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Lancaster Bags the Gold at Tour of California Stage 2

lancaster bags gold tour california stage 2   Lancaster Bags the Gold at Tour of California Stage 2

Brett Lancaster of Cervelo started the rainy stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California 10 seconds behind. From his 87th position, Lancaster finished 1st, completing the 110.1 mile course from Davis to Santa Rosa Road with a time of 4:38:48. Liquigas’ Peter Sagan came second and Lars Boom of Rabobank came in at third place.

RadioShack’s Levi Leipheimer finished seventh while teammate Lance Armstrong reached the finish line as the 18th rider. Currently, Leipheimer holds the 12th place overall. Armstrong is 18th place overall.

For Lancaster, he is now leading over Sagan and Karl Menzies of United Healthcare with a 10 second time bonus from his win. He has a 4 second lead over them now.

Lancaster has always been a team player, supporting Heinrich Haussler and Thor Hushovd but he was happy over his win. Haussler finished in 41st place and never made it to the lead group of 26 riders…

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No Fighting for Haussler and Hushovd in Cervelo

no fighting for haussler and hushovd in cervelo   No Fighting for Haussler and Hushovd in Cervelo

Heinrich Haussler and Thor Hushovd, both Team Cervelo captains, are not looking to copy the tension-filled season by Armstrong and Contador in Astana last year. These two have dispeled any notions of any in-fighting going on, and they have stated that they prefer a more peaceable and cooperative approach to their existence on the team.

Their success on the circuits seem to depend on it. The 2009 season saw both riders showing their dominance in the spring classics. They moved on to the Tour de France, where Hushovd earned a stage victory and also managed to hold off Mark Cavendish for the chance to wear the green jersey for the second time, while Haussler grabbed a stage win for himself.

Team Cervelo’s coming-out party last year was an impressive sight with 25 wins, and the pair of Hushovd and Haussler was responsible for getting half of that haul with…

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Theo Bos Looks for Success on the Road

theo bos looks for success on the road   Theo Bos Looks for Success on the Road

Theo Bos has already made a name for himself in track racing, but now he is looking forward to enjoying similar successes on his transition from the boards to the road.

The Dutch rider has won almost everything there is to be won in track, except for Olympic gold, and he is not waiting until the 2012 London Summer Games. Bos says that the time was right for him to switch to road racing, and that he has always wanted to try his skills on the road, anyway.

“The track didn’t hold any secrets for me,” says Bos. “The only thing I couldn’t win was an Olympic gold medal… I am still young enough to have a good chance (on the road).”

Last year, however, was not a good start for Theo Bos. 2009 was his first year off the boards, but despite racking up a…

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