Concussion And Nose Fracture for Chris Horner

8 July 2011 –It remains unclear whether Team RadioShack’s Chris Horner will be able to start in stage 8 of the Tour de France. That decision will be made on Saturday morning, July 9th. Horner (39) was involved in a crash at 35k from the finish in Châteauroux. He was able to complete the stage, finishing twelve minutes behind the peloton. After the stage he was brought to the hospital in … [Read more...]

Stage Win and Yellow Jersey For Robert Hunter in Austria

3 July 2011 –Team RadioShack’s South African rider Robert Hunter took the sprint win in the opening stage at the 63rd Tour of Austria on Sunday. Hunter, 34, was brought into position by his teammates before opening up his sprint and earning the victory in front of Chris Sutton of Sky Procycling and Roberto Ferrari of Androni. “It’s nice to win on my daughter’s birthday!” said … [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...]

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...]

Matthew Busche US Pro Champion – Stars and Stripes Stay In The Team

30 May 2011 – Team RadioShack’s Matthew Busche, one of the revelations of the season is the new US Pro Champion and the successor of teammate Ben King. Second year pro Busche outsprinted hometown favorite George Hincapie (BMC Racing Team) in Greenville, South Carolina. A photo finish was needed to determine the winner. Ted King (Liquigas-Cannondale) finished third with Tejay Van Garderen … [Read more...]

Ben King To Defend Stars and Stripes in Greenville

27 May 2011 – Defending champion Ben King (Team RadioShack) is one of the riders topping the list of starters in the U.S. Professional National Championships in Greenville, South Carolina. King earned his 2010 title with a long-shot breakaway from the first kilometer to become the youngest winner in the 25-year history of the USA Cycling Pro Championships. Last week he has been attracting … [Read more...]

Chris Horner: “Next goal: A podium finish at the Tour de France”

22 May 2011 – After clearly dominating the Amgen Tour of California with the overall classification win on Sunday, Team RadioShack’s Chris Horner basks in the limelight of victory only briefly as he looks to future goals, namely a podium finish at this year’s Tour de France. Horner, 39, a California resident, was not considered an early favorite by some, but the experience, determination … [Read more...]

Horner Crushes Sierra Road To Gain Tour of California Lead

SAN JOSE, Calif. (May 18, 2011) – In one of the most impressive team and individual performances of the Amgen Tour of California, Chris Horner (USA) of Team RadioShack out performed his competitors, and teammate Levi Leipheimer (USA), to win the first true mountaintop finish in the history of the race atop Sierra Road outside San Jose. Stage 4 of the race was short, but intense, challenging … [Read more...]

Team RadioShack Aim for Win in Tour of California

6 May 2011 – Next week Team RadioShack will start in the Amgen Tour of California (May 15-22) with the clear ambition to win the overall classification. Three-time winner Levi Leipheimer and Chris Horner will start as the leaders of the Team. From the beginning of the season the Tour of California has been one of their big objectives and both riders are ready for the challenge. They will be … [Read more...]

Tiago Machado Can Surprise In The Tour of Italy

Team RadioShack’s Portuguese rider Tiago Machado will start as the leader of the squad in the Tour of Italy that begins on Saturday May 7th in Torino. As a climber and good time trial rider, Machado (25) has the perfect skills to be a good stage race rider. With Robbie McEwen (with twelve Giro stage wins on his palmares), Robbie Hunter and Manuel Cardoso, the team also has the potential to … [Read more...]