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Georges – “if this goes all the way, I will win”

Posted on 19. May, 2012 by .

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Like most of the previous stages at the Amgen Tour of California, the break went off early in stage 6, when Jeremy Vennell (Bissell) attacked – again – less than two kilometers into the 186.3 km stage. Soon seven riders were up the road. What was different this time is that the break stuck when […]

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Amgen Tour of California Stage 6

Posted on 18. May, 2012 by .

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Photos from stage 6, from Palmdale to Big Bear Lake, of the Amgen Tour of California.

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Amgen Tour of California Stage 6 Replay

Posted on 18. May, 2012 by .

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Replay of live updates of stage 6, from Palmdale to Big Bear Lake, of the Amgen Tour of California

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AToC Stage 6 Preview with BJM

Posted on 18. May, 2012 by .

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Stage 6 at the Amgen Tour of California marks a return of the Big Bear finish, first seen in 2010 – however this year, the stage includes less climbs before the final ascent to the Snow Summit ski area at over 7,000-foot elevation. “It’s a big fitness test and this is designed to tire out […]

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Amgen Tour of California Women’s TT

Posted on 17. May, 2012 by .

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Photos from Second Annual Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial Invitational

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Kristin Armstrong Easily Defends Women’s Time Trial Invitational

Posted on 17. May, 2012 by .

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Defending Champion, Kristin Armstrong (Exergy TWENTY12), dominated the Bakersfield time trial course finishing in under 40 minutes. She easily won the Second Annual Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial Invitational. The women’s field raced the same course as the men’s Stage 5 time trial, 29.7 km with an 8% climb at the end on […]

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Amgen Tour of California Stage 5 Replay

Posted on 17. May, 2012 by .

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Replay of live updates of stage 5, the time trial in Bakersfield, of the Amgen Tour of California.

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Sagan Comes Of Age

Posted on 17. May, 2012 by .

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Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Cannondale) showed to the world at the Amgen Tour of California that he is a force to be reckoned with, winning four stages out of four by beating some of the fastest men in the world. It was a long hot day on Wednesday for all the riders, where they faced six categorized […]

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AToC Stage 5 Preview with BJM

Posted on 17. May, 2012 by .

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The race of truth today at the Amgen Tour of California – the time trial. One rider, one bike and a clock. That’s it. And the 18.4-mile (29.7 km) course is definitely for the specialists. The time trial course reprises many of the roads of the finishing circuit at the end of the 2010 Amgen […]

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Creed – the water carrier

Posted on 17. May, 2012 by .

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On stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California, Alex Candelario (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) finished a very close fourth in a bunch sprint behind three very fast men, all on ProTeams. But before tangling at the front for the win, the sprinter had to make his way over three climbs as the pack […]

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