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Tuesday Aug 26 | Podium Cafe

A Farewell to Jens

As the bell rang for the final finishing circuit of the USA Pro Challenge in Denver on Sunday, Jens Voigt was where we expected to see him - off the front, legs churning, bike rocking back and forth, in the final breakaway of his storied career.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Team CSC, Jens Voigt, Tour de France, Bouygues Telecom, Thomas Voeckler

Tuesday Aug 26 | Silicon Alley Insider

It's So Hot At The Tour of Spain That The Pro Cyclists Are Losing 10 Pounds A Day

That's probably not what's going through the minds of cyclists in Spain this week, where it feels like an inferno: It's so hot at the Vuelta a EspaA a , or Tour of Spain, that the riders are drinking 12 water bottles and losing 10 pounds a day, VeloNews' Andrew Hood reports from the race.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Fassa Bortolo, Fabian Cancellara

Tuesday Aug 26 | Velonews

Finding the balance: Michael Rogers on teamwork, happiness, and what comes next

After a turbulent end to the 2013 season, Michael Rogers has enjoyed a renaissance in 2014, with a Tour stage win and two Giro stage wins.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Michael Rogers, Quickstep, Tour de France, Team CSC, Jens Voigt, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Denver Post

Eric Heiden impressed by Tejay van Garderen's USA Pro Challenge

As a five-time Olympic gold medalist in speed skating who later turned to road cycling, competing in the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France, Eric Heiden knows what makes a great endurance athlete.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tejay Van Garderen, Cycling, Christian Vande Velde, Jens Voigt, Elia Viviani, Ice Skating, Winter Sports

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Watersblogged

USA Pro Challenge

Source: www.facebook.com --- Tuesday, August 19, 2014Race stoppage at USA Pro Challenge draws peloton's ire Race stoppage in Colorado draws peloton's ire - VeloNews.com velonews.competitor.com Reviews among the peloton over Tuesday's controversial neutralization on Kebler Pass did not appear to be mixed ... Source: photos.denverpost.com --- ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Frank Schleck, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Cycling News

Hivert joins Bretagne-Seche Environnement

Having ridden for the Belkin WorldTour team in 2014, Bretagne-Sch Environnement has announced that Jonathan Hivert will join the the French Pro-Continental team for the 2015 season.

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Related Topix: Cycling

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Velonews

Majka's Colorado roller coaster: 'I don't think I can win'

For the third time in four days, Rafal Majka crossed the finish line at the USA Pro Challenge frustrated over an inability to seize the race lead.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Tour de France, Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel

Denver Post

For Jens Voigt, valiant effort at Pro Challenge falls agonizingly short as career end nears

The attack at the top of the climb in the Garden of the Gods started like so many others German cyclist Jens Voigt has attempted throughout his 18 years as a professional cyclist.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Team CSC, Jens Voigt, Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel, Tour de France

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Suria

Van Garderen strikes for lead in Pro...

Tejay Van Garderen attacked in the final kilometer of the Monarch Mountain summit finish to seize the third stage and overall lead at the USA Pro Challenge cycle race.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Tour de France, Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel

Sys-Con Media

Cannondale Pro Cycling and Slipstream Sports Join Forces

Cannondale, a premium brand of Dorel Industries, Inc. , will become a title sponsor and technical bicycle sponsor for the team and will take an ownership stake in the management organization of Slipsteam Sports LLC. Slipstream Sports, the top American professional cycling organization dedicated to ethical sport and developing the next generation of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cycling, Saeco - Romer's - Wetzikon, Tour de France

CBS Local

Top 15 Podium Kisses At The USA Pro Challenge

One of the most fun parts of professional bike races like this week's USA Pro Challenge for the riders has to be after a stage win when they pose for photos and get a kiss from a pretty lady.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Tour de France, Tyler Farrar, Health Net Presented by Maxxis

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Velonews

On first glance, Majka looks comfortable with altitude at Pro Challenge

Is it the rider who told the press Sunday that he didn't expect to have adapted to altitude in time to contend for the overall victory? Or is it the rider who finished sixth overall at the Giro d'Italia, won two mountain stages and the KOM title at the Tour de France, won the Tour of Poland, and then finished with the front group in Aspen on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cycling, Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel, Fred Rodriguez, Davitamon - Lotto, Jelly Belly - Pool Gel

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Denver Post

German cyclist Jens Voigt says USA Pro Challenge will be last as pro

Jens Voigt has been cycling professionally for 33 years, longer than he has been married , went to school and his oldest son, 19, has been alive.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Team CSC, Jens Voigt, Tour de France

CBS Local

Van Garderen On Home Ground At USA Pro Challenge

Three weeks after finishing fifth in the Tour de France for the second time, Tejay van Garderen returns to racing Monday in the weeklong USA Pro Challenge.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Tour de France, Michael Rogers, Quickstep, Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Cycling News

Quintana: I want to prove that it wasn't a fluke

Nairo Quintana , back in Europe after some months working in Colombia. He did a good job today setting up Lobato for the sprint.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Colombia - Selle Italia

Velonews

Stopping progress? Pro cyclists weigh in on the disc-brake debate

Tom Boonen : I've never used [discs] before, except on a mountain bike. I'd love to try it in training, and in a race.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Tom Boonen, Quickstep

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Cycling News

IAM Cycling announce debut Vuelta a Espana team

Having made its grand tour debut at the Tour de France , Swiss Pro-Continental team IAM Cycling has named its nine riders who will compete at the Vuelta a Espaa .

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Velonews

Van Garderen, Danielson, Rogers, Majka headline Pro Challenge GC contenders

Tejay van Garderen won the 2013 USA Pro Challenge, and he's looking to repeat at this year's race.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Tour de France, Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel, Saunier Duval - Prodir, Chris Horner, Michael Rogers, Quickstep

IcNetwork

Geraint Thomas moves up the Eneco Tour rankings

The Welshman produced a strong time of 11 minutes and five seconds across the 9.6-kilometre course in Breda to climb into sixth place overall against elite opposition Geraint Thomas rode to a fine third place in the Eneco Tour time trial to move himself up the general classification after three stages.

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Related Topix: Fassa Bortolo, Fabian Cancellara

Cycling News

Report: Kelderman and Gesink to stay with Belkin

Both Wilco Kelderman and Robert Gesink will remain with the Belkin team for the next two seasons Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf reports.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Davitamon - Lotto, Tour de France

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