Leipheimer to Race at California

Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Cycling Team has announced the roster for the AMGEN Tour of California. Levi Leipheimer and Tom Boonen spoke at the race press conference on Friday about the upcoming race, from May 13 through the 20th. “First of all it’s a little special, this race,” Boonen said. “Coming back from a rest…

An Exceptional Year For Gilbert

When he came to Québec, Belgian National Champion Philippe Gilbert (Omerga Pharma Lotto) was on the hunt for six UCI points in order to re-claim the top of the WorldTour standings. Simply said Gilbert wants to be number one. Not only did Gilbert get those points, but he finished the weekend with one victory and…

Can Gilbert Be Beaten?

Can Philippe Gilbert Be Beaten? That’s the question many are asking going into Sunday’s Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal. The Belgian Champion and number one UCI WorldTour ranked rider in the world showed great form and determination when he launch an onslaught of attacks on the final lap in Québec that no one could match.…

Gilbert Wins In Quebec

A virtual target on his back didn’t stop Philippe Gilbert (Omega Pharma Lotto) from winning a very tough Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec this afternoon. After breaking away from the field with two laps to go, Gilbert found himself in a select 11 rider break. But not liking the fact that some were not cooperating,…