Tour of Belgium Stage 3: Tony Martin Crushes ITT

24-May-2013: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Tony Martin came into Tour of Belgium with his eyes on both the GC, and the 15km ITT of Tour of Belgium Stage 3 on Friday. Thanks to a top performance despite rainy conditions, Martin won the time trial by 40", and also had more than enough of a gap to take over the red jersey for the race lead. Martin's finishing time of 17'42" meant … [Read more...]

Tour of Qatar Stage 3: Mark Cavendish Gets 2nd Win of 2013

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OPQS Protects Manx Missile into Final Kilometers 05-Feb-2013: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team did nothing short of escort Mark Cavendish to sprint position in the final kilometers of Tour of Qatar Stage, but it still took some maneuvering by the Manx Missile to get his 2nd sprint victory of 2013. Other teams did everything they could to prevent the OPQS leadout from getting perfect … [Read more...]

Tour de France Stage 3 Recap

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Tour Down Under Stage 3 Results

Results from the third stage of the Tour Down Under, held over 129 km between Unley and Stirling Thursday: Stage 3 1. Michael Matthews (AUS) Rabobank 3hr 11min 47sec, 2. Andre Greipel (GER) same time, 3. Matthew Goss (AUS) s.t., 4. Simon Gerrans (AUS) s.t., 5. Luke Roberts (AUS) s.t., 6. Francisco Ventoso (ESP) s.t., 7. Gorka Izagirre (ESP) s.t., 8. Allan Davis (AUS) s.t., 9. … [Read more...]

Wiggins Dirt Coated After Superb Pave Ride

ARENBERG, France - Tour de France contender Bradley Wiggins finally had a reason to crack a smile, albeit dirt-caked, after a superb ride on the race's third stage relaunched his bid here on Tuesday. Wiggins went into the 213km stage from Wanze in Belgium to Arenberg in northern France in 57th and more than 30 seconds behind some of his main rivals after a disastrous performance in the … [Read more...]

Tour de France – Stage 3: Official Release

Official communiqués after the 3rd stage of Tour de France on Tuesday Arenberg: Jury Commissioners Bicycles scanned: Contador, Vinokourov, Cancellara, Wiggins, Farrar, McEwen, Gerdemann, Hesjedal Hushovd, Evans Medical: F. Schleck (LUX): fall in Km 185. Fractured left clavicle. Was directed to emergencies (Valenciennes). Le Lay (FRA): fall in Km 114. Fractured left … [Read more...]

2010 Amgen Tour of California Route Revealed for Stages 3 & 4

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 San Francisco, Santa Cruz, San Jose and Modesto, highlight Stages 3 and 4 of the race, and can be found below: Stage 3: San Francisco to Santa … [Read more...]

Tour Down Under Results – Stage 3

Results Thursday from stage three of the Tour Down Under, over 133 kilometres (83 miles) from Unley to Stirling: Stage 3 1. Manuel Cardoso (POR) Footon-Servetto-Fuji 3hr 14min 38sec, 2. Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Caisse D'Epargne at 01sec, 3. Cadel Evans (AUS) BMC Racing Team s.t., 4. Peter Sagan (SVK) Liquigas Doimo s.t., 5. Mauro Finetto (ITA) Liquigas Doimo s.t., 6. Michael … [Read more...]

Downing Defies The Elements To Win Tour of Ireland

Downing Takes His Biggest Career Victory as Nordhaug Wins the Stage Into Cork Russell Downing (Candi TV-Marshalls Pasta) rode a swashbuckling final stage from Bantry to Cork today, partnering Lars Petter Nordhaug (Joker Bianchi) in a final, decisive breakaway. The Norwegian took the stage victory, while the overall victory in the 2009 Tour of Ireland fell to Yorkshireman Downing on his 31st … [Read more...]

Emilien Berges Takes The Tour of Britain Yellow Jersey

LONDON, Sept 9, 2008 (AFP) - France's Emilien Berges won the third stage of the Tour of Britain on Tuesday, a victory which saw him take the overall leader's yellow jersey from Alessandro Petacchi. But Berges, who crossed the line just ahead of his Agritubel team-mate Geoffroy Lequarte, was under no illusions asbout the task in front of him as the race headed into the English Midlands. … [Read more...]