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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-08-05

Nice! RT CTS Coach @Deangolich: @erindensham said I can BORROW this whenever I want! http://t.co/wUdTn6jf # RT CTS Coach @jimlehman: Top of Columbine with @battista62 and Eric the hammer. #readyforLT100 http://t.co/2HZe3ZzE # Another weekend, another win! RT @CameronChambers: Keeping it rolling. Pro XC top spot at Winter Park race 6 http://t.co/R5vGz9Ct # RT @reneeeastman: Solid…

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Posted: August 5, 2012

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-07-29

Great job gentlemen! RT @HincapieDevo: On a roll! @Ty_Magner and @aldermartz placed 1st and 2nd tonight in High Point. http://t.co/A8XsLHh4 # RT CTS Coach @danielmatheny: BOOM @tnsadle of @HoneyStinger | @Bontrager taking 2nd in @LaramieEnduro in 5:46 #bringitLT100 # There's just no stopping CTS Athlete Services pro @CameronChambers: Top Step! http://t.co/lA5dIV8o # Well, Chris didn't…

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Posted: July 29, 2012

Author: CTS

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Weekend Reading: How to win the Olympic Road Race.

The Olympics are here again! For cyclists, the excitement starts immediately because the Road Race is today! Pretty much everyone is trying to figure out how to beat the British Dream Team, but I would caution that racing against one specific team or rider is often a bad plan. You can’t go into a race…

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Triathlon Training: Comfort Begets Speed

By Chris Carmichael Take a look at the transition area at any Ironman race and you’ll see some of the latest and greatest technology available and used by amateur athletes around: carbon-fiber bikes designed in wind tunnels, tear drop aero helmets, specially cut wet suits and lab-tested sports drinks and nutrition. Everything’s designed to make…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-07-22

RT @Coach_AP: CTS athlete @sarianderson crushed it @ 12 Hrs of Snowmass! 10 laps for the women's win & 5th overall http://t.co/fEtMMN2y” # Congrats to Tejay Van Garderen on clinching the white jersey as best young rider at the #tdf2012 And of course congrats to Wiggins! # RT @TTR_Malia: So many #tasty options! Thanks @CTSCoachLindsay…

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Posted: July 22, 2012

Author: CTS

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2012 Tour de France, Stage 18: Cagey Cavendish Has Gold On His Mind

By Chris Carmichael This article was also posted on pezcyclingnews.com, where Chris will be posting a handful of updates during the 2012 Tour de France. – Ed.) Today’s time trial will no doubt be fun to watch, but barring disaster I doubt it will have much – if any – impact on the positions of the…

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2012 Tour de France, Rest Day 2: Two Days in the Pyrenees

By Chris Carmichael This article was also posted on pezcyclingnews.com, where Chris will be posting a handful of updates during the 2012 Tour de France. – Ed.) As the peloton rests today in the foothills of the Pyrenees, the Tour de France is getting set for Act 3. We saw the chaotic flat stages and decisive…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-07-15

RT @jasonkoop: I'll take a 4 hr PR at #hr100 Congrats to @HalKoerner for the win! Great performance by CTS athlete Dakota Jones for third. # Now that's a trophy! RT @moniquepua: 2nd Place today at Missoula Pro XCT… And congrats to Brendan on his 10th place! http://t.co/nqli8hMo # Great kit, Champ! RT @Ty_Magner: Sweet!!!…

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Posted: July 15, 2012

Author: CTS

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Weekend Reading: Did Bradley Wiggins Take Yellow Too Early?

We’re roughly two weeks into the Tour de France, and through Stage 12 Bradley Wiggins of Team Sky has a vice grip on the yellow jersey. Earlier this week one of our athletes asked whether it was smart for Wiggins to have captured the yellow jersey on Stage 7. Was it too early? Was the…

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2012 Tour de France, Stage 12: The Winning Breakaway That Nearly Wasn’t

By Chris Carmichael This article was also posted on pezcyclingnews.com, where Chris will be posting a handful of updates during the 2012 Tour de France. – Ed.) For the riders in the Tour de France who don’t have a prayer when it comes to winning a sprint stage or a stage in the high mountains, Stage…

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