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Farrar – “once you have a bit of momentum, the wins keep on coming”

Posted on 24. Aug, 2012 by .

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Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Sharp) won stage 5 in a bunch sprint. Read what Farrar, Taylor Phinney (BMC), Alessandro Bazzana (Team Type 1-sanofi), Alex Candelario (Optum-KBS) and Hugo Houle (Spidertech) said about the final sprint.

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Farrar Claims Stage 5 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge in Colorado Springs

Posted on 24. Aug, 2012 by .

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With the riders reaching speeds of up to 42 mph, Stage 5 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge came to an exciting conclusion with Tyler Farrar (USA) of Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda taking the win to the cheers of huge crowds. He was followed close behind by Taylor Phinney (USA) of BMC Racing Team in second and Alessandro [...]

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Euser Learning To Be A Contender

Posted on 24. Aug, 2012 by .

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Keeping under the radar, Lucas Euser of the Spidertech p/b C10 squad has been having a great ride so far at the USA Pro Challenge. He’s been keeping up with the pre-race favorites and sits in 11th place overall at only 17 seconds down from yellow jersey Tejay van Garderen (BMC). “I think at the [...]

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Voigt Dominates Stage 4, van Garderen Re-Claims Overall Lead at USA Pro Challenge

Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by .

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In an impressive solo breakaway that began less than an hour into Stage 4 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge, Jens Voigt (GER) of RadioShack-Nissan-Trek powered through the 97.2-mile course to take home the win in front of massive crowds lining the uphill finish in Beaver Creek. Almost three  minutes later, the peloton crossed the [...]

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Voigt – “I tried to make my own destiny today”

Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by .

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“Shut up legs.” “I get paid to make other people suffer.” “Oooh this is gonna hurt.” All these Jens Voigt‘ sayings were running in our mind as we watched him take the win – the hard way – on stage 4 at the USA Pro Challenge earlier today. The 40-, almost 41-, year old Radioshack-Nissan [...]

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Wilcoxson Wins Blue Ribbon Alpine Challenge

Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by .

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Neo-pro Jade Wilcoxson of the Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies squad put in another impressive display in her breakthrough year yesterday taking the win at the  Blue Ribbon Alpine Challenge in Aspen, Colorado yesterday. Alison Powers of NOW and Novartis for MS was second and Wilcoxson’s teammate Leah Kirchmann, third. “It was a fun race [...]

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Twitterverse Responds To Sayers Comment On Women’s Racing

Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by .

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Twitterverse responds to BMC DS Mike Sayers comment about women’s race. Updated with apology from Sayers.

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Danielson – “I had to really grit it out”

Posted on 22. Aug, 2012 by .

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Tom Danielson flies to stage win while his Garmin-Sharp teammate Christian Vande Velde takes over the yellow jersey in a tie breaker.

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Lewis Is Getting Stronger Day by Day

Posted on 22. Aug, 2012 by .

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Champion System Pro Cycling Team’s Craig Lewis was part of a nine-man breakaway that saw its hopes for success dashed in the final kilometers of Tuesday’s second stage of the USA Pro Challenge. But that’s not remarkable in itself, after all every day riders toil in the break hoping that the break makes it to the [...]

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Van Garderen – “today was my first road stage win”

Posted on 21. Aug, 2012 by .

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BMC’s Tejay van Garderen‘s palmares already includes some big results such as the best young rider jersey at the Tour de France, Paris-Nice, the Amgen Tour of California and the USA Pro Cycling Challenge but one thing has eluded him so far, a victory in a road race. That is until today at stage 2 [...]

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