Tuft wins TT and takes yellow at Tour de Beauce

Three-time Canadian TT Champion (2004, 1005 & 2006), Svein Tuft (Symmetrics) was the only rider to put in a time of under 26 minutes in the 20km individual time trial in the fourth stage at the Tour de Beauce. Tuft set the fastest time at 25 minutes and 45 second. Valeriy Kobzarenko (Team Type 1)…

Metlushenko wins second stage in Beauce, no major changes to GC

(Photo TourDeBeauce.com) Ukrainian Yuriy Metlushenko (Amore e Vita-McDonald’s) showed that his win last week at Lehigh Classic was no fluke in the second stage in Vallée-Jonction of the Tour de Beauce. Metlushenko won the bunch sprint by a few bike lengths ahead of Ciaran Power (Penzula Racing) and Brazilian Kleber Ramos (Garneau-Crocs). Metlushenko got some…

Tour de Beauce Preview

The 23rd edition of the Tour de Beauce, a 2.2-rated event in the UCI America’s Tour, is being held from June 10 until 15 in the Beauce region of Québec. Over 140 cyclists from 21 teams will face 6 stages (including a split day) which still include the grueling climb of Mont Mégantic during the…