Category Archives: Saxo Bank

Evans holds off Contador to win stage four

Today’s course looked like a roller coaster on paper and given the steepness of the final climb the GC favorites were sure to make today’s stage decisive. A small breakaway of five riders got away early and took the intermediate … Continue reading

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Garmin Cervelo storm to victory – God of thunder in yellow

Since forming his Garmin Cervelo team, Johnathan Vaughters has dreamed of winning the Tour de France team time trial and today the dream became reality. The high octane squad stormed to victory led by strong man, Thor Hushovd who is … Continue reading

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Contador receives one year ban – stripped of 2010 Tour title

Cycling News is reporting that the Spanish Cycling Federation has suspended three-time, now two-time, Tour de France winner Alberto Contador for one year. Contador will be stripped of his 2010 Tour victory which will make Andy Schleck the new champion. … Continue reading

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Cancellara to join the Schlecks?

Cycling News is speculating that time trial world champion Fabian Cancellara will join the Schleck brothers on their new Luxembourg based cycling team. Both BMC and Team Sky were also rumored to be in the mix to sign Spartacus but … Continue reading

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Riis & Saxo Bank sign Contador

Bjarne Riis made two big announcements today: Saxo Bank has agreed to stay on with Sungard as a sponsor with Specialized bikes remaining as bike sponsor. He also confirmed speculation that he has inked three-time Tour de France winner, Alberto … Continue reading

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