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March 15/00 1:28 am - Tirreno-Adriatico, Bastion Square, Missing Canadian, Birthdays

Posted by Editor on 03/15/00

Tirreno-Adriatico, Italy

Stage 8 - San Benedetto d Tronto 166 km

1. Romans Vainsteins (Let) Vini Caldirola 4:34:52
2. Mario Cipollini (Ita) Saeco
3. Lars Michalsen (Den) FdJ
4. Erik Zabel (Ger) Telekom
5. Jeroen Blijlevens (Ned) Polti
6. Marcus Zberg (Sui) Rabobank
7. Gabriele Balducci (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
8. Andreas Klier (Ger) Farm Frites
9. Thor Hushvod (Nor) Credit Agricole
10. Robert Hunter (RSA) Lampre all s.t.

21. Oscar Freire (Esp) Mapei
36. Abraham Olano (Esp) ONCE
42. Michael Boogerd (Ned) Rabobank
93. Laurent Jalabert (Fra) ONCE
97. Johan Museeuw (Bel) Mapei
105. Oskar Camenzind (Sui) Lampre all s.t.
DNS Jan Ullrich (Ger)
DNS Michele Bartoli (Ita)

Final GC

1. Abraham Olano (Esp) ONCE 33:17:36
2. Jan Hruska (Cze) Vitalicio at 0:10
3. Carlos Dominguez (Esp) Vitalicio 0:18
4. Laurent Jalabert (Fra) ONCE 0:38
5. Marco Serpellini (Ita) Lampre 0:46
6. Jens Voigt (Ger) Credit Agricole 0:52
7. Marc Wauters (Bel) Rabobank 0:55
8. David Romero Plaza (Esp) Liquigas 1:02
9. Gabriele Colombo (Ita) Cantina Tollo 1:04
10. Romans Vainsteins (Let) Vini Caldirola 1:23

11. Michael Boogerd (Ned) Rabobank 1:26
12. Davide Rebellin (Ita) Liquigas 1:31
13. Oscar Freire (Esp) Mapei 1:33
27. Pascal Richard (Sui) Linda McCArtney 3:00
37. Erik Zabel (Ger) Telekom 4:05
41. Johan Museeuw (Bel) Mapei 4:51
48. Oscar Camenzind (Sui) Lampre 6:01

Bastion Square - Victoria, B.C.

Gear up for the Bastion Square Cycling Festival through the streets of Victoria (British Columbia, Canada), May 26 - May 28. The festival includes the Mt. Doug Hill Climb, May 26; Mt. Tolmie Road Race and Community Ride (47K or 86K), May 27 and the Bastion Square Grand Prix, May 28.

The 47K or 86K Community Ride gives participants the chance to ride alongside some of Canada's finest as they prepare for the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Register online at (coming soon) or pick up an entry form at bike stores everywhere.

For more information call (250) 360-BIKE

A Missing Canadian

We inadvertently left out a Canadian rider from our results for the Redlands Classic - Nicole Gingles. In our defence, she was listed as an American (as were a number of other Canadian riders), and we didn't catch it. Nicole, who rides for, finished 40th overall, 17:33 down.

Craig Demars sent in a brief précis of Nicloe's career:

She is from Canmore, Alberta but is currently residing in Eugene,OR - still a Canadian citizen. She raced for Safeway/Saturn, a local NW team last year. She won the state championships last year, the 2nd time in 3 years. She was 11th in the Canadian National ITT last year and 10th in the crit (dropped out of the rode race). Also has placed well in Tour of Willamette, her best a 13th, I think, 3 years ago. This year, she will be doing most of the U.S. national circuit, H-P (for the 2nd time), and Canadian nationals again.

Mississauga Midweek Series
(courtesy Peter McCaffery)

Have just signed contract with La Bicicletta for sponsorship of both the Monday and Tuesday events for the next three years. The races will be called: "La Bicicletta Novice Series" and "La Bicicletta Midweek Criterium Series". Format and times will be the same as last year except that the criteriums will move to Tuesday nights. The location will probably be the same but may change. I'll keep you posted on this. First events will be Monday 18th. and Tuesday 19th. of April.

Happy Birthday To...

National road team member Charles Dionne (today) and mountain bike pro Chrissy Redden (tomorrow).


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