Police Probe Missing Olympian’s Bikes

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Boise, Idaho, Sept 12, 2012 - Law enforcement officials in Germany and the United States are investigating the theft of a road bike and time trial bike owned by Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong. The two bikes went missing while they were being shipped from Germany to Boise, Idaho, US media reported on Wednesday. Armstrong's time trial bike was the same one she used to win … [Read more...]

Olympic Time Trial Start Lists & Quotes from U.S. Contenders

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Kristin ARMSTRONG (Boise, Idaho) – Start time: 1:04 p.m. local time On first impressions of 29km course: "It's a challenging course. It's a true time trial course. It has a little bit of everything. It has some technicality to it. It has some rollers going and coming back in. It's windy and the rain may come as well. There are a lot of variables out there. They call the time trial … [Read more...]

Comeback Queen Armstrong Wants Medal For Baby

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by Justin Davis LONDON, July 31, 2012 (AFP) - Reigning champion Kristin Armstrong has said coming out of retirement to defend her time trial title will be worth it if she can give her baby son a new toy in the form of an Olympic medal. The 39-year-old American has already competed in the road race at the London Games, where she suffered a minor injury during the 140 km event won … [Read more...]

Neben Replaces Olympic Champ Armstrong At Worlds

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, Sept 16, 2011 (AFP) - Reigning Olympic cycling time trial champion Kristin Armstrong was replaced on the United States squad at the World Championships on Friday after a successful protest by Amber Neben. USA Cycling announced that Neben would join Evelyn Stevens in representing the United States at the world event in Copenhagen, changing the lineup two weeks … [Read more...]

Neben Takes Race Lead as Kirchmann Wins Stage

by Cynthia Lou, Nature Valley Grand Prix Menomonie, Wis. — It was a battle of a pair of former world time trial champions Saturday at the Menomonie Road Race as Amber Neben (HTC-Highroad) took over the yellow race leader’s jersey from Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY12) at the Nature Valley Grand Prix. Rising star Lisa Kirchmann (Colavita Forno D'Asolo presented by Cooking … [Read more...]

World Champion Bronzini Wins Stage; Armstrong Stays in Yellow

Georgia Bronzini (Colavita Forno D'Asolo presented by Cooking Light) celebrates her victory in the St. Paul Downtown Criterium, Stage 2 of the Nature Valley Grand Prix.

By Cynthia Lou, Nature Valley Grand Prix St. Paul, Minn. – World road champion Giorgia Bronzini (Colavita Forno D'Asolo presented by Cooking Light) won Wednesday night's rainy and crash-filled St. Paul Downtown Criterium in an exciting sprint finish, while Olympic time trial champion Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY12) retained the Nature Valley Grand Prix overall … [Read more...]

Armstrong Returns To Nature Valley With Dominant Win

By Cynthia Lou, Nature Valley Grand Prix St. Paul — Kristin Armstrong (Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY12) secured the Nature Valley Grand Prix’s first yellow jersey Wednesday morning at the six-mile St. Paul Time Trial. The former Olympic and world time trial champion's time of 14 minutes and 30 seconds was 23 seconds ahead of Evelyn Stevens of HTC-Highroad. Riders from those two teams … [Read more...]

Starnes Wins Opening Time Trial of the Nature Valley Grand Prix; Armstrong Returns as Director

by Cynthia Lou Alison Starnes of Team TIBCO won the St. Paul Riverfront Time Trial, exemplifying what the Nature Valley Grand Prix is all about – growing young talent from their first professional race experience to winning this year’s opening stage in her first NRC win. The podium was rounded out by two HTC Columbia riders, Linda Villumsen and Evelyn Stevens in second and third place … [Read more...]

Guderzo Wins Womens World Road Race Championship

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by Justin Davis MENDRISIO, Switzerland, Sept 26, 2009 (AFP) - Italy's Tatiana Guderzo made up for near misses at world and Olympic level by winning the women's road race crown here at the world cycling championships on Saturday. Dutchwoman Marianna Vos finished second to take the silver while another Italian, Noemi Cantele, took the bronze after they came over the finish line of … [Read more...]

Cooke’s Puts Road Race Crown On The Line

by Justin Davis MENDRISIO, Switzerland, Sept 25, 2009 (AFP) - Britain's Nicole Cooke heads into unknown territory on Saturday when she puts her world road race title on the line. And while likely to be wary of Dutch, German and American rivals, the Welsh cycling icon could finally see her title come under threat from British teammate Emma Pooley. Cooke, who resides in nearby … [Read more...]