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Sparkasse duo take stage; one more day in yellow for Tuft

Posted on 14. Jun, 2008 by .

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Symmetrics’ Svein Tuft is on the cusp on winning the Tour de Beauce, a feat that has evaded a Canadian cyclist for more than a decade. The last time it happened was in 1995 when Eric Wohlberg, then with Saturn and now a member of the Symmetrics team, won the overall classification. Wohlberg did not […]

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Evan Elken wins stage, Tuft retains yellow in Beauce

Posted on 13. Jun, 2008 by .

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Wonder if there’s something in the air, but another WTF moment from race officials occurred during the St Georges Criterium at the Tour de Beauce. After the chaos in the first stage at the Nature Valley Grand Prix in Minnesota, another set of unusual incidents happened in Quebec – hopefully the magic rule of three […]

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Tuft wins TT and takes yellow at Tour de Beauce

Posted on 13. Jun, 2008 by .

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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) […]

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Amore e Vita wins second stage at Beauce, Tuft, Chadwick and Kobza in striking distance before TT

Posted on 12. Jun, 2008 by .

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Miguel Martinez of France was the first to reach the summit of Mont-Megantic, making it a second win for the team Amore E Vita-McDonalds’s in Thursday’s 153-km stage of the Tour de Beauce. Yellow jersey Bernardo Colex Tepoz (Tecos Trek) crossed the line 6 seconds later to take second, and Moises Aldape (Team Type 1) […]

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

Posted on 11. Jun, 2008 by .

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(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 […]

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Tecos’ Colex wins first stage, Symmetrics and Team Type 1 in striking position at Tour de Beauce

Posted on 10. Jun, 2008 by .

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With temperatures soaring to more than 30 C (86 F) and high humidity, the 23rd Edition of the Tour de Beauce was launched Tuesday with the first stage being held in Lac-Etchemin, a 167-km (103 mi) affair with 3 KOMs. The 25-year old Mexican Bernardo Colex Tepoz (Tecos) escaped from a 3-man break with 25 […]

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Tour de Beauce Preview

Posted on 09. Jun, 2008 by .

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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 […]

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