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Tour de Georgia Postponed for 2010

Posted on 23. Dec, 2009 by .

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(Atlanta, GA) – The Board of Directors of the Tour de Georgia Foundation, Inc. announced today that the 2010 race, which had been scheduled to take place in the last week of April 2010, is officially cancelled, postponing the return of the Tour de Georgia until at least 2011. “This was not an easy decision, [...]

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KBS’ Bajadali wins overall at Tour of Thailand

Posted on 10. Apr, 2009 by .

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Successfully defending the leader’s jersey nabbed in the second to last stage of the Tour of Thailand, Andy Bajadali of the Kelly Benefit Strategies team won the overall of the 6-stage race also known as the Princess Mahachakri Sirindhorn’ Cup. The boys in green came out blazing in the first stage, where Canadian Zach Bell, [...]

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Tour de Georgia – the good, the bad and the…. beautiful

Posted on 28. Apr, 2008 by .

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the good High Road of course, who executed perfectly. On stage 3, Greg Henderson won his first stage in a bunch sprint with his teammate Andre Greipel coming into second, grabbed a hold of the points jersey which he never let go and the yellow jersey. While the team had to relinquish the yellow jersey [...]

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Tour de Georgia Stage 7 – It was all High Road today: stage win, yellow jersey and points jersey

Posted on 27. Apr, 2008 by .

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High Road’s success continued in the seventh and final stage of the Tour de Georgia. Not only did the team successfully protect Kanstantin Sivtsov’s yellow jersey, but in the final chaotic dash to the line, Greg Henderson got his second win of the race. Photo by Ken Conley As expected, the final stage, a 101km [...]

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Tour de Georgia Stage 6 – High Road’s Sivtsov surprises everyone to take the stage and the yellow jersey

Posted on 26. Apr, 2008 by .

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While the contenders, Trent Lowe (Slipstream-Chipotle) and Levi Leipheimer (Astana) , were busy marking each other up Brasstown Bald, High Road’s Kanstantin Sivtsov attacked in the final 500 meters to win the Queen Stage and take the yellow jersey by only four seconds going into the final stage. “I dream for this day,” said 2004 [...]

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Tour de Georgia Stage 5 – Bissell’s Richard England sweeps competition and Trent Lowe is in yellow

Posted on 25. Apr, 2008 by .

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After his teammate Teddy King sucked up enough points to win the KOM jersey for the day… okay that was lame. But what wasn’t lame was the Bissell team in today’s longest stage in Georgia, a 214.7 kilometers stage with three Cat 3 climbs including a last tough kicker at the end with only 2 [...]

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Tour de Georgia Stage 4 – Slipstream just goes harder and wins the TTT and Hendy keeps the yellow

Posted on 24. Apr, 2008 by .

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Slipstream-Chipotle ‘just went harder’ (in honor of their teammate Timmy Duggan ) won the first even Team Time Trial (TTT) at the Tour de Georgia crossing the line with the minimum number of riders. Astana finished second at 4 seconds back with High Road in third a further 2 seconds back. Photo by Ken Conley [...]

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Tour de Georgia Stage 3 – Hendy makes it to the top step

Posted on 23. Apr, 2008 by .

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A great day for High Road. Kim Kirchen won the Fleche Wallone in Europe, and Greg Henderson won the third stage and took over the GC lead in the Tour de Georgia. Adding the cherry on top, teammate Greipel finished second on the stage. Photo by Ken Conley After finishing second in yesterday’s bunch sprint, [...]

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Tour de Geogia Stage 2 – JJ Haedo pips it on the line

Posted on 22. Apr, 2008 by .

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CSC’s JJ Haedo pipped Greg Henderson and yellow jersey Ivan Dominguez to win the bunch sprint in the second stage in the Tour de Georgia. Haedo is recovering from a broken wrist and riding with a taped up hand. He took it gingerly in yesterday’s stage, but felt good today and let’er rip. Photo by [...]

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Interview: Eric Wohlberg – gnarly Canadian in Georgia

Posted on 22. Apr, 2008 by .

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Canadian Eric Wohlberg is a three-time Olympian and has been racing for fifteen years for many well-known teams, including Magic Cuts, Seldane, Shaklee, Sierra Nevada and the powerhouse Saturn team for three years. He joined the all Canadian continental Symmetrics Pro Cycling Team in 2004. As part of his numerous accomplishments, the 43-year old Wohlberg [...]

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