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 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...]

Redlands Bicycle Classic Kicks Off Pro Racing Season

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A record number of teams register for the first National Racing Calendar event of the year. Redlands, CA: With racing action and the official kick-off of the 2015 National Racing Calendar just a few days away, the Redlands Bicycle Classic Organizing Committee has revealed the entry list for the Men’s and Women’s Pro races. The race is set to kick-off with twenty-five Men’s teams and a … [Read more...]

Bicycle.net Humor Corner: Never Too Many Cartoon

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You know the age old question - What is the perfect number of bikes that a serious cyclist should have? The theory has always been you take the number of bikes in your garage and add 1 (n+1). Well we believe that as good as N+1 is, N+2 is even better. … [Read more...]

SRAM Recalls Zipp 88 Bicycle Wheel Hubs Due To Hazards

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Recall Summary Name of Product: Zipp 88 aluminum hubs for bicycle wheels Hazard: The hub flange ring on the front hub can fail posing a crash and injury hazard. Remedy: Replace Consumer Contact: SRAM at (800) 346-2928 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET on Friday, or visit www.sram.com or www.zipp.com and click on Recall Notice for more … [Read more...]

Bradley Wiggins Looks Forward To Life After The Road

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By Elodie SOINARD Al Wakra Corniche, Qatar, Feb 9, 2015 (AFP) - Former Tour de France winner and world time-trial champion Bradley Wiggins is enjoying his final days as a road racer, as the ongoing Tour of Qatar, serves as a warmup for a final crack at the Paris-Roubaix. The cycling icon, who became the first British rider to win the Tour … [Read more...]

First African Team To Race In The Tour de France

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By Jean MONTOIS Paris, Jan 14, 2015 (AFP) - An African team will take part for the first time in the Tour de France when it starts in Utrecht next July, organisers announced Wednesday. The team will be the MTN-Qhubeka outfit from South Africa. In all 22 teams, each with nine cyclists, will compete in the 102nd edition of one of the most gruelling events in world sport. … [Read more...]

Bicycle.net Humor Cartoon – The Bike Is Proof Enough

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I for one do not have a tattoo, but I am certainly amused by some of the cycling tattoo's I have seen. What is the funnest tattoo you have seen? … [Read more...]

Product Review: Greenstar Bikes’ Ecoforce 1 Bamboo Bicycle

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At this point we have all seen, or at least heard about, a bicycle frame that is partially made out of bamboo. And if you are anything like me, you thought how cool it would be to have one of your own, until you looked at what they are charging for that bamboo bicycle frame. We have seen them starting around $1,200 up to as much as $6,000, which puts it way out of the “it would be nice to … [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...]