Martin took a huge lead on stage 2 and never relinquished it
“The Denver time trial has been my carrot that I’ve been chasing this whole week,” Phinney said
You can't race if you don't recover, and the smart riders were resting en route to Colorado Springs
Garmin adds another prize to its palmares in stage 5
"You know, it’s a tough day for cycling but we’re going to carry on from here," says Armstrong's longtime friend
Jens Voigt sees an ending: "Now we draw a line — that is the past and we just let it rest in peace now"
A solo break by Javier Chacon enlivens an otherwise tedious stage
An irate Tyler Farrar goes hunting for Argos-Shimano sprinter Tom Veelers after stage 5
Editor's Note: Throughout the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, VeloNews.com will be publishing and analyzing SRM power data from UnitedHealthcare’s general classification star Rory Sutherland, who was seventh at the AMGEN Tour of California earlier this year. TrainingPeaks is providing the race data to us, as well as making Sutherland’s interactive race file available to the public.
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Andy Schleck 'sad to lose the race in the final 300 meters'
Liquigas-Cannondale's Elia Viviani did it again on Saturday, winning stage 5 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Breckenridge, Colorado.
VALDEPENAS, Spain (VN) - Kanstantsin Sivtsov says he secured his future long before the collapse of the HTC-Highroad team, which will shutter its doors at the end of the 2011 season.
- 1. Joaquin RODRIGUEZ OLIVER, (ESP) Team Katusha, in 4:42:54
- 2. Wouter POELS, (NED) Vacansoleil-Dcm, at 4
- 3. Daniel MORENO FERNANDEZ, (ESP) Team Katusha, at 5
- 4. Bauke MOLLEMA, (NED) Rabobank Cycling Team, at 7
- 5. Michele SCARPONI, (ITA) Lampre-Isd, at 8
VALDEPENAS DE JAEN, Spain (AFP) - Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez won the mountainous fifth stage of the Tour of Spain on Wednesday, a 187km ride from the ski resort of Sierra Nevada.
Earlier this year VeloNews tech editor Nick Legan rode with the Rapha Continental team to scout the stages of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Colorado. VeloNews and Rapha partnered to produce videos about the stages. Today we are sharing the fourth video from the ride, focusing on stage 5, from Steamboat Springs to Breckenridge (see map below the video). Watch for the rest of the videos to be posted over the next week and a half.
CAP FREHEL, France (VN) - The official medical communique of Wednesday's sixth stage at the Tour de France only lists eight names, but the pain and suffering went much deeper than that.
Training to peak for a key event may be more art than science, but Chris Horner is two-for-two this season.
Cavendish's leadout man talks about the dangerous Tour and Cav's first win of this Tour
Delaney and Hood on the pushing and shoving - before, during and after stage 5
CAP FREHEL, France (VN) —With 800m to go in Wednesday's crash-filled fifth stage, Rolf Aldag thought that HTC-Highroad had blown another chance at victory.
CAP FREHEL, France (AFP) - Australian Robbie McEwen said he is concerned about what he feels is a recent trend to reduce victory opportunities to sprinters on the world's biggest cycling races.
Mark Cavendish won Wednesday’s stage 5 of the 2011 Tour de France, a 164.5-kilometer race from Carhaix to Cap Fréhel.
Breakfast with Bernie: Stage 5 of the Tour de France
CAP FREHEL, France (AFP) - Reigning champion Alberto Contador and fellow yellow jersey contenders Bradley Wiggins and Robert Gesink survived crashes to continue the fifth stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday.