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January 2004 - News archive

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Thursday, January 1
First Edition Cycling News - Cyclingnews reader poll: Best Moment of 2003, Somarriba best in Spain, Tonkov: "I'll be back", Macca looks to Bay Classic, Quaranta back in Langkawi, Health Net completes its roster, Glud & Marstrand Horsens complete, Irish Olympic selection criteria Sunday, Tasmanian Rider of the Season 2003-04

Friday, January 2
First Edition Cycling News - Cyclingnews reader poll: Legend of Cycling 2003, Garzelli enjoying married life; No Vini Caldirola for Cassani, Coppi to be remembered, Post-race dispute turns physical at Burnie, Victoria has top women's team for Bay crits, Quick.Step-Davitamon for Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under, Barloworld for Tour de Langkawi, Perth International Cycling Series

Saturday, January 3
First Edition Cycling News - Cyclingnews reader poll: Rider of the Year, Armstrong voted AIPS Athlete of the Year, Ullrich to start in Mallorca, De Cauwer: No sixth Tour for Armstrong, Museeuw to Italy, William Walker wants another Bay crit win, Coppi honoured, Urban to Stevens-Jeantex, New Zealand MTB series kicks off this weekend

Sunday, January 4
First Edition Cycling News - Beloki defends his new team, McGee looks forward to his first Jayco Bay Classic, Ben Berden sick, Meirhaeghe to Vlaanderen 2016,Michel Zanoli cremated, Team Bianchi-ASC Olympia complete, Help send Americans to 'cross World's

Monday, January 5
First Edition Cycling News - Ballerini to meet the judge, Simoni gets ready, Becke still hopes for team pursuit spot, Jayco Bay Classic women's rivalry, Five teams challenge for Asian title in Langkawi, Moritz Chevrolet 2004

Tuesday, January 6
First Edition Cycling News - Hennie Kuiper remembers Zanoli, AIS rider investigated for drugs, Tour of Qatar teams, UCI Cyclo-cross rankings, Chaurreau suffering from mononucleosis, Police team promotes cycling Code of Conduct, Irish Olympic selection criteria announced, Extra sponsor for Saunier Duval, Health Net to Langkawi, Van Haesebroucke back to Navigators, Simpson Desert Cycle Challenge 2004, Burnaby track meet

Wednesday, January 7
First Edition Cycling News - Van Petegem trains in Athens, Vandevelde to Liberty Seguros, U.S. Cyclocross Worlds team named, Belgian federation to meet with Steels' team, AIS probe to wind up at end of month, Carrigan and Day looking to retain Aussie titles, The Meilleur Motard, Selle Italia aim high in Langkawi, Matthew Yates to defend in Trust House Classic, Wildside MTB launched in Tasmania, Cycling Ireland greets the New Year, Bottoli Artoni-Zoccorinese meet, CCB/Volkswagen 2004

Thursday, January 8
First Edition Cycling News - Petacchi and Bettini set goals, Rebellin dreams of Liege, Astarloa to aim for World Cup, Casero gets ready, Jayco Bay Classic news - day one, Illes Balears to continue with Pinarello, Mersey Valley-Devonport Carnival

Friday, January 9
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong to start in Algarve, Creed joins USPS, Webcor signs Dionne, Jayco Bay Classic news - Day two, Happy Birthday Paola Pezzo!, Adelaide ready for European invasion, GP Erik Breukink cancelled, Bik-Powerplate sacks director, No Irish team for Shay Elliot scare, Support Northampton 'crossers, Cycling Tasmania Rider of Season Awards 2003-04, Veloworx and Velo-Fit launch developmental Bicycle Racing Program, BRI Cycling Team, Team Lucky Lounge
Cycling News Flash - Kelme, Domina Vacanze out of Division I

Saturday, January 10
Special Edition Cycling News - Cofidis 2004 team presentation
First Edition Cycling News - Kelme surprised at exclusion, Quick.Step-Davitamon presentation, Mike Creed: USPS "A huge surprise", Aitken out of TDU but still in Bay Classic, Introducing Rory Sutherland, Sprinters head to Qatar, Revolution 2, Deignan goes back to Malaysia, Mountain lion kills cyclist, Cyclingnews featured on SBS TV

Sunday, January 11
First Edition Cycling News - Domina Vacanze looks past exclusion from Division I, Safety net for Kelme, New season start for O'Grady, Irish team complete for Langkawi, Ullrich sidelined, Jayco Bay Classic news, Cyclingnews on SBS TV today

Monday, January 12
First Edition Cycling News - Saiz reaffirms interest in Valverde, Moncassin takes over as Team France head, Jayco Bay Classic gala dinner, Jean-Marie Bruyere killed, Roland Green and Gord Fraser to Langkawi, Athens Twilight seeks memorabilia for 25th Anniversary, 9-5 Race Day #1 Postponed, Terry Precision Women's Team wants riders

Tuesday, January 13
First Edition Cycling News - Wellens to lead Belgians at World's, Slovakian team for 'cross World's, Bettini to represent Italian Championships, Landuyt investigation nearing completion, Astarloza wants to do it again in JCTDU, Canadians at Trust House Classic, Saeco presentation in Turin, Jittery Joe's 2004, Orbitel confirms 2004 lineup, Corey Sweet to ComNet, Ronde van Limburg cancelled, Mountain lion victim remembered
Cycling News Flash - French police raid Cofidis team headquarters

Wednesday, January 14
First Edition Cycling News - Henk Vogels recovering again, Bartoli to try Paris-Roubaix, VDB Hearing January 27, Polish doctor investigated in Rumsas case, Injuries at Ag2R, Decision nears for Dick Lane Velodrome, Team Basis expands in 2004, New US Division III team, CatEye Enduro Team
Cycling News Flash - Sassone arrested in French drugs case

Thursday, January 15
First Edition Cycling News - US Postal confirms lineup, Rabobank team presentation, McGee one step closer to Athens, BankGiroLoterij and Stayer to merge?, Lance and Sheryl go public, Cyclist killed south of Sydney, Memorial Fund for fatality in Mountain Lion Attack, Another sponsor for Saeco, Australia's richest two-day track carnival north of Sydney, Four Bridges of Elgin cancelled
Latest Cycling News - Zoetemelk, Van Moorsel voted as best Dutch cyclists, Ljungskog to strengthen Team S.A.T.S., Spanish team for 'cross World's, Weispfennig heads for Bendigo Madison, Launceston for 2004, Cooma cancelled

Friday, January 16
First Edition Cycling News - Cofidis soigneur charged, Ullrich training again, VDB to start in Qatar, Kelme should start in Division II, Valverde to Saeco?, Ballerini hearing postponed, Peter Schockaert positive, Chocolade Jacques presentation, New Irish superteam, Webcor Women's Cycling Team
Special Edition Cycling News - Phonak 2004 team presentation

Saturday, January 17
First Edition Cycling News - Another big step for Hamilton, UCI Division II teams, Rutkiewicz maintains innocence, UCI anti-doping news: Sun Tour tests negative, Perez suspended, New team director for Bik-Powerplate, Dessel finds perfect sponsor, Lecaër joins Lapierre, 2004, Connacht Training Camp
Special Edition Cycling News - Landbouwkrediet-Colnago gears up for 2004

Sunday, January 18
First Edition Cycling News - Australian Open men's road race preview, Team CSC presented in Italy, Kelme back on track, Ireland earns fourth Olympic spot, Malaysian roster for Tour de Langkawi, Bragazzi suspended, Saeco adds sponsor
Special Edition Cycling News - Fassa Bortolo 2004: Super Silver Team awaits another big year

Monday, January 19
First Edition Cycling News - Cofidis won't pull out of cycling, Crédit Agricole presentation, Cyclo-cross World Cup to change, Team LPR meet, Southam to Amore&Vita, Alpine Tracks/SRAM/RockShox MTB team, Cycling Tasmania Rider of Season update
JCTDU News - the team to beat
JCTDU News - Presenting the JCTDU teams

Tuesday, January 20
First Edition Cycling News - Ullrich back with 'best' T-Mobile, Liège on track for Tour start, Leblanc eyes 2006 departure, Morel out of cyclo-cross World's, BARBOT/GAIA for 2004, Eastside Cycles/Marin, Cricket ace Hookes honoured at TDU, 2004 Nature Valley Grand Prix
JCTDU News - Bradley McGee out of JCTDU
JCTDU News - Renshaw tops Olympic qualifier, Wooldridge's new wheels, Wedding bells for Safe, Big week for new AIS women's road coach

Wednesday, January 21
First Edition Cycling News - More Cofidis riders questioned, Sassone appears in court, Jaksche targets own races, Euskaltel to Ruta del Sol, Olympic MTB qualifications, Lowe to Yeti Cycles, Gears Racing MTB for 2004, IMBA Announces freeriding grants, MajorMotionCycling expands junior team
JCTDU News - Wrong turn Wooldridge, Laidler down, No fish for McGee
Special Edition Cycling News - RAGT Semences-MG Rover 2004: A new sponsor plants its seed

Thursday, January 22
First Edition Cycling News - Vasseur and Gaumont still in custody, Sports Minister to meet French cycling heads, 2004 Tour de Georgia is go, Vuelta a Argentina cancelled, Bruyneel a father, Colavita-Bolla & Team Monex 2004, South Americans to Trust House Cycle Classic, Oceania MTB Championships, Qualifying for U.S. MTB Champs, Dick Lane velodrome saved, Kalahari/Bicycle Sports Team
Special Edition Cycling News - Big Ambitions for big red Saeco train in 2004
JCTDU News - Eisel puts feet on ice, Gilbert achieves his first goal for the season, Puncture spells disaster for Day, Australia struggles with a diminished national team, A.I.S. Women aiming up, Track stars doing it tough, Vogels itching to go

Friday, January 23
First Edition Cycling News - Gaumont's admission, Damage control for French teams, More interrogations for Museeuw, No holding back for Gerolsteiner, New sponsors for USPS, CSC and Cervélo, Ofoto Cycling Team, Surgery for Micha de Vries, 29th Vuelta Ciclista a Cuba, America's Cycling Team wants rider for Cuba
Regional Cycling News - Revolution 2 this weekend, New North American women's racing series, Small increase in funding for Cycling Ireland, Mayo Wheelers looking ahead, World Champ jersey auction for Children's Cancer Institute, New addition for Sweet and Coleman, American Heritage/Whole Foods Cycling Team (HRRC)
JCTDU News - Remorseful Kirsipuu pipped on the post, Clarke misses his chance, Australian Tour de France team is viable, Rex disqualified for hanging on
Latest Cycling News - Chris Witty retires from Cycling, Museeuw's blood tests negative

Saturday, January 24
First Edition Cycling News - Euskaltel, Alessio-Bianchi and Relax-Bodysol presentations, Palmans and Relax for Langkawi, Teams announced for Trofeo Laigueglia, German team for Cyclo-cross World's, Yeti Cycles MTB team
Special Edition Cycling News - USPS team launch: “How can I possibly be the favourite?” asks Armstrong
JCTDU News - Gilbert gets another jersey, Tiralongo puts Panaria on the podium at last, Aggression pays off for Ten Dam, Wanted: A job for Hilton, Jamieson wants to be second, No zebras here, just bronchitis, Women urge organisers to continue Advertiser Series with JCTDU
Latest Cycling News - Armstrong builds momentum in Georgia

Sunday, January 25
First Edition Cycling News - Saunier Duval-Prodir seeks success for first season, Vasseur speaks, Valverde confirmed to 2007, Moreau's pre-season hex, CSC Set for first races, O'Brien lands freeride racing deal, Lehigh Valley Velodrome 2004 schedule, Northwest Juniors Racing Series
JCTDU News - Composites of the winning team: Helping out "Big Daddy", The other jersey winners, Two champion pursuit squads

Monday, January 26
First Edition Cycling News - Health Net looking fit for 2004, UCI health test extended to blood transfusions, ASO reiterates doping stance, Vandenbroucke's car burned, America's Cycling Team presented by UPMC, Shelby Criterium cancelled, 2nd Tour d'Afrique

Tuesday, January 27
First Edition Cycling News - Cofidis saga no headache for Migraine, Albizu confirms with Euskaltel, Formaggi Pinzolo and Barloworld admitted to Division II, 17th Trust House Cycle Classic, New Irish MTB licence for 2004, UCI coaching course in Ireland, Riders wanted for US team

Wednesday, January 28
First Edition Cycling News - Ag2r-Prévoyance team presentation, Scanlon seeks steady progression, Verbruggen rejects 'Cofidis affair', Vandenbroucke faces trial, De Cauwer counts on Wellens, Moreau on the trainer, Big sponsor for Central Coast Track Open
Special Edition Cycling News - team presentation

Thursday, January 29
First Edition Cycling News - Heras modest but confident, Liberty Seguros out of Andalucia, Gaumont: "I'm not a dealer", FFC Rejects Gaumont's claims, Rutkiewicz suspended, Vandenbroucke's brave face, World Cup consolation for Domina Vacanze, Paumier joins Auber

Friday, January 30
First Edition Cycling News - Who will challenge the Belgian armada?, McGee sees success with development program, Illes Balears presentation, UCI Closes Division II registration, Semi-professional arrested in France, Konyshev arrested in Italy, TDS-Schwalbe enters sophomore year

Saturday, January 31
First Edition Cycling News - Belgians are the cross favourites, UCI vote on 2007 and 2008 World's, Cipollini to miss Olympics, focus on Giro, ASO president supports two year ban, Lampre aiming high in Langkawi, Alex Zülle ambitious, Division III for Flanders?, Kalev Chocolate Team-Merida presentation, Roche and Orwell Team, FBD Milk Ras remembers Jonker, Liam Collins' record ratified, UCI doping news