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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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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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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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Gesink’s Blistering Attack Wins Montreal

Posted on 12. Sep, 2010 by .

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Rabobank’s Robert Gesink put in a blistering attack the final time up Camilien Houde, the first climb in the 12.6 km lap and was able to hold off a determined chase  to win the Grand Prix Cycliste Montreal, his first ever win at a ProTour one-day race. Four seconds later, Peter Sagan (Liquigas) won the […]

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Ryder, Ryder, Ryder!

Posted on 12. Sep, 2010 by .

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His name was chanted all day Friday at the Grand Prix Cycliste Québec, at the team presentation, at every ascent of the cote de la Montagne, every time he crossed the start/finish line in front of 5-deep, and getting deeper, crowd. The roar was deafening when he initiated an attack to form a late race […]

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