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Death Knell For Tour of Missouri

Posted on 27. May, 2010 by .

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After months of fighting for survival which included a fan support campaign, the death knell was rung today when no money was set aside in the state budget for the race. AP reports that on Thursday, the Missouri Tourism Commission budget committee approved a $13.4 million spending plan that does not includes state money for [...]

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the week that was: Tour of Missouri, Fitchburg-Longsjo, Tour de New York

Posted on 09. Apr, 2010 by .

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Some race news. Funding for Tour of Missouri is “on track”, Fitchburg-Longsjo launches new fund drive, Tour of New York news. Recap of NRC and Women’s Prestige Cycling Series Standings.

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News roundup

Posted on 31. Mar, 2010 by .

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News from Support The Tour of Missouri, the TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship and the Air Force Cycling Classic’s Crystal City Cup. Domestic teams, Kelly Benefits, Jelly Belly and Team Type 1, racing internationally. TIBCO/To The Top heading over to Europe for Flanders. And racing in the US should be ‘tight’ this year maybe as tight as ‘a bee’s dick’.

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Support the Tour of Missouri

Posted on 18. Mar, 2010 by .

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The Tour of Missouri, the professional bicycling race that has taken place throughout the Show Me State since 2007 and has highlighted the state in a prolific and invaluable way, today announced a special campaign to solicit support for the race, scheduled for August 31 – September 6, 2010. Over the course of three years, [...]

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US Pro returns to Greenville; changes to UCI Calendar

Posted on 29. Oct, 2009 by .

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The addition of two new ProTour races in Canada have forced some changes to the UCI America Tour Calendar: moving the US Pro three weeks down, and shifting the Tour of Missouri earlier. Also, the UCI road races to be held in USA and Canada in 2010.

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Zabriskie – birth of a leader

Posted on 16. Sep, 2009 by .

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Mention the name of David Zabriskie of the Garmin-Slipstream team and most cycling fans think of two things: expert time trialist and goofball interviews (yes I said goofball). But in my opinion we can now add a third item to that list, and that is leader.

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Zabriskie triumphes and Gilbert sprints to win in Missouri

Posted on 14. Sep, 2009 by .

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After coming close the previous stages with fourth and fifth places, Canadian Martin Gilbert of Planet Energy, timed his sprint perfectly and took home the victory in the Stage 7, presented by Cerner.  of the 2009 Tour of Missouri.  OUCH-Maxxis’ Andrew Pinfold, another Canadian, took second and Thor Hushovd (Cervelo Test Team) finished third, his [...]

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Chicchi Claims Aggressive Stage

Posted on 12. Sep, 2009 by .

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Non-stop attacking and  amazingly fast racing highlighted stage 6 of the Tour of Missouri, where the riders averaged speeds of  48 km/h (29 mi/hr)  on the 177 km (110 mi) roller coaster stage from Chillicothe to St Joseph. We had some hard, fast and aggressive racing out there.  Attacks flew until the end but in [...]

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