2008


Racing on Mavic's Cosmic Carbon Ultimate carbon tubulars, Sven Nys finished a strong second place at the Azencross Loenhout - UCI C1/ GVA Trophy #5. The Belgian champs brakes were fitted with SwissS…


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12/22/2008 2:00:00 AM

Described as 'ultralight stoppers with no comprimises' the eebrake from eecycleworks is reviews by cyclingnews.com's Jame Huang.

The eebrake is available from speciality dealers and available …


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Cyclingnews.com's James Huang covers the tech details of Ryan Trebon's race winning Kona-FSA Major Jake. Trebon and the Kona team race with SwissStop Yellow King brake pads.


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In what he describes as a "tough day" Ryan Trebon won his second national cyclocross championship in Kansas City on December 14. Second place was taken by Cyclocrossworld's Jamey Driscoll.…


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11/20/2008 10:39:05 PM

The lastest cyclingnews.com Pro bike feature shows that current USGP Series leader Todd Wells carefully selects his components - right down to the smallest detail including the SwissStop R…


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A combination of top running and riding skills brought victory to Tim Johnson (Cyclocrossworld.com) at the muddy Mercer Cup USGP #3.

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Tim Johnson (Cyclocrossworld.com) wins the Toronto International Cyclocross Race #2 in convincing style.

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Under wet, cold conditions Jeremy Powers (Cyclocrossworld.com) prevailed through the mud of Centennial Park in Toronto to win the Toronto International Cyclocross Race #1.

Jeremy Powers and th…


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Tim Johnson (Cyclocrossworld.com) won Sunday's Boulder Cup on his signature-edition Cannondale XTJ 'cross machine.

Johnson and the Cyclocrossworld.com team use a variety of SwissStop…


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Jamey Driscoll (Cyclocrossworld.com) takes back to back wins at the Cycle-Smart Internationl on Sunday in race #2.

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Tim Johnson (Cyclocrossworld.com) bettered Saturday's third place finish with a solo win in the North American Trophy #6 in Boulder, Colorado on Sunday.

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New England Cyclocross Series leader Jamey Driscoll (Cyclocrossworld.com) rode a solid race from wire to wire to take the win in the 2008 Cycle-Smart International.

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With an impressive solo move Tim Johnson (Cyclocrossworld.com) has won the elite men's race #2 of the 2008 Derby Cup. It was a decisive victory for the reigning US National Champion and team ma…


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Ryan Trebon (Kona) took the first race in the US Grand Prix of Cyclocross event weekend in Louisville, KY.

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10/19/2008 9:26:41 PM

Jeremy Powers (Cyclocrossworld.com) took a big win in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the Wissahickon Cross (UCI C2).

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10/18/2008 3:00:00 AM

Ryan Trebon (Kona) won Race 1 of the Granogue Cross in Wilmington, Delaware. The closely fought race featured fast closing laps on a course with quick descents and technical cornering.

Jeremy …


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Jeremy Powers (cyclocrossworld.com) and Katie Compton (Spike Professional/Primus Mootry) have completed a sweep of the first ever 3 day UCI cyclocross weekend. Powers and Compton each won the first …


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Ryan Trebon (Kona) has won the second men's elite race of the Grand Prix of Gloucester.

It was a podium sweep for riders on SwissStop pads, with Tim Johnson and  Jamey Driscoll (both cyc…


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Jeremy Powers (Cyclocrossworld.com) and Katie Compton (Spike Spike Professional/Primus Mootry) continue to dominate the field in Ohio with 2 more wins in Race 2 of the Cincinnati International Cyclo…


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10/11/2008 3:00:00 AM

Ryan Trebon (Kona) won a hard fought race in the prestigious Grand Prix of Gloucester. Dry conditions made for high speeds on the straight aways, which meant predictable and powerful braking was a k…


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Jeremy Powers (Cyclocrossworld.com) and Katie Compton (Spike Spike Professional/Primus Mootry) have taken wins in Race 1 of the Cincinnati International Cyclo-cross Festival - C2/C1 on October 10 in…


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Christian Heule wins Radquer Wädenswil (UCI C2) against a tough international field.

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Katie Compton charged to victory in the Elite Women's event while Ryan Trebon (Kona) and Tim Johnson (Cyclocrossworld.com) worked hard in a very deep Elite Men's field to take first and second respe…


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9/17/2008 10:42:36 AM

Charles Manatan at pezcyclingnews.com checks out the new TRP 960 brake calipers. Manatan notes "the standard pads loaded into the TRP 960’s are one of my favorites".

TRP specs the new 960 wit…


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Kristin Armstrong takes Gold in Beijing with SwissStop Yellow King pads. Armstrong stormed to victory in the women's individual time trial with Zero G calipers fitted for lighweight stopping power. …


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Marcus Burghardt took a sprint victory in the 18th Stage of the 2008 Tour de France. Burghardt and Team Columbia use SwissStop Yellow King pads on a wide range of carbon wheels.


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Riccò's Saunier Duval Scott Addict featured on cyclingnews.com. SwissStop Yellow King pads fitted and ready.


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7/14/2008 9:10:57 AM

Ronnie Schildknecht wins also again this year at Ironman Zurich 2008. After his wins in Rapperswil and Zurich in 2007 he can make the double this year. Great Job Ronnie, congratulations. Ronnie is rid…
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7/13/2008 11:24:32 AM

With a perfectly timed attack on the Col d'Aspin and 26km high speed solo descent, Riccardo Riccò won Stage 9 of the 2008 Tour de France. Riccò and the Saunier Duval team ride with Sw…


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7/11/2008 11:46:57 PM

Kim Kirchen leads the 2008 Tour de France and his bike awaits the start of Stage 7. SwissStop Yellow King pads are ready for action in what will prove to be a grueling day of racing.…


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Italian Riccardo Riccò outsprinted the Tour favorites to with the first mountain top finish of the 2008 Tour de France. Riccò and the Saunier Duval - Scott team ride SwissStop Yellow King brake pads…


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6/21/2008 3:00:00 AM

Photos from Tour de Suisse Altdorf / Klausen Pass Uphill Time Trial.


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Solid teamwork and great riding formed the basis of Svein Tuft's (Symmetrics) win at the 2008 Tour de Beace (CANADA). The team made great use of the SwissStop Yellow King brake pads over the six sta…


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Esther Süess won the European champion ships in marathon in Albstadt on June 15. Congratulations Esther. Esther is riding SwissStp disc pads!


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AG2R's Cyril Dessel won Stage 4 of the 2008 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré with an impressive solo effort in the final 20km of the 193km stage.

The AG2R Team rides SwissStop Yello…


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6/1/2008 3:00:00 AM

Ronnie Schildknecht won yesterdays Ironman 70.3 in Rapperswil. Ronnie is riding with SwissStop Yellow King pads, congratulation, Ronnie
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Stage 18 of the 2008 Giro d’Italia passed by the SwissStop factory. All of the employees came out to cheer on the riders as they raced through the streets of Mendrisio!


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5/29/2008 3:00:00 AM

Variable weather, a mix of carbon and aluminum wheels, and day after day of hard racing... the perfect conditions for SwissStop brake pads.

At the start of Stage 18 in Mendrisio, Switzerland, …


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Gilberto Simoni and Riccardo Riccò put in good rides on Stage 16 of the 2008 Giro d'Italia. Photos of Simoni and …


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Gilberto Simoni preparing for the start of Sunday's Stage 9, SwissStop Yellow King pads ready for action.


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With a powerful sprint into the Italian town of Tivoli, Riccardo Riccò bested a talented field to win the 208 km Stage 8 of the 2008 Giro. Riccò had help from strong teamates includin…


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Swiss Martin Elmiger sprinted to victory in the 181 km Stage 2 of the Tour de Picardie (FR). With the win Elmiger also claims the overall lead in the race.

The AG2R Team rides SwissStop Yellow…


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5/11/2008 3:00:00 AM

In a hard fought finish, Saunier Duval's Riccardo Riccò won stage 2 of the 2008 Giro d'Italia.

Saunier Duval rides with the SwissStop Flash Yellow King pads on their Mavic carbon wheels.


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SwissStop visits Team Barloworld at the GP Lugano.


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3/2/2008 2:00:00 AM

Under sunny skies and among a field of top professionals, AG2R's Rinaldo Nocentini claimed victory at the 2008 GP Lugano. Nocoentini edged out Davide Rebellin for the victory by a narrow 1 second ma…


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Katheryn Curi Mattis of the Webcor Builders cycling team has started the womens UCI World Cup with a dramatic sprint victory in Australia at the 6th Geelong World Cup.

The Webcor Builders team…


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2/18/2008 2:00:00 AM

Saunier Duval is ready for the 2008 Tour of California with new Scott Addict bikes equipped with SRAM Red and SwissStop Flash Yellow King pads. The team will use the carbon specific pads throug…


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In a race which featured a series of attacks, crashes and frequent lead changes, Lars Boom ended 7 years of Belgian wins at the cyclocross world championships with a dramatic win. The 22 year old Du…


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Lars Boom combined superior strength and race tactics to take his 3rd UCI World Cup win in Hoogerheide, Netherlands. Marking every attack, Boom eventually found himself in a leading 3 man group. He …


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Lars Boom broke away early with 2 other riders, then with 2 laps to go powered away to win his second World Cup race of the season. Conditions were muddy and the course featured plenty of elevation …


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(Frenkendorf, Switzerland)Congratulations to Christian Heule from everyone at SwissStop. On January 6, 2008, Heule won his 4th Swiss National Cyclocross Title, ahead of Thomas Frishknecht. Both riders…
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