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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Well, it all came down the final stage at the mighty Tour de Nez to decide the overall winner in the general classification. After a brutal day on Friday, the men faced the 44-mile (70 km) Northstar-at-Tahoe Village Circuit Race. The race course is a hilly, difficult 2-mile loop that includes a...
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    On Thursday evening, the 70 (or so) riders lined up in front of an enthusiastic crowd in historic Downtown Truckee, for the fast 75-minute Truckee Criterium. Ian McKissick and his three BMC teammates had their hands full trying to control the attacks. BMC's Taylor Tolleson crashed out in...
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    Ritchey WCS cockpits also help secure second place, overall team honors and 13 podium finishes San Carlos, Calif. - In his third overall stage race win within six weeks, Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis rider, Rory Sutherland rode a near perfect race to clinch the Nature Valley...
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    By James Lockwood In a stage race where "epic" is an apropos word used to describe weather conditions, Thursday's second stage of the Nature Valley Grand Prix - the Cannon Falls Road Race - provided a bit of a surprise. It was sunny, in the 70s, with little crosswinds. "We were waiting for...
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    Atlanta, GA - For a team to defend a race lead over seven stages takes a tremendous amount of effort on everyone's part to ensure the win. For one rider to do it on his own start to finish is almost unimaginable. But John Murphy of the Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis pulled it...
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    Oakland, CA - After consecutive overall stage race titles the past two weeks, Rory Sutherland of the Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis has opened a commanding lead in the most recent USA Cycling National Racing Calendar individual points standings. With 976 points, Sutherland has...
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    Canadian Andrew Pinfold (Symmetrics) outsprinted his breakaway companions to win the final stage, the Hood River Criterium, of the Mt Hood Cycling Classic. World B Champion Ivan Stevic (Toyota-United) was second and Italian Alessandro Bazzana (Successful Living) came in third. Andrew Pinfold...
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    Barring disasters, Australian (Rory Sutherland) is set to win his second stage race in two weeks, as his team worked tirelessly to reel in a threatening breakaway in the Queen Stage of the Mt Hood Cycling Classic. "It's not over until it's over. Luckily enough today, we'll have created some...
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    The leader's jersey changed hands once again after the first climbing stage, the Cooper Spur Circuit Race at the Mt Hood Cycling Classic. Darren Lill (BMC) timed his attack perfectly to outsprint Rory Sutherland (Health Net-Maxxis) and Chris Meier (Symmetrics) on the final climb to the finish...
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    Phil Zajicek of Health Net presented by Maxxis team is starting the Mt Hood Cycling Classic with winning on his mind. Finally, Zajicek can re-focus completely on racing and training, now that he has a name and more importantly a treatment on the illness he's been fighting for almost all his...
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    Fayetteville, AR - A three-day, full-gas effort by the Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis delivered Rory Sutherland to his second consecutive - and the team's fourth consecutive - overall title at the Joe Martin Stage Race, after the Australian took the race lead in the opening...
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    Gainesville, GA - Sporting the King of the Mountains jersey he earned in Stage 2, Frank Pipp of the Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis went back on the attack in Stage 3. He was the driving force behind a four-man break that left the peloton about 39 miles into the 108-mile stage...
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    Oakland, CA - Just three days before what was to be his return to racing at the Tour de Georgia, Phil Zajicek of the Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis learned from team physician Michael Roshon that the Union Cycliste International (UCI), the sports governing body, had yet to...
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    The Rock Racing team successfully protected the 54-second lead Santiago Botero had gained while soloing to victory on Stage 1 on Friday in Beaumont. Chris Baldwin (Toyota-United) finished second overall and Burke Swindlehurst (Bissell Pro Cycling) was third. The result was Botero's first-ever...
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    The 2007 NRC winner Rory Sutherland (HealthNet-Maxxis) went flat out like a lizard drink'n and crossed the line with the fastest time, winning the Redlands Prologue - Sun Time Trial, in nine minutes and fifty-one seconds. Coming in second, with less than 2 seconds slower is Ben Day...
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    Continuing where he left off last season, Ben Jacques-Maynes (Bissell) defended his title and won the Yokohl Ranch Exeter Time Trial, part of the Sequoia Cycling Classic. After 40 kilometers over a hilly terrain, Jacques-Maynes crossed the line in fifty-six minutes, twenty-five seconds with...
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