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The Winning Moves: 15 years of Roubaix attacks

A Tale of Two Seasons

Your race calendar may be determined by where you live. But it doesn’t determine your success.<p>If you look at the official United States Cycling Association (USAC) calendar, you’ll notice that this year’s domestic professional racing has pretty much just started. A couple of criteriums took place …

Grand Rapids

Bianchi's partnership with carbon developer may take some bumps out of your road

LILLE, France (VN) — Vibration is a real pain in the butt.<p>Working with the aptly named Materials Sciences Corporation (MSC), Bianchi thinks it has …

Crashes notwithstanding, all eyes will be on Fabian Cancellara in 2013 Paris-Roubaix

PARIS — Ask any of the riders and team officials involved who is going to win Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix and one name stands out above all others — …

Cycles of Life: Why We Opened a Bike Shop

<i>Editor’s Note: We’re quite proud to introduce a new series from Siren Cycles’ founder Brendan Collier. While it’ll touch on his bike brand, the focus</i> …

Reach Your Ideal Cycling Weight

Find it, reach it—and stay lean for life<p>Behold the mighty pound. Each one has potential. To put raw power into your pedals. To outsprint the masses to the line. To ascend the likes of Mont Ventoux. But pack on too many (especially of the non-power-producing variety—in other words, fat) and they'll …

Fitness

Cycling reverts to its purest form at weather-plagued Milano-Sanremo

MADRID (VN) — Cycling put its best face forward in horrid, brutal conditions in Sunday’s Milano-Sanremo.<p>After a winter of discontent, marred by …

Cycling: The Nice Guys Finish Last

With the parade of admitted dopers and sordid revelations that Lance Armstrong lied, cheated and bullied his way to seven Tour De France titles, the public perception of cycling has reached an all-time low. The accomplishments of many professional cyclists have been placed on equal-footing with a …

Cycling

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Victims break down in tears as Barry Bennell is convicted of 36 counts, …

USADA collaborating with other agencies in wake of Armstrong affair

OUDENAARDE, Belgium (VN) — It nearly went unnoticed, a quiet clause in a press release amid a torrent of Lance Armstrong clamor. It seemed like an …

What Is a Real Ronde?

I stayed home sick today (for real) and spent a few hours doing exactly what you'd expect -- watching old Ronde van Vlaanderen reruns. One thing led …

Stefan Schumacher: 'I Took Drugs Like Pasta'

German rider says doping was par for the course at Gerolsteiner<p><b>BERLIN, March 29, 2013 (AFP)</b> - German rider Stefan Schumacher, who has served a two-year doping ban, has admitted to regularly knocking back a cocktail of performance-enhancing drugs, likening it to eating pasta after …

Cycling

2013 Tour of Flanders Favorites

The top riders to watch in Sunday’s Flemish monument<p>Sunday’s Tour of Flanders brings the sport’s toughest one-day racers to Belgium for one of cycling’s most prestigious and difficult Classics. The <i>Ronde van Vlaanderen</i> (as it’s affectionately known in Belgium) features more than 250 kilometers and …

Rapha cycle clothes: easy to mock, but also easy to love

Rapha is one of those curious companies where more people seem to have an opinion about the brand than actually buy its creations. As so often …

Team Sky may decide to run a women's road cycling team

Team Sky could run a women's road cycling team alongside their men's squad next year if the newly formed Wiggle Honda outfit prove successful in …

Alan Pardew left disappointed at Wigan reaction to Callum McManaman’s horror tackle

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew admits he was surprised at Wigan’s reaction to Callum McManaman’s challenge on Massadio Haidara two weeks ago.<p>The tackle – …

Tributes paid to ‘glittering career’ of paralysed jockey JT McNamara

Tributes have rained in for jockey JT McNamara after it was confirmed he has been left paralysed following a fall at the Cheltenham Festival earlier …

Clucking hell! Blackpool fan gets thrown out for taunting Blackburn owners in chicken suit

A rogue Blackpool fan enjoyed a far from egg-cellent Good Friday after his jibe at Blackburn’s chicken farm owning directors went badly wrong.<p>The …