Category Archives: Parigi-Nizza

Final in Nice: Rui Costa 2nd in the GC despite a crash

A short (128 km, start and arrival in Nice) but with an interesting course profile (three Kom of 2nd category and two Kom of 1st category, included Col d’Eze at … Continue reading

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Rui Costa, double second place: in the stage and in the overall ranking

LAMPRE-MERIDA acts in every stage efficiently, showing a perfect general fit of its riders. Rui Costa (photo Bettini) races in an authoritative way and he’s always in the head of … Continue reading

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Rui Costa, just few meters to the victory: Betancur is faster

Twenty meters divided Rui Costa (photo Bettini) and the first seasonal victory. The world champion had to give up his success aims when Betancur overtook him at few meters to … Continue reading

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Niemiec tried an attack, Rui Costa climbed to the 12th place of the ranking

The 5th stage of Paris-Nice offered a short course (153 km from Creches sur Saone to Rive de Gier) with three Kom of 3rd category and one Kom of 1st … Continue reading

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Rui Costa, safe day thanks also to his team mates

Narrow roads, wind changes: riders had to face today too these difficulties in the second stage of Paris-Nice, 205 km from Rambouillet to Saint Georges sur Baulche. Rui Costa had … Continue reading

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Wackermann 7th in a stage full of crashes

The importance of relying on experienced and harmonious domestique gave Rui Costa the opportunity of avoiding troubles in the 1st stage of Paris-Nice (162,5 km, start and arrival in Mantes … Continue reading

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Rui Costa about Paris-Nice and Tour de France

Second part of the interview with Rui Costa (first part at the address http://www.teamlampremerida.com/en/2014/03/le-impressioni-del-campione-del-mondo-in-esclusiva/). PARIS-NICE 8. Which are your aims for this race? I don’t have a lot of experience … Continue reading

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Exclusive talk with the world champion

In few days it will be Paris-Nice time and cycling fans will be able to admire the world champion in action. Following a very good start of the season, Rui … Continue reading

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Paris-Nice, Ulissi 7th in the final classification, Scarponi was 8th in the stage

Very good performances by Ulissi and Scarponi in the climbing time trial that ended Paris-Nice, 9,6 km from Nice to Col d’Eze. LAMPRE-MERIDA young rider was 7th, covering the course … Continue reading

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Paris Nice, Scarponi and Ulissi continue in tandem in the first 10 positions.

It talked about Australian the 5th stage of Paris-Nice with the expected climb finish of La Montagne de la Lure, the race was won by Richie Porte that preceded Menchov … Continue reading

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Parigi Nizza 4th stage: Ulissi at 5th place in final sprint, Scarponi pounding in climb.

Continue the positive signals shown in yesterday’s stage at Paris-Nice by Ulissi and Scarponi. In the 4th fraction Team Lampre Merida claimed his captains escorting them in an excellent position … Continue reading

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Paris-Nice, Ulissi and Scarponi in the main group

Selective stage in Paris-Nice, 170,5 km from Chatel Guyon to Brioude. The key moment of the race, Cote de Mauvagnat (2nd category, 2,6 km at 15 km to go), gave … Continue reading

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Rubén Plaza joins LAMPRE-MERIDA

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In view of 2015 season, LAMPRE-MERIDA looks at the Spain in order to strenghten the roster and, in particular, to add a valuable man to the group of cyclists that … Continue reading

Rui Costa, still a champion: h...

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Amazing team performance by LAMPRE-MERIDA in Il Lombardia (254 km, Como-Bergamo) and the confirmation by Rui Costa that he’s a top rider. In his first appearance without the rainbow jersey, … Continue reading

Thanks Damiano for the 10 years

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Damiano Cunego decade, ten years in blu-fuchsia. After reaching the goal of the decade, the cycling roads of LAMPRE-MERIDA and Cunego will divide: the 2014 as the last season in … Continue reading