How Scott Zwizanski tamed Beauce

Scott Zwizanski of the Kelly Benefit Strategies, finally believed he would win the overall classification of the Tour de Beauce on the last 10-km lap on the final stage  in St-Georges. “With ten laps to go, I didn’t know.” said Zwizanski who used up his teammates to chase down the incessant attacking by Team Type…

Colombians take over Tour de Beauce

Everyone was expecting it but it still happened. The riders from the Colombian National Team hit it hard at the bottom of the final climb up to the observatory at Mont Megantic, shredding the break a rider at a time to make it to the finish line and go 1-2 at the third stage at the Tour de Beauce. After some discussion during the climb, Darwin Apatuma crossed the line first followed by Sergio Luis Haneo. Neil Shirley (Kelly Benefit Strategies) had a great ride and finished third on the stage.

Neil Shirley interview

I remember watching Neil Shirley of the Jittery Joe’s team at the USPro Road Race podium where he finished third, behind Levi Leipheimer and George Hincapie. Amid the hoopla and chaos surrounding Levi, Neil was very quiet, beaming with an intense, inner joy. You could tell that he was starting to understand the significance of…