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Matthews – “today was just to survive”

Posted on 09. Aug, 2012 by .

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The Bling shined in Salt Lake City earlier today. After spending the day in the break, looking as if he was suffering on the climbs, Michael ‘Bling’ Matthews (Rabobank) not only stayed at the front when the charging field caught him but managed to outsprint everyone to take the victory at stage 3 of the […]

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The Riders Make The Race At AToC

Posted on 22. May, 2012 by .

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Let’s face it, it became déjà vu all over again fairly quickly at the Amgen Tour of Califonia with Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Cannondale) winning the first four stages in similar fashion. In all four stages, he took the sprint out of a diminished field after the early break had been reeled back in. Heck he would […]

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Gesink Wins Stage and GC Leader’s Jersey on Mt. Baldy’s Steep Climb

Posted on 19. May, 2012 by .

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Q&A with Mt Baldy winner and leader of the Amgen Tour of California Robert Gesink (Rabobank)

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Catching Up At The Start of AToC Stage 1

Posted on 13. May, 2012 by .

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We caught up with a few riders to get their thoughts at the start of stage 1 of the Amgen Tour of California in Santa Rosa, California.

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Van Der Haar Sprints For The Win At CrossVegas

Posted on 15. Sep, 2011 by .

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The raucous crowd at the Men’s Elite race at CrossVegas was treated to a show of tactics when top American and European stars traded blows. In the end, a youngster snatched the victory. Current under23 Cyclocross World Champion Lars van der Haar (Rabobank) took the win a very tight three-way sprint that came down to […]

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Can Gilbert Be Beaten?

Posted on 11. Sep, 2011 by .

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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. […]

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Gilbert Wins In Quebec

Posted on 09. Sep, 2011 by .

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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, […]

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Gesink Motivated To Salvage A Tough Year

Posted on 08. Sep, 2011 by .

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Winner of the inaugural race in Montreal last year, and third in Québec, Robert Gesink (Rabobank) is back and highly motivated do well this year. “Last year for me, they were two really good races, in Québec first and then in Montreal. For me, I think these two races were the best pair I had […]

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Stage 5 Most Courageous Rider – Oscar Freire is Motivated to Keep Racing

Posted on 19. May, 2011 by .

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Oscar Freire (Rabobank) has been racing professionally since 1998. He is a three time World Champion, winning in 1999, 2001, and 2004, and the winner of the green points classification jersey at the Tour de France. Successful for years, rumors of his retirement started circulating in 2009. He answered those rumors by coming back in […]

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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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