Levi Leipheimer: “Maybe my best season ever”

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...]

Jesse Sergent Overall Winner in France

26 August 2011 – Team RadioShack’s Jesse Sergent (23) took his 2nd 2011 overall victory by winning the Tour International du Poitou-Charentes on Friday. Teammate Michal Kwiatkowsi finished 3rd overall. The last stage win in Poitiers went to Alex Dowsett (Team Sky). “What an incredible day,” said a happy Jesse Sergent on the podium. “When I flatted at 15 K from the finish, everything … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Team RadioShack Motivated for Spain and Colorado

18 August 2011 – Three of the four Team RadioShack leaders who were hit by crashes and bad luck during the Tour de France last month are back on the bike and ready to win again. Jani Brajkovic and Andreas Klöden will start on Saturday as the leaders of Team RadioShack in the 66th Tour of Spain. In the USA, Levi Leipheimer aims to win the USA Pro Cycling Challenge (Tour of Colorado). The 2011 … [Read more...]

A Battered Kloeden ‘Not Fit Enough’ for Vuelta

BERLIN, Aug 17, 2011 (AFP) - German veteran Andreas Kloeden of RadioShack has said he is not aiming for victory in the Tour of Spain, which starts Saturday, after suffering heavy falls on last month's Tour de France. The Vuelta a Espana starts in Benidorm this weekend and the 36-year-old Kloeden will make his return to the saddle after withdrawing from this year's Tour de France during the … [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...]

RadioShack Signs Another Gallopin

PARIS, Aug 4, 2011 (AFP) - Frenchman Tony Gallopin will ride for RadioShack as of next season after signing a two-year deal with the American outfit, according to the French Cycling Federation (ffc.fr) Thursday. Gallopin, the nephew of one of the team's sporting directors, Alain Gallopin, impressed on his Tour de France debut last month which included a fourth place finish in stage five to … [Read more...]

Andreas Klöden forced to abandon the Tour de France

15 July 2011 – Due to multiple contusions, Team RadioShack’s Andreas Klöden was forced to abandon in Friday’s 13th stage of the Tour de France. Klöden was involved in the terrible crash in the descent of the Col du Pas de Peyrol in last Sunday’s stage 9, after which a muscle contracture and hematomas in the lower back were diagnosed. Yesterday’s crash on the Hourquette d’Ancizan … [Read more...]

More Woe For RadioShack as Popovych Leaves Tour

SANSAC DE MERMIESSE, France, July 12, 2011 (AFP) - American team RadioShack on Tuesday announced that Ukrainian Yaroslav Popovych was out of the Tour de France because of a fever. Popovych, who pulled out of the race before the start of the 158km 10th stage from Aurillac to Carmaux, joins teammates Chris Horner and Janez Brajkovic in leaving the race prematurely. Slovenian … [Read more...]