Leipheimer Claims the Stage and Overall Lead to the Cheers of Massive Crowds in Vail

Timing is Everything for Levi Leipheimer of Team RadioShack, Winner of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge Individual Time Trial VAIL (August 25, 2011) – In a race against time, Levi Leipheimer (USA) of Team RadioShack, a time trial specialist, came out on top after completing the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge individual time trial in 25 minutes and 47.08 seconds to take the stage and … [Read more...]

Levi Leipheimer Takes Stage 1 and the Overall Lead in the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, COLO. (August 23, 2011) – Enthusiastic crowds welcomed the field of 130 cyclists to Mt. Crested Butte for the Stage 1 finish of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge today, as 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. Known for his climbing skills and after a … [Read more...]

Stage Win and Yellow for Leipheimer in USA Pro Cycling Challenge

23 August 2011 – Team RadioShack’s Levi Leipheimer claimed the victory in the first stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge (22-28 August). Leipheimer rode away from the opposition to take the 2.5 mi (4 K) uphill stage win on Mt. Crested Butte (CO). The Tour of Utah winner bested Colombian Sergio Henao with 4 seconds. Fränk Schleck was third, seven seconds behind. Prologue winner Patrick … [Read more...]

Levi Leipheimer Successfully Defends Title in Utah

14 August 2011 – A final day of racing brought Team RadioShack’s Levi Leipheimer back to a familiar place in his former residence of Utah – the top step of the podium in the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. After taking the yellow jersey in Friday’s individual time trial, Leipheimer (37) and the riders of Team RadioShack worked tirelessly to protect his lead and give him a repeat … [Read more...]

Leipheimer Repeats as Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah Champion

Colombian Team Wins Final Stage at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort SNOWBIRD, UTAH (August 14, 2011) – Twice Levi Leipheimer of Team Radioshack has raced the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah and both times he has won. Today at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, the American crossed the line just behind stage winner Sergio Luis Haneo (COL) of Columbian team Gobernacion de Antioquia Indeportes and … [Read more...]

Colombian Team Grabs Second Stage Win at Tour of Utah

Leipheimer Continues in Larry H. Miller Dealerships Leader’s Jersey Heading to Final Stage SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (August 13, 2011) – Colombian Janier Acevedo Calle of Gobernacion Indeportes Antioquia pushed hard in the final 500 meters to break away from a lead group of 17 professional cyclists and grabbed today’s win in 2.56’18” at Stage Four presented by University of Utah Health … [Read more...]

Leipheimer Lashes Out At Crash-Fest Opening Tour Stages

CHATEAUROUX, France, July 9, 2011 (AFP) - American Levi Leipheimer and Ryder Hesjedal of Canada were given a painful reminder Friday of what it takes to survive, never mind win the Tour de France. But after a tough week of crash-marred racing which has taken a toll on many seasoned professionals, Leipheimer and Hesjedal at least got to finish the stage. Team Sky's Bradley Wiggins, a … [Read more...]

Team RadioShack Tour LineUp Strong But With No Leader

Team RadioShack announced its nine-man line-up for the Tour de France but in the absence of the now-retired Lance Armstrong there is no particular team leader who has been singled out for a shot at the crown. The seven-time winner of the Tour announced his retirement from the saddle in February although the 39-year-old is still facing a US federal investigation into doping allegations. … [Read more...]

Schleck Will Pounce at Tour de France, Say Leopard

Written by: Justin Davis (AFP) SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, June 20, 2011 - Andy Schleck's Leopard team insist the Luxemburger will emerge from a mitigated nine days of racing on the Tour of Switzerland primed for a far more crucial yellow jersey battle next month. Schleck has finished runner-up to Alberto Contador on the Tour de France the past two years and, despite insisting it could … [Read more...]

Leipheimer wins Tour de Suisse after a nail-biting time trial

19 June 2011 – In a nail-biting final stage at the Tour de Suisse on Sunday, Team RadioShack’s Levi Leipheimer (37) put in a sterling performance in the time trial to cap off a solid week of racing and claim the overall victory by only four seconds, taking the yellow jersey off the back of Damiano Cunego (Lampre-ISD) on the last day of racing. Starting the race with 1:59 to make up to … [Read more...]