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AToC Stage 4 Preview with BJM

Posted on 16. May, 2012 by .

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“Just a big long drag, a guaranteed big bunch sprint.” said Ben Jacques-Maynes (Bissell) about stage 4 of the Amgen Tour of California. At 130.2 miles (209.6 km) long, the Sonora to Clovis stage is the longest of the race this year. It will also be another hot sunny day in the saddle,with predicted highs [...]

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Amgen Tour of California – Stage 3 highlight

Posted on 16. May, 2012 by .

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Highight video of stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California

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Salas Takes Over KOM Jersey After Stage 3

Posted on 16. May, 2012 by .

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In what has turned out to be a Canadian battle at the Amgen Tour of California, Sebastian Salas (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) made his way into the early break on stage 3 to garner points to take over the KOM jersey from David Boily (Spidertech p/b C10). The same teams but different riders, also [...]

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Vennell – “I was the lucky one to be there”

Posted on 16. May, 2012 by .

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For the second stage in a row, Jeremy Vennell (Bissell) found his way into the break of the day at the Amgen Tour of California. On stage 2, he was awarded the Breakaway From Cancer Most Courageous jersey and then, on stage 3, it was the Exergy Most Aggressive rider jersey. For the third day [...]

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Wilson Marentes Torres Awarded the Breakaway from Cancer’s Most Courageous Jersey

Posted on 15. May, 2012 by .

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Thirty minutes into today’s stage at the Amgen Tour of California, four riders managed to break from the main group. Sebastian Salas (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) was only a few points behind KOM jersey leader David Boily (Spidertech p/b C10), and was looking for points today. At the first KOM on Calaveras Road, Salas [...]

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Amgen Tour of California Stage 3

Posted on 15. May, 2012 by .

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Photos from stage 3, from San Jose to Livermore, of the Amgen Tour of California.

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Amgen Tour of California Stage 3 Replay

Posted on 15. May, 2012 by .

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Replay of live updates of stage 3, from San Jose to Livermore, of the Amgen Tour of California.

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AToC Stage 3 Preview with BJM

Posted on 15. May, 2012 by .

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Stage 3, from San Jose to Livermore goes through some roads previously experienced at the Amgen Tour of California with the exception of the addition of the iconic Northern California climb, Mt Diablo. But the climb, that comes 50 miles into the stage, will not make a difference in the stage according to Ben Jacques-Maynes [...]

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Fasten your seatbelt it’s going to be a bumpy ride

Posted on 15. May, 2012 by .

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If you want to see the action at the front of a bike race, grab a coffee and turn on your TV (assuming the race is televised) but if you want to see what really happens in the caravan, there’s no better place than the front seat of a team car. If the team did [...]

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Amgen Tour of California – Stage 2 Highlights

Posted on 14. May, 2012 by .

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Highlights video of stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California

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