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Tony Martin FBD Insurance Rás Winner 2007
TONY MARTIN – since winning the FBD RÁS in 2007 his achievements include

Young Riders Jersey holder - Tour de France
Mountains Classification - Paris-Nice
Stage Winner and Mountains Classification - Tour de Suisse
TT Stage Winner, Criterium International
2nd on the Tour de France Mont Ventoux stage.
And a fantastic performance in winning the Bronze Medal in the recent World Championship Time Trial.

The Men Of The 2009 FBD Insurance Rás
Simon Richardson Rapha Condor Overall Winner Of The FBD Insurance Rás 2009

FBD Insurance Rás Gets All Clear Result
Tests for the use of prohibited substances carried out during the recent FBD Insurance RÁS 8 Day International Cycle Race have all been declared negative. The anti-doping tests carried by the Irish Sports Council involved a number of riders including stage winners, race leaders and riders selected at random.

Announcing the results Race Organiser Dermot Dignam thanked the Irish Sports Council for its support and complimented the riders from the nine countries that competed in the race for a wonderfully competitive event.

The race is sponsored by FBD Insurance and is included on the Union Cycliste Internationale Continental Calendar. More>>>

Richardson Wins, Kirsipuu Takes Final Stage
Winning a race he briefly led one year ago, British rider Simon Richardson today came out best in the FBD Insurance Rás, thus netting his biggest triumph to date... More>>>

Bennett Stuns Older Riders With Win; Richardson Retains Yellow
Leading out the sprint from a long way out and holding off the top sprinters in the FBD Rás peloton, Sam Bennett stunned the field when he raced to victory on stage seven of the race today. The Tipperary Dan Morrissey rider... More>>>

Healion Wins In Castlebar As Richardson Holds Onto Yellow
Six stages into the race, Paul Healion today took the first victory by an Irish rider in the 2009 FBD Ras when he won a big bunch gallop into Castlebar. Showing a superb turn of speed against some far more experienced competitors... More>>>

Walker Repeats, Richardson Defends
Nicholas Walker (top) narrowly beats Jaan Kirsipuu. Photo courtesy of Cycling Ireland/Frank Gibson

Galloping to victory on the slightly-uphill rise to the line in Scariff, 20 year old Australian rider Nicholas Walker edged out quadruple Tour de France stage winner Jaan Kirspuu by a tyre’s width... More>>>

Walker Wins, Richardson Seizes Yellow
Almost a full year after he took the yellow jersey in the FBD Rás, British rider Simon Richardson regained the race leader’s position in the race when he successfully deposed Ian Wilkinson (Britain Halfords Bike Hut) in Killorglin [FULL REPORT HERE NOW]... More>>>

Kirsipuu Wins In Cahirciveen, No Change In Yellow Jersey
Showing the finshing speed that netted him four stages in the Tour de France plus over 120 other wins, Estonian rider Jaan Kirsipuu galloped to a fine victory on the third stage of the FBD Rás in Cobh...

Wilkinson Grabs Stage And Yellow Jersey
Three weeks ago he won the East Midlands CiCLE Classic in Rutland, vanquishing the opposition on rough, farm-track roads. Today, British rider Ian Wilkinson (Halfords Bike Hut) redisplayed that toughness when... More>>>

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