Sutherland Remains in Yellow At 2012 Tour de Beauce

UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team’s Rory Sutherland Remains in Yellow Heading into the Final Stage of the 2012 Tour de Beauce Quebec City, Quebec – The UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team’s Rory Sutherland (AUS) retained his position as the overall leader in the 2012 Tour de Beauce following his 10th place finish earlier today, Saturday, June 16, in Stage 5 of Canada’s biggest race. … [Read more...]

Champion System’s Craig Lewis Wins Tour de Beauce Stage 2

Thetford-Mines, Canada – Champion System Pro Cycling Team's Craig Lewis soloed to victory out of a three-man breakaway that enjoyed more than 100 kilometers of freedom Wednesday on Stage 2 of the Tour de Beauce. Lewis, runner-up Jamie Sparling (Raleigh GAC) and Alexander Serebryakov (Team Type 1-Sanofi) escaped a little more than 40 kilometers into the 159.7 km race and never enjoyed more … [Read more...]

Martijn Verschoor Wins Stage Two At Tour de Beauce

THETFORD MINES, Quebec, June 15 - Team Type 1 - sanofi rider Martijn Verschoor won the second stage of Canada's UCI 2.2 Tour de Beauce on Wednesday, besting a full peloton in a field sprint at the end of 162km in the rolling hills of Quebec. Verschoor, who has type 1 diabetes and must monitor his blood glucose continuously and periodically take insulin to manage the disease, came in to the … [Read more...]

Fly V Australia First and Second at Tour de Beauce

Quebec, Canada – Ben Day has clinched the overall title at Tour de Beauce and in doing so, repeats his overall win from 2007. In another great display of depth in V australia’s roster, Darren Rolfe was 2nd overall, the Team won the Team’s classification and Ben won the points classification to add to his overall win. Ben Day noted, “Each of my teammates this week earnt the success … [Read more...]

Day Defends Yellow Jersey At Tour de Beauce

Quebec, Canada – Stage 5 of the Tour de Beauce included 11 laps of the scenic down town circuit covering 130 kilometers in total. With leg sapping climbs to be negotiated each lap as expected the stage became a war of attrition. Ben Day’s Fly V Australia teammates supported Ben and his yellow jersey all day and in the end Ben finished in 5th place on the stage and safely in the lead … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 Claims Podiums at Tour de Beauce and Nature Valley

Atlanta — “This has been one of the best weeks ever for Team Type 1!” said Phil Southerland, Founder and CEO of Team Type 1. “We had our riders with type 1 diabetes perform famously. Fabio Calabria took 7th at Tour de Beauce, Martijin Veercshoor winning 6th at Nature Valley, Javier placing 2nd at Tour de Beauce and last but not least, Team Type 1 winning RAAM for the 2nd year in a row. Our … [Read more...]

Ben Day Flies To ITT Win, And Overall Lead Tour de Beauce

Day continues winning time trials, takes Yellow and White jerseys Beauce, Canada – Ben Day convincingly won today’s Stage 4 Time Trial with 1.01 separating him from second place and in the process taking both the Yellow jersey (overall leader) and White jersey (points classification). Ben’s win today adds to his growing list of ITT wins in 2010 that started in February at the … [Read more...]

Tanner Delivers For Fly V, Wins Stage 2 Tour de Beauce

Beauce, Canada – David Tanner has been in scintillating form in recent weeks and has delivered a strong win in Stage 2 of the Tour de Beauce. Covering the 160-kilometer stage in 4 hours neat meant that the race was hard and fast from the start. Fly V Australia were well placed throughout with Darren Rolfe in the main break of the day. The break enjoyed most of the day off the front but … [Read more...]

Tour de Beauce – Danilo Wyss of BMC Takes Stage 1

Danilo Wyss wins Beauce stage 1, takes the race lead Having arrived at the Tour de Beauce with a very strong group of riders, the BMC Racing Team started the difficult stage 1 with a lot of confidence and high expectations. Bridging up to a break which had been initiated by his own BMC teammate Chad Beyer, Danilo Wyss won the sprint from the successful escape. In the meantime, Beyer … [Read more...]

Lill Runner-Up For Team Type 1 In Tour de Beauce Opener

Lac-Etchemin, Quebec, Canada – Darren Lill's runner-up placing on the opening stage of the Tour de Beauce left him seven seconds out of the overall lead and one of only a dozen competitors who remain within 94 seconds of race leader Danilo Wyss (BMC Racing Team). The majority of the 105-rider field finished together, nearly five minutes behind an 11-man breakaway that Lill and Wyss were a … [Read more...]