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JJ Haedo wins final stage at Tour de San Luis

Posted on 25. Jan, 2009 by .

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For the second year, Argentinean JJ Haedo (Saxo Bank) took the honors in the final stage of the Tour de San Luis in Argentina by easily winning the bunch sprint. Mattia Gavazzi (Diquigiovanni) was second and  Luis Mansilla (Chile), third. The 28-year old Alfredo Lucero (Argentina-A) safely crossed the line with the bunch to win [...]

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Second stage win for Colavita/Sutter Home in Argentina

Posted on 24. Jan, 2009 by .

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Colavita/Sutter Home’s Luis Amaran soloed away to bring the second stage win for his team at the Tour de San Luis in Argentina. It is the second win for the American team following Lucas Sebastian Haedo‘s victory on stage 2.  Matti Breschel (Saxo Bank) and Manuel Belletti (Diquigiovanni) crossed the finish line 39 seconds later [...]

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Xavier Tondo wins stage 5, Jacques-Maynes and Amaran still in top 10 GC

Posted on 23. Jan, 2009 by .

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With temperature hovering in the 90s (30s C) and sometimes crossing the 100 line, Xavier Tondo (Andalucía Cajasur) won the the Queen stage of the Tour de San Luis in Argentina crossing the line 2 seconds ahead of Jorge Giacinti (Argentina A).   Ben Jacques-Maynes (Bissell) and Luis Amaran (Colavita/Sutter Home)  are still in  the top [...]

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José Serpa wins stage 4 in Tour de San Luis, no major changes in GC

Posted on 22. Jan, 2009 by .

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Colombian José Serpa (Diquigiovanni) kicked in the afterburners in the final kilometer to win the mountain top finish at La Carolina in Argentina. Leading the dwindling field across the finish 6 seconds later were Matti Breschel (Saxo Bank) and winner of the first stage Mattias Gavazzi (Diquigiovanni).  Part of the same group of twenty-eight riders [...]

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Tom Zirbel finishes second at Tour de San Luis Time Trial

Posted on 21. Jan, 2009 by .

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Bissell’s Tom Zirbel finished second at the third stage of the Tour de San Luis in Argentina. Zirbel who was “cautiously optimistic about the TT” prior to the race stopped the clock at 9 seconds slower that the winner Jorge Giacinti (Argentina A).  Giacinti set a speed of 50.056 km/h over the  flat 12-mile (19.8 km) [...]

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Lucas Haedo wins stage 2 and takes lead at Tour de San Luis

Posted on 20. Jan, 2009 by .

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While not known as a climber, Lucas Sebastian Haedo of the Colavita-Sutter Home didn’t let the hilly 108 mile (174.4 km)  course  and the final 3-mile (4.8km) climb  to the top of Mirador del Potrero stop him from winning Stage 2 at the Tour de San Luis.  He survived a long break to easily win the [...]

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Gavazzi beats Haedo brothers to win Stage 1 in San Luis

Posted on 19. Jan, 2009 by .

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Mattias Gavazzi (Diquigiovanni) won the bunch sprint ahead of brothers JJ Haedo (Saxo Bank) and Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Colavita-Sutter Home) to win the first stage of the Tour de San Luis in Argentina. Early attacks in the 105-mile (168.4 km) stage were nullified until Bissell’s Ben Jacques-Maynes  went on a 87-mile (140 km) escape with [...]

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Tour de San Luis preview

Posted on 18. Jan, 2009 by .

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Mas kilometros. Mas exigencia, Mas montaña. Mas desafios, Mas San Luis. The Tour de San Luis is the biggest race in Argentina and was awarded a 2.1 UCI ranking for its third edition. Starting Monday January 19, the riders will face three mountain top finishes, one 12-mile (19.8 km) time trial over seven stages in [...]

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