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2009 Tour of California

by admin on Feb.16, 2009, under Race Results

2009 Tour of California
The 2009 Amgen Tour of California is the 4th running of an annual cycling race contained within the state of California. The event is staged February 14–22 and begun with a prologue in the state capital of Sacramento. Stage Date Winner Runner-Ups Prologue 14th Feb 2009 Fabian Cancellera (Team Saxo Bank) Levi Leipheimer (Astana)David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream) 1 15th Feb 2009 Francisco Mancebo (Rock Racing) Jurgen van de [...]
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2009 Tour of Qatar

by admin on Feb.05, 2009, under Race Results

2009 Tour of Qatar
The 2009 Tour of Qatar is being held from 1 February to 6 February 2009 in Qatar. It is a multiple stage road cycling race that takes part over six stages with a total of 685 kilometres and is part of the 2008-2009 UCI Asia Tour. Men’s Stage Date Winner Runner-Ups 1 1st Feb 2009 Garmin-Slipstream Quick StepTeam Katusha 2 2nd Feb 2009 Roger Hammond (Cervélo TestTeam) Danilo [...]
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Lance Confirms Participation in 2009 Tour de France

by admin on Dec.02, 2008, under News

Lance Confirms Participation in 2009 Tour de France
After various incidents and comments from Lance Armstrong, such as 2007 Tour de France champion Alberto Contador’s unwillingness to ride with him, and the fear of attacks from French haters during the race, it almost seemed like Armstrong might not be riding in the Tour. But today, his confirmation has dismissed all doubts. “I’m committed to [...]
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How to be a Safer Cyclist with Proper Braking

by admin on Nov.21, 2008, under Tips

How to be a Safer Cyclist with Proper Braking
Stopping a bicycle safely is perhaps one of the most important aspect of safe cycling. Every now and then, you might find yourself having to stop or slow down fast, or otherwise land yourself in some dangerous situations. Conventional Wisdom When asked, many cyclists would naturally assume that the fastest way to come to a stop is [...]
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Tour de France 2009 Route Unveiled

by admin on Oct.24, 2008, under News

Tour de France 2009 Route Unveiled
2009 Tour de France is the 96th edition of the grand race, which begins on July 4. Race director Christian Prudhomme has revealed the race route which begins in Monaco and ends with a traditional finish at Champs Elysées. Two-time Tour runner-up Cadel Evans said, “This is a difficult, but interesting route. I think it suits [...]
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Fixing a Bicycle Flat Tire

by admin on Oct.14, 2008, under Tips

Fixing a Bicycle Flat Tire
Theoretically, it’s the tube inside the tire that is flat, not the tire itself. And below is an excellent video showing how you can easily replace a flat yourself, be it at the comfort of your home or while you are out cycling. Here’s what you need: Tire levers New tube or a patch kit A pump Remove the wheel [...]
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Bicycle Handlebar Tape: How to Wrap it Yourself

by admin on Oct.09, 2008, under Tips

Bicycle Handlebar Tape: How to Wrap it Yourself
Here is an excellent video showing how you can easily replace your bike’s handlebar tape yourself. It’s easy! Make your bike look new again with new handlebar tapes, or change colors for the fun of it. What you need: Scissors Handlebar tapes Electrical tapes
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How to Start and Stop a Bicycle Like a Pro

by admin on Oct.02, 2008, under Tips

How to Start and Stop a Bicycle Like a Pro
Starting and stopping a bicycle is an insignificantly easy task that all of us know. If you rode a bike, you already know how. But do you really know the most effective way to do so? Wrong ways to start a bicycle Side Mount Method aka Cowboy Mount This method is done by standing on one side of [...]
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Nicole Cooke is the Top Women

by admin on Sep.29, 2008, under News

Nicole Cooke is the Top Women
Welsh cycling pro Nicole Cooke is officially the top women in the cycling scene. Just six weeks after snatching the champion title at the 2008 Beijing Olympics road race, Cooke won gold at the 2008 UCI Road World Championships. Just 150 metres from the finishing line, Cooke stuck on to Marianne Vos’ wheel and overtook her [...]
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Alberto Contador Will Remain Leader of Astana

by admin on Sep.27, 2008, under News

Alberto Contador Will Remain Leader of Astana
Reports are in, saying that Alberto Contador was assured by the Astana team that he will remain the leader of the cycling team. The relationship between Contador and Lance Armstrong has been tense ever since Armstrong announced his return from retirement and his joining of the Astana team. Being the winner of the 2007 Tour de [...]
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