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...ascents, Rafal Majka winked at a French TV camera and tugged playfully at a motorcycle's antenna.Even this late in the Tour de France, the Polish rider made winning look easy as he took Stage 17 on Wednesday.For Vincenzo Nibali, the second ride...
Mountain biker headed for epic Africa race

BEND, Ore. - It has been called the Tour de France of mountain bike stage races. The eight-day Cape Epic in South Africa spans nearly 500 miles and includes 50,000 feet of elevation...
I'll take the Lycra

...friends organize a ride on roads or trails, I'm fit enough to tag along, but I realize that a solo breakaway in the Tour de France is out of my league. Over the past couple of years, I've been able to dedicate a weekend morning to a 50-plus...

...released a massive report last week detailing allegations of widespread doping by Armstrong and his teams when he won the Tour de France seven consecutive times from 1999 to 2005.Violent crimes up by 18 percent, but experts don't see reversal of...
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...their opinion on that quite strong,'' he said. ''What the public have to understand is that F1 is a bit like the Tour de France, where there is a team leader and all the other guys are there to help him.'' About the protests of those who...
Trip of a lifetime: Dentist to cycle portion of Tour de France route

...Lance Armstrong's standing on the Tour de France website. Today, assuming all...vacation of cycling in front of the Tour de France a bucket list trip, it means...incredible feeling to be part of the Tour de France and its World Cup atmosphere...
Kenai Kranker trains for extreme hand cycling race

...Kenai Kranker, is because there really is no other event like it anywhere in the world. It's been billed as the "Tour de France" of wheelchair sports, and is the only multi-day, timed stage race in the world for hand cyclists and wheelchair...
Danielson holds off Armstrong at Tour

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) Lance Armstrong made a late surge on the steep climbs of snowy Brasstown Bald, but at the end he yielded to teammate Tom Danielson.
Armstrong eyes yellow jersey

TOURS, France Lance Armstrong pedaled beside the overall leader of the Tour de France and admired his taste in fashion. The six-time champion wants to be decked out in yellow again, and he might not have to wait...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

The Swiss-based International Cycling Union, or UCI, said Tuesday the Phonak team told the governing body that the American rider's contract was terminated last week.


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