Archive for March 3rd, 2008
1 March, 2008 – The Cervélo-Lifeforce Pro Cycling Team with Kristin Armstong successfully defended the overall lead in the fourth stage of the “Women’s Tour of New Zealand”. Armstrong is now 11 seconds ahead of Oenone Wood (AUS, Team High Road) in the overall ranking. Wood won the Miramar Circuit over the race distance of 124 km in a sprint ahead of Rochelle Gilmore and Ina Yoko Teutenberg. Together with her team Cervélo-Lifeforce Kristin Armstrong controlled the race and protected with the 12th place the overall lead.
Tomorrow the fifth and sixth stage of “Women’s Tour of New Zealand” will take place and bring the decision of the overall winner – the fifth stage is a time trial race over 7 km and the sixth stage is a road race over 35 km. Continue Reading »
28 February, 2008 – The 34-year-old American Kristin Armstrong from Cervélo-Lifeforce Pro Cycling Team won the most difficult stage of the „Women’s Tour of New Zealand“ and took over the lead in the overall ranking with 21 seconds ahead of Oenone Wood (AUS, Team High Road). In an exciting and challenging competition over a distance of 125 km, six mountains and a final climb, Armstong showed a Continue Reading »
Ciaran Power from Waterford and David O’Loughlin from Cong were team mates for many years with the American outfit, Navigators Insurance.
Last Autumn both decided that it was time to return home from the USA.
Around the same time, an uncle of David, Declan O’Loughlin’s firm Pezula, decided to sponsor a team with both Ciaran and David being the anchor men.
Both cyclists now represent Pezula Racing and their main task is to get to Beijing to represent Ireland at the Olympic Games next August i Ciaran who finished in the top 20 in the last Olympics Road Race in Athens 2004 is building towards selection again for the road race. Continue Reading »
Pictures by John Pierce, PhotoSport International.