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...]

King Kenny Beats Bauge To Olympic Sprint Gold

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LONDON, Aug 6, 2012 (AFP) - Britain's Jason Kenny claimed his first individual gold medal Monday when he stunned Frenchman Gregory Bauge 2-0 to win track cycling's Olympic sprint title. Kenny, a 24-year-old from Bolton, was given the nod over defending champion Chris Hoy to defend Britain's chances of sprint gold at his home Games after the rules were changed to limit each nation to one … [Read more...]

London Olympics Track Cycling — The Key Battles

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LONDON, Aug 1, 2012 - A look at the possible medal contenders in the 10 Olympic track cycling events, five each for men and women, to be contested in London: Sprint France's Gregory Bauge is considered the man to beat ahead of the demanding three-day match sprint tournament, although he won't be handed the gold by either Britain's Jason Kenny, Australian Shane Perkins or Robert … [Read more...]

Olympic Track Cycling Program

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LONDON, Aug 1, 2012 - The Olympic track cycling programme from Aug 2-7: August 2 Men: Team pursuit qualifying; Team sprint qualifying, semi-finals and finals Women: Team sprint qualifying, semi-finals and finals August 3 Men: Team pursuit first round and finals Women: Keirin first and second rounds and final; Team pursuit qualifying August 4 Men: Omnium … [Read more...]