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Tour de Taiwan 2008 Shawn Milne watch his back
Tour de Taiwan 2007 Overall Winner Shawn Milne watching his back during Tour de Taiwan 2008 Stage 5. Picture by Greg Chang, PhotoSport International.

Tour de Taiwan 2008 Stage 5 Shawn Milne
Stage 5 Stage Winner Shawn Milne Team Type 1 USA. Picture by Greg Chang, PhotoSport International.

Stage Winner: Shawn Milne, Team Type 1 3:16:32

General Individual Classification (Yellow Jersey): John Murphy, The Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented b 12:14:26

General Individual Classification for Asian Rider (Blue Jersey): Taiji Nishitani 12:14:36

General Individual Classification for Local Rider (White Jersey): Lai Kuan Hua 12:14:59

General Classification for Point (Green Jersey): John Murphy, The Health Net Pro Cycling Team Presented b 67pts

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Pictures by John Pierce, PhotoSport International

Levi Leipheimer
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BANDAR PENAWAR (13 Feb, 2008) – Alberto Loddo exploded into Bandar Penawar to take Stage Five of Le Tour de Langkawi 2008 as Malaysia’s Anuar Manan floundered in the intermediate sprints to relinquish the sprinter’s green jersey to Aurlien Clerc.

Le Tour de Langkawi - LTdL 2008 Stage 5 Alberto Loddo

The win for Loddo of the Tinkoff Credit System was a sort of reply from the Italian following Danilo Hondo’s win in Stage Four yesterday and where after today, the score stood at one stage win each for the prolific sprinters. Continue Reading »

Stage 5 – Johor Bahru – Bandar Penawar, stage finishing by Alberto Loddo and interview with Aurlien Clerc, the new green jersey holder:

The crash at the end of Stage 5 at the Tour of Qatar 2008 and the final sprint:

Convincing performance by the MILRAM duo on the longest stage on the Persian Gulf

Dortmund, 31 January 2008.   The fifth stage of the Tour of Qatar (27.01.-01.02. / UCI 2.1) was again one for the sprinters around favorite  Tom Boonen.  Many riders tried their luck on the 170 kilometer longest stage between Al Khor Academy and Al Khor Corniche, causing an unsettled race.   But the peloton managed to hold things together until after 110 km a 42-rider strong group formed, among which were MILRAM’s Ralf Grabsch, Marco Velo and Alberto Ongarato.

Things were happening right from the beginning today.  There were constant attacks, and numerous small groups, who wanted to prevent another mass sprint finish, tried to get away,“ said MILRAM’s Ralf Grabsch.  „But the peloton didn’t let anyone really get away.  In the end I was in the big leading group with Marco Velo and Alberto Ongarato and we did  our share of the work.“ Continue Reading »

Action and interviews from stage 5 of the Tour Down Under — the toughest day of the tour.
Featuring Phil Liggett, stage winner and overall leader Andre Greipel, and British rider Jeremy Hunt.

Source: TDU Website

Germany’s Andre Griepel stomped on hopes of a local win to celebrate Australia Day when he claimed his third stage victory to take over the lead in the Tour Down Under.

The Team High Road cyclist sprinted home in a time of 3hr26min46sec edging out Australian Allan Davis (Australia-UniSA) and Spaniard Jose Benitez (Saunier Duval) after a 147 kilometre stage through the McLaren Vale wine growing region on South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula. His win has moved him to the top of the classification with a seven second buffer over Davis in second place. Spain’s Jose Rojas (Caisse d’Epargne) is sitting in third overall, 20 seconds off the race lead. Continue Reading »