Team Type 1-Sanofi roster for the 26th SRAM Tour of the Gila

ATLANTA - Team Type 1-Sanofi lines up for the SRAM Tour of the Gila on Wednesday, kick-starting its 2012 United States race calendar with a brilliant squad of experienced climbers for the mountainous New Mexico stage race. Team Type 1-Sanofi roster for the 26th SRAM Tour of the Gila: Rubens Bertogliati - SUI Will Dugan - USA Julien El Fares - FRA Vegard Stake Laengen - NOR Javier Megias* … [Read more...]

In Belgium, Team Type 1-Sanofi Makes The Difference

OOSTENDE, Belgium - She is 10 years old and has diabetes. Because she has this diabetes, she is different from the other 10 year old girls in her school. Being different can be overwhelming, and 10 is a pretty important age for girls not to be overwhelmed by differences. The bike races across her part of Belgium are all-encompassing affairs. The whole town watches, schools turn the … [Read more...]

Team Type 1-Sanofi rider Julien El Fares sprints to podium at Circuit de la Sarthe

PRE EN PAIL, France - Team Type 1-Sanofi rider Julien El Fares raced to a podium finish on Thursday in a group sprint at the end of stage four of the Circuit de la Sarthe-Pays de la Loire. El Fares, from France, was second at the line after Spanish rider Francisco Ventoso on the final circuit after 181km of racing. Team Type 1-Sanofi Director Sportif Frederic Moncassin said El … [Read more...]

Norwegian, American, Italian and Australian riders fill out Team Type 1 – SANOFI for 2012

ATLANTA, Oct 25 - Team Type 1 - SANOFI has signed four riders from four countries to round out its roster for the 2012 season. Continuing into 2012 are Italian rider Daniele Callegarin and Australian rider Fabio Calabria, while American Joey Rosskopf rises up from the Team Type 1 development squad and a full second half of the 2011 season as a stagiaire. Norwegian rider Vegard Stake Langen … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 – SANOFI at the Univest Grand Prix

ATLANTA, Sept 16 - Team Type 1 returns to Pennsylvania this weekend at the Univest Grand Prix 2011, fielding a fast squad for two days of classic American racing. On Saturday the Univest Grand Prix runs 160km over a circuit in the Pennsylvania towns of Souderton, Franconia and Telford, with 12 laps on a 10.4km opening loop and five finishing loops of 7km. Sprinters who can withstand the … [Read more...]

Vladimir Efimkin picks up bonus seconds and rises to 3rd overall in Tour of China

XI'AN, China, Sep 10 - Team Type 1 - SANOFI rider Vladimir Efimkin rose to third overall in the general classification at the Tour of China on Saturday after taking bonus seconds during a daylong breakaway at a rainy circuit race in Xi'an. Efimkin, who lives in Sacramento, escaped with two other riders during the 129km race, and said a stage win seemed within reach. "Victory was right there, … [Read more...]

Callegarin In Serious Crash At Stage Two of USA Pro Cycling Challenge

ASPEN, Colorado, Aug 24 - Team Type 1 - SANOFI rider Daniele Callegarin crashed on Wednesday in stage two of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, suffering injuries to his hands, face and head after his front wheel fell into the gap on a cattle guard across the race course. Callegarin, from Italy, was at the front of the peloton early in the race and was riding at a high speed when the accident … [Read more...]

Kocjan finds more podium, climbs higher in overall on final day at Tour du Limousin

LIMOGES, France, Aug 19 - Team Type 1 - SANOFI rider Jure Kocjan closed out the Tour du Limousin with a bang on Friday, finishing the fourth stage on the podium in a mass sprint and rising to sixth in the overall classification after a hot, hilly week in French cattle country. Kocjan, from Slovenia, finished second in Friday's 180km stage from a start at Lacs de Haut Charente that looped … [Read more...]

Hot as blazes Allasac comes to photo-finish for Kocjan at Tour du Limousin

ALLASAC, France, Aug 17 - Team Type 1 - SANOFI rider Jure Kocjan sprinted to a photo finish on Wednesday, hurling his bike across the line for a podium position at the end of a brutally hot and hilly stage two at the Tour du Limousin. Kocjan, from Slovenia, found himself in a select group of riders on the final climb, and watched as a lone rider escaped for victory in the final five … [Read more...]

Megias, Bertogliati ride hot breakaway to Salt Lake City podium at Tour of Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug 13 - Team Type 1 - SANOFI riders Javier Megias and Rubens Bertogliati escaped into a large breakaway in stage four of the Tour of Utah on Saturday, riding through tough, hot conditions against a strong field to take their place at the finish atop the winner's podium. At the end of three hours of racing around an 11km loop that began and ended next to the Utah state capitol … [Read more...]