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Evelyn Stevens Wins Tough Uphill Time Trial

Posted on 18. May, 2013 by .

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The Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial was a battle between Evelyn Stevens (Specialized-lululemon) and Alison Powers (NOW and Novartis for MS) who started 30 seconds behind Stevens. Powers made her move on the technical descent and was able to catch Stevens mid way through the course. Stevens was able to ride away from [...]

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Alison Powers (Now and Novartis) blitzed her way to the win

The best defense is a good offense for Powers

Posted on 05. Apr, 2013 by .

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Known to race aggressively, the NOW and Novartis for MS team will now have to switch gears and go on the defense to protect Alison Powers‘ yellow jersey at the Redlands Bicycle Classic. “That’s going to be interesting for us because we have the mentality of racing hard, going for stages but now we have [...]

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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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Exergy Tour Prologue Preview With Farina

Posted on 24. May, 2012 by .

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The only 2.1 race for women in North America in 2012, the inaugural Exergy Tour is starting later today. Not only with the top female cyclists in the world compete for the win, but for many the stake is even higher with the Olympic Games looming. The selection for the Games will be made at [...]

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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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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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Talansky and Curi Mattis fly at Joe Martin TT

Posted on 06. May, 2010 by .

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The only rider to break the 8-minute barrier Andrew Talansky (CalGiant) blitzed the Joe Martin Stage Race Time Trial and takes over the lead. Katheryn Curi Mattis (Webcor) wins TT and takes lead in tight battle.

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Pros talk about the radio ban

Posted on 23. Mar, 2010 by .

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Prior to the third and final stage of the San Dimas Stage Race, Kat Carroll (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12), Robin Farina (Team VBF), Meredith Miller (TIBCO/To The Top), Reid Mumford (Kelly Benefit Strategies) and Colavita/Baci Directeur Sportif Rachel Heal talk about the impact of the race radio ban on the previous day’s road race.

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