BMC Racing At 2010 Tour Down Under

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Team BMC Racing will be starting their 2010 racing season at the Tour Down Under. The race will run from January 19 to January 24. BMC is bringing a very strong team down under with Evans and Hincapie being the headliners. Team roster for Tour Down Under: Cadel Evans (Aus), George Hincapie (USA), Karsten Kroon (Ned), Danilo Wyss (Swi), Martin Kohler (Swi), Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) and … [Read more...]

Bahati Pro Cycling To Ride Cannondale

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Cannondale Strengthens Domestic Road Race Presence with Sponsorship of Bahati Foundation Pro Cycling Team BETHEL, Conn. (Dec. 21, 2009) – Cannondale Bicycles confirmed today that it will be the official bike sponsor of the 2010 Bahati Foundation Pro Cycling Team. The newly formed team, led by 2008 National Pro Criterium Champion and eight-time national champion Rahsaan Bahati, will be … [Read more...]

Carlos Sastre Confirms He Will Race The Giro

Spaniard Carlos Sastre, the winner of the 2008 Tour de France, confirmed Saturday he will compete in next year's Giro d'Italia. The 2010 edition of the Giro d'Italia gets underway on May 8, starting in Amsterdam. "After analyzing the routes of the three big Tours - Italy, France and Spain - and discussed things with the team sporting director I've decided to take part in the Giro," … [Read more...]

Team MILRAM Training Under The Mallorca Sun

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German ProTour team finishes week-long training camp Dortmund, 20 December 2009. While much of Europe has been hit by winter weather the last few days, making training impossible, Germany's only ProTour team MILRAM has been holding a one-week training camp on Mallorca. Far away from the cold, all 24 riders together with the sporting staff has been working hard under the Mallorcan sun for the … [Read more...]

CANNONDALE HEADED WEST — TO FAR EAST

Cannondale Shifts Manufacturing from Bedford, PA to Taiwan SportsOneSource Media Posted: 4/2/2009 Cycling Sports Group (formerly the Cannondale Sports Group) plans to consolidate all North American product development, marketing and business management functions for the four cycling brands Cannondale, Schwinn, GT and Mongoose to Bethel, CT, said Dorel Industries in a press release this … [Read more...]

US ENERGY CRISIS UPDATE

Gas prices are too high, right?  Absolutely unbelievable -- somebody should do something about this, shouldn't they?  How can we get by paying $4 a gallon?  Who's getting rich off this?  Why doesn't the government step in?   Those thoughts - headlines - rants - often go through my mind as I ride.  Sitting on a bike turns out to be a great place from which to observe strange behavior, … [Read more...]

Ever read Ten Points, by Bill Strickland?

Hillsboro-Roubaix; Got Bombed Yesterday Bicycling magazine editor Bill Strickland spilled out the deepest, most painful secrets of his troubled life in a small but incredible book that contrast these horrific twists and turns, and his process of working through them, against his challenge of winning ten points in the local Crit series in one year.   To earn those points, he learned that … [Read more...]

From the Old Country: Super Mario Returns to Action at TOC, Impresses All

Mario Cipollini made his return to the pro peloton last week in the Tour of California. Riding for the controversial Rock Racing team, “Super Mario” arrived in California the day before the race was to begin. He brought his own bike with him as well, instead of the De Rosa bikes the Rock team were outfitted with. Many people wondered ahead of the opening prologue just what kind of form … [Read more...]

Sausalito: Place to Be for 2008 Amgen Tour of California

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For the third year in a row, Sausalito hosted the stage one start of the Tour of California. Also for the third year, the crowds were enormous in the quaint seaside town. As the team busses pulled into the staging area ahead of the race a few hours before start time, crowds were already on hand to seek autographs from their favorite riders. Many, like the Repulles family of Oakland, were watching … [Read more...]

Huge Crowds, Electric Atmosphere Highlight Day One of the TOC

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Young and old, big and small, from close by and far away, droves of cycling enthusiasts descended on Palo Alto Sunday to view the best cyclists in the world for the Tour of California prologue. A user-friendly experience, the prologue time trial course for the Tour was great for those looking to take in the sights and sounds of one of the best cycling fields ever assembled in America. Unlike … [Read more...]