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Exergy Tour Stage 3 Preview With Farina

Posted on 27. May, 2012 by .

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The Queen Stage. The battle for the GC heats up on Sunday’s stage at the Exergy Tour. “Definitely I think the hardest day of climbing, in the mountains.” said US Road National Champion Robin Farina (NOW and Novartis for MS) about stage 3. “It will definitely be a decisive day for the GC.” Farina shared […]

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Exergy Tour Stage 2 Preview With Farina

Posted on 26. May, 2012 by .

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A no frills time trial for stage 2 of the Exergy Tour on Saturday. “It’s a TT for power riders.” said Robin Farina (NOW and Novartis for MS). US Road Champion Farina shared her insights prior to the start of the five-day stage race after she and her team pre-rode all the stages. “It’s a […]

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Exergy Tour Stage 1 Preview With Farina

Posted on 25. May, 2012 by .

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The first road stage of the Exergy Tour will give a chance to suss out the contenders and could be the only chance for a sprinter to get a stage win. “This one looks like it won’t be the hardest, but it could be very hard.” laughed USA National Road Champion Robin Farina (NOW and […]

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Kristin Armstrong Easily Defends Women’s Time Trial Invitational

Posted on 17. May, 2012 by .

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Defending Champion, Kristin Armstrong (Exergy TWENTY12), dominated the Bakersfield time trial course finishing in under 40 minutes. She easily won the Second Annual Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial Invitational. The women’s field raced the same course as the men’s Stage 5 time trial, 29.7 km with an 8% climb at the end on […]

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Powers – “we’re not here to race for second”

Posted on 04. May, 2012 by .

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Reaction from Alison Powers (NOW and Novartis for MS), second-place at the SRAM Tour of the GIla time trial

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Powers – “Racing is a lot between the ears, it’s not all legs”

Posted on 25. Apr, 2012 by .

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Was Alison Powers (NOW and Novartis for MS) being greedy when she won all four stages along with the overall and the points jersey at the Sea Otter Classic women’s stage race? “I guess a little.” she replied with a big smile. With two laps to go in the tough circuit race on the Laguna […]

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Powers – “We wanted to keep the race hard”

Posted on 19. Apr, 2012 by .

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Reaction from Alison Powers (Now and Novartis for MS) on her win at stage 1 of the Sea Otter Classic stage race

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Samplonius Sharing Knowledge With Young Teammates

Posted on 26. Jul, 2011 by .

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Anne Samplonius brings her years of experience to the NOW and Novartis for MS squad which includes junior Addy Albershardt. Both are passionate about racing and thinking Olympic Games.

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Racing At Night

Posted on 09. Jul, 2011 by .

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Riders darting in and out of the dark, sounds of gear changing, wheels flashing in the spotlights, yells, a blur of color and movement. All these and more at evening criteriums to the delight of the very often raucous crowds. Crits are already fast and furious affairs to start with with fields tackling city streets […]

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Patience Rewarded For USA National Road Champion Farina

Posted on 01. Jul, 2011 by .

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For the past eight years, Robin Farina of the NOW and Novartis for MS team, has been a team worker on the US circuit, attacking off the front, chasing down breaks, often putting her nose in the wind for her teammates. Last Sunday, it was her turn to shine when she outsprinted – and outsmarted […]

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