Two of the three Grand Tours started in the British Isles; Froome was outright favourite to defend his Tour de France crown, while Cavendish was tipped to don the yellow jersey in his mother's hometown of Harrogate. First, Birmingham-born Irishman ... NewsHub South Africa, 1 month ago
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Three months ago, he put his money where his mouth is by asking Froome if he would consider a "Grand Tour Challenge" against Contador, Nibali and Quintana. Froome, according to Tinkov, said "everything has its price", to which the self-made ...BBC, 1 month ago
Two weeks before the start of the 96th Tour de France, 1,870 days after his last pro victory, Lance Armstrong soloed to first place in the Nevada City (Cal.) Classic, a brief but brutal 40-lap circuit in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Asked afterward ...SI.com, 1 month ago
When is a suspension not a suspension? When it is issued in Spain, against a high-profile cyclist. On Tuesday, members of the discipline committee of the Spanish Cycling Federation (RFEC) declared Alberto Contador innocent of doping charges. The ...SI.com, 1 month ago
All hail the God of Thunder. Following an audacious surprise attack at the base of one of the most legendary climbs in the Tour de France, Thor Hushovd of team Garmin-Cervelo outdueled a pair of disappointed Frenchmen to snatch victory in Friday's ...SI.com, 1 month ago
Strange sight a mile and half from the summit of the serrated, forbidding Col du Galibier: As Andy Schleck of team Leopard-Trek closed in on victory on Stage 18, the most difficult day of this three-week race, a middle-aged man popped through the ...SI.com, 1 month ago
Photo: Bradley Wiggins, who won the Tour of Romandie, Paris-Nice and the Criterium du Dauphine this year, is favored to win the 2012 Tour de France. The 99th Tour de France begins Saturday in Belgium, where the riders will spend three days ...SI.com, 1 month ago As Tour enters Pyrenees, Bradley Wiggins is calm, cool and collected SI.com, 1 month ago
Photo: Some riders use altitude-simulation tents to get an edge. Others go to the pharmacological dark side. (Toodles to you, Frank Schleck, the RadioShack Nissan Trek rider who withdrew from the Tour yesterday after an "adverse analytical finding" ...SI.com, 1 month ago
PADUA, Italy(BRAIN) — An Italy-based organization is raising money by raffling pro team bikes to support the building of a children's maxillofacialoperating room in Armenia. The organization is selling raffle tickets for 10 euros; each tickets ...Bicycle Retailer and Industry News, 1 month ago
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