Tag Archives: astana

Menzies wins overall while Cantwell takes final sprint in Elk Grove

Posted on 03. Aug, 2009 by .

1

The speed was high, the turns numerous, the sun shining, the crowd appreciative for the final stage of the Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove, the criterium which was shortened to 55 laps or 106 km (66 miles) from the original 60 laps. In the end, the finale came down to a chaotic bunch sprint [...]

Continue Reading

Brad Huff flies to victory in Chicago

Posted on 27. Jul, 2009 by .

0

Jelly Belly’s Brad Huff took a solo flyer on the final lap to win the Chicago Crit ahead of Hilton Clarke (Fuji-Servetto) and Karl Menzies (OUCH). Fresh off winning the Pan American Road race, Canadian Joëlle Numainville of Team Kenda outsprinted Laura van Gilder (Mellow Mushroom) and Sarah Caravella (ALAN) for the win.

Continue Reading

Interview: Catching up with Levi Leipheimer

Posted on 18. Apr, 2009 by .

6

Catching up with Astana’s Levi Leipheimer as he talks about doing the Giro and Tour double, Astana’s financial stability, and differences between his previous teams and his current team.

Continue Reading

Leipheimer wins Sea Otter Road Race

Posted on 18. Apr, 2009 by .

2

The Bissell team launched attack after attack but in the final two-mile long, eight percent grade to the finish, Levi Leipheimer (Astana) dropped Paul Mach (Bissell) in the final meters to win the Sea Otter Classic Road. Winner of yesterday’s criterium Morgan Schmitt (Bissell) was third. “This is home for me. I came up through [...]

Continue Reading

Interview: Astana’s Levi Leipheimer

Posted on 20. Feb, 2009 by .

0

The current leader of the Amgen Tour of California American Levi Leipheimer (Astana) is hoping to make it a three-peat as he goes into the decisive stage, the 15-mile (24-km) time trial in Solvang. Last year, Leipheimer put in a blazing result beating second placed David Millar by 20 seconds. I had a chance to [...]

Continue Reading

Photos from Astana Training Camp

Posted on 06. Feb, 2009 by .

1

Click the images for larger versions: Photos from the training ride over at Ken Conley’s flickr

Continue Reading