearing the yellow race leader’s jersey, continued his sprint domination with his second victory in as many days, becoming the uncontested […]

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Stage 1 of Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay - photo Johanne Cormier/Grand Prix cycliste de Saguenay

Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay Stage 1

Posted on 05. Jun, 2014 by .

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Photos from stage 1 of the Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay

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Eric Young (Optum) wins stage 1 of Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay - photo Johanne Cormier/Grand Prix cycliste de Saguenay

Young Wins First Stage at Inaugural Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay

Posted on 05. Jun, 2014 by .

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And they’re off! The first stage of the first Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay was held today in La Baie, QC, and Eric Young of Optum p/b Kelly Benefits took the top honors at the inaugural stage, raced on 166.1 km course, 11 laps of a 15.1-km circuit. See more photos in the gallery The […]

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And the rider is off

Tour of California Time Trial

Posted on 19. May, 2014 by .

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Photos from stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California, the individual time trial in Folsom. Sir Bradley Wiggins (Sky) crushed it, won the stage and took over the yellow leader’s jersey. Dennis Rohan (Garmin Sharp) was second and Taylor Phimney (BMC), third.

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Cannondale team sets the pace on the San Marco Pass KOM

Tour of California Stage 5

Posted on 16. May, 2014 by .

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Photos from stage 5 of the Amgen Tour of California, from Pismo Beach to Santa Barbara.

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A smile from Luis Lemus (Jelly Belly) who animated stage 3

Meet Mexico National Champion Luis Lemus

Posted on 15. May, 2014 by .

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Two-time Mexico National Champion Luis Lemus (Jelly Belly) was awarded the Most Courageous Jersey for his work and final attack in the breakaway on stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California.

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Peloton rides by the beautiful central coast

Tour of California Stage 4

Posted on 14. May, 2014 by .

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Photos from stage 4 of the Amgen Tour of California where the break made it to the finish line. KOM leader  Will Routley (Optum) claimed the victory ahead of Gregory Daniel (Bissell Development Team) and Kevin De Mesmaeker (Team Novo Nordisk).

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Second group climbs Mt Diablo

Tour of California Stage 3

Posted on 13. May, 2014 by .

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Photos from stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California won by Rohan Dennis (Garmin-Sharp). Tiago Machado (NetApp-Endura) was second and Lawson Craddock (Giant-Shimano), third.

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Catching up with Meredith Miller

Posted on 13. May, 2014 by .

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A star is born, or more precisely a star cycling commentator is born. We catch up with newly retired pro racer Meredith Miller who brought her considerable knowledge to the commentating booth of the Amgen Tour of California Women’s Races.

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Alison Powers (UnitedHealthcare) drives to the line

Tour of California Women’s Time Trial

Posted on 13. May, 2014 by .

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Photos from the Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial won by Alison Powers (UnitedHealthcare). Brianna Walle (Optum) was second and Tayler Wiles (Specialized-lululemon), third.

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