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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

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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

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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.

Froome Wins Tour de France: Greipel takes Sprint Win in Paris

Chris Froome enjoys a glass of champagne on the Champs, while the rain comes pouring down.

July 26, 2015 – Tour de France – Stage 21- Sèvres – Grand Paris Seine Ouest / Paris Champs-Élysées (Final Stage) Chris Froome (Team Sky) was declared the winner of the Tour de France today:  It was the second time…

The Shark Wins at La Toussuire, Quintana Bites Into Froome’s Lead

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The Shark of Messina attacked when Chris Froome, who is currently leading the Tour, caught a stone in his gears, and had to stop on the climb up the Col de la Croix de Fer. it makes one think that the man’s nickname, the Shark, fits quite well after all.