Champion System’s Craig Lewis Wins Tour de Beauce Stage 2

Thetford-Mines, Canada – Champion System Pro Cycling Team's Craig Lewis soloed to victory out of a three-man breakaway that enjoyed more than 100 kilometers of freedom Wednesday on Stage 2 of the Tour de Beauce. Lewis, runner-up Jamie Sparling (Raleigh GAC) and Alexander Serebryakov (Team Type 1-Sanofi) escaped a little more than 40 kilometers into the 159.7 km race and never enjoyed more … [Read more...]

Tour de France Stage 2 Highlights

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Tour’s Big Engines Ready To Roll In Team Time Trial

by Justin Davis (AFP) LES HERBIERS, France, July 2, 2011 - Some of the biggest 'engines' in the Tour de France peloton will be on show Sunday when the destination of the yellow jersey could be decided for the coming week. As part of their wish to dispense with the flatter stages favored by the sprinters, organizers have shook up the opening week of the July 2-24 event. Stage two … [Read more...]

Stage 2 of the Tour of California Moved To Nevada City

Uncertain Weather Conditions Necessitate New Start Location and Time Stage 2 Start Now Scheduled for 12:15 p.m. PT in Nevada City, California NEVADA CITY, CALIF. (May 16, 2011) – Due to uncertain weather and road conditions, race organizers have determined that the best way to ensure a complete course for Stage 2 of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California is to move the official start to 12:15 … [Read more...]

Tour Down Under Stage 2 Results

Results from the second stage of the Tour Down Under Tuesday, a 146 km race from Tailem Bend to Mannum: Stage 2 1. Ben Swift (GBR) Team Sky 3hr 27min 44sec, 2. Robbie McEwen (AUS) s.t., 3 Graeme Brown (AUS) s.t., 4. Romain Feillu (FRA) s.t., 5. Jurgen Roelandts (BEL) s.t., 6. Francesco Chicchi (ITA) s.t., 7. Michael Matthews (AUS) s.t., 8. Denis Galimzyanov (RUS) s.t., 9. … [Read more...]

Stage 2, 7 Tips to Get Your Party Started, Tour de France Style

The Tour de France sure knows how to throw a party. Featuring over 160 colorful and decorated vehicles, representing over 33 different brands, the press caravan is a 20 kilometer, 45-minute long procession that gets the party started for the Tour de France. At an investment of € 200,000 to € 500,000 (that’s $252,557.76 to $631,360.86 in U.S. Dollars) for each advertiser just to be a part … [Read more...]

Boom Leading, As Bonnet Wins Stage

LIMOGES, March 9, 2010 (AFP) - French cyclist William Bonnet recorded his first major stage race success here on Tuesday when he won the second stage of the Paris-Nice race, a 201 kilometres ride from Contres. Dutchman Lars Boom held on to the yellow jersey. Bonnet, 27, beat Slovakia's Peter Sagan and Spain's Luis Leon Sanchez in a sprint finish. "This is my first big win, I've … [Read more...]

2010 Amgen Tour of California Stages 1 & 2 Route Revealed

Specific route details for the 2010 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race are being announced this week via specially-produced videos highlighting each of the race’s eight stages. Today’s videos, which were produced by the cities of Nevada City, Sacramento, Davis and Santa Rosa, highlight Stages 1 and 2 of the race, and can be found on the Amgen Tour of California Web site … [Read more...]

Tour of Britain Results

NEWCASTLE, England, Sept 13, 2009 (AFP) - Tour of Britain second stage results on Sunday, a 153.3km run from Darlington - Newcastle Gateshead: Stage 1. Kai Reus (NED) Rabobank 3hrs 38mins 32secs, 2. Alexander Kristoff (NOR) at 0.09, 3. Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR), 4. Martin Reimer (GER), 5. Danilo Napolitano (ITA), 6. Michel Merlo (ITA), 7. Malcolm Elliott (GBR), 8. Pierpaolo De … [Read more...]

Tour of Ireland – Stage 2

Written by: Myles McCorry Stage 2 of the Tour of Ireland 2009 made me happy. The 196k from Clonmel to Killarney had a few difficult climbs in it. On paper it looked sporting enough. But when two riders were ‘allowed’ to clear off early on, and get 9 minutes- the world somehow knew it would come down to a gallop. The use of GPS and onboard computers in team cars have left small breakaways … [Read more...]