Tuesday Cycling Trivia

This Oscar-winning actress played a character named Judy in her first non-TV bike-themed movie. Name the actress and the movie in the comments. Nah... it's not any of those, above. … [Read more...]

Floyd Landis Racing in France in 2007 — Non!

BIKINGBIS reports: Floyd Landis promised French anti-doping authorities on Thursday that he won't race in the upcoming Tour de France, or any French bike race, this year. In return, the French anti-doping agency said it would postpone its case against Landis until after the US Anti-Doping Agency rules on the charges. This should be a surprise to no one. Here it is February. Landis has … [Read more...]

Cyclinkfest Friday February 9, 2007

cycling links

It's Cycling Linkfest (Cyclinkfest) Friday 2007 Ride The Rockies Bicycle Tour Route Announced Earthtimes.org - USA The Denver Post Ride The Rockies, presented by Wells Fargo, has announced the route for its 22nd annual bicycle tour, June 17 - 23, 2007. Huntsville adventure racer set to cross America in 12-day race Huntsville Forester - Huntsville,Ontario,Canada Perhaps there is, but … [Read more...]

Holy Unibet Uniform Intellectual Property Rights Litigation, Batman!

I had a serious case of deja vu when I saw the new uniforms on the controversial Unibet.com cyclists: Oh, wait, that's not them. CyclingNews reports Unibet's win made a strong statement after their inclusion in the race was threatened earlier this week. Just before the race, organizers granted permission for Unibet to take the start, but only under the condition that the ProTour team … [Read more...]

Cycling Rights, And Howe! [Video]

NBC4 Road Wars - Cycling Rights Los Angeles

We featured an article about Monica Howe early last month, Street Safety for Roadies, when she was featured in the Los Angeles Times. I'll repeat what I said then: We should all strive to make our cities more bike friendly. Lets get busy, raise our voices, and be heard. We have a right to roads too. Well, local NBC TV affiliate NBC4 has a new video worthy of your attention: Click the … [Read more...]

Doping Prosecutors and Judges May Reduce Athlete Sanctions

Following up on earlier recent Bicycle.net posts: Pounding the French to Delay Landis Inquiry Le Monde says Pereiro Positive for Salbutamol The Los Angeles Times reports (link requires registration): Anti-doping group to show some leniency International agency will drop rigid stance and change sanction rules on stimulant violations seen as minor or unwitting. LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND … [Read more...]

Pounding the French to Delay Landis Inquiry

Agence France Presse reports : World Anti-Doping Agency chief Richard "Dick" Pound (pictured, right) said Wednesday that he has asked the French anti-doping agency (AFLD) to postpone its investigation into Floyd Landis (pictured below, left) until the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency ends its inquiry. Landis tested positive for a skewed testosterone-epitestosterone ration following Stage 17 of the 2006 … [Read more...]

Le Monde says Pereiro Positive for Salbutamol

Spaniard Oscar Pereiro (Caisse d'Epargne), who finished second to Floyd Landis in the 2006 Tour de France, twice tested positive for the banned substance salbutamol during the race, French newspaper Le Monde alleged Thursday January 18 on its website. h/t: VeloNews … [Read more...]

DISCOVERY CHANNEL ANNOUNCES 2007 PRO CYCLING TEAM ROSTER

Discovery Channel has fleshed out its 28-man roster for 2007, signing Spanish climber Alberto Contador, British trackie Steve Cummings (pictured) and U.S. mountain biker-turned roadie John Devine. Discovery's 28-man roster includes: Ivan Basso (I) Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Volodymyr Bileka (Ukr) Jani Brajkovic (Slo) Alberto Contador (Sp) Tony Cruz (USA) Steve Cummings (GBR) Tom Danielson … [Read more...]

Cannondale Recall – Brake Failure

Cannondale Voluntarily Recalls 145 of its 2007 Road Bikes JANUARY 10, 2007 -- BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)--Cannondale and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission have been working together since November to recall 145 of its 2007 road bikes due to brake failure. According to the CPSC Recall Alert, the recalled road bicycles are the Six 13 Team 1, Six 13 Team1/Compact Drive, Synapse Carbon SL1 … [Read more...]