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Coryn Rivera Takes the Sprint, Hall Retains Lead – Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women’s Race, Stage 3

Sacramento - Coming off two challenging stages to kickoff the Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women's Race, a depleted field of 83 racers would take the start in Elk Grove for a relatively flat 118 kilometer Stage 3 to Sacramento. After a neutral start, the women were anxious to test their legs in the hopes of getting into a breakaway. Mandy Heintz and her Visit Dallas DNA Pro Cycling teammates were animated early before a breakaway of three, including Ingrid Drexel (Team Tibco-Silicon Valley Bank), Erica Allar (Rally Cycling), and Scotti Lechuga (Hagens Berman|Supermint) built up a small gap over
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Katie Hall Digs Deep, In Yellow – Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women’s Race, Stage 2

South Lake Tahoe - An Individual Time Trial has been noted to be the "race of truth," as a cyclists comes face-to-face with their own personal doubts and fears to trust their training and motivate themselves above their own limits. There is nowhere to hide. In a similar fashion, mountain stages bear out a cyclist's daring and their resolve, as there comes a time when each is required to step to the forefront and demonstratively say, I am the strongest. Stage 2 of the Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women's Race featured three racers, who dared to be great over
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Guarnier, Boels-Dolmans Lead The Way – Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women’s Race, Stage 1

South Lake Tahoe - Making its third consecutive start in South Lake Tahoe, the Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women's Race empowered with SRAM took flight this morning with a 72.7 mile jaunt around picturesque Lake Tahoe. The 95 racer strong field, headed up by a pair of past champions in Megan Guarnier (2016, Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team) and Trixi Worrack (2015, Canyon/SRAM Racing), the 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist and winner of all three Ardennes Classics this year, Anna van der Breggen (Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team), and the winner of this year's Trofeo Alfredo Binda and Ronde van Vlaanderen Vrouwen, Coryn Rivera
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Gilbert a Go Go – 101st Ronde van Vlaanderen

Belgian Champion, Philippe Gilbert, throws all-in and wins Ronde van Vlaanderen Philippe Gilbert returned to the Ronde van Vlaanderen for the first time in five years and in doing so he forever left his mark on the race which this year celebrated its 101st edition. The Belgian Champion, who joined Quick-Step Floors at the end of last season, attacked with more than 50 kilometers to go, on the long and iconic Oude Kwaremont, leaving behind the group which emerged on another legendary climb, Muur-Kapelmuur, with 95 kilometers remaining, where Tom Boonen upped the tempo as they rode over the hill’s
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Gaviria Lauches, Doubles – 35th Vuelta a San Juan, Stage 4

“El Misil” doubled his tally at Vuelta a San Juan, for the team’s fourth win of the season Having dominated the previous two bunch sprints in the Argentinean race, Quick-Step Floors was the big favorite in stage 4, a flat 160-kilometer one, starting and finishing in the town of San Martin. As a result, our squad took the reins in the peloton, and together with the Italian National Team and Trek-Segafredo kept the 13-man breakaway on a leash, making sure the gap doesn’t go too far north of five minutes. Inside the last 25 kilometers, the peloton really began to
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Boonen Rides Disc To Victory – 35th Vuelta a San Juan, Stage 2

Belgian Tornado becomes the first ever rider to land a victory on disc brakes After providing a big lead-out for Fernando Gaviria on Stage 1, Tom Boonen (Quick-Step Floors Cycling Team) switched places with his Colombian teammate to take his second victory on Argentine soil. In the process of winning Stage 2 of the 35th Vuelta a San Juan, Boonen also laid claim to being the first rider to win while riding disc brakes. A 128.5km stage starting and finishing in San Juan was in line on Tuesday, when four riders escaped the clutches of the peloton and built a
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Fernando Gaviria Opens Quick-Step Floors Argentine Account – 35th Vuelta a San Juan, Stage 1

A perfect lead-out by Tom Boonen and a rock solid sprint of Gaviria delivered the team’s second victory of the year Between 2012 and 2016, the Quick-Step Floors riders scored nine victories in Argentina; number 10 was only a question of time, and it came on the first day of the 35th Vuelta a San Juan, through the likes of Fernando Gaviria, who returned to winning ways three months after taking a memorable victory in Paris-Tours. The Colombian prodigy, for many the best neo-pro of 2016, was protected by his teammates throughout the 142.5km-long stage which concluded in San Juan,
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Team Novo Nordisk Receive Wild Card Invitations Tirreno-Adriatico and Milano-San Remo

Team Novo Nordisk announced today that it received invitations to Tirreno-Adriatico and Milano-San Remo. The team warmly welcomed these invitations from RCS and is eager to make its Tirreno-Adriatico debut. Team Novo Nordisk CEO and Co-founder Phil Southerland was elated with the news of the invitations. "It is an honor to be invited back to Milano-San Remo and to receive our first Tirreno-Adriatico invitation. First, we want to thank RCS for believing in us. Their continued support has allowed us to reach an even broader audience as we continue to race to change diabetes around the world. We understand that
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Velocio-SRAM Trumpets Loudest In Team Time Trial – 2015 UCI World Championships, Women’s Team Time Trial

In the waning days of their final season, Velocio-SRAM trumpeted loudly in their swan song at the 2015 UCI World Championships in Richmond, Virginia. Represented by Trixi Worrack, Barbara Guarischi, Mieke Kröger, Karol-Ann Canuel, Alena Amialiusik and Lisa Brennauer, the team known previously as Specialized - lululemon, won their fourth consecutive team time trial World Championship to kick off the first Road World Championships in the United States in 30 years. The team crossed the line in a time of 47:35:72 to beat Boels Dolmans by 6 seconds and Rabo-Liv by 56 seconds. Velocio-SRAM had the fastest time at the
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Cavendish Returns To Top of Tour Podium – 102nd Tour de France, Stage 7

Manx Missile Records 26th Career Tour de France Victory; Froome in Yellow Etixx - Quick-Step rider Mark Cavendish maneuvered his way to a sprint win in the 190.5km Tour de France Stage 7 on Friday. The Manx Missile weaved around from being boxed in behind Alexander Kristoff (Katusha), to launching perfectly off the wheel of Andre Greipel (Lotto Soudal) to cross the line as the victor. Greipel was 2nd, and Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo) finished 3rd. Mark Renshaw escorted Mark through the middle of the chaos just in time for the finale, despite an aggressive fight on the front for position
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