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Tour Overshadowed By Bastille Day Terrorist Massacre in Nice, France


With respect for those French people and others who were killed or injured in Nice, France tonight, we will not do any further reporting on today’s stage. We are disgusted. The terror, the destruction, and the craziness must stop. Nothing more can be said.

Alaphillipe Wins 2016 California Tour; Wild Wins Women’s 4th Stage

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By Jim Freibert, special to Cyclists International May 23, 2016 While Alaphillipe wins overall ATOC, Cavendish takes stage 8 Sprint;In Women’s race, Kirsten Wild Wins Circuit in Downtown Sacramento The new boy wonder from France, 23-year-old Julian Alaphillipe won the…

Kristoff Wins Santa Rosa Sprint, Alaphillipe Still in Lead

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By Jim Freibert, special to Cyclists International May 21, 2016 Men’s Stage 7 Santa Rosa – Amgen Tour of California Team KATUSHA’s star sprinter Alexander Kristoff (NOR) catapulted to a stage win of the Amgen Tour of California’s seventh day of racing. It was the Norwegian’s…

King Dethrones Sagan in Stage 2, Tour of California

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Amgen Tour of California – Stage 2 – South Pasadena to Santa Clarita Photos and Reporting by Jim Freibert–Special to Cyclists International Stage Two of the Tour of California had a surprise royal ending, with Benjamin King, dethroning the reigning…

Nibali Set for 2016 Tour of Oman

Riders in stage 6 of the Tour of Oman in 2015.

Vincenzo Nibali will be competing in the Tour of Oman this February. The Astana team rider will be joined by Richie Porte, Romain Bardet and Tom Dumoulin among the favorites for the 7th Tour of Oman.

Tissot to Sponsor Tour de France, While Adidas Drops IAAF

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Pro-cyclists and their teams are likely watching with a certain amount of “I told you so,” as other sports and events like soccer, the Olympics and world championships are catching up–and just barely–to ridding their events of cheaters.

More Reasons to Be Jealous of the Netherlands

The Dutch plow bicycle lanes in the winter, and cycling by people of all ages is year round.

Today there is more reason than ever to be jealous of the Netherlands. Dutch bike infrastructure is a pointed reminder of how little we have achieved for cyclists in the United States.

The Missing Faces in France


These are the faces of those people who were out last night, now missing in Paris…These are the faces of the future, life, happiness, love.

Hiking the history of the Hudson

North South Lake from the trail.

Our winter outdoor hiking choice is North-South Lake, where trails follow the famous painters from the Hudson River Art School, among them Thomas Cole.

Cyclists are Blessed


Cyclists are blessed because they are saving the earth from harmful carbon emissions every day they get on their bicycles. Thank you Pope Francis for bringing attention to our struggle to save the earth.