Tag Archives: now and novartis for ms
Posted on 27. May, 2012 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 26. May, 2012 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 25. May, 2012 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 17. May, 2012 by stephanie.
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 [...]
Posted on 25. Apr, 2012 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 09. Jul, 2011 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 01. Jul, 2011 by lyne.
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 [...]