One on One with Jeff Louder

Want to find Jeff Louder during a race? Look for him at the front working for his team or off the front , in a break. Fierce competitor, the man has a take no prisoner attitude and can be vocal when he doesn’t like what’s going on during a race. Off the bike, the 34-year…

Tough Salt Lake City Circuit To Test Radioshack

Last year, Radioshack’s Levi Leipheimer was also in yellow going into the final weekend of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. With no teammates, he was able to successfully defend to win the overall but it’s a whole new ballgame in 2011. Salt Lake City residents Jeff Louder (BMC) and Tyler Wren (Jamis/Sutter Home) give insight on the course.

Stage 2 In Their Own Words

Stage 2 at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah was supposed to be a fast stage for the sprinters that was supposed to be quiet for the GC contenders. While it did finish in a sprint, the winner Jack Bauer (Endura Racing) surprised all by launching early and before that, the field was split…

Wrapping Up Utah

“Before the race I was asked a question if I was coming here to win, I would stupid to say yes because I don’t have any teammates and I felt that I had a good chance to win a stage, so that’s my reply. Of course, that turns into the story of Levi is not…

Louder Soars Above The Carnage In Park City

What a crit! Expectations were high for the Park City Criterium, words like smashfest, bloodbath were used and riders were nervous as they started to stage 20 minutes before the start of stage 4 of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. You could see it in their faces as they looked up Main Street…

Tanner Takes Sprint, Dowsett Takes Yellow In Utah

After working hard in two breaks, David Tanner (Fly V Australia) outsprinted Alex Dowsett (Trek-Livestrong) for the win in the tough stage 1 at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. The pair had flown away from a break on Emigration Canyon. “I had good legs, I was feeling really strong.” said Tanner. “I cooperated…

BMC To Race In Utah

Earlier today, BMC announced that they would field a 5-rider squad at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, scheduled to take place next month, August 17-22, 2010. Salt Lake City native and current resident Jeff Louder will be joined by three-time national road champion George Hincapie and fellow Americans Chris Barton and Chris Butler…

The Party Is Just Starting For Jeff Louder

The roads are about to go up and up at the Giro d’Italia and Jeff Louder is ready to slay himself along with his BMC teammates to help leader Cadel Evans on his and the team’s  quest for the overall win. “My eleventh year as a pro, it’s been a long time coming.” said the…

BMC Off To A Great Start

After years of an aggressive but linear progression, the BMC Racing team is making a huge leap with the addition of World Champion Cadel Evans, three-time US National Champion George Hincapie 2008 world champion Alessandro Ballan in its quest to race at the Tour de France in 2011, if not earlier. The riders made their…

Let’s get it on

Looking at the third edition of the Tour of Missouri, two questions come to my mind: How many stage wins for Cavendish? And will the overall winner be decided in a time trial or via a long break? In last year’s edition of the Tour of Missouri, Mark Cavendish (Columbia-HTC) won three stages, all after…