2wheels

47 Flips | 3 Magazines | 7 Followers | @2wheels | Keep up with 2wheels on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “2wheels”

Twisted Spoke - My twisted take on the world of pro bike racing.

September 4, 2018 0 Comments<p>This is about as straightforward a stage as you can ever watch. No drama, no surprises, no mishaps. The 172.5 kilometer …

Tour de France

The Internet of iThings: Apple’s iBeacon already in 200 million iPhones and iPads – MacDailyNews - Welcome Home

“Over the summer I predicted that the micro-location iBeacon would be the most important new feature in iOS 7. Consumer awareness of the feature is …

Not Even Lance Deserves This: The Government Is Using the War on Terror to Go After Him for Millions

It was supposed to be one of the most amazing feats in sporting history; after recovering from cancer, Lance Armstrong got back on his bike and won …

Hearst Magazines

Tour de France

Lance Armstrong flies commercial, battles lawsuits

Lance Armstrong didn't name names in his famous confession to Oprah Winfrey. But when asked about it in a recent lawsuit, he said he believed that one key person had knowledge of his doping conspiracy virtually the whole time – Bay Area financier Thomas Weisel, who bankrolled the U.S. Postal …

"The Armstrong Lie" Movie Review

The Armstrong Lie (2013)<p>Lance Armstrong retired after winning his 7th Tour de France, the world’s most grueling sporting event. Riding the tour is a …

Top 10 Athletes Who Had It All And Threw It Away: #9 Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong: Performance Enhancing Drugs~<p>In light of recent events in sports, I thought I would spend a few moments recalling some of the most …

Life after Oprah

<i>Armstrong spoke with veteran journalist Joe Lindsey of</i> Bicycling <i>magazine in his Austin, Texas, home for almost two hours. We're running the full</i> …

Keith Olbermann Destroys Lance Armstrong For His Comments In An ESPN Interview

Following the release of ESPN The Magazine's interview with Lance Armstrong on Thursday, Keith Olbermann lashed out against Armstrong during his segment Thursday night.<p>Olbermann rips Armstrong because he tries to come across as a sympathetic figure during the interview.<p>He also criticizes all those …

Did Armstrong Buy “Million Dollar” Win?

Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France victories in October 2012 and confessed to doping in January of this year, events Outside has covered extensively. But new allegations against the cyclist early in his career have surfaced, Cycling News reports.<p>Former pro-rider Roberto …

Lance Armstrong says he was singled out because he wasn't nice

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong said in an interview with ESPN the Magazine's Joe Lindsey that he feels like he is being singled out because he …

Armstrong paid team $100K bribe to throw race, cyclist says | FOX Sports

Lance Armstrong paid an Italian team $100,000 to throw a 1993 race in Philadelphia, a former member of the team says in a report that suggests the …

Bruyneel walking away from the sport: “I’ve made a decision that I’m pretty much done with cycling”

Belgian says he doesn’t see himself “as the devil,” claims he has been unfairly treated<p>He’s got a long-overdue arbitration hearing in London next …

Bruyneel: I'm pretty much done with cycling

Former US Postal Service team manager Johan Bruyneel has acknowledged that he is unlikely to work in cycling again, saying that he is “pretty much …

Should Lance Armstrong be banned from Strava? | Matt Seaton

Though banned for life for doping, the disgraced cyclist competes every day on social platform Strava. Other users are not happy<p>Lance Armstrong is never out of the news for long, lately.<p>Now, in the wake of his semi-confession to Oprah Winfrey, ABC News is reporting that a high-level official says …

Lance Armstrong urges cycling to come clean

It might seem a bit hypocritical of Lance Armstrong to call for the sport of cycling to come clean.<p>But when a top cycling official held a Twitter Q&A this week, it was Armstrong who jumped in to play the role of anti-doping crusader.<p>British cycling boss Brian Cookson is campaigning to unseat Pat …

Lance Armstrong Says It's The Postal Service's Fault For Giving Him $41 Million When He Was On Drugs

The government waited for over a decade to file suit against Lance Armstrong for one reason and one reason only: It got everything it bargained for from Armstrong and his cycling team.<p>... It was well aware of intense national and international media coverage of the team's doping and widespread …

Book News: Does Lance Armstrong Have The Right To Lie In His Memoirs?

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>Lance Armstrong, the disgraced cyclist who admitted to doping earlier this year, is being sued for more than $5 million over false claims in his memoirs, <i>It's Not About the Bike</i>and <i>Every Second Counts</i>. A group of …

Lance Armstrong Says He Was Very Confident He Would Never Get Caught For Doping In New Documentary

Several weeks before Lance Armstrong came clean and admitted to doping on Oprah, he called up Alex Gibney — the filmmaker who had been documenting the cyclist since 2009.<p>Armstrong lied to Gibney's face throughout filming, and for that, Gibney requested a few more interviews to set the record …

Lance Armstrong Doped In Front Of Sheryl Crow And She Told Investigator: REPORT

Sheryl Crow witnessed Lance Armstrong receive an illicit blood transfusion while they were dating in 2004, according to a soon to be released book about the disgraced cyclist's extensive doping program.<p>In an excerpt from ”Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, the Tour de France, and the Greatest Sports …

Can Lance Armstrong Rebuild His Brand?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>His words were unequivocal, his face somber. To Oprah Winfrey's direct questions about whether he had used banned substances to enhance his athletic performance, Lance Armstrong, seven-time winner of what is considered to be the most …

Lance Armstrong team director Johan Bruyneel to face arbitration, report says

According to website roadcycling.com,<p>Johan Bruyneel, who wasLance Armstrong's team sports director through all his Tour de France wins, along with former team doctors Pedro Celaya and Jose Marti will have an arbitration hearing withUSADA, the United States organization charged with patrolling …

Can Lance Armstrong be forgiven?

He lost all his results from 1998 onwards, was banned from the sport for life, and was told publicly by then UCI President Pat McQuaid that he had …

The Straight Dope: Is Lance Armstrong Memorabilia Worthless Now?

Lance Armstrong’s legacy as a seven-time Tour de France winner went up in smoke last week. So might have the investments of a cadre of collectors who …

Truth altered the course of a new film about Lance Armstrong

Hollywood's love for sequels knows few limits, yet rare is the instance when a studio turns out a follow-up to a movie that was never released.<p>That's the case with the new documentary "The Armstrong Lie," which is a spinoff from an earlier Lance Armstrong movie called "The Road Back."<p>Sony Pictures …

Tour de France

Why You Shouldn't Judge Lance Armstrong (and Why You Should)

A new documentary about the cyclist makes the case for moral relativism: Don't be mad that he doped, because everyone doped. Be mad that he said he was the exception.<p>Last January, a few months after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report released a 202-page report that named former cycling champion …