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VM Press Conference held in Copenhagen on Friday

Thor Hushovd and Edvald Boassen Hagen. Photo: Dag W. Grundseth

Tactics, particularly what will happen in a mass sprint, was the hottest topic at Friday's press meeting with the Norwegian World Cup team. The contrast to previous championships was tremendous at the press conference. Norwegian riders have largely been left alone, at least by the international press. The contrast to previous championships was tremendous at the press ...

Tour de France Wednesday results

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Boasson Hagen wins 17th stage Wednesday, in Gap, France 17th stage: 111.2 miles in the Alps from Gap to Pinerolo, Italy, with five climbs, including a Categorie 1 climb to the ski resort of Sestriere, Italy and Categorie 2 climbs before and after 1. Edvald Boasson Hagen, Norway, Sky Procycling, 4 hours, 18 minutes, 0 seconds. 2. Bauke ...

Boasson Hagen aims for gold

Edvald Boasson Hagen

Cyclist hopes for World Cup gold “If all goes well, I can probably fight to the very top,” said Edvald Boasson Hagen to NRK as he prepared to fly to Australia for the World Cup. The World Cup takes place place in Melbourne, Australia Sept. 29- Oct. 3. The Norwegian cycling team stood at the check-in desk ...

Cycling in the North Norwegian coastline

With a view to the mountains and fjords is the trip to Kjerringøy a worthy candidate in the ranking of the most beautiful bike ride. Photo: Knut Rindahl / NRK

Enjoy the beautiful scenery Nordland by bicycle. Join the old trading post on Kjerringøy. Starting from Bodø take the trip to Kjerringøy second candidate in the selection of the most beautiful bike ride. With a view to the sea and mountains Along the quiet asphalt roads, the trip offers views of both ocean and mountains. A customizable piece of ...

Cycling: Crowds flock to salute king of Norway

Photo: www.highroadsports.com / Team Columbia.

Edvald Boasson Hagen sealed overall victory in the eight-day Tour of Britain that ended in front of huge crowds in central London on Sept. 19. It was Columbia-HTC's 82nd win of the 2009 season. The 22-year-old Norwegian finished safely in the peloton at the end of the final 92km stage. He won overall by 23 seconds after taking four ...

Cycling: Edvald Boasson Hagen wins again

Team Columbia-HTC again dominated the racing at the Tour of Britain on Thursday, with Edvald Boasson Hagen winning his fourth consecutive stage in Bideford, writes the American team on its website. The longest stage in this year’s race headed into the hills of Somerset and Devon for 183km of hard racing. Five riders went on the ...