1. Di Luca Kills Rivals on Giro's Stage Four

    Team LPR-Brakes once again topped the podium today in the Giro d'Italia's Stage Four, the first mountaintop finish in the town of San Martino...

    James Thompson Written by James Thompson about 5 years ago 95 reads 1 comments

  2. Alessandro Petacchi on Fire in Giro's Stage Three

    Team Columbia's sprinter Mark Cavendish may have had the glory on the opening stage this year's Giro d'Italia by taking the team time trial, but in the past two days of sprint finishes, it has ...

    James Thompson Written by James Thompson about 5 years ago 85 reads 4 comments

  3. Columbia Steamrolls Giro D'Italia's Opening TT

    The Centenary edition of the Giro d'Italia is now on the road. Today's opening stage consisted of a team time trial around the historic city of Venice. Over the next three weeks, the riders will take on 21 stages covering over 3,000 kilometers...

    James Thompson Written by James Thompson about 5 years ago 186 reads 3 comments

  4. Paris-Roubaix: Boonen Captures Scintillating Third Title

    Alberto Contador might have been dishing out pain on his climbing competition in Spain last week, but it passed with barely any notice, because the real attention was in France...

    James Thompson Written by James Thompson about 5 years ago 124 reads 1 comments

  5. Alberto Contador Takes Second Pais Vasco Title, Dominates TT

    Becoming the first rider in the race's history to take a second consecutive win, Alberto Contador (Astana) put in a dominating performance on the final day's time trial to win his second Vuelta a Pais Vasco title...

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  6. Alberto Contador in Control Once Again in Spain

    Astana's stage-race dominance in the pro peloton is continuing this week with yet another stage-race in Spain, the Vuelta a Pais Vasco, or Tour of the Basque Country, the northern, culturally ...

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  7. A Surprise But Expected Winner: Devolder Makes It Two in Flanders

    CompetitiveCyclist.com says, "What's more important than the Tour of Flanders? Nothing, nothing at all." It is a race with "ceaseless violence, causing the hardest of hard-men to reel...

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  8. Valverde Garners Second Win: Leipheimer Overall in Castilla Y Leon

    Astana's heavy hitters, Levi Leipheimer and Alberto Contador, polished off the final stage of the Vuelta a Castilla y Leon by protecting their first and second places overall on a blisteringly quick stage...

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  9. Cobo Jumps Peloton To Take Stage, Leipheimer In Control in Spain

    Juan Jose Cobo (Fuji-Servetto) put in a daring attack today just two kilometers from the line on the fourth and hardest stage of the Vuelta a Castilla y Leon to take the win over the firm grip of the Astana-controlled peloton...

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  10. Alejandro Valverde Powers to Uphill Sprint Win in Spain

    Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) powered his way to an uphill sprint finish today on the third stage of the Vuelta a Castilla y Leon...

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  11. Levi Leipheimer Demolishes Another Time Trial in Spain

    Levi Leipheimer (Astana) showed again today that he is a dominating force in the individual time trial by winning the second stage of the Vuelta a Castilla y Leon, a 28.2-kilometer timed event...

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  12. Surprise Winner Starts Off "Vuelta a Castilla Y Leon"

    Joaquin Sobrino of the small Burgos Monumental team, based in the Castilla y Leon province of Spain, produced a surprising sprint victory today to show off his team's colors in their home province's race...

    James Thompson Written by James Thompson about over 5 years ago 69 reads 1 comments

  13. Cavendish Wins Historic Milano-Sanremo

    Another bunch sprint, another win by the dominant Mark Cavendish. Was it really that easy? This time around, definitely not. Milano-Sanremo is unlike any other race on the pro cycling calendar...

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  14. Are You Ready to Go Electronic?

    The future of bicycle shifting technology as we know it has finally arrived. After five years of development, secret field testing under some pro riders, spy shots of the next big thing, and ...

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  15. Paris-Nice Wrap Up: Sanchez Keeps Overall, Contador Impresses

    The 67th edition of Paris-Nice wrapped up Sunday, March 15, with Luis-Leon Sanchez of Caisse d'Epargne maintaining his first place standing to the end, after three years of trying for the win but coming up short...

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  16. Joaquim Rodriguez Adds To Caisse D'Epargne's Success in Italy

    Joaquim Rodriguez (Caisse d'Epargne) topped the infamous stage to the Montelupone climb today for the second year in a row, maintaining his record of being the only rider to ever win this stage, as it was only introduced, last year...

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  17. Luis-Leon Sanchez Storms to Victory and Lead in France

    Caisse d'Epargne's Luis-Leon Sanchez delivered the next in a series of surprises that have shaken the Paris-Nice leaderboard over the last few days...

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  18. Tyler Farrar Upsets The World's Best Sprinters in Tirreno-Adriatico

    American Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Slipstream) outkicked the world's best sprinters in Stage Three of Tirreno-Adriatico today, winning ahead of none other than Mark Cavendish (Columbia) and Enrico Rossi (Ceramica-Flaminia)...

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  19. Contador Decimates Paris-Nice Peloton in Stage Six

    Race favorite Alberto Contador (Astana) put in a devastating attack on the Paris-Nice peloton Thursday to win the stage up to the infamous Montagne de Lure and regain the overall lead...

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  20. The "Race of Two Seas": Tirreno-Adriatico Has Kicked off in Italy

    While Paris-Nice continues on in France, its sister-race, Tirreno-Adriatico, kicked off today in Italy. Known as the "Race of Two Seas", Tirreno-Adriatico starts on the shore of the Tyrrhenian ...

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  21. Vande Velde Powers the Breakaway in France

    American Christian Vande Velde (Garmin) put in a hard attack today to escape his breakaway companions to take Stage Four in Paris-Nice...

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  22. Sylvain Chavanel Shatters the Paris-Nice Peloton

    Today in Stage Three of Paris-Nice we saw a very surprising turn of events. On a day primed for another big bunch sprint, aggressive racing by teams QuickStep and Rabobank shattered ...

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  23. Heinrich Haussler Demonstrates Cervelo's Sprint Dominace in France

    Cervelo TestTeam's Heinrich Haussler won today's Stage Two of Paris-Nice on a day marked with high winds and two crashes...

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  24. Astana's Contador Wastes No Time in Paris-Nice

    Alberto Contador (Astana) wasted no time today, scorching the first stage of Paris-Nice by taking the 9.3-kilometer time trial in the city of Amilly...

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  25. The "Mini Tour De France": Paris-Nice Starts Sunday

    For the world of European Pro Tour racing, Paris-Nice (pronounced "PAIR-ee NEECE") is the real start of the season's major stage races...

    James Thompson Written by James Thompson about over 5 years ago 429 reads 1 comments