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Cliff-Ryan Makes It Two At NVGP

Posted on 15. Jun, 2012 by .

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Team TIBCO took it to the streets at the Uptown Minneapolis Criterium where they launched attack after attack to try and disrupt Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies’ control of the field. Unfortunately, it was also a battle to avoid the numerous crashes that peppered the 28-lap race including one that forced a short neutralization. In […]

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Small Overcomes Theft For Nature Valley Grand Prix Time Trial Victory

Posted on 13. Jun, 2012 by .

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For Carmen Small, winning the St. Paul Riverfront Time Trial on Wednesday morning – the first stage of the Nature Valley Grand Prix – almost made up for a particularly aggravating Tuesday afternoon. While Small and her Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies teammates checked out the new course along the Mississippi River bluffs, someone broke […]

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It’s about respect at Specialized-lululemon

Posted on 05. Jun, 2012 by .

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After grabbing the leader’s jersey following the time trial at the Exergy Tour, Amber Neben stated “really it doesn’t matter who goes up the road as long as it’s Specialized-lululemon.” Though sounding cliché, the sentiment, echoed by all the women on the Specialized-lululemon, was obviously heartfelt. On the final day, actions spoke louder than words […]

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Neben – “I just really try to stay in the moment”

Posted on 26. May, 2012 by .

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Former World Time Trial Champion (2008) Amber Neben set the fastest time on stage 2 of the Exergy Tour, leading not only a sweep of the podium for her Specialized-lululemon team but also taking over the yellow jersey from her teammate Ina Teutenberg. With rain falling and cool temperatures, Neben stopped the clock at 21:37 […]

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Neben Takes Race Lead as Kirchmann Wins Stage

Posted on 18. Jun, 2011 by .

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Tough Menomonie stage lived up to its billing. At the end of the 81-mile road race, the yellow jersey had changed shoulders, from Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY12) to Amber Neben (HTC-HighRoad). Decisive climbs all day. After lots of attacks, seven riders escaped on the first QOH, only 13 miles into the stage. […]

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Armstrong Easily Wins the Women’s International Time Trial Challenge

Posted on 20. May, 2011 by .

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On a bright and sunny afternoon in Solvang, Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co TWENTY12) easily won the inaugural Amgen Tour of California Women’s International Time Trial Challenge presented by Specialized and SRAM. The time trial took place during Stage 6 of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California, with the women riding the same course […]

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Cheatley sprints to third win for Colavita; Neben holds on to overall

Posted on 04. Apr, 2011 by .

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Colavita Forno D’Asolo captured their third consecutive win at the Redlands Bicycle Classic when New Zealand National Champion, Cath Cheatley, won the Beaver Medical Group Sunset Road Race. This was the third and final stage of the Classic. After two bike changes, Cheatley expertly rode the last bend and sprinted ahead of Carmen Small (TIBCO-To […]

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Cliff-Ryan Easily Wins Sprint At Beaumont

Posted on 01. Apr, 2011 by .

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With a brilliant lead out from teammate Cath Cheatley (Colavita Forno D’Asolo), Theresa Cliff-Ryan easily won the bunch sprint finish at the City of Beaumont Circuit Road Race. Today was stage one of the Redlands Bicycle Classic. She won ahead of Christina Gokey-Smith (Rouse Bicycles), who finished in second, and third place Jennifer Purcell (Danbury […]

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Neben Wins Tough Uphill Redlands Prologue

Posted on 31. Mar, 2011 by .

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On a tough a five-kilometer uphill Sun Time Trial, former UCI World Time Trial Champion, Amber Neben (HTC Highroad) threw down the gauntlet with a solid win. This was her 5th career Redlands Prologue win. Teammate and current US Time Trial Champion, Evelyn Stevens was eight seconds behind in second. Team TIBCO-To The Top’s Erinne […]

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Neben Still Has The Passion

Posted on 29. Mar, 2011 by .

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Just as she was embarking on a road cycling career in 2000, Amber Neben won the overall at the San Dimas Stage Race. Two years later, she was racing on the T-Mobile Professional Women’s Team where she won the U.S. National Road Championships. Fast forward to now, where Neben is back to working for Bob […]

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