Team Sky Renews Wahoo Fitness as Official Indoor Trainer Supplier

Team Sky continues to train exclusively with Wahoo’s award winning KICKR Power Trainer Atlanta, GA – December 16, 2014 – Wahoo Fitness, the leader in workout apps and smartphone connected fitness devices, is pleased to announce continuation as official supplier of cycling trainers to Team Sky, winners of the 2012 and 2013 Tour de France. Through this exclusive collaboration, Team Sky … [Read more...]

Bicycle Helmets Recalled by UVEX Sports Due to Risk of Head Injury

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Recall Summary Name of Product: UVEX Bicycle Helmets Hazard: The anchor for the helmet’s chinstrap can fail, causing the helmets to slide off the head, posing a head injury hazard. The bicycle helmets also do not comply with the impact requirements of the CPSC safety standards for bicycle helmets. Remedy: Refund, Replace Consumer Contact: UVEX Sports Inc. toll-free at (844) … [Read more...]

Team Astana Retains Their UCI World Tour Licence For 2015

PARIS, Dec 10, 2014 (AFP) - Doping-scandal tainted Astana, whose leading rider is this year's Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali, were on Wednesday granted a World Tour licence for the 2015 season by the International Cycling Union. However, the UCI said that, while the licence had been granted, Astana would have to agree to conditions, including being audited by the Institute … [Read more...]

Banned Doping Doctor Michele Ferrari Denies Team Astana Link

by Justin DAVIS MILAN, Dec 09, 2014 (AFP) - A doctor banned for life for doping offences involving top athletes including Lance Armstrong has hit back at reports of a secret meeting with members of the embattled Astana cycling team. A report in Gazzetta dello Sport on Monday claimed Dr Michele Ferrari, reputed for his expertise in helping athletes avoid detection while … [Read more...]

Tour de France To Start At Mont Saint-Michel In 2016

PARIS, Dec 09, 2014 (AFP) - Tour de France organisers revealed on Tuesday that the 2016 edition of the Grand Boucle will start at the UNESCO world heritage site of Mont Saint-Michel. Two weeks ago, Tour organisers ASO revealed the 2016 edition would start in the Manche department in Normandy, so named after the French term for the English Channel that separates the country from … [Read more...]

Banned Doping Doctor Michele Ferrari Met With Astana

TURIN, Italy, Dec 08, 2014 (AFP) - Astana's hopes of remaining within cycling's professional ranks suffered a potential blow after a report on Monday claimed team members met with a banned doctor known for helping Lance Armstrong to cheat his way to success. Astana's Pro Tour future is hanging in the balance after brothers Valentin and Maxim Iglinskiy, and three riders from the Astana … [Read more...]

UCI Delays Decision On Team Astana WorldTour Licence

AIGLE, Switzerland, Dec 04, 2014 (AFP) - Doping-scandal tainted Astana must wait another week to find out whether the International Cycling Union (UCI) will grant them a World Tour licence for next season. The UCI issued a statement on Thursday in which it confirmed that licences had been granted to eight teams, taking the total of licenced outfits for 2015 up to 16. But Tour de … [Read more...]

Tour de France Runner-Up Peraud Driven By Cheating Jibes

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PARIS, Dec 04, 2014 (AFP) - French rider Jean-Christophe Peraud, runner-up behind Vincenzo Nibali in this year's Tour de France, has admitted that accusations of cheating early in his career had helped power his later success. Peraud's story is recounted in Pierre Carrey's book "New cycle, confidences of three modern racers", which follows the career of three French heroes of the 2014 Tour … [Read more...]

Vincenzo Nibali Will Headlines The 2015 Tour of Oman

PARIS, Dec 04, 2014 (AFP) - This year's Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali will headline the sixth edition of the Tour of Oman from February 17-22, organisers announced on Thursday. The Italian has already competed in the race and in 2012 won the toughest stage to the summit of Jabal Al Akhdhar -- the Green Mountain. This year's race will include other climbers, notably Spaniard … [Read more...]

Bicycle.net Humor Cartoon – What Are You Crying About

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We all know that feeling of new bike day. The begging, pleading, saving, and sometimes even crying, to get just want you want. Then one day you wake up and see your kid, or significant other trying the same tactics on us. … [Read more...]