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Snerf's slant: The 2005 Nicole Freedman Diary

Sprinter, 2000 Olympian and a founder of the Ford-Basis women's team, Nicole Freedman - known as Snerf to her friends - is one of the US circuit's great characters. She, along with her Stanford sharpened-wit, is back as a Cyclingnews diarist in 2005. Her goal? Ride 30 hours a week, travel the world and lie exhausted on a couch!

Latest entry: August 1: Climbing on the podiums across the US

2005 entries

  • August 1: Climbing on the podiums across the US
  • June 22: Three wins in two weeks, and a little from the mouths of babes
  • May 5: The Coast with the most: Ford-Basis finishes up West Coast tour
  • February 8: Sometime this off-season

2004 entries

  • September 13: Why can't we race the kids? - Basis Wins the Atlanta 10K
  • August 17: A knee from victory - Basis takes second at Manhattan Beach GP
  • August 9: Breaking news... Basis wins Cascade Twilight Criterium
  • May 18: Basis continues podium streak at the Joe Martin Stage Race
  • May 15: 'Tis the season to be sneezy
  • April round-up: Basis Steps Up To the Podium at Gila and Bisbee
  • April 25: "We got fourth!" at the Tour de Berne
  • April 22: Countdown to Berne
  • March flashback: Team Basis tackles the California racing series
  • April 15: A side trip to Israel
  • April 9-11: Racing in the Netherlands
  • April 4-7: Flanders & waiting
  • March 16-28: Meeting the team & racing in Europe
  • February: Introduction & a trip Down Under

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