When Gobernacion Indeportes Antioquia Attacks

“Attack” replied soft-spoken Janier Acevedo when asked what his team would do in the final stage of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Everyone smiled because that’s exactly what his team, the Gobernación de Antioquia – Indeportes Antioquia out of Colombia had been doing from the beginning of the race, attacking every time the…

Leipheimer Wins Challenging Utah

Radioshack’s Levi Leipheimer knew that he and his team would be challenged in their defense of the yellow jersey in the final two stages at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Vicious heat made a tough course brutal in Saturday’s circuit race in Salt Lake City when the field split apart of the first…

Bertogliati Hopes To Defend the Snowflake KOM Jersey

Wearer of the snowflake-adorned King of the Mountain jersey since the first road stage, Rubens Bertogliati (Team Type 1-Sanofi) fully intends to defend the jersey on the final day. But he knows that he’ll have his work cut out for him on the Queen Stage which culminates with the climb up to Snowbird. “For the…

Tough Salt Lake City Circuit To Test Radioshack

Last year, Radioshack’s Levi Leipheimer was also in yellow going into the final weekend of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. With no teammates, he was able to successfully defend to win the overall but it’s a whole new ballgame in 2011. Salt Lake City residents Jeff Louder (BMC) and Tyler Wren (Jamis/Sutter Home) give insight on the course.

Stage 2 In Their Own Words

Stage 2 at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah was supposed to be a fast stage for the sprinters that was supposed to be quiet for the GC contenders. While it did finish in a sprint, the winner Jack Bauer (Endura Racing) surprised all by launching early and before that, the field was split…

Van Uden On The Hunt For More Sprint Points

After making it into the early break on stage 1 at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah, Roman Van Uden (Pure Black Racing) easily won the first two intermediate sprints to ignite his quest for the sprinter’s jersey. “I jumped them on the first one, I got a good gap and they didn’t really…

Breathing Through A Straw

The pain cave. Breathing through a straw. The deep dark red. Altitude is one of the difficulty presented by the two UCI races this month. Jay Thomson (BISSELL), Lucas Euser (Spidertech) and Max Jenkins (UnitedHealthcare) talk about their preparation and the impact of altitude.

16 Teams For 2011 Tour of Utah

A total of 16 teams will be racing at the 2011 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, which in its seventh edition is on the UCI America Tour calendar with a 2.1 ranking. Scheduled for August 9-14, the six-day stage race, is is one of just three 2.1-rated, or higher, stage races in the U.S.;…

Tour of Utah To Be Broadcast Nationally

The 2011 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, held on August 9-14, will be shown nationally on FOX Sports Network (FSN) and regionally by ROOT Sports and KJZZ TV. All broadcast partners will air a one-hour recap show each evening and a two-hour feature and recap show following the final stage on Sunday August 14.…