Location Change For Tour of California Time Trials

LOS ANGELES (May 13, 2015) – Due to the forecast of snow and low temperatures, the Amgen Tour of California organizers have determined that race day conditions will not be safe for riders, teams, partners, fans or staff participating or attending the Individual Time Trial events scheduled for Friday, May 15 at Big Bear Lake. In order to preserve the important Time Trial stage of the 2015 … [Read more...]

Tom Skujins In Tour of California Stage 3 Finish Of A Lifetime

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San José, United States, May 13, 2015 (AFP) - Tom Skujins overcame a minor crash and a strong uphill headwind on the final climb of the day en route to winning the third stage of the Tour of California on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Latvian (Hincapie Racing) earned the biggest win of his career over the 170 kilometer (105 mile) stage around San Jose and will now pull on the yellow leader's … [Read more...]

Domenico Pozzovivo Rushed To Hospital After Giro Crash

Sestri Levante, Italy, May 11, 2015 (AFP) - A high-speed downhill crash in Monday's third stage of the Giro D'Italia left Italy's Domenico Pozzovivo stricken and bleeding before medical services rushed him to a nearby hospital. The 32-year-old climber also fell during the second stage on Sunday, but after this second and heavier fall on Monday a pool of blood was visible beneath where … [Read more...]

New Bicycle Friendly State Ranking Released

Washington is No. 1 for Eighth Year Running Washington, D.C. -- Embargoed until May 11, 2015, 9 a.m. Eastern -- On the first day of National Bike To Work Week, the League of American Bicyclists has released its 2015 Bicycle Friendly State ranking. For the eighth year in a row, Washington continues to lead the nation, but states like Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Utah moved up the ranking … [Read more...]

Inaugural Amgen Tour of California Women’s Stage Race

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (May 8, 2015) – It was a chilly day (39 degrees) in South Lake Tahoe as 82 elite women road cyclists began the first UCI-sanctioned Amgen Tour of California Women’s Race empowered with SRAM, but the peloton brought the heat, blazing around the lake at speeds averaging 23+ mph on the undulating 74.5-mile course. As the 82 cyclists racing for 14 teams took off from the start … [Read more...]

Bicycle.net Elite Track Team Chooses Exustar PT107TK Pedals

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Mens and Womens Squads Ready to Battle at 2015 States and Nationals Los Angeles, CA (CFEpr+) May 8, 2015 - - Leading Los Angeles based amateur Track Team bicycle.net has chosen Exustar Track pedals and Double Straps to propel it's way to the top of the field in the Team Pursuit at the 2015 California State and National Track Championships. "I recently pulled out of a well-known brand of … [Read more...]

The 2015 Giro d’Italia 21 Stages Starting May 9th

San Lorenzo al Mare, Italy, May 8, 2015 (AFP) - The 2015 Giro d'Italia stages, covering 3,481.8km and starting in San Lorenzo al Mare on Saturday: May 9: Stage 1 - San Lorenzo al Mare - Sanremo, 17.6km (team time-trial) May 10: Stage 2 - Albenga - Genoa, 173km May 11: Stage 3 - Rapallo - Sestri Levante, 136km May 12: Stage 4 - Chiavari - La Spezia, 150km May 13: Stage 5 - … [Read more...]

The Five Crucial Must See 2015 Giro d’Italia Stages

San Lorenzo al Mare, Italy, May 8, 2015 (AFP) - The 98th edition of the Giro d'Italia starts with a 17.6km team timetrial from San Lorenzo al Mare to Sanremo on Saturday. Here AFP looks at five key stages in the three-week race: Stage 7: Grosseto-Fiuggi, 264km This is the longest stage of the race and covers a distance more suited to a one-day classic. It's supposed to end in a … [Read more...]

The 2015 Giro d’Italia Top 5 Race Favourites

San Lorenzo al Mare, Italy, May 8, 2015 (AFP) - Ahead of the start of the 2015 Giro d'Italia in San Lorenzo al Mare on Saturday with a 17.6km team timetrial, Bicycle.net looks at the top five contenders: Alberto Contador, Spain, Tinkoff-Saxo Major results: Tour de France winner (2007, 2009), Giro d'Italia winner (2008), Vuelta a Espana winner (2008, 2012, 2014), Paris-Nice winner … [Read more...]

Bicycle.net Cartoon Day: Just In Case You Don’t Make It

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You know, just in case. Not that I am planning for anything bad to happen, but just in case. But no worries, just in case. … [Read more...]