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Cycling news highlighting from January 11 to January 17, 2012.
January 12, 2012
Rodriguez pleased with 2012 Vuelta a España route
The former world number one recognised that he has a golden opportunity to add a grand tour to his palmares in 2012.“It's really amazing,” Rodriguez told reporters afterwards. “There are plenty of hard stages and I really like it.”“The stage to Ezaro is just what I’m looking for, so I'll be aiming to win that day,” Rodriguez said.
GreenEdge finally unveil official kit
It was the moment everyone had been waiting for. After what seemed an almost interminable wait which included the launch of a prototype kit to whet the appetite of fans for the Jayco Bay Classic series, and the recent Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships, GreenEdge finally produced the colours the team will be riding in for the 2012 World Tour.
New venue for Mellow Johnny's Classic
The Mellow Johnny's Classic mountain bike race is back for another year in 2012, but it will be run at a new venue. Held on March 3-4, the cross country race will again be a part of the US Pro XCT as a UCI category 1 event.As the first round of the US Pro XCT and coming two weeks before the opening UCI World Cup, the event is expected to test the legs of many North American pros before they head to South Africa.