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Petacchi: 'It's like an atomic bomb fell on cycling with Froome's positive' - VeloNews

Giro d'Italia & More - Wed Dec 13 2017 1:56pm

VeloNews

Petacchi: 'It's like an atomic bomb fell on cycling with Froome's positive'
VeloNews
FLORENCE, Italy (VN) — Italian sprinter Alessandro Petacchi, who like Chris Froome (Sky) tested positive for the asthma drug Salbutamol, fought his case, lost and served a suspension. Petacchi's suspension followed a 2007 Giro d'Italia post-stage test ...

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Tucson among the most dangerous cities for cyclists - KVOA Tucson News

Cycling & Cyclists - Wed Dec 13 2017 1:49pm

KVOA Tucson News

Tucson among the most dangerous cities for cyclists
KVOA Tucson News
Tucson ranked second for being among the most dangerous cities for bike riding, according to a 24/7 Wall St report. There has been a total of 64 traffic fatalities (120.4 per 1 million people), in accordance to 24/7 Wall St. The organization compared ...

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No car? No problem, say these Christmas-tree-toting Bay Area bicyclists - The Mercury News

Cycling & Cyclists - Wed Dec 13 2017 1:34pm

The Mercury News

No car? No problem, say these Christmas-tree-toting Bay Area bicyclists
The Mercury News
Not so, say these Bay Area cyclists. From front-loading cargo bins to bungee cords and handlebar baskets, these cyclists prove it's possible — fun, even — to pedal their way to tree lot and back. Chris Bruntlett of the Vancouver, Canada-based ...

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Man Found Guilty in 2009 Murder of Mountain Bike Legend Mike Rust - Bicycling

Bicycling - Wed Dec 13 2017 1:34pm

Bicycling

Man Found Guilty in 2009 Murder of Mountain Bike Legend Mike Rust
Bicycling
A Colorado jury last week convicted a man for the murder of mountain bike pioneer Mike Rust, closing the chapter on a nearly decade-long saga that upset and bewildered the cycling community. Charles M. Gonzales, 47, was found guilty of first-degree ...

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Why Salbutamol, the asthma wonder drug, is banned - Kuwait Times

Giro d'Italia & More - Wed Dec 13 2017 1:14pm

Kuwait Times

Why Salbutamol, the asthma wonder drug, is banned
Kuwait Times
In May 2014 at the Giro d'Italia, Diego Ulissi gave a sample that contained 1900 ng/ml – slightly lower than Froome's. The Italian tried to replicate the results in testing in Switzerland to show it was natural. The UCI did not hold a final hearing ...

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Chris Froome Tests Positive, and Cycling History Repeats Itself - New York Times

Cycling & Cyclists - Wed Dec 13 2017 1:00pm

New York Times

Chris Froome Tests Positive, and Cycling History Repeats Itself
New York Times
How could anyone not? Chris Froome, the four-time Tour de France winner, confirmed on Wednesday that he tested positive for excessively high amounts of the asthma drug salbutamol during the Vuelta a España in September, on his way to victory in that ...
Cycling-Froome denies breaking rules, says legacy not taintedEurosport.com
Petacchi: 'It's like an atomic bomb fell on cycling with Froome's positive'VeloNews
Nibali: Chris Froome salbutamol case is bad news for cyclingCyclingnews.com
Daily Mail -Cycling Weekly -Brisbane Times -The Guardian
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Team Dream Bicycling Team launches newest collection of branded apparel and accessories - Bicycle Retailer

Bicycling - Wed Dec 13 2017 12:28pm

Bicycle Retailer

Team Dream Bicycling Team launches newest collection of branded apparel and accessories
Bicycle Retailer
(BRAIN) — With more than 31,000 Instagram followers, Team Dream Bicycling Team has garnered a global following since it began selling cycling kits, hats, water bottles, stickers and other merchandise on Etsy five years ago. This week, Team Dream ...

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Wisconsin Clean Cities Honors Green Transportation Leaders - NGT News

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Dec 13 2017 12:24pm

Wisconsin Clean Cities Honors Green Transportation Leaders
NGT News
Wisconsin's top sustainable transportation leaders were honored Tuesday at the Wisconsin Clean Cities 23rd Annual Stakeholder Meeting. “Wisconsin Clean Cities members serve as outstanding examples of how commitments to clean transportation practices ...

Team Dream Bicycling Team launches newest collection of branded apparel and accessories - Bicycle Retailer

Bicycling - Wed Dec 13 2017 12:18pm

Bicycle Retailer

Team Dream Bicycling Team launches newest collection of branded apparel and accessories
Bicycle Retailer
(BRAIN) — With more than 31,000 Instagram followers, Team Dream Bicycling Team has garnered a global following since it began selling cycling kits, hats, water bottles, stickers and other merchandise on Etsy five years ago. This week, Team Dream ...

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Benefits of buzzy classes and how to build on them - The Keene Sentinel

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Wed Dec 13 2017 12:03pm

Benefits of buzzy classes and how to build on them
The Keene Sentinel
Barre also improves muscular endurance: the ability of muscles to sustain force against resistance over time (think of the repetitive movement and holds typical of ballet). What to add: A barre class is unlikely to improve external-load-bearing ...

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Oshawa receives $525000 through provincial cycling program - durhamregion.com

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Dec 13 2017 12:00pm

durhamregion.com

Oshawa receives $525000 through provincial cycling program
durhamregion.com
The funding is based on the population of each municipality and the number of commuter cyclists in the community. In addition to the Oshawa portion, the Region of Durham will also receive $2.2 million. “The active transportation advisory committee is ...

Stoked on spokes: CSU's cycling sports club - Source

Cycling & Cyclists - Wed Dec 13 2017 11:46am

Source

Stoked on spokes: CSU's cycling sports club
Source
The student-run cycling club at CSU has one, and only one, requirement of its members — to be stoked on bikes. The successful club consists of both male and female CSU students who are competitive in a variety of disciplines, such as road, track ...

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How to get more electric vehicles on the road - National Post

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Dec 13 2017 11:24am

How to get more electric vehicles on the road
National Post
Jonn Axsen is a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Sussex Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand, Associate Professor at Simon Fraser University, and Director of the Sustainable Transportation Action Research Team. Despite the hype ...

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Chris Froome could be banned from 2018 Tour de France for taking too much asthma medication. Seriously. - SB Nation

Tour de France & More - Wed Dec 13 2017 11:12am

SB Nation

Chris Froome could be banned from 2018 Tour de France for taking too much asthma medication. Seriously.
SB Nation
Doping! The Tour de France! We get to mush all those words together once again because four-time Tour winner Chris Froome, cycling's best rider since Lance Armstrong, failed a doping test during the Vuelta a España last September. Team Sky reported ...
Chris Froome: Tour de France champion failed a drug testCNN
Tour de France Winner Chris Froome Failed Doping TestNew York Times
Tour de France winner Froome fails drugs test for asthma medicationFRANCE 24
Washington Post -CBSSports.com -The Guardian -Team Sky
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Tyson Fury is welcomed back, while doping athletes and cyclists are labelled 'drugs cheats' - the hypocrisy is ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Cycling & Cyclists - Wed Dec 13 2017 11:07am

Telegraph.co.uk

Tyson Fury is welcomed back, while doping athletes and cyclists are labelled 'drugs cheats' - the hypocrisy is ...
Telegraph.co.uk
The punishments dished out to those who commit doping offences in sport tend to be fairly prescriptive: the person in question is handed a suspension for a set period of time and is then free to resume their career once that period has passed. How they ...

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Wanted! Two UK riders to get the pro cycling treatment with Team Alpecin at the 2018 Etape du Tour - BikeRadar.com

Pro Cycling & Bicycle Racing - Wed Dec 13 2017 11:02am

BikeRadar.com

Wanted! Two UK riders to get the pro cycling treatment with Team Alpecin at the 2018 Etape du Tour
BikeRadar.com
Procycling Magazine. Procycling brings you the colour, action and drama of the world's most spectacular sport in a glossy and dynamic magazine. It's the authoritative, worldwide voice of international professional road racing, distributed in every ...

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Could Guelph become a leading cycling city? - GuelphMercury.com

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Dec 13 2017 11:00am

GuelphMercury.com

Could Guelph become a leading cycling city?
GuelphMercury.com
Some of these issues will be addressed in Guelph's Active Transportation Network study. As well, we need protected bike lanes on main streets so that we can access places we visit, such as downtown, commercial centres, and schools. These protected ...

Saranac Lake village board now supports rail trail - The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Trails & Parks - Wed Dec 13 2017 10:25am

The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Saranac Lake village board now supports rail trail
The Adirondack Daily Enterprise
We recognize the important economic development, tourism, and health benefits that construction of the Adirondack Rail Trail will bring to our constituents. We urge the State to take every step necessary to expedite the appropriate procedural actions ...

Chris Froome: Tour de France champion failed a drug test - wtkr.com

Giro d'Italia & More - Wed Dec 13 2017 10:15am

wtkr.com

Chris Froome: Tour de France champion failed a drug test
wtkr.com
The Kenyan-born rider is the first to win back-to-back Grand Tours since Marco Pantani won the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France in 1998. Froome's team principal, Sir Dave Brailsford, said in a statement: “There are complex medical and physiological ...

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Chris Froome Fails Anti-Doping Test - Bicycling

Bicycling - Wed Dec 13 2017 10:01am

Bicycling

Chris Froome Fails Anti-Doping Test
Bicycling
By AFP/Bicycling.com​ December 13, 2017. Chris Froome 2017 Vuelta a Espana. Chris Froome after winning the 2017 Vuelta a España. NurPhoto. Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome had twice the permissible amount of asthma medication in his system ...

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