Road Cycling Articles by Date

June 2011

  • Champion Vision: Oakley Global Star Cyclists Set to Shine at 2011 Tour de France, Poised to Continue Winning Tradition

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew de Lara

    The past decade of Tour de France podium stars have had one common denominator. Championship vision. So it’s no surprise that a huge portion of Cycling’s elite have trusted Oakley’s patented technologies to help take them to the pinnacle of the sport. With Oakley-equipped athletes gracing the podium for each of the past 10 years of the Tour, a winning tradition has been established for the World’s best rocking the O for performance. And our team is poised to continue the tradition…big time…this year in France.

  • Road to France: Leopard Trek Cyclist Linus Gerdemann Dazzles at the Skoda Tour de Luxembourg

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew de Lara

    Team Leopard Trek owned its rivals in Luxembourg City. The Oakley-sponsored team nearly bagged the final stage at the Skoda Tour de Luxembourg with Frank Schleck eventually ending up with second. But the glory was ultimately theirs, as Linus Gerdemann would take it home following a bold stage two triumph and the overall victory.

  • Road to the TDF: Oakley Cyclist Bradley Wiggins Triumphs at Critérium du Dauphiné

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Bradley Wiggins’ track to potential glory at the Tour de France kicked off in…well, France. Although fellow Oakley Athlete Joaquim Rodriguez claimed the final stage at Critérium du Dauphiné, it was Bradley who would take the overall victory with a one minute and 26 second advantage over yet another fellow O cyclist, Cadel Evans.

  • Road to France: Star Cyclist Levi Leipheimer Claims Victory at the Tour of Switzerland

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    It didn’t look like he was gonna’ take it. But Oakley Star Cyclist Levi Leipheimer clipped rival Damiano Cunego for a grand overall victory at the Tour de Suisse after charging back from a two-minute deficit in the final stage’s individual time trial. Finishing off in 31 hours, 45 minutes, 2 seconds, he edged the yellow jersey-holding Cunego, who finished four seconds behind. With the successful result, Levi moves into the Top 20. Fellow Oakley athlete Fabian Cancellara smashed his way to his own win around the 20-mile circuit in the ninth stage – complementing an impressive time trial triumph on the first day.