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Contingency Plans In Place For Snow On Sunday

Posted on 13. May, 2011 by .

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Weather is always part of the conversation at bike races but, the upcoming snow storm that is predicted to hit on Sunday for stage 1 has captured everyone’s attention. The current forecast from the National Weather Service calls for 90% chance of snow on Sunday, with new snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches possible. [...]

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Phinney Wins US Pro TT

Posted on 18. Sep, 2010 by .

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A story almost as old as time itself, the young up-and-comer taking on and beating the veteran. In his first US Pro Time Trial, phenom Taylor Phinney (Trek-Livestrong U23) beat veteran Levi Leipheimer (Team Radioshack) by hundreds of a second, a difference of only 0.14 seconds separated the two riders after 20.7 miles (33.3 km) [...]

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US Pro Press Conference

Posted on 17. Sep, 2010 by .

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Video from US Pro Press Conference with Taylor Phinney (Trek-Livestrong), defending champion George Hincapie (BMC Pro Racing Team), Levi Leipheimer (Team Radioshack), Teddy King (Cervelo TestTeam) and Scott Stewart (Team Type 1).

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Wrapping Up ProTour Races In Canada

Posted on 15. Sep, 2010 by .

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Wrapping up the two ProTour races in Canada. World Championships in 2015. ProTour race in Boston.

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Talking Weather And Team Plans At Quebec

Posted on 09. Sep, 2010 by .

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“First impressions, it’s humid.” Thomas Voeckler (Bbox Bouygues) replied with a smile. It’s been raining almost non-stop since the riders arrived in Quebec City on Tuesday afternoon for the Grand Prix Cycliste du Quebec. Hurricane Earl is still being felt in La Belle Province. Voeckler along with Levi Leipheimer (Radioshack), Sammy Sanchez (Euskatel-Euskadi) and Ivan [...]

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Wrapping Up Utah

Posted on 26. Aug, 2010 by .

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“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 [...]

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Crawford Jumps, Leipheimer Crowned At Utah

Posted on 22. Aug, 2010 by .

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Knowing that there was no way that yellow jersey Levi Leipheimer (Mellow Johnny’s) would let either 3rd on GC  Darren Lill or 4th  Phil Zajicek get away, the Fly V Australia came into the Queen Stage with a plan: get Jai Crawford to the bottom of the climb and let him go.  And that’s exactly [...]

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Louder Soars Above The Carnage In Park City

Posted on 21. Aug, 2010 by .

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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 [...]

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Phinney Fastest Again At Utah

Posted on 20. Aug, 2010 by .

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Only three riders cracked the 17-minute barrier at the Miller Motorsports Time Trial in Utah, with Taylor Phinney (Trek-LIVESTRONG) coming out on top of stage 3 at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. Twentieth rider out of the start gate, Phinney zoomed along the course, taking the banked turns at high speed to finally [...]

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Leipheimer Takes Over At Utah

Posted on 19. Aug, 2010 by .

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Riding solo, Levi Leipheimer (Mellow Johnny’s) rode away from select group of riders on the tough climb up Mt Nebo to win stage 2 of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah.  He also rode away with the yellow jersey with three stages to go. Can he defend without a team, especially on the tough [...]

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