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Reijnen takes sweet victory and jersey in Colorado.

Two buddies came down the straightaway in Aspen, Colorado gunning for the stage win and first leaders jersey in the US Pro Cycling Challenge. Keil Reijnen (UnitedHealthcare) and Alex Howes (Garmin-Sharp) took it to the line. They both live in Boulder and train together and had the exact same dream: win in Aspen and take the honors […]

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Tiernan-Locke outdrinks Floyd Landis.

Somewhere in the United States, wild-man Floyd Landis is laughing his ass off. Landis is on the floor, doubled over in pain from laughing so hard. In fact, he hasn’t hooted it up this much since the day all of Lance Armstrong’s sponsors dropped him after the USADA bomb exploded. The disgraced Texan lost something […]

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Trek gives Jens Voigt’s a silver send-off.

The old corporate cliche was a gold watch to commentate retirement after many faithful years of service. Trek isn’t giving Jens Voigt the gold watch; instead they’re handing him a silver race bike, silver Bontrager cycling shoes and silver helmet. He’ll be wearing — and riding — all three in his final race, the US […]

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Tinkov’s calculation: Contador wins 2016 TDF by 1 minute, 23 seconds.

    Tinkoff-Saxo tycoon blowhard Oleg Tinkov said that by the team’s own calculations, his rider Alberto Contador would have won the 2014 Tour de France by three minutes. He bases that claim on knowledge of Contador’s power numbers and some guess at Nibali’s wattage and the historical data on Chris Froome. Three minutes. “Of […]

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Nibali knows how to ride a bike. Froome doesn’t.

Vincenzo Nibali must have been feeling pretty frisky as he celebrated his Tour de France victory with his CanNibali fan club in Tuscany. When asked for the 1000th time if he deserved to win Le Grand SHindig, given the abandons of Chris Froome and Alberto Contador, he gave his clearest, most pointed reason why the […]

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Chris Horner. Battling a super bug in Utah?

Having just read that Chris Horner is now on his third consecutive course of antibiotics, all we could think was, “wow.” This is why antibiotics don’t work anymore, folks. Back in the days when doctors used to hand them out like candy, they worked just fine. Miracle drugs, truimph of science, march of progress, pharma […]

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Wiggins leads Sky at RideLondon – Surrey Classic. Froome left off roster

After four weeks of heated speculation, Sky has decided not to include former Tour de France winner Chris Froome on the roster for the Surrey Classic. Instead, the team will move forward with Bradley Wiggins as the sole captain. According to a source within Sky, Froome lobbied hard to ride in Surrey and was bitterly […]

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Tour of Utah comes of age.

Tour de Geezer? Had to smile when we saw the photo for the pre-race presser at the Tour of Utah. There was old man Ivan Basso (36), old man considering retirement Cadel Evans (37), retiring this month Jens Voigt (42) and the ancient Chris Horner (42). Just out of frame, last year’s winner in Utah, Tom Danielson […]

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Boasson Hagen. Odd duck.

We just don’t quite know what to make of Edvald Boasson Hagen. The talented rider for Sky was once spoken of the way people now talk about Peter Sagan. A freakish talent, wide skill set, near unlimited potential. Teammates used to called him Eddy Jr in reference to his soon-to-be revealed Merckxian brilliance. Well, that […]

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