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Tour of Missouri 2008 – Argyle style

Posted on 24. Jan, 2009 by .

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Tour of Missouri stage 7 photo gallery

Posted on 16. Sep, 2008 by .

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Christian Vande Velde – a big stepping stone for the team

Posted on 15. Sep, 2008 by .

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The consensus before the start of the Tour of Missouri was that the winner of the individual time trial would take the overall classification, and this is exactly what happened. But, Christian Vande Velde and his inexperienced Garmin-Chipotle team had to survive all attacks thrown at them by team Columbia and control a very aggrressive [...]

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How hard was it?

Posted on 15. Sep, 2008 by .

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In the end, all the riders agreed that the 2008 Tour of Missouri was a hard race. “I think that everyone’s overall impression was that it was hard, a lot more than we expected.” said overall winner Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Chipotle) about the Tour of Missouri. While no major climbs in the stages, there was [...]

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Chicchi takes final bunch sprint and Vande Velde wins overall at Tour of Missouri

Posted on 14. Sep, 2008 by .

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Liquigas’ Francesco Chicchi beat Mark Cavendish in the final bunch sprint in a shortened circuit race due to downed trees and flooding in St Louis after Hurricane Ike made its presence known overnight. Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Chipotle) was third. “I was behind the train of Columbia and I came around with 200 meters to go, I [...]

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Tour of Missouri stage 6 photo gallery

Posted on 14. Sep, 2008 by .

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Fastest man in cycling, Manxman Mark Cavendish

Posted on 14. Sep, 2008 by .

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The 23-year old from the Isle of Man, Mark Cavendish, did it again on Saturday evening.  He managed the last two tricky corners behind his leadout and bombed it the line to take his third win at the Tour of Missouri.  The ‘fastest man in racing’ in 2008 had 15 road wins to his credit, [...]

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Cavendish makes it three at the Tour of Missouri

Posted on 13. Sep, 2008 by .

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Mark Cavendish (Columbia) does it again in Missouri. The Manx man won his third stage, the fourth for his Columbia team by winning the bunch sprint at the end of’ the 97-mile (156 k) stage 6 in St Charles, Missouri. Toyota-United’s Ivan Dominguez was second and Missouri native Brad Huff (Jelly Belly) was third. “When [...]

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Tour of Missouri stage 5 photo gallery

Posted on 13. Sep, 2008 by .

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Leaving the start in St James, Missouri   Break rolls through second intermediate sprint with Cavendish at the front Peloton speeds by the Capitol in Jefferson City    Boy oh boy  More photos here

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Most Aggressive rider David Veilleux

Posted on 13. Sep, 2008 by .

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The three-time U23 Canadian Time Trial champion and two-time U23 Canadian Road Champion 20-year old David Veilleux (Kelly Benefit/Medifast) was named Most Aggressive Rider after stage 5 at the Tour of Missouri. Not a surprise for those that follow Canadian Cycling. Earlier this year, he also won the U25 Tour of Pennsylvania race. He also [...]

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