Crazed Driver Pulls Gun On George Hincapie And Son

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Ex-Pro rider George Hincapie has posted on his FaceBook account that he and his 8 year old son were the victims of a road rage incident. While they were riding in South Carolina on or near Paris Mountain. George is warning everyone to be on the alert for the driver and you can find his face in the picture above, as well as a photo of his car int he picture below. George is quoted as saying : … [Read more...]

Wiggins Rival Dumoulin Says Doping Situation “Stinks”

London, Sept 25, 2016 (AFP) - One of Bradley Wiggins' major rivals said Sunday the drug situation surrounding the British cycling great "stinks". Wiggins has been in the spotlight since leaked medical data showed the multiple Olympic champion had been granted a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) by cycling authorities for the powerful corticosteroid triamcinolone, which he was permitted to … [Read more...]

Taylor Phinney To Join Cannondale-Drapac Next Season

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American Taylor Phinney will join Cannondale-Drapac next season. The move will mark a homecoming for Boulder, Colorado’s Phinney, who got his start as a cyclist with Slipstream Sports CEO Jonathan Vaughters at Vaughters’ development team, then known as Team 5280 Magazine. Phinney will focus on the northern classics and time trials. The 26-year-old has worn the maglia rosa and finished … [Read more...]

Froome Defends Medical Record After Latest WADA Hack

By Julian GUYER London, Sept 15, 2016 (AFP) - British cyclist Chris Froome defended his right to a therapeutic use exemption (TUE) after becoming one of the latest athletes to have medical records with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) leaked by computer hackers. Froome was one of five British athletes together with fellow cyclist Bradley Wiggins, golfer Charley Hull, rower … [Read more...]

Steve Cummings Of Data Dimension Wins The 2016 Tour of Britain

Steve Cummings clinched overall victory in the Tour of Britain at the end of the London Stage presented by TfL, finishing safely within the bunch to seal the Yellow Jersey presented by Eisberg, as Caleb Ewan sprinted to victory. The Brit, who took the jersey after Stage Six in Devon, crossed the line on Regent Street St James in 17th position as the bunch fought out the victory at the end of … [Read more...]

Chris Froome Aiming High To Tour-Olympic Double Win

By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Rio de Janeiro, Aug 5, 2016 (AFP) - Chris Froome will lead the Great Britain team as he bids to emulate the feat of decorated compatriot Bradley Wiggins when the Olympic cycling road race takes place on Saturday. Four years ago, Wiggins followed up becoming the first ever Briton to win the Tour de France by adding Olympic gold in London and later went on to be … [Read more...]

European Road Race Championships In Nice Are Cancelled

Nice, France, Aug 5, 2016 (AFP) - The European road cycling championships, which were due to be held in Nice from September 14 to 18, have been cancelled for security reasons, the French city's mayor confirmed on Friday. The announcement came just three weeks after the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice which claimed 85 lives and injured 434. Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, a 31-year-old … [Read more...]

Cycling Sports Group Recalls Commuter Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

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Recall Summary Name of Product: Cannondale commuter bicycles Hazard: The bicycle’s fork axle can crack, posing a fall hazard. Remedy: Repair Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and take them to the nearest authorized Cannondale dealer for a free repair. Cannondale dealers will replace the fork free of charge. Consumer Contact: Cannondale at 800-726-2453 … [Read more...]

Director Evokes ‘Exceptional Circumstances’ For Froome Decision

Mont Ventoux, France, July 14, 2016 (AFP) - Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme explained that "exceptional circumstances" were behind the decision to reinstate Chris Froome with the race leader's yellow jersey. The 31-year-old Briton was sensationally held up in the final kilometer of Thursday's 12th stage on Mont Ventoux following a crash with a motorbike that broke his … [Read more...]

Who’s Saying What At The 2016 Tour de France Today

Mont Ventoux, France, July 14, 2016 (AFP) - Who's saying what after Chris Froome retained the Tour de France yellow jersey despite crashing into a motorbike on Thursday: "What a finish. Ventoux is full of surprises." - A relieved Froome after being presented with the yellow jersey he initially thought he'd lost. "I don't want to take it (the yellow jersey) like that, I want … [Read more...]