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2014 amgen tour of california

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    No more junction box or wires on SRAM's prototype electronic shifting system. Nearly six years after rival Shimano released its Di2 electronic shifting drivetrain, SRAM appears to be edging closer to joining the motorized game - and upping the ante in the process. After doing its best to keep...
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    Unlike traditional stick-and-ball sports with their expansive stadium or arena locker rooms, professional cyclists spend their pre- and post-race time inside a team bus. But these aren't any old greyhound. Team buses, such as the one used by professional continental squad UnitedHealthcare, have...
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    Former U.S. champ Timmy Duggan and caravan driver Jerel Schomer man the Skratch mobile at the Tour of California. Bacon, almond butter and maple syrup all wrapped in one savory rice cake; the flavor was incredible. My taste buds were firing like Danny McBride's pyrotechnics in Tropic Thunder...
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    Tom Boonen's custom painted Specialized Venge. Arguably the biggest pro bike race in North America, the 2014 Amgen Tour of California attracts some of the sport's biggest names. Among the 158 riders contesting this eight-day race this year are Thor Hushovd, Bradley Wiggins, Tom Boonen, Mark...
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    Giant-Shimano's John Degenkolb lines up for the final sprint to the line. Ever wondered what it's like inside the pro peloton during the final mad dash sprint to the finish? Now, thanks to the sport's governing body finally coming to its senses and allowing on-bike cameras in some races, you...
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    Lots of star power set to descend on the Golden State for the 2014 Amgen Tour of California. Big names include Thor Hushovd, Taylor Phinney, Bradley Wiggins, Tom Boonen, Mark Cavendish, Peter Sagan and Jens Voght. Here's the full line-up. BMC Racing Team (BMC) 1 Peter Stetina USA 2 Thor...
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    North-to-South Route This Year Seeks to Push Racers Early and Keep Excitement Levels High All Race Long The Tour of California is one of RoadBikeReview's favorite events since it is a huge event with world class racing right in our own back yard. The race will be held this May 11-18 and will...
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