Levi Leipheimer (USA) of Team RadioShack showed an impressive finish taking the stage win and claiming the lead in the general classification and sprint competitions.
“Winning the Prologue of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge today is a really nice feeling,” said Gretsch. “I put a lot of my focus on the Prologue. I had really good preparation and I felt really good in training this morning. It felt great out there and I’m super happy to get the win. I think all the other teams have to watch out for us.”
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It began with about 40 local racers headed out for little more than a day in the saddle. But even that number is debatable between those in Triple Ring Productions (TRP), the organizing body of the Butte 100 endurance mountain bike race. Back then, record keeping ranked just below figuring out who’s buying the post-race […]
A photo gallery of Stage 5 of the 2011 Tour of Utah. All photos copyright Steven Sheffield.
By Jared Eborn SNOWBIRD — Levi Leipheimer is your Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah champion — again. But this time the Radio Shack star had a challenge he didn’t expect and one he hard a hard time overcoming. With a surprisingly strong Gobernacion de Antioquia team out of Colombia, Leipheimer needed […]
PARK CITY, Utah (August 10, 2011) – In its third year, the Park City Point 2 Point (PCP2P), was selected to be a part of the National Ultra Endurance Series (NUE Series). Of the eleven nationwide venues in the 2011 NUE Series, the PCP2P is the only race with a distance shorter than 100 miles. […]
By Tyler Wren With forty switchbacks of uninterrupted suffering ahead of me and the main peloton five minutes behind, I felt confident in my ability to prevail on the queen stage of the recent Tour of Chile. Concentrating on my rhythm and jeered on by my director from the team car, I struggled and inched […]
By Tyler Wren I strolled into a Walgreen’s pharmacy with my giant teammate Tom Zirbel late Saturday night ahead of the recent USPRO Championships in Greenville, SC looking for knee-high pantyhose. When the attendant showed us a 40-pack and I told her that that amount would not be sufficient for our needs, I realized with […]
A full gallery of photos of every rider in the prologue and in stage 3 of the 2011 Tour of Utah is here: http://www.gallery.cyclingutah.com/v/tourofutah2011/