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Cycling: Tour de France favourites expect exciting battle - The Straits Times

Bicycle Touring - Fri Jun 30 2017 2:30am

The Straits Times

Cycling: Tour de France favourites expect exciting battle
The Straits Times
DUSSELDORF, Germany (AFP) - Tour de France favourites Chris Froome and Richie Porte believe this year's race will keep fans enthralled right to the end. With a limited number of high mountain summit finishes and only 36.5km of time-trialling ...

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Move over drivers, the cyclists are taking over the office car park ... - The Guardian

Cycling & Cyclists - Fri Jun 30 2017 2:00am

The Guardian

Move over drivers, the cyclists are taking over the office car park ...
The Guardian
Cycle provision can improve the letting potential of office space, according to new research, as increasing numbers of workers choose to travel by bike.

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Tour de France in never-ending cycle of cheating and testing - SFGate

Tour de France & More - Fri Jun 30 2017 1:57am

SFGate

Tour de France in never-ending cycle of cheating and testing
SFGate
DUESSELDORF, Germany — A scene from “Godfather III” about sums up where the Tour de France is with doping as the 2017 edition begins Saturday. In the movie, Al Pacino's character, Michael Corleone, laments that his efforts to become a bona fide ...
'Performance-enhancing' drug that cost Lance Armstrong his seven Tour de France titles doesn't work, finds studyThe Independent
UCI announces safety changes ahead of Tour de France startBicycle Retailer

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Brian Cookson: UCI chief defends record at British Cycling - BBC Sport

Cycling & Cyclists - Fri Jun 30 2017 1:12am

BBC Sport

Brian Cookson: UCI chief defends record at British Cycling
BBC Sport
Brian Cookson, the head of cycling's world governing body, says blame for British Cycling's failings should not rest solely with him. A report into claims of bullying said British Cycling "lacked good governance" at board level. Cookson, who led the ...
Cookson to AP: No 'culture of fear' while leading UK cyclingCharlotte Observer

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Letter: Rail trail keeps options open for future - Santa Cruz Sentinel - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Trails & Parks - Thu Jun 29 2017 11:30pm

Letter: Rail trail keeps options open for future - Santa Cruz Sentinel
Santa Cruz Sentinel
A recent letter in Santa Cruz Sentinel from Jim B. indicated a preference for a bike trail only; no rail trail is necessary. A few years from now, rail transit from Santa ...

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Greensboro cycling family hopes to raise awareness about sharing the road after husband hit by car - myfox8.com

Cycling & Cyclists - Thu Jun 29 2017 10:15pm

myfox8.com

Greensboro cycling family hopes to raise awareness about sharing the road after husband hit by car
myfox8.com
Some of those tips include giving plenty of room to cyclists when passing and yielding to cyclists when turning left. McCloy and his wife are both cyclists and ride in different events each year. After last week's accident, the couple wants to become ...

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Swampscott voters back rail trail - Daily Item

Trails & Parks - Thu Jun 29 2017 9:16pm

Daily Item

Swampscott voters back rail trail
Daily Item
SWAMPSCOTT — Town officials can move forward with plans for a rail trail after voters approved allocating funds by nearly 600 ballots on Thursday during a special election. Voters decided 2,741 to 2,152 to allocate $850,000 for the design and ...

Missoula cyclists, businesses clarify rules of sharing the road - NBC Montana

Cycling & Cyclists - Thu Jun 29 2017 8:56pm

NBC Montana

Missoula cyclists, businesses clarify rules of sharing the road
NBC Montana
Missoula Bicycle and Pedestrian Office program director Ben Weiss says Montana state cycling laws can be confusing because they give cyclists the benefits of drivers and pedestrians. "Bicyclists have the same vulnerabilities as a pedestrian because you ...

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Calling all artists: Rail Trail Committee seeks muralists - The Altamont Enterprise

Trails & Parks - Thu Jun 29 2017 8:54pm

The Altamont Enterprise

Calling all artists: Rail Trail Committee seeks muralists
The Altamont Enterprise
BETHLEHEM — In late 2016, a group of Bethlehem community members gathered, inspired by the idea of creating public works of art along the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail. Forming a volunteer committee, Art on the Rail Trail, known as ART, ...

Agile Rascal Bicycle Touring Theatre group launches bike tour in - KRTV News in Great Falls, Montana - KRTV Great Falls News

Bicycle Touring - Thu Jun 29 2017 8:22pm

KRTV Great Falls News

Agile Rascal Bicycle Touring Theatre group launches bike tour in - KRTV News in Great Falls, Montana
KRTV Great Falls News
Eight composers, actors, dramaturgs, and playwrights decided on Great Falls a month ago to create a unique experience for Montanans. This is John Olsen's second time participating in the Agile Rascal Bicycle Touring Theatre. "The maiden voyage was ...

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Study shows doping drug EPO gives no edge to serious cyclists - ESPN

Cycling & Cyclists - Thu Jun 29 2017 6:55pm

ESPN

Study shows doping drug EPO gives no edge to serious cyclists
ESPN
The blood booster at the heart of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal does not improve real-world cycling performance, according to the most rigorous study yet of how the protein EPO affects athletes. The results, published Thursday in the journal ...
Doping: EPO does little for cyclists' race performance, study findsReuters
EPO blood doping has little effect on amateur cyclists' road race performanceNews-Medical.net
Effects of erythropoietin on cycling performance of well trained cyclists: a double-blind, randomised, placebo ...The Lancet

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Santa Ana is Having a Roundabout Renaissance - Streetsblog California (blog)

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jun 29 2017 6:09pm

Streetsblog California (blog)

Santa Ana is Having a Roundabout Renaissance
Streetsblog California (blog)
State Active Transportation Program funds were used to build this and eight other roundabouts this past year in Santa Ana. The roundabout shown is in a residential neighborhood in West Santa Ana and includes new signs and bulbouts at each street corner.

Thailand sports hub status enhanced with international cycling festival - TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific

Bicycle Touring - Thu Jun 29 2017 5:11pm

TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific

Thailand sports hub status enhanced with international cycling festival
TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific
Bangkok – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is continuing its drive to make Thailand a sports hub by supporting the Cycling Tour Challengethat is open to local and international road-racers and mountain-bikers. The event, scheduled to take place ...

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