Phil Gaimon Wins Stage 1 Of Tour de San Luis

With the stage 1 win, Phil is now in the overall lead heading into today's stage 2. Phil wrote us via email about how it felt to win his first race with Garmin-Sharp “(team sport director) Chann thought it might be worth it to toss me into the break today, since the big teams don’t know who I am. That plan kinda worked like a charm. Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought I’d be … [Read more...]

Alberto Contador Takes A Beautiful Stage Win In San Luis

Team Saxo-Tinkoff

Three categorized climbs were on the menu for the peloton on the 156 kilometer long sixth stage of Tour de San Luis from Quines to Mirador del Sol. Here, an uphill finish over 7 kilometers with an average gradient of more than 8% formed the big finale. As five escapees were finally caught by a chasing field lead by Team Saxo-Tinkoff close to the foot of the final mountain, the spectators were … [Read more...]

Team Movistar Gets Victory Number 1

Tondo opens Movistar Team’s palmares in style with the best time in the ITT of the Tour de San Luis, jumping directly into the leader’s jersey. Only four days after their competitive début, Movistar Team have opened their victory count of the season. Catalan Xavi Tondo made history for the Spanish squad as the first winner of the newborn roster with the best time in Thursday’s individual … [Read more...]

Jamis/Sutter Home Pro Cycling Team Delays Official Start of 2011 Season

Squad Mourns Death of Former Argentinean National Champion Northvale, NJ – The Jamis/Sutter Home Pro Cycling Team will skip the Tour de San Luis and begin its 2011 season with the Vuelta de Chile. Directeur Sportif Sebastian Alexandre made the announcement. “Our athletes and staff mourn the untimely death of Armando Borrajo, elder brother of our teammates Alejandro and Anibal … [Read more...]

Ivan Basso Will Begin Season At The Tour de San Luis, Argentina

ROME - The winner of the last Giro d'Italia, Ivan Basso (Liquigas), will begin his season at the Tour de San Luis, Argentina (January 17-23 2011), "he said in an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport on Wednesday. "In 2011, I anticipate my debut race will be different than last year because I took too many risks, I was too numb and I had to settle for recovery in the Tour de Romandie, "said … [Read more...]