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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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Phinney and Evans Golden in Silver City

Posted on 01. May, 2010 by .

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Shelley Evans (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) and Taylor Phinney (Trek Livestrong) win the SRAM Tour of the Gila Silver City Criterium in bunch sprints. No changes to GC. Levi Leipheimer (Mellow Johnny’s) and Mara Abbott (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) remain in the lead with one stage to go, the big one, the Gila Monster.

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Sergent Drills It; Powers Surges at Gila TT

Posted on 30. Apr, 2010 by .

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Jesse Sergeant (Trek-Livestong) drilled the SRAM Tour of the Gila TT beating GC leader Levi Leipheimer (Mellow Johnny’s) by 14 seconds. Alison Powers (Team VBF) broke the 40-minute barrier and surged up to second place on GC at just over one minute from GC leader Mara Abbott (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12).

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Tour of the Gila Press Conference

Posted on 28. Apr, 2010 by .

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Video of the pre-race press conference at the Tour of the Gila with Levi Leipheimer (Mellw Johnny’s), Rory Sutherland (UnitedHealthcare p/b Maxxis), Ben Day and Phil Zajicek (Fly V Australia), Shelley Evans (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12), Katheryn Curi Mattis (Webcor Builders), Carmen Small (Colavita/Baci), ALison Powers (Team VBF), Merdith miller (TIBCO/To The Top). Chat with Andrew Talansky (CalGiant)

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Team VBF Women take 2nd at Roadrunner Classic

Posted on 25. Apr, 2010 by .

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Team Vera Bradley Foundation experienced the highs and the lows of bike racing today at the Roadrunner Classic Omnium. The highs being a victory in the morning time trial; and the lows being losing the yellow jersey due to bad luck with a flat tire at the wrong moment. But despite a bit of misfortune, [...]

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Mach and Powers Win Sea Otter Circuit Race

Posted on 19. Apr, 2010 by .

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For both the women’s and men’s 120-minute race on the Laguna Seca racetrack, the winner emerged from a break to claim victory at the Sea Otter Classic Circuit Race p/b SRAM. Alison Powers (Team VBF) used her descending skills to attack a 3-rider break to win ahead of Kat Carroll (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) and Katheryn Mattis (Webcor Builders). Taking his second win of the weekend, Paul Mach (BISSELL) attacked with 2 laps to go to solo to victory. Jared Barrilleaux (CalGiant) was second and Evan Huffman (Yahoo!) third. With videos and photos.

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Radio Ban: The Flip Side

Posted on 10. Apr, 2010 by .

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Time to look at the flip side of the race radio ban and answer the very important question: With the race radio ban in effect, what can be done to keep the Directeur Sportif from getting bored in the car? Brooke Miller (TIBCO/To The Top), Andy Jacques-Maynes (BISSELL), Kristin Sanders (Team VBF), Will Routley (Jelly [...]

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Stevens Wins Stage and Helps Teammate Teutenberg Defend GC Leader’s Jersey

Posted on 28. Mar, 2010 by .

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On a very difficult Sunset Road Race Stage, Evelyn Stevens, Ina-Yoko Teutenberg, and the HTC-Columbia team held off numerous attacks from the entire field. The battle ended with a stage win for Stevens and the overall leader’s jersey for her teammate, Teutenberg. Updated with photos

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Teutenberg Wins Stage and Gains Bonus Time in City of Beaumont Road Race Stage

Posted on 27. Mar, 2010 by .

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Ina Teutenberg (HTC-Columbia) not only won the City of Beaumont Road Race Stage this afternoon, she captured 15 of the 16 available time bonus seconds to leap into second position in the General Classification race. Teutenberg is now only 14 seconds behind current GC leader, Amber Neben (Dare to be-BMW-Bianchi). “I tried to get as [...]

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Neben and Day repeat at Redlands Prologue

Posted on 25. Mar, 2010 by .

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Amber Neben (dare to Be-BMW Bianchi) and Ben Day (Fly V Australia) repeated their wins at the Redlands Bicycle Classic, the classic NRC opener in Southern California. The fight is on to defend the yellow jersey with three more stages to go.

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