Tag Archives: john murphy
Posted on 13. Jun, 2012 by lyne.
What threatened to be a straightforward stage ended with a shakeup in the GC at the Nature Valley Grand Prix. John Murphy (Kenda/5hr Energy p/b Geargrinder) won one intermediate sprint to take over the general classification lead from Tom Zirbel (Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) by just one second, the result of winning just [...]
Posted on 10. Feb, 2010 by lyne.
American John Murphy had been looking to make the jump to be able to race the tough one-day races in Europe. The call came last September when the 25-year old signed a two-year contract with the BMC Racing Team and here he is on one of the best Classics team with Alessandro Ballan, Marcus Burghardt, [...]
Posted on 24. Aug, 2009 by lyne.
After slogging up and down the mountains, the sprinters finally had a chance to play at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah, on the final stage, the 90-minute criterium in Salt Lake City. As typically happens in the four-corner crit, positioning at the last corner was key, and Australian Crit Champion Bernie Sulzberger of [...]
Posted on 17. Aug, 2009 by lyne.
Yesterday, three riders were newly-crowned USA Crit Champions as part of the KIA Motors USA Cycling National Criterium Championships in Downers Grove, Illinois: Tina Pic of the Colavita/Sutter Home p/b Cooking Light, Justin England of the California Giant and John Murphy of the OUCH p/b Maxxis. Once again it all came down to the last [...]