Giro d’Italia, Stage 11: Time Trial Looms Large

Giro d'Italia, Stage 11: Time Trial Looms Large Cadel Evans finished in a chase group that did not catch solo stage winner Michael Rogers (Tinkoff-Saxo) Wednesday as the BMC Racing Team's leader held onto the maglia rosa on the eve of the first individual time trial at the Giro d'Italia. Morabito Crashes Evans said the longest stage of the three-week race – 249 kilometers – was similar … [Read more...]

Ramunas Navardauskas Of Team Garmin Wins Giro d’Italia 11th Stage

VAJONT, Italy, May 15, 2013 (AFP) - Lithuanian Ramunas Navardauskas of Garmin won the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday following a 182km ride from Tarvisio to Vajont. Navardauskas pulled clear of escape companion Daniel Oss 5km from home on a steep climb to win by more than a minute. Italian Vincenzo Nibali of Astana kept hold of the leader's pink jersey ahead of … [Read more...]

Tour de France Stage 11 Climbs

BELLEGARDE-SUR-VALSERINE, France, July 11, 2012 - Climbs on the the Tour de France 11th stage to be held over 148 km between Albertville and La Toussuire: Stage 11: Albertville to La Toussuire (148 km) Col de la Madeleine: 25.3 km at 6.2 percent (2000 m) Col de la Croix-de-Fer: 22.4 km at 6.9 percent (2067 m) Col du Mollard: 5.7 km at 6.8 percent (1638 m) La Toussuire: 18 … [Read more...]

Ferrari In Full Sprint To Win Giro d’Italia Stage 11

Ferrari Wins Giro Stage 11

Montecatini terme, Italy, May 16, 2012 (AFP) - Italy's Roberto Ferrari of the Androni team won a sprint finish for the 11th stage of the Tour of Italy here in Tuscany on Wednesday. Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez retained the overall leader's pink jersey after the 258km stage, the longest in this year's race, in which Italy's Francesco Chicchi was second just ahead of Lithuanian Tomas … [Read more...]

Kurt Arvesen Breaks Duck, But Ready To Fly For CSC

by Justin Davis FOIX, France, July 16, 2008 (AFP) - CSC's Kurt-Asle Arvesen is digesting his maiden stage win on the Tour de France as quickly as he can. After all, he knows he has plenty of work ahead to keep him occupied this week. Arvesen did justice to the red, white and blue shirt of the Norwegian champion's jersey he was wearing here on Wednesday by winning the 11th stage of … [Read more...]

Tour de France Stage 11 Finishing Sprint Video by Versus

This video is supplied by our friends at Arvesen Claims His Initial Stage Win By Bob Roll The mountains of the Tour always provide us with a spectacle and today was no different. The stage into Foix had a couple of firsts for the 2008 edition of the Tour de France. Foix is one of the most beautiful cities in the southern part of France and the gateway to the … [Read more...]

Cavendish Looks To History-Making Tour Stage

by Justin Davis FOIX, France, July 16, 2008 (AFP) - If team Columbia deliver their 'train' on time again for Britain's Mark Cavendish, sprint rivals Oscar Freire and Robbie McEwen are likely to be left on the Tour de France platform. After 10 stages on this year's race both Freire, of Spain, and Australia's McEwen - considered among the fastest sprinters in the world - are win … [Read more...]