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Savvy Leipheimer Climbs Into Yellow Jersey Before The Race of Truth

Posted on 26. Aug, 2012 by .

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Throughout the week of racing at the USA Pro Challenge, Tejay van Garderen of the BMC Racing team has shown that he’s the strongest rider at the race while the Garmin-Sharp squad would get the strongest team title. Their two respective leaders, van Garderen and Christian Vande Velde have been locked into a duel, tied [...]

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Showdown On Flagstaff

Posted on 25. Aug, 2012 by .

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It’s here, the day that has been on the minds of many riders and fans, The Queen Stage of the USA Pro Challenge that not only finishes in Boulder, Colorado but on the Flagstaff climb. Tejay van Garderen, Chris Horner, Joe Dombrowski and more talk about stage 6.

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Danielson – “I had to really grit it out”

Posted on 22. Aug, 2012 by .

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Tom Danielson flies to stage win while his Garmin-Sharp teammate Christian Vande Velde takes over the yellow jersey in a tie breaker.

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Van Garderen – “today was my first road stage win”

Posted on 21. Aug, 2012 by .

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BMC’s Tejay van Garderen‘s palmares already includes some big results such as the best young rider jersey at the Tour de France, Paris-Nice, the Amgen Tour of California and the USA Pro Cycling Challenge but one thing has eluded him so far, a victory in a road race. That is until today at stage 2 [...]

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Reactions – USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 2

Posted on 25. Aug, 2011 by .

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At more than 130 miles, Stage 2, the epic Queen Stage of the inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge, tested the riders strength and endurance as they traveled to unheard of heights on the route from Gunnison, Colo., to Aspen. The route, which included three KOMs and two sprint competitions, provided majestic views and tough competition [...]

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Reactions – USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 1

Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 by .

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Timing his counter-attack perfectly on the final kicker – at high altitude – to the finish line, Levi Leipheimer (Radioshack) won stage 1 at the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Colorado. Leipheimer’s acceleration dropped everyone one giving a four second buffer on chaser Sergio Henao (Gobernacion Indeportes Antioquia). Franck Schleck (Leopard-Trek) took third, a further [...]

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Van Garderen Gives Himself The Perfect Birthday Gift: A Win At Utah TT

Posted on 13. Aug, 2011 by .

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Tejay van Garderen (HTC-Highroad) gaves himself the perfect gift for is 23rd birthday,his first victory with HTC-Highroad at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah Time Trial. His teammate Patrick Gretsch was on the hot seat for most of the race and held on for third.

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The Fittest Field Ever At US Pro

Posted on 28. May, 2011 by .

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On the eve of the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Championships, five ProTeam riders – BMC’s Taylor Phinney, George Hincapie and Brent Bookwalter, Tejay Van Garderen (HTC-Highroad) and Ben King (Radioshack) – met the media to answer questions. Joining them on the dais was Handcyclist Matt Updike, a six-time U.S. National Champion and currently [...]

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van Garderen Looking Confidently at the Overall Win

Posted on 14. May, 2011 by .

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A definite overall GC favorite going into this year’s Amgen Tour of California is HTC Highroad’s Tejay van Garderen. Winning this race has been a goal for van Garderen and the young rider enters tomorrow’s stage full of confidence. “The team has shown a lot of confidence in me,” stated van Garderen. “If I put [...]

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Contingency Plans In Place For Snow On Sunday

Posted on 13. May, 2011 by .

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Weather is always part of the conversation at bike races but, the upcoming snow storm that is predicted to hit on Sunday for stage 1 has captured everyone’s attention. The current forecast from the National Weather Service calls for 90% chance of snow on Sunday, with new snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches possible. [...]

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