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Van Avermaet takes opening stage

As he stayed with the peloton in Tuesday's opening stage of the Tour of Utah, Greg Van Avermaet of Belgium was waiting for a place to kick his bike into another gear. Once the final three-lap sprint came around, it was all the BMC team racer needed. With crowds cheering along the final stretch, Van Avermaet beat Australian Michael Matthews to the finish line over the final...
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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

US rider on track to set Tour de France record

George Hincapie is the last American to wear the yellow jersey, and is about to become the first rider to start the Tour de France 17 times. The 39-year-old rider has played a key role in nine Tours during 19-year career, including all seven of Lance Armstrong's titles. On Saturday, when this year's race starts in Belgium, the 6-foot-3 New Yorker will try to help defending...
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June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Hincapie to retire after 2012

Five-time Olympian and Tour de France veteran George Hincapie will retire from cycling after the 2012 season, bringing to a close one of the most successful careers by an American rider. Hincapie, who turns 39 on June 29, announced his decision in a statement Monday. The affable, understated Hincapie was a longtime aide for Lance Armstrong during the mountain stages of the Tour...
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June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

APNewsBreak: Cyclist Hincapie to retire after 2012

The Associated Press has learned that five-time Olympian and Tour de France veteran George Hincapie plans to retire from competitive cycling after the 2012 racing season. Hincapie, who turns 39 on June 29, was expected to announce his decision Monday. The American rider was a longtime aide for Lance Armstrong, helping him to win each of his seven Tour de France titles. Hincapie...
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June 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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