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The unsung hero – the breakaway artist with Jeff Louder

Posted on 22. Feb, 2009 by .

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BMC’s Jeff Louder is no stranger to breakaways, in fact he is an artist at the art of getting into a long move. Twice – so far – at the Amgen Tour of California, the 31-year old American has been in two long breaks for an estimated 178 kilometers, in the wind showing off his [...]

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Catching up with BMC riders

Posted on 13. Sep, 2008 by .

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I caught up with the BMC team at the start of the 2008 Tour of Missouri stage 5, in St James where the riders were getting ready for another aggressive stage in high humidity. Mike Sayers announced his retirement earlier this year, and is racing his last big race at the Tour of Missouri. Going [...]

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Louder wins Tour of Utah by 9 seconds; Zirbelicous takes final TT

Posted on 17. Aug, 2008 by .

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It came down to seconds in the race of truth between  Blake Caldwell (Garmin-Chipotle) and Jeff Louder (BMC).  The yellow jersey has been worn by a Garmin rider since the  first stage with the Jason Donald victory and then switched to Caldwell’s shoulders after the second stage. Louder put in a big attack to win [...]

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Jeff Louder shares his thoughts after his win

Posted on 16. Aug, 2008 by .

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   Jeff Louder (BMC) triumphant on his home turf Utah native Jeff Louder (BMC) triumphed on the Queen Stage at the Tour of Utah, in front of an appreciative and supportive crowd.  It was man against man in the final climb on the brutal 98-mile (159 km) stage and Louder came out on top, and [...]

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Jeff Louder wins on his mountain at Utah

Posted on 16. Aug, 2008 by .

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The contenders duked it out in the final climb of the Queen stage at the Tour of Utah. Before the stage, 13 riders were separated by 38 seconds in the general classification but after slogging it over 14,778 feet (4,504 m) of climbing over a 98-mile (159 km) road race, the race now comes down [...]

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BMC’s Jeff Louder and Ian McKissick on altitude and more

Posted on 15. Aug, 2008 by .

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For over a week, the BMC Racing Team lived and trained at altitude in the Utah Mountains, preparing themselves for the challenging stages they will face in the 2008 Tour of Utah. I caught up with Utah native and resident Jeff Louder and his teammate, and sea-level dweller Ian McKissick prior to stage 2 to [...]

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