Non-ProTour teams urged to use bio-passport

Non-ProTour teams urged to use bio-passport By Agence France Presse Filed: January 17, 2008 ProTour teams issued a statement Thursday calling on non-ProTour teams to join them in adopting the so-called biological passport. The International Professional Cycling Teams (IPCT), which represents the 17 ProTour teams, said it would refuse to compete with Continental teams that do not adopt the … [Read more...]

PRESS-RELEASE: MORE THAN 400 ELITE TRACK CYCLISTS COMPETE THIS WEEKEND AT THE HOME DEPOT CENTER

MORE THAN 400 ELITE TRACK CYCLISTS COMPETE THIS WEEKEND AT THE HOME DEPOT CENTER Record Number of Competitors Likely to Alter Event Schedule Carson, Calif. (January 15, 2007)--The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Track Cycling World Cup Classics return to the United States Jan. 18-20, 2008 at the ADT Event Center at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. More than 400 athletes … [Read more...]

Milram’s new identity – Erik Zabel hints at retirement at team’s launch

As Team Milram shifts its nationality from Italian to German, the team's leaders naturally had to answer plenty of questions about its anti-doping program from the audience in Bremen, Germany at its team presentation on Thursday. Also hot topics were the shift in its country affiliation and the condition of its top sprinters, Erik Zabel and Alessandro Petacchi. Cyclingnews' Susan Westemeyer … [Read more...]

“SNUB THIS” BY UNCLE CHAD

“Snub This!” By Uncle Chad You're basically saying “SNUB THIS” with every boutique item you buy. I just saw a rider who bought a saddle for a sale price of $600 US! Yikes on toast! Problem is, next month there will be one for $650 and a whopping five measly grams lighter! Does that mean he bought the latest and greatest? Or dated and hated? Or is he just trying to show off? IMO, … [Read more...]

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Road Rash – A New Column

This new section of Bicycle.Net is dedicated to Road Rash, wipeouts and everything else that can go wrong when its just you, two wheels, a bit of carbon fiber and whole lot of potentially angry asphalt. Send us your best pictures and stories of hard core failure on two wheels. But first, Here's a basic kit for healing yourself when you are done: Thanks to Ashwinearl. … [Read more...]

Bicycle.Net’s New Features

Bicycle.Net is adding a handful of great new features. Check back over the next couple weeks as we launch our expanded magazine format. … [Read more...]

Training With the Zone 3 Syndrome

By: Josh Horowitz @ Liquid Fitness The best way to train is by going as hard as you can for as long as you can on every ride you do, right? As we begin the off-season in the northern hemisphere, let's examine the idea of base training. First up, we discuss the dreaded "Zone 3 plateau" and how to begin getting out of the cycle of constant hammering. The Hammer Syndrome We may be entering the … [Read more...]