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Champion System Ready for U.S. Debut

Posted on 01. May, 2012 by .

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The Champion System Pro Cycling Team makes its U.S. debut Wednesday at the 26th annual SRAM Tour of the Gila with a pair of Americans, Chris Butler and Craig Lewis, on its five-rider roster. General Manager Ed Beamon said the mountainous, five-day race in New Mexico is an ideal event to launch the first Asian […]

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UHC Wraps Up Tour de Turkey And Heads to Gila

Posted on 01. May, 2012 by .

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The UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team’s Robert Förster (GER) took 7th place on Sunday, April 29, in Stage 8 of the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey to secure his second top 10 finish in as many days and help his Team wrap up the eight stage race in Turkey with four top 10 results under its […]

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Team TIBCO aim for more stage wins as they head to SRAM Tour of the Gila

Posted on 01. May, 2012 by .

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Team TIBCO finished up the Joe Martin Stage Race Sunday with another podium finish. Madison Track Champion Lauren Hall took third place in the Stage 4 criterium. After five laps and several attacks, three leaders took off the front of the field. Behind them, a group of four chasers including Hall was followed by the […]

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Team Jamis/Sutter Home Heading to Tour of the Gila

Posted on 01. May, 2012 by .

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This upcoming Wednesday, the Jamis/Sutter Home Professional Team will begin the SRAM Tour of the Gila in Silver City, New Mexico. With five days of racing containing some of the country’s most grueling climbs and technical descents, all at lung-searing high altitude, the event is one of the most difficult stage races in the United […]

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Olympic Medalist Armstrong to Headline Women’s SRAM Tour of the Gila

Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 by .

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For defending Olympic Time Trial gold medalist Kristin Armstrong, the 2011 SRAM Tour of the Gila presented an ideal, early-season opportunity to build upon her already substantial fitness. With its long, hilly stages, the SRAM Tour of the Gila has long been regarded as a race where the strong get stronger. The hitch: Armstrong got […]

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Asian Cyclists to Make U.S. Debut at SRAM Tour of the Gila

Posted on 27. Apr, 2012 by .

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Professional bicycle racers from China and Malaysia will get their first taste of bike racing in the U.S. this Spring at the SRAM Tour of the Gila. Racing for Champion System Pro Cycling Team, a Hong Kong-based sports apparel company, this pro team of eight riders will help comprise what will arguably be the strongest […]

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Final Thoughts On The Tour Of The Gila

Posted on 04. May, 2011 by .

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The 5-day of hard, tough racing at the SRAM Tour of the Gila is over and before we turn our attention to the next NRC stage race, a few thoughts and opinions on what we happened at Gila. Can Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) be beaten? Along with stage wins, he took the overall in the first […]

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Photo Gallery Tour of Gila Stage 5 Men

Posted on 03. May, 2011 by .

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Photo Gallery of men’s stage 5, the Gila Monster, at the SRAM Tour of the Gila

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Photo Gallery Tour of Gila Stage 5 Women

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Photo Gallery of women’s stage 5, the Gila Monster, at the SRAM Tour of the Gila

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Mancebo Claims Gila

Posted on 01. May, 2011 by .

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Francisco Mancebo (RealCyclist.com) notched another NRC stage race with the overall at the SRAM Tour of the Gila.  After bridging up to the break, Mancebo upped the pace  to drop his breakmate on the second to last climb and soloed to victory. The pace was so high in today’s Queen Stage, that he crossed the […]

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