Leipheimer Still Doubtful For Tour of California

PARIS, May 3, 2012 - American Levi Leipheimer is still a doubt for the Tour of California as he continues to recover from a leg injury, his Omega Pharma team said Thursday. Leiphimer, a three-time winner of the race, said he is still feeling the effects of a crash last week. "There's still pain in my leg," Leipheimer said. "There's soreness when I try and apply a little more … [Read more...]

Injury Updates On Tony Martin and Levi Leipheimer

Tony Martin Update Tony Martin's physical condition is improving. The TT world champion, who was hit by a car last Wednesday during training, has had the pleasure to finally get back on the saddle, even though only for a limited amount of time. "I am really happy to be able to get back on my bicycle on the road," Martin said. "I pedalled for 30 minutes yesterday on a bike path near home and … [Read more...]

Levi Leipheimer Suffers Fibula Fracture

05-Apr-2012: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team announces that Levi Leipheimer was diagnosed to have a fibula fracture on his left leg due to the accident that occurred the day before the start of Pais Vasco, in which he was hit from behind by a car. The x-rays examination confirmed the fracture. At the moment surgery is not necessary. However, the recovery of the rider depends on the … [Read more...]

Injured Leipheimer Out Of The Tour of Basque Country

Audenarde, Belgium, April 1, 2012 (AFP) - America's Levi Leipheimer pulled out of this week's Tour of the Basque Country on Sunday after injuring his left leg in a training accident, his Omega Pharma team said. Leipheimer, 38, hurt his leg when he was involved in a collision with a car as he trained alone for the event in Spain which starts on Monday. He didn't suffer any broken … [Read more...]

Omega Counting on Martin, Levi and Chavanel At Paris-Nice

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PARIS, March 1, 2012 (AFP) - Belgian team Omega Pharma's hopes of winning the first major stage race of the season, the Paris-Nice, are spearheaded by Germany's Tony Martin, the defending champion, American Levi Leipheimer and Sylvain Chavanel. “The team has a very high level line up,” said Sports Director Brian Holm. “There's a lot of talent on the squad. Our goal is to fight for … [Read more...]

Leipheimer Wins Time Trial To Leader At Tour de San Luis

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26-Jan-2012: Today Levi Leipheimer won the individual time trial stage in the Tour de San Luis. On the hilly, 19.5-km route, the American rider from Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Cycling Team was faster than Vincenzo Nibali (Team Liquigas-Cannondale) who came in 33’’ behind him, and Stefan Schumacher (Christina Watches), who made it with a difference of 38’’. Leipheimer was literally … [Read more...]

Levi Leipheimer: “Maybe my best season ever”

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28 August 2011 – In a strong show of solid teamwork, Team RadioShack claimed another victory on American soil with team leader Levi Leipheimer earning the win in the inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge, August 22-28 in Colorado. The final stage from Golden into downtown Denver ended in the shadow of the State Capitol after a challenging 115.9km/70.9mi route took the riders over Lookout … [Read more...]

Leipheimer Wins The Inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge

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Team RadioShack’s Levi Leipheimer Rises to the Top to Win the Inaugural 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge in the Mile-High City Daniel Oss of Liquigas-Cannondale Wins the Final Stage of the Race and Garmin-Cervelo Took the Overall Team Win DENVER (August 28, 2011) – After seven challenging days of racing through the Colorado Rockies, Levi Leipheimer (USA) of Team RadioShack was crowned the … [Read more...]

Viviani Wins his Second Stage In A Row, Leipheimer Keeps Leaders Jersey

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Elia Viviani of Liquigas-Cannondale Breaks into Breckenridgeto Win Second Consecutive Stage of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge Leipheimer Retains the Overall Lead Heading into the Final Day of Racing BRECKENRIDGE, COLO. (August 27, 2011) – Tour de France second-place finisher Andy Schleck (NED) of Team Leopard-Trek attempted to win his first-ever American race, but came 500 meters … [Read more...]

Viviani is Victorious in Stage 4 of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge

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Liquigas-Cannondale’s Elia Viviani is Victorious in Stage 4 of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge Leipheimer Retains the Overall Lead with Two Decisive Days of Racing to Go STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLO. (August 26, 2011) – Clear blue skies and remarkable crowds welcomed the riders to the Stage 4 finish in Steamboat Springs, as 22-year-old Elia Viviani (ITA) took a strong lead-out from … [Read more...]