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Van Garderen Claims Stage 2 and Overall Lead in the 2012 USA Pro Challenge

Posted on 21. Aug, 2012 by .

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Stage 2 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge featured a challenging ride under blue skies and saw an unexpected finish, with Tejay van Garderen (USA) of BMC Racing Team pulling through to take the stage win and the overall lead. Following close behind were Christian Vande Velde (USA) of Garmin-Sharp in second and Ivan Rovny […]

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Cooke – “we want to put our name out there and show that we’re not dead”

Posted on 21. Aug, 2012 by .

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For the second day in a row, Matt Cooke of Team Exergy battled his way into the break at the USA Pro Challenge. After spending most of 202-km stage one in the 22-rider break, Cooke is at it again on today’s stage from Montrose to Crested Butte. The goal going into the seven-day stage race […]

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Talking Break Tactics with Creed

Posted on 21. Aug, 2012 by .

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What would you do if you found yourself in a 22-rider break that also included one teammate and four riders from the Garmin-Sharp team and a few more from other WorldTour teams? Would you work? When to work and how much to work are part of tactics 101 while in a breakaway. Mike Creed and […]

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Garmin-Sharp Smashes Stage 1 In their Faces

Posted on 20. Aug, 2012 by .

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The Garmin-Sharp team came out swinging for the fences at stage 1 of the USA Pro Challenge when they stack the early break forcing the pace until the finish. “I’m pretty familiar with today’s stage, and I told everyone it would be hard start, with a lot of opportunity for us to mess it up. […]

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Farrar Wins Stage 1 of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge

Posted on 20. Aug, 2012 by .

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The 2012 USA Pro Challenge got off to an exciting start, as the riders traveled the 125.7-mile route from Durango to Telluride where Tyler Farrar (USA) of Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda ultimately took home the stage win after a battle to the finish. In a difficult first stage complete with two Waste Management sprints and three Nissan King […]

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How to Follow USA Pro Challenge via Social Media, Web, TV

Posted on 20. Aug, 2012 by .

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The USA Pro Challenge can be followed in many ways, via social media, web and television.  The 2012 edition of the race features 16 teams battling it out over 683-mile course with more than 42,000 ft. of vertical climbing through some of Utah’s most beautiful and challenging terrain over six days. In its second year, […]

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