May 9, 1993 |
Sean Yates of Britain powered to a strategic stage victory, while Dutchman Jelle Nijdam retained his race lead in the third stage of the Tour DuPont bicycle race. Yates, who rides for Motorola, surged past Roy Knickman of Boulder, Colo., and Jim Copeland of Winston-Salem, N.C., with about 2 1/2 miles left before completing the 115.7-mile Port Deposit to Hagerstown, Md., road race in 5 hours 6 minutes 46 seconds.
August 11, 1986 |
Alan McCormack of the Killian's Red Irish Team sprinted into the lead with 200 yards to go Sunday to win the San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Criterium of the Coors International bicycle race. McCormack, 29, had an official time of 1 hour 30 minutes 22 seconds in the 45-lap, 39.6 mile event. Teun Van Vliet, 24, of the Holland Professional Team was second followed by American Roy Knickman, 21, of the Levi's Team.
August 17, 1987 |
Davis Phinney led his 7-Eleven teammates to a second consecutive sweep in the Coors International Bicycle race in Sunday's 60-mile race through the streets of this posh resort. It was the 12th stage for the men, who began the series in Hawaii on Aug. 5, and the second stage for the women, who began on Saturday. "We really wanted to demoralize everybody," said Phinney, of Boulder, Colo. "It was like riding with a train."