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Holloway wins final stage; Veilleux takes overall at Tour of PA

Posted on 30. Jun, 2008 by .

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The current USA Elite Criterium Champion Daniel ‘Dholla’ Holloway (VMG/Felt) won the rain-drenched, slippery, stopped-for-tornado-warning, doesn’t-count-for-the-overall-GC, reduced-to-24-laps final stage in downtown Pittsburgh on Sunday to bring to an end the inaugural Tour of Pennsylvania. Keven Lacombe (Kelly Benefit/Medifast) finished second with Skyscraper Harlem Cycling Classic winner Erik Barlevav (TIME Pro Cycling) taking third place honors. […]

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Veilleux wins his second stage and takes over yellow jersey after stage 5 of Tour of PA

Posted on 28. Jun, 2008 by .

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Yesterday after winning Stage 4 and moving into the second spot in GC, just 1 second behind Christoff Van Heerden (Konica Minolta),  David Veilleux (Kelly  Benefit/Medifast) clearly stated that the race was following the team’s plan perfectly and that the squad would go for the yellow jersey in Saturday’s 83-mile (46km) stage ending in 3 […]

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Veilleux wins rainy Queen stage; Christoff Van Heerden in yellow at Tour of PA

Posted on 28. Jun, 2008 by .

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The field reduced to 91 riders faced rainstorms, 2 major climbs and wild descents in the Queen stage, the 60-mile (96 km) trek from Bedford to Latrobe. But stage winner David Veilleux (Kelly Benefit/Medifast) didn’t mind the weather. “I don’t mind the rain, it’s kind of good weather for me, I kind of like it. […]

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Jamie Driscoll sprints to win Tour of PA stage 3; Van Vooren sill in yellow

Posted on 26. Jun, 2008 by .

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After being on a solo break for 40 miles (64 km), gaining nearly 4 minutes to a dwindling  field, Peter Stetina (VMG/Felt) was caught in the final 100 meters in a dramatic finish to the 104-mile (168 km) Stage 5 in the Tour of Pennsylvania. “It was very tough out there on my own, but […]

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Keven Lacombe wins Tour of PA stage 2; Steven Van Vooren still in yellow

Posted on 25. Jun, 2008 by .

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As expected sprinters ruled at the Tour of PA stage 2, a mostly flat 91-mile (146.4 km) run from Downingtown to Carlisle, which took riders through the heart of Amish country. Outsprinting the other 19 riders from a breakaway, Canadian Keven Lacombe (Kelly Benefit/Medifast) won the second stage, ahead of the South African speedster Christoff […]

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Tour of PA TT Video

Posted on 25. Jun, 2008 by .

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From philly.com:

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Tour of PA – stage 1

Posted on 25. Jun, 2008 by .

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The first day of the Tour of Pennsylvania was a split-stage day, starting in the morning with a short 2.2-mile (3.5 km) prologue time trial, followed by an evening 25-mile criterium. Steven Van Vooren (Johan Brunyeel Cycling Academy) set the fastest time of 4:18, 3 seconds faster than second place Keven Lacombe (Kelly Benefit/Medifast) and […]

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Tour of Pennsylvania Preview

Posted on 24. Jun, 2008 by .

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The 2008 American Eagle Outfitters Tour of Pennsylvania Presented by Highmark Healthy High 5 (wow that’s a mouthful) starts today. Wicked wind, steamy temperatures and plenty of challenging terrain during the 6-day, 420-mile (676 km) stage race across Pennsylvania provides a chance for elite international cyclists under age 25 to show themselves off. In his […]

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