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Kreuziger Responds to UCI Doping Allegations

Kreuziger’s public plea is not unusual, but bears familiar markings to previous pro cyclists who made big public statements about their innocence only to later turn a full 180-degrees and come clean about their sins.

Froome to Race in Japanese Tour

Sept. 22, 2014 Team Sky’s Chris Froome  will be participating in the Saitama Criterium in Japan this October 25. The race is sponsored by the same group that puts on the Tour de France, the Amaury Sports Organization, who call the event formally Le tour…

Seattle Civil Rights Lawyer Killed on Bicycle

Sher Kung, 31, was killed by a driver who turned left in front of her.

The Seattle Times reported that John Pucher, the Rutgers University cycling expert who had previously visited a Seattle conference, called the Second Avenue bikeway where Ms. Kung died, “death-defying” and said he nearly got hit five or six times on just one trip downtown.

Mountain Bike World Cup in Windham August 8 – 10

Women's Elite downhill racing will be featured at Windham next weekend (in addition to men's.)

July 31, 2014 – Windham, NY A mere 100 miles from New York City, the  2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup starts in Windham, NY next Thursday, August 7. Racing will continue through Sunday August 10, for both men and women elite riders…