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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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 After much delay, Momentum Sports Group (MSG) officially announced that UnitedHealthcare will take over the title sponsorship of the US-based Continental team formerly known as OUCH presented by Maxxis, in 2010. The newly named United Healthcare Pro Cycling Team presented by Maxxis will once again challenge the National Racing Calendar (NRC) along with various International Cycling Union sanction events across the USA, totaling 91 races. "We are really stoked because it's a good company with ...

UnitedHealthcare announces title sponsorship

After much delay, Momentum Sports Group (MSG) officially announced that UnitedHealthcare will take over the title sponsorship of the US-based Continental team formerly known as OUCH presented by Maxxis, in 2010. The newly named United Healthcare Pro Cycling Team presented by Maxxis will once again challenge the National Racing Calendar (NRC) along with various International […]

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 The US Cup Mountain Bike Event Management has pulled out of its role as organizer of the USA Cycling-backed US ProXCT, the American series of national-level cross country races, heading into its second season in 2010. The news came Tuesday after the US Cup organization learned on Friday that International Cycling Union (UCI) inscription had been denied for its Bonelli Park race, which was set to be the opening round of the 2010 US ProXCT. Both the US Cup and USA Cycling shared their reactions with ...

Organiser withdrawal shakes up US ProXCT on eve of 2010 season

The US Cup Mountain Bike Event Management has pulled out of its role as organizer of the USA Cycling-backed US ProXCT, the American series of national-level cross country races, heading into its second season in 2010. The news came Tuesday after the US Cup organization learned on Friday that International Cycling Union (UCI) inscription had […]

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Columbia-HTC backs Bak for 2010

The musical chairs of the transfer season haven’t stopped moving yet as Columbia-HTC announced its signing of triple Danish time trial champion Lars Ytting Bak from Saxo Bank. The affable Dane won the 2005 editions of the Tour de l’Avenir and Paris-Bourges, the team time trial at the 2005 Tour M

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 Australian Continental squad Fly V Australia will spend its second season on De Rosa bikes after inking a deal with the company’s American distributor Trialtir USA. Fly V Australia enjoyed a successful debut season in 2009, launching an ambitious program that saw it feature regularly in the United States of America’s tough domestic scene. “We had a great inaugural season and I think we have made some strong moves to strengthen and balance the team’s roster for 2010,” ...

Fly V switches to De Rosa for 2010

Australian Continental squad Fly V Australia will spend its second season on De Rosa bikes after inking a deal with the company’s American distributor Trialtir USA. Fly V Australia enjoyed a successful debut season in 2009, launching an ambitious program that saw it feature regularly in the United States of America’s tough domestic scene. “We […]

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 After what he describes as one of the ‘biggest training weeks he’s ever done,’ Taylor Phinney has linked up with his Trek-Livestrong teammates as they commence a pre-season camp with Lance Armstrong’s and Levi Leipheimer’s Team RadioShack in Tucson, Arizona. Phinney spent last week in Los Angeles, California, at a track camp hosted by USA Cycling, in a bid to escape the winter weather surrounding his home of Boulder, Colorado. In the mornings the individual pursuit ...

Taylor Phinney arrives in Arizona for Trek-Livestrong camp

After what he describes as one of the ‘biggest training weeks he’s ever done,’ Taylor Phinney has linked up with his Trek-Livestrong teammates as they commence a pre-season camp with Lance Armstrong’s and Levi Leipheimer’s Team RadioShack in Tucson, Arizona. Phinney spent last week in Los Angeles, California, at a track camp hosted by USA […]

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Swiss Cycling appoints new national gravity coach

The Swiss Cycling Federation named Albert Iten as its new national downhill and four cross mountain bike coach on Tuesday in Ittigen. He replaces departing coach Ernst Schurter and is charged with developing Swiss gravity-racing talent.

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 Allen Lim and Team RadioShack have confirmed that the Boulder-based sports physiologist will be joining the new squad, headed up by Lance Armstrong, for the 2010 season. Speaking to Cyclingnews on Sunday evening, Lim confirmed the news that he had left the Garmin-Slipstream set-up and described rumours that he was set to join RadioShack as "interesting". Confirmation that Lim's link to RadioShack was more than just 'interesting' came on Monday when he admitted that the rumours were true ...

Allen Lim confirmed with RadioShack

Allen Lim and Team RadioShack have confirmed that the Boulder-based sports physiologist will be joining the new squad, headed up by Lance Armstrong, for the 2010 season. Speaking to Cyclingnews on Sunday evening, Lim confirmed the news that he had left the Garmin-Slipstream set-up and described rumours that he was set to join RadioShack as […]

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Eladio Jiménez protests innocence

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 USA Cycling's U23 Development Program Director Noel Dejonckheere will be departing his current role to become BMC Cycling Team's European Operations Manager and Assistant Directeur Sportif. The Belgian native ( pictured right ) has directed the development program and run the national team house in Izegem, Belgium, for the last decade. Following an extensive professional racing career, Dejonckheere worked with the 7-Eleven and Motorola pro teams for nearly a decade before bringing his expertise ...

Dejonckheere departs USA Cycling for BMC Racing

USA Cycling’s U23 Development Program Director Noel Dejonckheere will be departing his current role to become BMC Cycling Team’s European Operations Manager and Assistant Directeur Sportif. The Belgian native ( pictured right ) has directed the development program and run the national team house in Izegem, Belgium, for the last decade. Following an extensive professional […]

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