The Week That Was...

News & Results

08/16/2004| 0 comments
by Ian Melvin

The Week That Was...

Ian comments on the happenings in the world of cycling.

have all signed up until the end of 2006.  The team has also signed neo-pro Sascha Urweider for two years.


Damiano Zoffoli, mayor of Cesenatico, the hometown of the late Marco Pantani, has announced that a statue will be erected in honor of the Italian climbing sensation.  "Marco was a part of our lives and we do not want to forget him," said Zoffoli.  The 3m tall statue will be stood in an open space within the town.


Finally this week, congratulations to Australian Brad McGee on the birth of his second child, Rory John McGee, who was born on August 11.  McGee left the Australian Olympic track training camp in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>
to rush home to see his wife, Sharni, and new son, before rushing back to finalize his preparations for
.  Congratulations Brad and Sharni from us all at


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Enjoy the Games and we?ll catch up, same time, same place, next week. Until then, as always, keep it rubber side down.




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