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Howes flies the stars and stripes on Snowbird

Posted on 22. Aug, 2009 by .

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In a show of force and humor, young Alex Howes of the Felt-Holowesko Partners-Garmin team, the U23 development arm of the Slipstream organization, grabbed a hot dog and attacked the dwindling break at the bottom of the final brutal climb up to Snowbird and soloed away for the win at the Queen stage of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. Rock Racing’s Francisco Mancebo solidifies the yellow jersey. Photos.

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Lill gives himself a great birthday gift – a solo win atop Mt Nebo

Posted on 20. Aug, 2009 by .

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Team Type 1′s Darren Lill took the matter into his own hands at the bottom of the tough 30 km climb and flew away from a select lead group of 9 riders to take the win atop of Mt Nebo at stage 2 of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah.   Lill quickly established and [...]

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Talking Gila with BISSELL’s Burke Swindlehurst – redux

Posted on 04. May, 2009 by .

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At the end of a tough Tour of the Gila, we catch up with BISSELL’s Burke Swindlehurst to talk about the final stage, crashes, sandbagging and break time.

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Zajicek tames the Monster; Leipheimer & Armstrong win overall at Gila

Posted on 03. May, 2009 by .

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After surviving punishing pace set by Chris Horner, Phil Zajicek (Fly V Australia) outkicks Mellow Johnny duof of Lance Armstrong and Levi Leipheimer to win Gila Monster. Leipheimer wins overall. Kristin Armstrong (Cervelo TestTeam) continued her domination and wins final stage and overall classification.

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Talking Gila with Burke Swindlehurst

Posted on 27. Apr, 2009 by .

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One of the toughest stage races in North America, the SRAM Tour of the Gila kicks off on Wednesday where it challenges riders with five days of leg busting climbing, arrowing descents and often brutal winds in New Mexico. Who best to describe the race and the stages than the (only?) three-time winner BISSELL’s Burke Swindlehurst who also conquered the Gila Monster four times in his career … so far.

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Talking Utah with Burke Swindlehurst

Posted on 12. Aug, 2008 by .

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Billed as America’s Toughest Stage Race, after taking a hiatus in 2007, the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah is back in 2008, bigger than ever. From August 13 until August 17, the 17 teams will be challenged by the 5-day, 5-stage, 336 mile race with 30,000 feet of climbing will all take place within [...]

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