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2014 Tour de France: Martin takes penultimate TT stage as Nibali confirms overall

German Tony Martin bested the field in stage 20’s 54km rolling individual time trial from Bergerac to Périgueux on the penultimate day of the 2014 Tour while overall leader Vincenzo Nibali solidified his first-ever Tour title with a fourth place result.

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2014 Tour de France: Graham Watson Stage 1 Photo Gallery

German sprinter Marcel Kittel of Team Giant-Shimano took the opening stage of the 2014 Tour de France as well as the yellow jersey in a stage marked by the aggressive riding of Team Trek as well as a nasty crash in the sprint that may have knocked British favorite Mark Cavendish out of the race.

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Spotted: Prototype SRAM CX1 Drivetrain

The not-so-secret SRAM CX1 drivetrain made another sneak-peek appearance this past weekend on the Cannondale SuperX disc cyclocross bike of Ryan Trebon, second place finisher in the men’s elite race. Photos and more details here.

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Review: Look S-Track Pedals

We’ve been using the Look S-Track pedals on our road bike, cross bike and mountain bike and color us impressed. This pedal was not really designed for road bikes but it is a viable option if you like to use a shoe with a sole that allows you to walk safely. Its real relevance to […]

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Video: Bradley Wiggins – A Year in Yellow

Bradley Wiggins had a stunning year as he went from contender to dominator. Thwarted by injuries and misfortune and accidents in previous years, Bradley Wiggins stayed healthy and had a year to remember.

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Jeff Louder Goes on the Attack in Opening Stage of 2012 Tour of California

Santa Rosa, CA – Jeff Louder (USA) of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team got off the front early in the 2012 Amgen Tour of California and remained in the lead group for more than four hours and 32 minutes before being reeled in the final few minutes of an exciting opening stage in Santa Rosa, […]

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Numainville opens Air Force Classic weekend with Clarendon Cup victory

Arlington, VA – Having strength in numbers for a race is good. Having a sprinter who can payoff the strong work of her teammates in the finish is gold. And Canadian Road Champion Joelle Numainville of Team TIBCO/To the Top was golden this morning in Arlington, winning the Clarendon Cup after a long sprint ahead […]

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SRAM Tour of the Gila kicks off with a Mountain Top Finish

The first stage of the SRAM Tour of the Gila 25th edition took the 66 strong women’s Pro field out through the barren terrain of the high desert to a final mountain top finish at nearly 9,000 feet. The infamous Mogollon Climb is a ten kilometer challenge that compliments those riders who like to go […]

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Amgen Tour of California Women's Criterium

Competition dates: February 15, 2009 Team Limit: Maximum eight cyclists per team Format: USAC rules apply Prize Money: $15,000 overall total + primes Field Limit: Maximum 150 riders Online Registration Ends: February 13, 2009 Race Day Registration: Based on availability Doping Control: Conducted in accordance with USADA rules Register Online Here >>

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Amgen Tour of California – Stage 6: Solvang

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Amgen Tour of California – Stage 5: Visalia to Paso Robles

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Amgen Tour of California – Stage 4: Merced to Clovis

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Amgen Tour of California – Stage 3: San Jose to Modesto

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Amgen Tour of California – Stage 2: Sausalito to Santa Cruz

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Amgen Tour of California – Stage 1: Davis to Santa Rosa

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Amgen Tour of California – Prologue: Sacramento

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Gain an Extra Edge on Power with Garmin

Navigating the expo area at Sea Otter practically takes a GPS unit with the large number of vendors that setup every year. Hence, I wandered into the Garmin booth and got an update on a couple of Edge GPS units – the 605 and 705 – from Brandi. Both the 605 and 705 Edge models […]

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Ritchey Break-Away Bicycles Travel to the 18th Annual Sea Otter Classic

Ritchey to exhibit two new Break-Away bike framesets and various new components at one of the nation’s largest bicycle festivals SAN CARLOS, Calif. – Bicycle component company Ritchey Design announced today it will showcase the two newest framesets in the Break-Away line of bicycles at the Sea Otter Classic, April 17-20 in Monterey, Calif. Ritchey […]

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Sea Otter Classic Challenges Participants with an Overflowing Activity Roster

Sea Otter Classic Challenges Participants with an Overflowing Activity Roster   Knowing the ropes, Ryan Leech suspends belief with his hard-won trials skills   MONTEREY, Calif. (March 13, 2008) Now more than ever before, Sea Otter Classic participants are faced with having to choose from an event schedule aimed at pleasing everyone. Live bands, recreational […]

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Ahearne Cycles

Joseph Ahearne is Ahearne Cycles (Portland, OR) shows us two bikes here. The first is a 1×9 commuter and the second is a “comfortable road bike”, a prototype, it is also Joseph’s own personal bike. website: www.ahearnecycles.com

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Hunter Cycles – High Plains Drifter

Rick Hunter is Hunter Cycles (Watsonville, CA). Here, Rick show us his High Plains Drifter, a long distance touring bike or inner city work bike – surf board compatible! website: www.huntercycles.com

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Towsend Cycles – track racing bike

Greg Towsend (Towsend Cycles) works primarily building road, track and cyclocross frames, all steel and lugs. Here Greg shows us one of his purpose-built track bikes for racing. Simple and elegant. website: www.townsendcyclesltd.com

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Towsend Cycles

Greg Towsend (Towsend Cycles) works primarily building road, track and cyclocross frames, all steel and lugs. Here Greg shows us one of his female customers road bike. website: www.townsendcyclesltd.com

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Santini – new bibs, jerseys, and shorts

Nick Gibson from Santini (Pronet) shows us a few of the latest and greatest bib shorts and jerseys. website: http://pronetcycling.com/

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Soulcraft – Dirt Bomb cyclocross bike

RoadBikeReview and Mtbr had a chance to chat and interview Sean Walling of Soulcraft (Petaluma, CA). Unfortunately the video interview we did got hit by gremlins and turned out too poorly to post. We did, however, salvage some studio photos of a couple of his bikes. This is the Soulcraft steel cross bike – The […]

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