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Expect road closures, delays during Sunday's Tour de Victoria bike ride - Times Colonist

Bicycle Touring - Sat Aug 19 2017 1:51am

Times Colonist

Expect road closures, delays during Sunday's Tour de Victoria bike ride
Times Colonist
Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria on Sunday is expected to attract up to 1,500 cyclists and result in rolling road closures throughout Greater Victoria. The bicycle tour has three routes that are based on fitness levels. The Christie Phoenix Challenge ...

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Sunday's Tour de Victoria expected to draw hundreds of cyclists - Times Colonist

Bicycle Touring - Sat Aug 19 2017 1:51am

Times Colonist

Sunday's Tour de Victoria expected to draw hundreds of cyclists
Times Colonist
Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria on Sunday is expected to attract up to 1,500 cyclists and result in rolling road closures throughout Greater Victoria. The bicycle tour has three routes that are based on fitness levels. The Christie Phoenix Challenge ...

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Becky James quits pro cycling - and her retirement plans are VERY unusual - road.cc

Pro Cycling & Bicycle Racing - Sat Aug 19 2017 1:05am

road.cc

Becky James quits pro cycling - and her retirement plans are VERY unusual
road.cc
Although when you think about it... isn't this one of cycling's biggest food obsessions?... Becky James (copyright British Cycling).jpg. The Olympic medal-winning cyclist Becky James has quit cycling to bake wedding cakes, and said she is 'excited ...

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Security in spotlight in Spain as Liga, Vuelta get under way - Business Standard

Vuelta Ciclista a España & More - Sat Aug 19 2017 12:52am

Security in spotlight in Spain as Liga, Vuelta get under way
Business Standard
While Spain mourns following the terror attacks in Catalonia, security will be in the spotlight as two global sporting events get under way this weekend in La Liga and the Vuelta cycling race. After a three-month summer break, La Liga returns with 10 ...

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Plans are firm for West Reading bicycle race - Reading Eagle

Pro Cycling & Bicycle Racing - Sat Aug 19 2017 12:04am

Plans are firm for West Reading bicycle race
Reading Eagle
Reading Radsport Festival organizer Kacey Lloyd has given West Reading officials a report on the Twilight Criterium bike race, which will be held in the borough next month. The race will be the second stage of the festival's two-day celebration of ...

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Tour de Cure to Offer New Mountain Biking Ride - KNWA

Tour de France & More - Fri Aug 18 2017 10:07pm

KNWA

Tour de Cure to Offer New Mountain Biking Ride
KNWA
The Tour de Cure is the largest nation-wide fundraiser for the cause and it'll be right here in Northwest Arkansas this weekend. Arkansas is the first state to offer a mountain bike ride for the Tour de Cure. This addition just shows how progressive ...

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Breck Epic bike race: “The burliest representation of hardcore mountain biking” - The Denver Post

Pro Cycling & Bicycle Racing - Fri Aug 18 2017 9:42pm

The Denver Post

Breck Epic bike race: “The burliest representation of hardcore mountain biking”
The Denver Post
The race finished Friday afternoon with several hundred participants completing what is considered the most demanding mountain bike race in the country. “This is the burliest representation of hardcore mountain biking,” said O'Neil, a Summit County ...

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Bicycle tracks ready for Atascadero students to start the school year - A-Town Daily News

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Aug 18 2017 8:19pm

A-Town Daily News

Bicycle tracks ready for Atascadero students to start the school year
A-Town Daily News
Rideshare Program Coordinator, Sarah Trauger, said,“Teaching active transportation and the rules of the road early on helps students commute responsibly and safely via biking and walking. This type of on-bike education in a simulated environment will ...

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AP PHOTOS: Sweat and guts on display at CrossFit challenge - New Jersey Herald

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Fri Aug 18 2017 7:21pm

New Jersey Herald

AP PHOTOS: Sweat and guts on display at CrossFit challenge
New Jersey Herald
CrossFit, a regimen developed by former gymnast Greg Gassman in California, aims to optimize physical competence in 10 areas: cardiovascular and respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance and ...

Categories: Cycling, Health, Running, Skating

Froome favored to end run of 2nd places at Spanish Vuelta - New Jersey Herald

Giro d'Italia & More - Fri Aug 18 2017 7:21pm

New Jersey Herald

Froome favored to end run of 2nd places at Spanish Vuelta
New Jersey Herald
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — After winning the Tour de France for a fourth time, Chris Froome will try to break his run of second-place finishes at the Spanish Vuelta. Froome has finished the Vuelta as runner-up on three occasions, coming in behind Juanjo ...

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Hot Bike Tour Builder: Evan Favaro - Hot Bike Magazine

Bicycle Touring - Fri Aug 18 2017 7:18pm

Hot Bike Magazine

Hot Bike Tour Builder: Evan Favaro
Hot Bike Magazine
Speakeasy Motors' Evan Favaro joins the Hot Bike Tour for 2017 as an Invited builder also. He's got a lot of projects on his plate, both of the car and motorcycle species, so taking the time to create a bike for this party on his busy schedule really ...

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Hot Bike Tour Builder: Doug Lambert - Hot Bike Magazine

Bicycle Touring - Fri Aug 18 2017 6:45pm

Hot Bike Magazine

Hot Bike Tour Builder: Doug Lambert
Hot Bike Magazine
Doug Lambert won the J&P Garage Build-Off, gaining a ticket to our Hot Bike Tour as an invited builder for his achievement. He's unique in that he doesn't own his own shop; Doug gets all of his hard work done in his home garage. We can't wait to see ...

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Orica-Scott tight-lipped on GC strategy for La Vuelta - Eurosport.com AU

Vuelta Ciclista a España & More - Fri Aug 18 2017 6:24pm

Eurosport.com AU

Orica-Scott tight-lipped on GC strategy for La Vuelta
Eurosport.com AU
However the 27-year-old pre-race contender returns for his third Vuelta off a disappointing 62nd-place overall performance his Le Tour de France debut in July, but has three top five Grand Tour GC finishes in the past two seasons to his palmarés ...
Contador on Vuelta finale to his career: “As always, I want to win”CyclingTips

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Adam Blythe aiming to sprint past star names in Vuelta a Espana - Yorkshire Post

Giro d'Italia & More - Fri Aug 18 2017 6:20pm

Yorkshire Post

Adam Blythe aiming to sprint past star names in Vuelta a Espana
Yorkshire Post
Cyclists dream of winning the Tour de France, and if not that, the Giro d'Italia in May is a distant second, with the Vuelta just behind. Its proximity to the Tour, coming just four weeks after Froome won a fourth yellow jersey in five years, also ...

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Trek produces custom Emonda SLR for Contador's final Vuelta a Espana - Cyclingnews.com

Vuelta Ciclista a España & More - Fri Aug 18 2017 5:54pm

Cyclingnews.com

Trek produces custom Emonda SLR for Contador's final Vuelta a Espana
Cyclingnews.com
"To get this new bike is a big surprise for me and I am really happy to be able to ride my last Vuelta on it," said Contador. "I got my first big results on a Trek bike, of which my first Tour de France in 2007 really stands out, and it will also be ...

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Trek produces custom Emonda SLR for Contador's final Vuelta a Espana - Cyclingnews.com

Giro d'Italia & More - Fri Aug 18 2017 5:54pm

Cyclingnews.com

Trek produces custom Emonda SLR for Contador's final Vuelta a Espana
Cyclingnews.com
Contador also won the 2009 Tour on a Trek and the 2008 Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a Espana with the American bike brand. Contador's subsequent Grand Tour victories came onboard a Specialized. No stranger to custom bikes throughout his career, ...

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Tour de France champion Chris Froome out to end Spanish drought - Independent Community Newspaper

Giro d'Italia & More - Fri Aug 18 2017 5:48pm

Independent Community Newspaper

Tour de France champion Chris Froome out to end Spanish drought
Independent Community Newspaper
The Italian did not ride this year's Tour after finishing the Giro in third place. Fabio Aru, the 2015 Vuelta winner, will also be back, while Romain Bardet, third at the Tour, could be poised to make a run as well. The Orica-Scott team will bring ...

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Check Out Micayla Gatto's Hilarious "Humble" Parody - Bicycling

Bicycling - Fri Aug 18 2017 5:23pm

Bicycling

Check Out Micayla Gatto's Hilarious "Humble" Parody
Bicycling
Micayla Gatto isn't just a pro downhiller: in a new video from Canadian-based internet comedy group IFHT, it appears she's also a comic (and musical) genius. Set to Kendrick Lamar's "Humble," the video premiered at Crankworx, a week-long mountain ...

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Backspin: Kristoff tips hat to Sagan, Teuns extends hot hand and Van der Breggen stops by for a chat - Eurosport.com AU

Giro d'Italia & More - Fri Aug 18 2017 5:21pm

Eurosport.com AU

Backspin: Kristoff tips hat to Sagan, Teuns extends hot hand and Van der Breggen stops by for a chat
Eurosport.com AU
“The Giro rosa in incomparable with any other race and this year's edition made our team to defend the jersey for almost the whole tour, after getting it on the first day, made it extra hard en a big team victory,” admitted van der Breggen, who also ...

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Luxury Cycling Retreats Return To Forbes 5-Star Resort For Peak Foliage Season - Forbes

Cycling & Cyclists - Fri Aug 18 2017 5:16pm

Forbes

Luxury Cycling Retreats Return To Forbes 5-Star Resort For Peak Foliage Season
Forbes
This fall, at the most desirable tourism time of year to visit Vermont, a lucky few will have the opportunity to combine both of these experiences into one, with a guided cycling retreat at Twin Farms run by high-end NTSQ Velo. NTSQ stands for Never ...

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