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Zolder race proves tough for Americans

After being out of contention for much of the race, American Jonathan Page (Planet Bike)

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 Mark Renshaw of Team Columbia-HTC is suffering from the Epstein-Barr virus and is out of action until at least January. The Australian is the final lead-out man for sprinter Mark Cavendish. Renshaw was diagnosed two weeks ago and advised to take a complete break for several months. He had been scheduled to ride the Jayco Bay Cycling Classic in Geelong, the Australian Open Road Championships and the Tour Down Under. Epstein-Barr virus is related to mononucleosis. It is the same virus which knocked ...

Renshaw out with Epstein-Barr

Mark Renshaw of Team Columbia-HTC is suffering from the Epstein-Barr virus and is out of action until at least January. The Australian is the final lead-out man for sprinter Mark Cavendish. Renshaw was diagnosed two weeks ago and advised to take a complete break for several months. He had been scheduled to ride the Jayco […]

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 Twenty-six ProTour and Professional Continental Directeurs Sportif can now claim a diploma for having completed the course “From Passion to Performance”. The management training course, held the beginning of November, was sponsored by the International Cycling Union (UCI). A total of 26 Directeurs Sportif took part in the programme, and were then asked to draw up activity plans for their teams, based on what they had learned. It was on the basis of an assessment of these plans that certificates ...

Diplomas from the UCI for Directeurs

Twenty-six ProTour and Professional Continental Directeurs Sportif can now claim a diploma for having completed the course “From Passion to Performance”. The management training course, held the beginning of November, was sponsored by the International Cycling Union (UCI). A total of 26 Directeurs Sportif took part in the programme, and were then asked to draw […]

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 Cyclingnews.com is pleased to announce that Mark Findeis, from Belmont, Massachusetts, USA, is the lucky winner of a US national time trial jersey, autographed by five-time national champion, David Zabriskie. Mark was chosen from over 4,000 entries and thanks to the lovely folk at Pearl Izumi – who provided the jersey – will be receiving his prize very soon. Congratulations Mark, and thanks to everyone who entered the competition. Don’t forget, you can still win an Argon18 Krypton ...

Zabriskie-signed jersey winner announced

Cyclingnews.com is pleased to announce that Mark Findeis, from Belmont, Massachusetts, USA, is the lucky winner of a US national time trial jersey, autographed by five-time national champion, David Zabriskie. Mark was chosen from over 4,000 entries and thanks to the lovely folk at Pearl Izumi – who provided the jersey – will be receiving […]

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 British track star Chris Hoy has said that he will ride in fewer events in the London 2012 Olympics to ensure that he wins gold. He would rather bring home one gold medal than three silver or bronze, he said. Hoy won three gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, in the Sprint, Keirin and Team Sprint, and one gold in the Kilometre at the Athens Olympics in 2004. The 33-year-old expects London to be his final Olympic appearance, and he would like to defend all three of his gold medals. However, he will ...

Hoy willing to cut events to ensure Olympic Gold

British track star Chris Hoy has said that he will ride in fewer events in the London 2012 Olympics to ensure that he wins gold. He would rather bring home one gold medal than three silver or bronze, he said. Hoy won three gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, in the Sprint, Keirin and Team […]

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 Having recently announced a new sponsorship deal for 2010, US Continental team UnitedHealthcare presented by Maxxis has announced its roster for next season. Team stalwarts Rory Sutherland, Karl Menzies, Roman Kilun and Tim Johnson will carry the 'experience' tag with another seasoned campaigner, Chris Baldwin. Joining them will be the likes of Jake Keough and Eric Barlevav, who rode for Kelly Benefits and Mountain Khakis respectively this year, in addition to Australian rider Jonny Clarke and Morgan ...

UnitedHealthcare presents its 2010 roster

Having recently announced a new sponsorship deal for 2010, US Continental team UnitedHealthcare presented by Maxxis has announced its roster for next season. Team stalwarts Rory Sutherland, Karl Menzies, Roman Kilun and Tim Johnson will carry the ‘experience’ tag with another seasoned campaigner, Chris Baldwin. Joining them will be the likes of Jake Keough and […]

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 Italian rider Christian Moreni has spoken of his desire to return to cycling, despite having to literally 'pay for his mistakes' and an air of "indifference" that he feels encapsulates his possible comeback. Moreni was escorted out of the Tour de France in 2007 after testing positive for testosterone, which he maintains was the result of using an ointment. He was informed of the development by a photographer at the Col d'Aubisque stage finish on July 25. He was suspended for two years ...

Moreni’s return to cycling a tough road

Italian rider Christian Moreni has spoken of his desire to return to cycling, despite having to literally ‘pay for his mistakes’ and an air of “indifference” that he feels encapsulates his possible comeback. Moreni was escorted out of the Tour de France in 2007 after testing positive for testosterone, which he maintains was the result […]

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 Two national-level races held at Massanutten Resort near Harrisonburg, Virginia, will be moving dates for 2010. The Hoo Ha! cross country race, which is scheduled tentatively as the final of the new US Mountain Bike Racing League (MBRL) will slip a few weeks to June 20 while the Yee Ha! downhill race, a round of the US Pro Gravity Tour (ProGRT) will move up a week to May 1. The Hoo Ha! has been run on the first weekend of June in recent years, but is shifting so as to avoid conflict with other races ...

Massanutten races change dates

Two national-level races held at Massanutten Resort near Harrisonburg, Virginia, will be moving dates for 2010. The Hoo Ha! cross country race, which is scheduled tentatively as the final of the new US Mountain Bike Racing League (MBRL) will slip a few weeks to June 20 while the Yee Ha! downhill race, a round of […]

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 Eighty-seven members joined the Team IMBA program to raise US$84,937 in 2009 according to imba.com. Participants raised nearly $50,000 in donations, and thanks to a matching grant from SRAM, clubs earned $60,000 while IMBA trailbuilding projects benefitted by $20,000. Throughout the season, riders raised funds for local and national trailbuilding projects by riding their bikes at designated events. The top fundraiser was the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The ...

Team IMBA raises $80,000

Eighty-seven members joined the Team IMBA program to raise US$84,937 in 2009 according to imba.com. Participants raised nearly $50,000 in donations, and thanks to a matching grant from SRAM, clubs earned $60,000 while IMBA trailbuilding projects benefitted by $20,000. Throughout the season, riders raised funds for local and national trailbuilding projects by riding their bikes […]

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 Black Dog Professional Cycling Team Madison and points race rider Ryan Sabga has been forced to withdraw from the third round of the UCI Track World Cup in Cali, Colombia, after sustaining a broken pelvis in a fall while doing his final preparation for the event. Sabga, double silver medalist in the team pursuit and madison at this year's US national championships, will be out of action for approximately four to six weeks, making his participation at the Beijing, China, round of the UCI World Cup ...

Ryan Sabga forced to withdraw from Track World Cup in Colombia

Black Dog Professional Cycling Team Madison and points race rider Ryan Sabga has been forced to withdraw from the third round of the UCI Track World Cup in Cali, Colombia, after sustaining a broken pelvis in a fall while doing his final preparation for the event. Sabga, double silver medalist in the team pursuit and […]

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