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Bos hopes to ride Vuelta in 2010

Theo Bos is looking to ride the Vuelta a Espa

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Contentpolis hopes to get licence as Murcia-AMPO for 2010

The former Contentpolis-AMPO team may be ready to return to the peloton under the name Murcia-AMPO team in 2010. AMPO is expected to announce its continued sponsorship before the registration deadline on Tuesday, according to team manager Jose Antonio Ortu

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 An emotional Niels Albert threatened to quit cyclo-cross for the road after a race incident at the Jaarmarktcross in Niel, Belgium. The cyclo-cross World Champion's comments came after he had been jeered by supporters of eventual race winner Sven Nys after he appeared to cut-off Nys on a climb, three laps from the finish. "It is not fun anymore. I might be better on the road start," said Albert, according to HLN.be . "I don't understand the reaction of the audience, I just lost my ...

Albert threatens to quit cyclo-cross for road

An emotional Niels Albert threatened to quit cyclo-cross for the road after a race incident at the Jaarmarktcross in Niel, Belgium. The cyclo-cross World Champion’s comments came after he had been jeered by supporters of eventual race winner Sven Nys after he appeared to cut-off Nys on a climb, three laps from the finish. “It […]

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 Garmin-Slipstream confirmed the signing of Travis Meyer for the 2010 season. The 20-year-old West Australian will join elder brother Cameron Meyer on the squad's roster for the 2010 season, a point team principal Jonathan Vaughters referred to as he announced his latest signing. "Travis is an incredible talent," said Vaughters. "Like his brother, he excels on the road and on the track. We always say our team feels like a family, and with these two on the road with us, it literally ...

Meyer brothers reunited at Garmin for 2010

Garmin-Slipstream confirmed the signing of Travis Meyer for the 2010 season. The 20-year-old West Australian will join elder brother Cameron Meyer on the squad’s roster for the 2010 season, a point team principal Jonathan Vaughters referred to as he announced his latest signing. “Travis is an incredible talent,” said Vaughters. “Like his brother, he excels […]

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 Bart Wellens has stated that he expects to return to cyclo-cross competition at the fourth round of the GvA Trophy in Essen, Belgium, December 12. The Belgian has resumed training after the cytomegalovirus (HCMV) forced him out of competition in September and will travel to Majorca, Spain, Saturday for a ten-day training camp. "I've been riding sessions of one-and-a-half to three hours on the road or rollers. My body is responding well," Wellens told De Morgen . "Little by little, ...

Wellens to return at GvA Trophy in Essen

Bart Wellens has stated that he expects to return to cyclo-cross competition at the fourth round of the GvA Trophy in Essen, Belgium, December 12. The Belgian has resumed training after the cytomegalovirus (HCMV) forced him out of competition in September and will travel to Majorca, Spain, Saturday for a ten-day training camp. “I’ve been […]

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 Of the two non-gold medallists in the road race World Championship, it was, perhaps surprisingly, Alexandr Kolobnev of Russia who appeared most disappointed. The silver medallist out-sprinted Joaquin Rodriguez for second place, though afterwards he was left rueing the one that got away. Cadel Evans (Australia) had won bronze with a bold solo move. "I had the legs and the strength to follow Evans," said Kolobnev, who was one of the main aggressors on the final lap. Kolobnev attacked powerfully, ...

Silver medallist Kolobnev wistful after his second place

Of the two non-gold medallists in the road race World Championship, it was, perhaps surprisingly, Alexandr Kolobnev of Russia who appeared most disappointed. The silver medallist out-sprinted Joaquin Rodriguez for second place, though afterwards he was left rueing the one that got away. Cadel Evans (Australia) had won bronze with a bold solo move. “I […]

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 After seven World Championship medals as a cyclist - all of them as a mountain biker, and none of them gold - Cadel Evans finally completed his collection in Mendrisio on Sunday, winning a seven-hour war of attrition to be crowned road race World Champion. Evans attacked his two breakaway companions, Alexandr Kolobnev (Russia) and Joaquin Rodriguez (Spain), at the foot of the final climb, and sped alone to an emotional solo victory. As he crossed the finish line his celebrations were muted - one ...

Evans takes emotional, historic world championship win for Australia

After seven World Championship medals as a cyclist – all of them as a mountain biker, and none of them gold – Cadel Evans finally completed his collection in Mendrisio on Sunday, winning a seven-hour war of attrition to be crowned road race World Champion. Evans attacked his two breakaway companions, Alexandr Kolobnev (Russia) and […]

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 The final selections have been made, the preparations undertaken and the time trials have been run and won. Now it's time for the road races. Cyclingnews has start lists for all three road races - U23 men , elite women and elite men - and they make for interesting reading ahead of the main events in Mendrisio, Switzerland. The U23 men's race should prove to be an open affair, as it usually is, with the winner likely to come from an unexpected corner. That doesn't mean there aren't favourites for ...

Cyclingnews’ start lists for worlds road races

The final selections have been made, the preparations undertaken and the time trials have been run and won. Now it’s time for the road races. Cyclingnews has start lists for all three road races – U23 men , elite women and elite men – and they make for interesting reading ahead of the main events […]

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 Cycling Australia has announced its final selection for this month’s International Cycling Union (UCI) World Road Championships in Switzerland. Michael Rogers (Columbia-HTC) will not contest the individual time trial race, instead riding the road event with Cadel Evans (Silence-Lotto) and Simon Gerrans (Cervelo Test Team). After recovering from a stomach bug which saw him withdraw from the Vuelta a Espana, Allan Davis will contest the road race. A worlds spot will be the icing on the cake ...

Australia confirms worlds selection

Cycling Australia has announced its final selection for this month’s International Cycling Union (UCI) World Road Championships in Switzerland. Michael Rogers (Columbia-HTC) will not contest the individual time trial race, instead riding the road event with Cadel Evans (Silence-Lotto) and Simon Gerrans (Cervelo Test Team). After recovering from a stomach bug which saw him withdraw […]

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 The cyclo-cross season is only a week old, yet the hopes of a strong winter for Bart Wellens have already been dashed with the rider suffering from a virus. Blood tests have revealed the rider has cytomegalovirus, from the same family as epstien-barr and varicella-zoster. "After the training camp in August at St. Moritz, for the following two weeks since he feels very tired,” a Telenet-Fidea team representative told Sporza.be. “He felt like that at the first cyclo-cross in Erpe-Mere ...

Wellens cyclo-cross season suffers major setback

The cyclo-cross season is only a week old, yet the hopes of a strong winter for Bart Wellens have already been dashed with the rider suffering from a virus. Blood tests have revealed the rider has cytomegalovirus, from the same family as epstien-barr and varicella-zoster. “After the training camp in August at St. Moritz, for […]

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