Posts tagged "Tour de France"

60 Second Cycling: Week in Review & Upcoming Events

While we may have enjoyed a day off mid-week, cycling advocates have remained hard at work analyzing the new transportation bill being sent to President Obama. America Bikes has issued its Analysis of The New Transportation Bill, MAP-21, noting that funding will decrease by 33% to 66% depending on each state’s use of the opt-out... Read more »

Public Perception and the Cost of Keeping Cycling Clean

Public Perception and the Cost of Keeping Cycling Clean
Doping continues to be the top headline in bicycling news. In the past week, Lance Armstrong was cleared (for the moment), Alberto Contador was stripped of his wins and retroactively banned, and Jan Ullrich was banned for two years despite having retired from the sport nearly five years ago.  He was also retroactively stripped of... Read more »

Best Competition on TV - Saturday's Tour de France Stage 14

Best Competition on TV - Saturday's Tour de France Stage 14
It’s a tough time to be a Chicago sports fan.  The Sox are hovering at five hundred and the Cubs, well, is it too early to say “wait ’til next year”?  Bears training camp is still a ways off and most of us remain in disbelief that the Bulls weren’t the team that humbled the... Read more »
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Seven Reasons Why You Should Be Watching The Tour De France

Seven Reasons Why You Should Be Watching The Tour De France
Lance Armstrong has retired again, so what’s the point in watching a month-long bicycle race if a single American superhero can’t dominate it? There are several reasons why you may actually enjoy watching the Tour de France through the 24th of July: You’re not a racing fan, but you’ve been known to watch NASCAR just... Read more »