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Kiwi bolts to take out Tassie comp

New Zealand rider Simon Van Velthooven was the surprise bolter to take out this years men’s wheel race at the Launceston Cycling Carnival. Tasmanian Ben Grenda was second and New South Wales rider Mitchell Bulleen finished third in Monday night’s race. Van Velthooven, 21, told the ABC he was surprised of the win by the […]

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Albert Wins Second Straight World Cup Win

Reigning world champion Niels Albert took out his second straight World Cup win, with victory in the Chech Republic city of Plzen over the weekend. But it wasn’t easy pickings for the Belgium rider (more…)

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Wiggins Wins as Tour is Rated a Success

The Jayco Herald Sun Tour’s decision to bring out one of the best riders in the world has paid off, with the event drawing more public attention, and receiving larger publicity in this year’s tour. (more…)

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Wiggins Steps up a Gear on Herald Sun Tour

Major Draw card of this year’s Jayco Herlad Sun Tour, and Olympic Champion Bradley Wiggins, showed Australia why he is one of the most respected riders in world cycling, winning the fifth stage, and snatching the overall lead in this years event. (more…)

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Kirsipuu Wins First Stage of Herald Sun Tour

Estonian Jaan Kirsipuu has proved that age holds no barriers as he powered to victory in the first stage of the 2009 Jayco Herald Sun Tour today. The forty year-old out-powered his younger competitors throughout the 149km, to claim the win ahead of Jonathan Cantwell and Chris Sutton, who rounded out the podium on day […]

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Italian Cycling Duo Banned For EPO Use

Italian riders Gabriele Bosisio and Francesco De Bonis have both been banned indefinitely by the UCI after testing positive to the banned performance-enhancing drug EPO this week. (more…)

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Farrar Holds on to Win the 2009 Franco-Belge

The 2009 Franco-Belge ended in dramatic fashion yesterday afternoon with American Tyler Farrar holding on to claim the title despite a hectic final few kilometers. (more…)

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Evans Claims First World Crown

Australian Cadel Evans has caused a major upset at the world cycling championships when he took home the gold medal in the final event of the meet, the men’s road race. (more…)

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Romain Sicard Win’s Under-23 Road Title

Romain Sicard became the first north Frenchman to win the world under-23 road race championship with a dominating victory on Saturday. The 21-year-old, also the first north French rider to win an event at this year’s championships, finished nearly half a minute ahead of his nearest rival in an impressive performance. He completed the 179.4km […]

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Greipel Wins Stage, Velverde Tour

Home town hero Alejandro Valverde has won the Spanish Vuelta overnight to claim his first ever Grand Tour win. After finished second, third and fourth in the event in recent years, the Caisse d’Epargne rider took out the crown on the final day of racing, finishing 55 seconds in front of countrymen Samuel Sánchez, and […]

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