Demise of Italian Cycling Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

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by Barnaby CHESTERMAN NANCY, France, July 12, 2014 - The demise of Italian cycling has been greatly exaggerated according to winning pair Vincenzo Nibali and Matteo Trentin. Nibali, 29, kept hold of the Tour de France yellow jersey after Trentin, 24, won Friday's 234.5km stage from Epernay to Nancy. Italian cycling has come under fire in local press but the performances … [Read more...]

Belkin To Exit Pro Cycling After 2014 Season

Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands - 17th June 2014 - By the end of 2014 Belkin will exit Pro Cycling as the title sponsor of the Belkin Pro Cycling Team. Belkin entered into cycling last year with the aim to increase brand awareness and subsequently sales revenue. While initial brand awareness results increased for the Belkin brand throughout Europe, the company strategy is to be more globally … [Read more...]

Learn To Ride A Bike In One Hour – A New, Better Way To Teach Your Child To Ride

Kids learn best when they can see and feel what they're learning.  Despite that, we often try to teach them with lots of words and concepts with which they're not yet familiar.  Like telling your child to "try to keep your balance" when they haven't yet learned what balance is, or how one keeps it.  Nevertheless, this is how our parent's taught us, so we just keep doing it until eventually our … [Read more...]

Team Cannondale Pro Cycling Comes to Southern California

by Bryan Boyhan with photos by Einhard Buccheim This week Cannondale Pro Cycling came to sunny southern California following a training camp in Tuscany to present the 2014 lineup and rest a bit before heading out to the Tour Down Under and the Tour de San Luis. We were invited to sit down with some of the riders, check out the camp, and even go for a ride with the pros. Before divulging all … [Read more...]

Go For The REAL Stuff

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Written by: Lea Crosetti, RD, CSSD As a sports dietitian and endurance athlete, I am always looking for new food variations to eat out on the course. Whether it be an attempt to “go more natural”, avoid the GI issues with sugary sports nutrition products, or simply get more variety and tasty foods my body is craving while cycling, it’s the quest to find a nourishing, tolerable and tasty … [Read more...]

Fisch Tales Bicycle Blog – Recent Engagement = Recent Lack of Riding

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Recent Engagement = Recent Lack of Riding Written by: Jonathan Fisch (Soon to be husband, and ex CAT4 racer) My past life: As I reflect on my life, I can only think of the last 7 years when I got into cycling. Only last year focusing on racing. My life has been about the miles I put on my bike, the adventures that I have had with other fellow roadies, and of course the laughs I get once I … [Read more...]

John Fahey Says Cycling Has ‘Crisis of Confidence

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by Julian Guyer LONDON, Feb 12, 2013 (AFP) - Cycling faces a "crisis of confidence" over doping after the Lance Armstrong scandal, World Anti-Doping Agency head John Fahey said on Tuesday, as he called for tougher laws to combat drugs in sport and society. WADA and the International Cycling Union (UCI) have been at loggerheads over how to proceed since a damning US Anti-Doping … [Read more...]

2013 Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road & Time Trial National Championships

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Course Routes Unveiled for 2013 Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Men’s and Women’s Road & Time Trial National Championships Chattanooga, Tenn. – USA Cycling has announced the proposed course routes for the 2013 Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road & Time Trial National Championships and the U.S. Handcycling Criterium National Championships, to be held May 25-27 in Chattanooga. … [Read more...]

Oscar Freire Retires From Cycling

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BOURGES, France, Oct 4, 2012 - Three-time world champion Oscar Freire has finally brought the curtain down on his illustrious career and retired from cycling, his Katusha team confirmed on Thursday. The 36-year-old Freire, world champion in 1999, 2001 and 2004, has not raced since competing at the world championships at Valkenburg, the Netherlands on September 23 when he finished … [Read more...]

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Pack Fodder by: VeloGuy There are times when words don’t need to be said. When the spoken alphabet adds nothing to the world. I didn’t need to ask the bloke sitting much too close at the bar last night, the names of his girlfriends/children, as they were right there, tattooed on his neck. I don’t need to ask a teenager what shop they got their sweater in, as it is right there, written all … [Read more...]