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Vande Velde Wins the 2012 USA Pro Challenge

Posted on 26. Aug, 2012 by .

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In a battle between the seasoned veterans and the newcomers, Stage 7 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge came down to a matter of seconds in the Individual Time Trial that saw veteran Christian Vande Velde (USA) of Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda take home the overall win. In the “race of truth,” Taylor Phinney (USA) of BMC Racing [...]

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Defending Champion Leipheimer Takes the Overall Lead of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge Heading into Final Day of Racing

Posted on 25. Aug, 2012 by .

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In a battle to the finish, Stage 6 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge came to a close when Rory Sutherland (AUS) of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team crossed the line at the top of Flagstaff Mountain in Boulder first, followed by Fabio Aru (ITA) of Astana Pro Team and Jens Voigt (GER) of RadioShack-Nissan-Trek. [...]

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Farrar Claims Stage 5 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge in Colorado Springs

Posted on 24. Aug, 2012 by .

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With the riders reaching speeds of up to 42 mph, Stage 5 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge came to an exciting conclusion with Tyler Farrar (USA) of Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda taking the win to the cheers of huge crowds. He was followed close behind by Taylor Phinney (USA) of BMC Racing Team in second and Alessandro [...]

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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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Voigt Dominates Stage 4, van Garderen Re-Claims Overall Lead at USA Pro Challenge

Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by .

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In an impressive solo breakaway that began less than an hour into Stage 4 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge, Jens Voigt (GER) of RadioShack-Nissan-Trek powered through the 97.2-mile course to take home the win in front of massive crowds lining the uphill finish in Beaver Creek. Almost three  minutes later, the peloton crossed the [...]

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Reus Makes It Three Stage Wins For UHC at Volta a Portugal

Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by .

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Kai Reus of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team outsprinted his breakmates to win a third stage for the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team at the Volta a Portugal earlier today. Teammates Jay Thomson and Jason McCartney soloed to victory in stage 1 and stage 6 respectively at the 10-stage race earlier this week. “It was very [...]

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Van Garderen Claims Stage 2 and Overall Lead in the 2012 USA Pro Challenge

Posted on 21. Aug, 2012 by .

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Stage 2 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge featured a challenging ride under blue skies and saw an unexpected finish, with Tejay van Garderen (USA) of BMC Racing Team pulling through to take the stage win and the overall lead. Following close behind were Christian Vande Velde (USA) of Garmin-Sharp in second and Ivan Rovny [...]

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Farrar Wins Stage 1 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge

Posted on 20. Aug, 2012 by .

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The 2012 USA Pro Challenge got off to an exciting start, as the riders traveled the 125.7-mile route from Durango to Telluride where Tyler Farrar (USA) of Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda ultimately took home the stage win after a battle to the finish. In a difficult first stage complete with two Waste Management sprints and three Nissan King [...]

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Guarnier takes 2nd in Stage 4 of Trophee d’Or

Posted on 20. Aug, 2012 by .

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Megan Guarnier of Team TIBCO took 2nd in today’s hilly Stage 4 road race at the Trophee d’Or in central France. Guarnier now stands 4th overall, just 12 seconds behind the race leader. Lauren Hall took 10th place in today’s stage. “The riders have been fearless racing in this international peloton,” said the Team’s European [...]

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Thomson Solos to Stage Win and Yellow Jersey at Stage 1 of Volta a Portugal

Posted on 16. Aug, 2012 by .

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After spending most of the 200-km stage in a two-man break, Jay Robert Thomson (UnitedHealthcare) accelerated on the penultimate climb and held off the chasing peloton to not only take the stage victory but the yellow jersey after stage 1 at the Volta a Portugal earlier today. “Today was one of the hardest days of [...]

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