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Murphy Takes Over Yellow, Alzate Wins Stage At NVGP

Posted on 13. Jun, 2012 by .

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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 […]

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It’s go time for John Murphy

Posted on 10. Feb, 2010 by .

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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, […]

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Sulzberger wins final stage and Mancebo takes overall in Utah

Posted on 24. Aug, 2009 by .

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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 […]

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Downers Grove Recap – it’s all about the last corner

Posted on 17. Aug, 2009 by .

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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 […]

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