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    PARK CITY, Utah - There are only two shops in the United States charged with building the $11,000 Orbea bikes to be used by the U.S. Olympic men's triathlon team. Competitive Cyclist, an online retailer based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is one. Recently, Orbea USA informed the team at Competitive...
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    A strong team from Spain that included big favorites such as Oscar Friere, Carlos Sastre, Alejandro Valverde, and Alberto Contador came in as a heavy weight team. Missing from that list was Samuel Sanchez, who was overlooked by the world and takes gold! Provisional Results 1. Samuel Sanchez...
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    Team Type 1's Moises Aldape and Glen Chadwick may be representing different countries at the 2008 Summer Olympics, but they are taking the same approach when it comes to their preparation. Both first-time Olympians on the first-year professional squad that has a mission to raise awareness...
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    New Zealand - From hospital bed to Beijing. That's the story of the season for Team Type 1's Glen Chadwick, who will represent New Zealand next month at the 2008 Summer Olympics. The accomplishment is remarkable considering the 31-year-old was hospitalized for several weeks in February after...
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    Colorado Springs, Colo. - USA Cycling announced today 21 of its 24 nominees to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team, including all 16 men's athletes across the disciplines of road cycling, track cycling, mountain biking and bicycle motocross (BMX). Additionally, USA Cycling formally announced five...
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    Moises Aldape of Team Type 1 will represent Mexico at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Aldape, 26, said the achievement caps an important goal. He will be his country's sole representative in road cycling. "The Olympics happen only once every four years, so it is extra special," he said...
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