Cancellara To Battle Through The Pain To Defend TT Crown

LONDON, July 30, 2012 (AFP) - Switzerland's Fabian Cancellara will fight through the pain of an injured shoulder to defend his Olympic time trial crown on Wednesday. Cancellara crashed heavily while in contention for a medal in the men's road race on Saturday, injuring his shoulder but crucially avoiding fracturing his collarbone. The Swiss, also a four-time world champion in the … [Read more...]

A ‘Beaten’ Cadel Evans Looking To Time Trial For Some Salvation

Cadel Evans On Tdf Stage 9 Time Trial

BRIVE-LA-GAILLARDE, France, July 20, 2012 - A "beaten" Cadel Evans admitted his only salvation from this year's Tour de France could come in the race's final time trial on Saturday. But after a tough three weeks of racing that is set to see the BMC team leader lose his crown to Britain's Bradley Wiggins, the Australian faces a challenge if he is to hoist himself higher than sixth … [Read more...]

Small Overcomes Theft For Nature Valley Grand Prix Time Trial Victory

Minneapolis, MN, June 13 - For Carmen Small, winning the St. Paul Riverfront Time Trial on Wednesday morning – the first stage of the Nature Valley Grand Prix -- almost made up for a particularly aggravating Tuesday afternoon. While Small and her Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies teammates checked out the new course along the Mississippi River bluffs, someone broke into their team car and … [Read more...]

Wiggins Rides To Crushing Time Trial Win At Dauphine Stage 4

Wiggins Wins Dauphine Time Trial Stage 4

BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France, June 7, 2012 (AFP) - Team Sky star and defending champion Bradley Wiggins cemented his position as leader of the Dauphine Libere when winning the fourth stage time trial here on Thursday. The triple Olympic champion went into this 53.5 kilometer race against the clock with a slender 1sec lead over reigning Tour de France champion Cadel Evans. But after this win … [Read more...]

David Zabriskie Earns His Seventh Time Trial National Title

Greenville, S.C. (May 26, 2012) – Dave Zabriskie (Westlake Village, Calif./Garmin-Barracuda) on Saturday collected his seventh victory in the time trial at the 2012 Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Time Trial National Championships presented by Duke Energy in Greenville, S.C. Zabriskie overcame temperatures approaching 90 degrees and completed the 20.7-mile course in … [Read more...]

Start Times For Tour of California 2012 Time Trial

1. Wilson Marentes, Colombia-Coldeportes 13:00:00 2. Marcel Kittel, Argos-Shimano 13:01:00 3. Logan Loader, Exergy 13:02:00 4. Juan Pablo Suarez, Colombia-Coldeportes 13:03:00 5. Travis Meyer, Orica-GreenEdge 13:04:00 6. Jonathan Patrick Mccarty, Spidertech-C10 13:05:00 7. Christophe Riblon, Ag2r La Mondiale 13:06:00 8. Carter Jones, Bissell 13:07:00 9. Carlos Julian Quintero, … [Read more...]

O’Shea beats Bell to men’s world omnium crown

MELBOURNE, April 6, 2012 (AFP) - Australian Glenn O'Shea produced a solid performance in the kilometre time trial to claim his maiden gold in the six-event omnium at the world track cycling championships Friday. Canada's Zach Bell, who was leading the Australian prior to the final event, took the silver with Denmark's Lasse Norman Hansen finishing third to take the bronze. The … [Read more...]

Tour de France Time-Trial Distances Increased 5K

PARIS, March 2, 2012 (AFP) - Time trials in this year's Tour de France in July will be five kilometers (3.1 miles) longer than previously announced, race organizers said on Friday. "This small change, which will take individual time-trials over 100 kilometers, is down to technical modifications on the ground after a detailed study," said Tour sporting director Jean-Francois Pescheux. … [Read more...]

Team Garmin Wins Tour of Qatar Time-Trial

LUSAIL, Qatar, Feb 6, 2012 (AFP) - American team Garmin won Monday's second stage of the Tour of Qatar, a 11.3km time-trial at the Lusail motorcycle track. Belgian Tom Boonen of the Omega Pharma-Quick Step, winner of Sunday's first stage, retained the race leader's golden jersey, with American Tyler Farrar second on the same time. Garmin finished the time-trial ahead of Omega … [Read more...]

Leipheimer Wins Time Trial To Leader At Tour de San Luis

26-Jan-2012: Today Levi Leipheimer won the individual time trial stage in the Tour de San Luis. On the hilly, 19.5-km route, the American rider from Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Cycling Team was faster than Vincenzo Nibali (Team Liquigas-Cannondale) who came in 33’’ behind him, and Stefan Schumacher (Christina Watches), who made it with a difference of 38’’. Leipheimer was literally … [Read more...]