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2014-08-28 12:26:53

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The organizers of the upcoming 5th edition of the Québec City and Montréal Grands Prix Cyclistes (GPs), are pleased to announce that this year's races will feature a first-rate peloton that includes 6 of the current top 15 riders in the UCI WorldTour rankings. The field includes several classics specialists along with some veterans of the GPs. Since their inception in 2010, the Québec City and Montréal events have established a pedigree on...

2014-08-05 23:00:43

Clark's Corner announces the 5th annual Clark's Corner Cycling Challenge and congratulates Chris Horner on a tremendous top 20 finish in the 2014 Tour de France. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Congratulations are in order for Chris Horner, a professional road bike racer from the Sacramento Area, who placed 17th in the recently concluded 2014 Tour de France. Amongst the American’s, Horner placed second, following Tejay Van Garderen. Horner, now 42, has posted some of...

2014-07-28 08:27:13

Italian Passion Combined with Silicon Valley Technology Results in Momentous Win for Global Bike Brand MORGAN HILL, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Italy's Vincenzo Nibali of Team Astana celebrated his first victory at the 2014 Tour de France yesterday, becoming one of only six cyclists to win all three Grand Tours after his victories in the Giro d'Italia in 2013 and the Vuelta a Espana in 2010. A dominating force throughout the race, Nibali and the Astana team rode the all-new...

2014-07-09 04:22:18

HELLERUP, Denmark, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 10 July, when the 6th stage of the Tour de France begins, Sven Siig Moller, CEO of Zen systems, B2B Internet connections provider, and his business partner, Thomas Koster Rasmussen, will be sitting in the team car next to Bjarne Riis, the former professional road bicycle racer who placed first in the 1996 Tour de France, and now manager of UCI ProTour outfit Tinkoff-Saxo. Saxo Bank, the online trading and investment...

2014-06-30 12:30:34

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In just a few short days, Tour de France Grand Depart 2014 will begin. This weekend 22 of the world's top cycling teams will compete across 3 days covering a total of 546km throughout various locations in the UK. There will be 3 stages in the UK including Leeds, Yorkshire and Cambridge before the tour reaches French soil. In France there are a further 18 stages of the tour. The first stage sets off at 11am on Saturday 5th July...

2014-05-22 12:28:29

1,200 Spinners Hit Southern California's South Bay Shores to Cycle for Cancer Charities; Olympians Tony Cruz, Heather Petri, Eric Fonoimoana, 7-time US Ocean Ironman Champion, Craig Hummer and NFL Quarterback, Matt Leinart were among the Celebrity Riders LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raising a half-million dollars is an amazing accomplishment for any fundraising event, but for the award-winning Tour de Pier, it was a dream come true. Held on the Manhattan Beach Pier on...

2013-07-02 23:26:03

Omega Pharma - Quick-Step launches Zentrick-enabled interactive video series to inform and engage fans on social media. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Zentrick Inc. today announced the launch of the Omega Pharma – Quick-Step (OPQS Team) “Tour de France” interactive video series that combines video content with audience engagement and interactive storytelling. “As a major cycling team, we want to provide our fans with the latest information and unique content while finding a...

2013-06-28 23:22:57

The new Polar RC3 Tour de France GPS watch is the official training computer of the 100th anniversary Tour de France which starts this Saturday in Corsica according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. The unit is on sale, over $100 off while supplies last. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The Polar RC3 Tour de France 100th anniversary edition integrated GPS watches are on sale at the very lowest online price to celebrate the Tour de France start this weekend but only at the Heart Rate Watch...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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