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by admin on Feb.16, 2009, under Race Results
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.
14th Feb 2009
Fabian Cancellera (Team Saxo Bank)
Levi Leipheimer (Astana)David Zabriskie (Garmin-Slipstream)
15th Feb 2009
Francisco Mancebo (Rock Racing)
Jurgen van de [...]
by admin on Feb.05, 2009, under Race Results
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.
1st Feb 2009
Quick StepTeam Katusha
2nd Feb 2009
Roger Hammond (Cervélo TestTeam)
by admin on Dec.02, 2008, under News
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 [...]
:astana, giro d'italia, lance armstrong, tour de france
by admin on Nov.21, 2008, under Tips
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.
When asked, many cyclists would naturally assume that the fastest way to come to a stop is [...]
:brakes, braking, safety
by admin on Oct.24, 2008, under News
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 [...]
by admin on Oct.14, 2008, under Tips
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:
New tube or a patch kit
Remove the wheel [...]
:beginner, flat, maintenance, tire
by admin on Oct.09, 2008, under Tips
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:
:handlebar, maintenance, road
by admin on Oct.02, 2008, under Tips
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 [...]
by admin on Sep.29, 2008, under News
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 [...]
:marianne vos, nicole cooke, uci road world championships
by admin on Sep.27, 2008, under News
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 [...]
:alberto contador, astana, lance armstrong