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McCartney Solos to Win Stage 6 at Volta a Portugal

Posted on 21. Aug, 2012 by .

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With a little more than 30 km to go, Jason McCartney (UnitedHealthcare) attacked his breakmates and was alone at the front, gaining time on the chase group with each passing kilometer. McCartney held on to take the second win for UHC at the Volta a Portugal following Jay Thomson‘s victory on stage 1. “For me [...]

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Thomson Solos to Stage Win and Yellow Jersey at Stage 1 of Volta a Portugal

Posted on 16. Aug, 2012 by .

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After spending most of the 200-km stage in a two-man break, Jay Robert Thomson (UnitedHealthcare) accelerated on the penultimate climb and held off the chasing peloton to not only take the stage victory but the yellow jersey after stage 1 at the Volta a Portugal earlier today. “Today was one of the hardest days of [...]

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