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Team MILRAM with three youngsters in the Top Ten after a strong race

Dortmund, 07 February 2008.  The Team MILRAM youngsters around Peter Velits gave a strong performance at the end of the „Intaka Tech’s World View Challenge“ (February 2-7 /UCI 1.1) on Thursday.  The Slovakian U23 World Champion, along with teammates Luca Barla, Markus Eichler and Christian Kux, joined a 25-rider strong escape group shortly after the start of the race. The 22 year-old Velits made a final break just a few kilometers before the finish line, and only four riders could follow him.  The closing sprint went to Manuel Quinziato (Team Liquigas) ahead of MILRAM’s Peter Velits and Christian Pfannberger (Team  Barloworld).  Markus Eichler (7th), Luca Barla (10th) and Christian Kux (17th) rounded out the good results for the German ProTour team. Continue Reading »

Dortmund, 06 February 2008. After three podium places in the first three races of the „Intaka Tech World’s View Challenge“ (02-07 February / UCI 1.1), Team MILRAM missed a top ten finish in the fourth race. The young riders (average age: 23.5 years) of the German ProTour team were in a good position shortly before the finale, but couldn’t use it to their advantage in the mass sprint. The day’s win after 133,5 km, like that of the last race two days ago, went to Robert Hunter (Team Barloworld), ahead of South African Christoff Van Heerden (Konica Minolta) and their landsman Juan Van Heerden (MTN Cycling Team). The best finishers for Team MILRAM were Björn Schröder and U23 World Champion Peter Velits as 15th and 17th. Continue Reading »

Team MILRAM youngsters with strong performance at the World’s View Challenge in South Africa

Dortmund, 03. February 2008. Team MILRAM’s young riders continued to prove their good early season form in the second race of the „Intaka Tech World’s View Challenge“ (02.-07. February / UCI 1.1). Led by the Ukrainian Andrey Grivko, the German ProTour team put its mark on the 127,4 km around Peitermaritzburg. The 24 year-old couldn’t follow the final attack by Italian Leonardo Betagnolli (Team Liquigas), only a few km before the finish line, and finished in second place as he did the day before. Third place went to the South African David George (MTN Cycling Team). Also in the top ten was MILRAM young pro Christian Kux, who finished the race as sixth. Continue Reading »