AMBER NEBEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Time trial world champion Amber Neben signs for Virtu Pro-Véloconcept

Amber Neben will ride in the colours of Virtu Pro-Véloconcept Women in 2017, moving on from the BePink squad. The 41-year-old won her second world time trial title in 2016 after her 2008 victory and will join compatriot and fellow time trialist Carmen Small on the Danish squad now owned by former WorldTour manager Bjarne Riis and his business partner Lars Seier.   "I am excited...
Via Cycling News
December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

US rider Neben wins women's world time trial for 2nd time

DOHA, Qatar (AP) American cyclist Amber Neben won the women's world time trial title for the second time Tuesday. The 41-year-old Neben finished the 28.9-kilometer circuit in 36 minutes, 37.04 seconds at the Road World Championships in Doha. Ellen van Dijk of the Netherlands took the silver medal after finishing six seconds slower than Neben, and Katrin Garfoot of Australia was...
Via Associated Press
October 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Neben compensates for Olympic Games disappointment with Worlds time trial victory

Déjà vu all over again. After a summer spent waiting for an arbitration panel to rule on her unsuccessful appeal to be selected on the United States team for the Rio 2016 Olympics, Amber Neben found herself fretting over another verdict in the women's time trial at the UCI Road World Championships in Doha on Tuesday afternoon. The fastest of the day's early starters, Neben spent...
Via Cycling News
October 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Van Dijk: I would have loved to take the rainbow stripes but I couldn't

Ellen van Dijk’s silver medal was tinged with a bit of disappointment after she came so close to a second rainbow jersey in the elite women time trial at the UCI Road World Championships. Van Dijk (Netherlands) missed out by just six seconds to another former world champion in Amber Neben (United States). "I wouldn’t say I’m happy with it, but I can say that I’m satisfied...
Via Cycling News
October 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Small, Neben lose arbitration cases over US Olympic spots

USA Cycling confirmed late Wednesday afternoon that Carmen Small and Amber Neben have lost their respective appeals over the governing body's Olympic selections. An arbitrator upheld USA Cycling’s selections for the 2016 Olympic Games Women's individual time trial. "The arbitrator held that USA Cycling's Selection Committee followed its Selection Procedures and fairly applied...
Via Cycling News
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss
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