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Most recent Cycling blogs and columns

  • 100-Mile Solo Men's winner Shawn Smith averaged over 15 mph for his four 25-mile laps. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    A Tough Day in the Wilderness: Hammerhead 100 Mountain Bike Race

    OCALA, Fla.—Another Sunday, another mountain bike endurance race. This weekend, April 13, it was the GoneRiding Hammerhead 100 at the Landbridge Trailhead of the Greenway... Read more

  • Nairo Quintana of Movistar wins the third place during Stage Six of the VIII Tour de San Luis, a 184.4 km road stage from Las Chacras Ð Merlo on January 25, 2014 in San Luis, Argentina. (Gabriel Rossi/Getty Images)

    Nairo Quintana to Lead Movistar at Giro D’Italia

    MADRID—Tour de France runner-up Nairo Quintana will lead Movistar at the Giro d’Italia next month. Movistar announced its preliminary list of 11 riders on Wednesday... Read more

  • A few hundred riders spent Sunday weaving through trees and plunging down—and then back up—steep slopes to raise funds for the Friends of Alafia in the fourth Red Trails Alafia Classic. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Fourth Alafia Classic Six-Hour Mountain Bike Race

    On Sunday, April 6, several hundred cyclists congregated as Alafia State Park near Tampa, Florida, to get hot, sweaty, scratched, and dirty—and to raise money... Read more

  • Team Tinkoff's Alberto Contador celebrates after winning the Stage One of the Tour of the Basque Country, a 153.4-km ride around Ordizia, northern Spain, on April 7, 2014. (Rafa Rivas/AFP/Getty Images)

    Contador Wins Stage One of Tour of Basque Country

    ORDIZIA, Spain—Former Tour de France winner Alberto Contador unleashed a late attack to win the opening stage of the Tour of Basque Country on Monday... Read more

  • FILE - This is a Friday, May 17, 2013   file photo of the head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Travis Tygart as he addresses the media at the EU Council in Brussels . Tygart  the man who brought down Lance Armstrong,  said Thursday March 20, 2014 that time is running out for cycling to confront its culture of doping and clean up the sport once and for all. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File)

    USADA Chief Wants immediate Investigation into Doping in Cycling

    LONDON—The man who brought down Lance Armstrong says time is running out for cycling to confront its culture of doping and clean up the sport... Read more

  • The leading breakaway rounds Turn Five in the Pro 1-2 criterium, the closing race of Day Two of the 2014 Chain of Lake Cycling Classic in downtown Winter Haven, Fla., March 2. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic Scores Sixth Successful Racing Weekend

    WINTER HAVEN, Fla.—Despite having to overcome some hardships, the Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic was back and in fine form on March 1–2, sending cyclists... Read more

  • This photo released by courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics shows Lance Armstrong in the documentary film, “The Armstrong Lie." (AP Photo/Courtesy Sony Pictures Classics, Maryse Alberti)

    Armstrong Wins Appeal To Halt Case

    AUSTIN, Texas—A Texas appeals court has temporarily blocked an arbitration panel from reviewing $12 million in bonuses paid to Lance Armstrong by a company that... Read more

  • Silverberg roars in triumph as he crosses the finish line first to win the Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic Pro 1/2 criterium Sunday evening. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Florida Teen Jake Silverberg Wins Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic Pro Criterium

    WINTER HAVEN, Fla.—The two-day Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic wrapped up is sixth successful event Sunday evening with the Pro1/2 Criterium race on the 8-turn,... Read more

  • How To Cycle a Bike: Teaching a Child Without Fear

    Many of us remember the day we first learned to cycle a bicycle: the bike was probably too big, and the tarmac was definitely too... Read more

  • How Your Bicycle Helmet Works

    In the event of an accident when cycling, a good helmet can mean the difference between life and death. Like wearing a seatbelt while driving... Read more

  • The Saddle: Are You Sitting Comfortably?

    Along with choosing a bike size and shape that suits your needs, choosing the right saddle will improve ride comfort and make cycling more enjoyable.The... Read more

  • Tender Loving Care: Cleaning Your Bike

    With many modern road bikes now costing into the thousands of euro, bike care is an essential part of making your investment last longer while... Read more

  • How to Change a Bicycle Tube

    Changing a bicycle inner tube is an essential skill every cyclist should master, and this article aims at making the process as quick and easy... Read more

  • 10 Essentials When Going for a Ride

    Helmet: Don’t need to explain this one – could save your life. A comfortable, good-quality helmet is no load, and designs are getting more and... Read more

  • Winter Cycling: What to Wear

    Winter cycling is a great way to get out during the darker, colder time of year. With our weather in Ireland, however, you’ve got to... Read more

  • Christopher Froome of Great Britain and Team Sky Procycling celebrates on the podium as he secures the leader's yellow jersey after stage twenty of the 2013 Tour de France, a 125KM road stage from Annecy to Annecy-Semnoz, on July 20, 2013 in Annecy, France. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

    Tour De France Champion Froome Signs New Sky Deal

    MANCHESTER, England—Tour de France winner Chris Froome leads a list of 10 riders who have signed new contracts with Team Sky for 2014. Peter Kennaugh,... Read more

  • (Screenshot/YouTube/Global Cycling Network)

    Road Bike Party 2: Martyn Ashton Video Shows Bicycle Tricks and Stunts

    The “Road Bike Party 2″ from Martyn Ashton and the Global Cycling Network is a sequel to the popular “Road Bike Party” video, which has... Read more

  • (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Photo Gallery: Mountain Bike Racing in Florida—Part III

    LAKELAND, Fla.—Winter sports, Florida style. While most of the country is thinking of sledding and skiing, Floridians take to the trails on their mountain bikes... Read more

  • (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Photo Gallery: Mountain Bike Racing in Florida—Part II

    LAKELAND, Fla.—Winter sports, Florida style. While most of the country is thinking of sledding and skiing, Floridians take to the trails on their mountain bikes... Read more

  • (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Photo Gallery: Mountain Bike Racing in Florida—Part I

     LAKELAND, Fla.—Winter sports, Florida style. While most of the country is thinking of sledding and skiing, Floridians take to the trails on their mountain bikes... Read more


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