Lance Armstrong Crashes Car, Lets Girlfriend Take The Blame

Los Angeles, Feb 4, 2015 (AFP) - Disgraced cycling champion Lance Armstrong crashed his car into two parked vehicles and let his girlfriend take the blame after a night out, reports said Tuesday. The 43-year-old's girlfriend, Anna Hansen, 33, initially told police she was behind the wheel of Armstrong's car following the incident in December in Aspen, Colorado. She later admitted … [Read more...]

Drivers Versus Cyclists: Are We Really Enemies?

by Zachary Rynew Drivers vs. Cyclists: Are we enemies? You're at a party. Enjoying a nice beer. Kicking back with some friends. Eating caviar, escargot or whatever people dine on nowadays. Then somehow it comes up. You're a cyclist. Next thing you know, you're defending yourself from both the Inquisition and Salem Witch Trials combined! Why do you run lights? Do you drive on the wrong … [Read more...]

Jan Ullrich In Swiss Car Crash While Drunk

GENEVA, May 21, 2014 (AFP) - Germany's only Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich was allegedly almost three times over the drink-driving limit when he crashed his car and injured two people in Switzerland, a newspaper reported Wednesday "I'm sorry. Thank God that nobody died," the retired star, who last year admitted to doping, was quoted as telling Swiss tabloid Blick. "I was under … [Read more...]

Chris Horner In Hospital After Serious Crash With A Car

PARIS, April 11, 2014 (AFP) - Tour of Spain champion Chris Horner has been taken to hospital following a training crash with a car around Lake Como, Italy, his Lampre team said Friday. The 42-year-old American, who was born in Japan and is the oldest ever winner of a Grand Tour, suffered a punctured lung and broken ribs in the accident. "The American cyclist Chris Horner had an … [Read more...]

Spanish Cyclist Cabedo Killed In Accident

MADRID, Sept 19, 2012 - Victor Cabedo, a 23-year-old Spanish cyclist with the Euskaltel-Euskadi team, died on Wednesday after being hit by a car during a training run in the eastern village of Almedijar, a police source revealed. "There was a collision between a cyclist and a car. The cyclist has died," the source told AFP. Cabedo, who hailed from the nearby town of Onda, had made … [Read more...]

Haussler In Car Accident

23-May-2010: Heinrich Haussler (GER) of Cervélo TestTeam was involved in a car accident on Saturday night. There were no injuries reported but both cars sustained considerable damage. Haussler had been racing at the Amgen Tour of California this past week, but returned home Thursday to have his knee checked at the Crossklinik in Basel as a precaution, after two crashes during that race. … [Read more...]

A Ride In A Team Car With Team Type 1

Ah I love the sounds and adventures of bike racing. And as with everything in life, it’s all about the people with whom you share your experiences. Today I got to ride in Team Type 1’s car #1, with director sportif Vassili Davidenko, team founder and CEO Phil Southerland, and mechanic Alex Banyay From the beginning, the mood was light and fun. We mixed in some Smashing Pumpkins and … [Read more...]