• Oakley Is Poised To Continue Massive Presence At 2012 Tour de France With Cycling Stars and Innovative Product

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    Posted almost 2 years ago by John Ohail

    If you’ve paid any attention to the Tour de France in your life time, you’ve seen no shortage of Oakley cyclists topping the podium at the most prestigious road cycling race on the planet. You’ve seen innovative product that not only looks fast and sleek, but provides the world’s greatest cyclists with the best possible eye protection. This year’s Tour will be no different.

  • Glory in France: Cadel Evans Emerges as Tour de France Champion, Seals Yellow Jersey in Stage 20

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    Posted over 2 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    The dying words of his late coach were more than likely at the top of his mind. Oakley star cyclist Cadel Evans fulfilled the dream of his coach Aldo Sassi this weekend – claiming the Yellow Jersey in Stage 20 on his way to an overall Tour de France Championship triumph. The Aussie standout, the first of his country to claim the ultra-prestigious honor, closed out what had been one of the most intensely dramatic races in years by trampling a 57-second deficit to fellow Oakley star Andy Schleck (Leopard Trek).

  • Stage Triumph: Cadel Evans Claims Fourth Stage Victory, Thor Hushovd Keeps Yellow Jersey

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    Posted almost 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    O riders are continuing their charge. Star Cyclist Cadel Evans held off defending champion Alberto Contador in a photo finish to emerge with a Stage 4 Tour de France triumph on Tuesday. Fellow Oakley rider Thor Hushovd, the Stage 2 victor, finished sixth with the same time as the stage winner and will retain the coveted yellow jersey as the overall leader for the third straight day. Evans finished the 172.5-km jaunt from Lorient to Mur-de-Bretagne in four hours, 11 minutes and 39 seconds, edging the three-time Tour champion by a fraction of a tire length for his first career Tour stage win.

Cadel Evans

Cadel
Date of Birth:
February 14, 1977
Hometown:
Katherine, Australia
Sponsors:
Oakley, BMC, Diadora, Ernst and Young, Paradice, Swiss, Signature Sport, Mapei Sport, Winners Sports Nutrition.

Career Highlights

    • Former champion mountain biker, turned road cyclist in 2001
    • Two-time Tour de Romandie winner (2006, 2011)
    • Two-time Tour de France runner-up (2007, 2008)
    • Three-time Olympian (1996, 2000, 2008)
    • 2012: 1st, Stage 1, Critérium du Dauphiné
    • 2012: 1st Overall, Critérium International
    • 2011: Tour de France Champion
    • 2011: 1st overall, Tour de Romandie
    • 2011: Tirreno–Adriatico, 1st Overall
    • 2011: 2nd overall, Critérium du Dauphiné
    • 2010: 1st, Stage 7, Giro d'Italia, 2010
    • 2010: 1st La Flèche Wallonne
    • 2009: World Road Race World Champion
    • 2009: 2nd Overall Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
    • 2009: 5th, La Flèche Wallonne
    • 2008: 2nd, La Flèche Wallonne
    • 2007: UCI ProTour Champion
    • 2004: 1st, Overall, Tour of Austria