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In Honor of Eddy Merckx, the 2019 Tour de France Will Start in Brussels - Bicycling

Tour de France & More - Tue Jan 16 2018 1:48pm

Bicycling

In Honor of Eddy Merckx, the 2019 Tour de France Will Start in Brussels
Bicycling
Eddy Merckx, the Belgian racer and five-time yellow jersey winner, in 1971. Photograph courtesy of ktk17028. The 2019 Tour de France will start with two stages in and around the Belgian capital of Brussels in a tribute to Eddy Merckx, race organizer ...
2019 Tour de France Grand Depart routes revealedCyclingnews.com
BC-CYC--Tour de France-Belgium,1st Ld-WritethruOdessa American
Routes revealed for opening two stages of 2019 Tour de France in BrusselsInsidethegames.biz (blog)
RTE.ie -The News Tribune -VeloNews
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USA Cycling picks 31 riders for 'cross worlds - VeloNews

Cycling & Cyclists - Tue Jan 16 2018 1:41pm

VeloNews

USA Cycling picks 31 riders for 'cross worlds
VeloNews
The elite women's podium of Katie Compton, Ellen Noble, and Kaitie Keough at 2018 'cross nationals. The podium was familiar, but the racing to get there was anything but, with the closest race for first in recent memory. Photo: @pinnedgrit. Following ...
USA Cycling Announces 2018 Cyclocross Worlds TeamFloBikes

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Speed Skating Canada investigating as coach takes leave of absence - CBC.ca

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Tue Jan 16 2018 1:37pm

Speed Skating Canada investigating as coach takes leave of absence
CBC.ca
The organization, which has not given a reason for the leave of absence, told CBC Sports via email on Tuesday that "Michael Crowe is currently on leave from his position as head coach until at least after the Olympic Games. Speed Skating Canada has ...

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Skaters gather in Milton for national competition (PHOTOS) - Santa Rosa Press Gazette

Inline Skating - Tue Jan 16 2018 1:28pm

Santa Rosa Press Gazette

Skaters gather in Milton for national competition (PHOTOS)
Santa Rosa Press Gazette
MILTON — Approximately 300 inline skaters from across the country gathered at Skateland of Milton for the 5th Annual Emerald Coast Inline Skating Challenge, which kicked off Saturday morning and ended Monday at King Middle School. Top skaters from ...

Categories: Skating

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is going to become a speed skater and bobsledder as part of NBC's Winter Olympics coverage - SB Nation

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Tue Jan 16 2018 12:54pm

SB Nation

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is going to become a speed skater and bobsledder as part of NBC's Winter Olympics coverage
SB Nation
In Pyeongchang, Earnhardt's role will involve him experiencing Olympic sports up close, including short-track speed skating and bobsledding. Hey @DaleJr, since you said you wanted to be a bobsledder, we decided to take you for a practice run today ...
Dale Earnhardt Jr. to make NBC debuts at Super Bowl LII and Winter OlympicsNascar
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s February includes the Super Bowl, Olympics and Daytona 500Yahoo Sports
Earnhardt Jr. to help NBC Sports at Super Bowl and OlympicsHickory Daily Record

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Chris Froome Set to Argue That Kidney Problem Caused Adverse Test - Prensa Latina

Giro d'Italia & More - Tue Jan 16 2018 12:53pm

Prensa Latina

Chris Froome Set to Argue That Kidney Problem Caused Adverse Test
Prensa Latina
Morgan has represented Alberto Contador, Lizzie Deignan, Johan Bruyneel, tennis player Maria Sharapova, and footballers Kolo Touré and Mamadou Sakho with various degrees of success. As one of Morgan's peers points out to L'Équipe, though, 'whatever the ...

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The Surprising Reason Why Drivers Don't 'See' Cyclists - Bicycling

Cycling & Cyclists - Tue Jan 16 2018 12:38pm

Bicycling

The Surprising Reason Why Drivers Don't 'See' Cyclists
Bicycling
It's bad enough that we have to worry about distracted drivers looking down at their phones, but new research has found an even more vexing trend: Drivers can look straight at cyclists and still not “see” them, leading to dangerous or deadly encounters ...

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The Surprising Reason Why Drivers Don't 'See' Cyclists - Bicycling

Bicycling - Tue Jan 16 2018 12:38pm

Bicycling

The Surprising Reason Why Drivers Don't 'See' Cyclists
Bicycling
Bicycling Newsletter. Keep this field blank. Enter your email address. You may unsubscribe at any time. Privacy Policy | About Us. This phenomenon—a person's failure to notice an unexpected object in plain sight—is known as “inattentional blindness ...

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Vuelta a Espana 2018 route revealed: six key stages - RoadCyclingUK

Vuelta Ciclista a España & More - Tue Jan 16 2018 12:37pm

RoadCyclingUK

Vuelta a Espana 2018 route revealed: six key stages
RoadCyclingUK
A typically climb-heavy parcours awaits riders at the 2018 Vuelta a Espana after organisers Unipublic revealed a route packing in nine summit finishes and two time trials. The back-loaded route is particularly laden with huge climbs, including an ...

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Giro race director calls for Froome solution as rider prepares new defence - Cyclist

Giro d'Italia & More - Tue Jan 16 2018 12:09pm

Cyclist

Giro race director calls for Froome solution as rider prepares new defence
Cyclist
Giro d'Italia race director Mauro Vegni has called for a swift resolution to the Chris Froome salbutamol case, stating that it is now in the hands of the UCI to produce a clear conclusion. As part of a special report on the Froome case in L'Equipe ...

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Technical FAQ: How much rest do older cyclists need? - VeloNews

Cycling & Cyclists - Tue Jan 16 2018 12:08pm

VeloNews

Technical FAQ: How much rest do older cyclists need?
VeloNews
I had an Electrocardiogram (EKG), which was not good. That was followed by a stress test which, was “OK,” and I have a follow-up visit to my cardiologists in March. After reading your book, I have reduced my workout sessions. Now, I do jogging ...

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BMX track plan after children outgrow skate park in Swansea - WalesOnline

Aggressive Skating - Tue Jan 16 2018 11:56am

WalesOnline

BMX track plan after children outgrow skate park in Swansea
WalesOnline
BMX track plan after children outgrow skate park in Swansea. It will be built near the existing skate park in Gorseinon if given the go ahead. Share; Comments. By. Robert DallingSenior Reporter. 16:56, 16 JAN 2018; Updated 16:58, 16 JAN 2018. News ...

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Giro d'Italia director calls on UCI to 'sort out' Chris Froome's salbutamol case - Cyclingnews.com

Giro d'Italia & More - Tue Jan 16 2018 11:43am

Cyclingnews.com

Giro d'Italia director calls on UCI to 'sort out' Chris Froome's salbutamol case
Cyclingnews.com
The director of the Giro d'Italia Mauro Vegni has said that the UCI must "sort out" Chris Froome's salbutamol case before the start of this year's Italian Grand Tour. He reiterated that he cannot accept a "compromise solution" that would allow Froome ...

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Florida study finds that drivers flout the law more than cyclists - Treehugger

Cycling & Cyclists - Tue Jan 16 2018 11:15am

Treehugger

Florida study finds that drivers flout the law more than cyclists
Treehugger
Read any post on TreeHugger about cycling and there will be comments about how cyclists blow through stop signs and ignore the law, like "Very rarely do I see a cyclist in the wild without seeing them do something brazenly idiotic and get away with it ...

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$2 million donated to support Grand River Greenway Trail project - HollandSentinel.com

Trails & Parks - Tue Jan 16 2018 11:06am

HollandSentinel.com

$2 million donated to support Grand River Greenway Trail project
HollandSentinel.com
Ottawa County Parks and Recreation is one step closer to completing its Grand River Greenway Trail project as the Ottawa County Parks Foundation has accepted a $2 million donation to support the project. The donation came from Bill and Bea Idema and ...

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New bike race, 4K to benefit pair of nonprofits - Post-Bulletin

Pro Cycling & Bicycle Racing - Tue Jan 16 2018 11:04am

New bike race, 4K to benefit pair of nonprofits
Post-Bulletin
STEWARTVILLE — Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge and Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch have joined together to create a new outdoor fundraising event that will support the work of both organizations. The Inaugural Iron Challenge will be held beginning ...

Categories: Cycling

Bardet blasts Froome doping inquiry: 'We are a laughing stock' - VeloNews

Tour de France & More - Tue Jan 16 2018 10:35am

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Bardet blasts Froome doping inquiry: 'We are a laughing stock'
VeloNews
Chris Froome (left) and Romain Bardet at the Vuelta a Espana. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com. PARIS (AFP) — Leading French rider Romain Bardet called cycling “a laughing stock” for failing to announce any sanctions against Chris Froome since his ...
Greipel wins at Tour Down Under, Froome's kidney defence: Daily News DigestCyclingTips

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Belgium to mark Merckx anniversary in 2019 Tour start - The Star Online

Giro d'Italia & More - Tue Jan 16 2018 10:19am

The Star Online

Belgium to mark Merckx anniversary in 2019 Tour start
The Star Online
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium will host the start of the Tour de France in 2019 with two stages paying homage to the country's greatest ever cyclist, Eddy Merckx, on the 50th anniversary of his first victory in the race. Merckx, nicknamed the Cannibal ...

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Driverless vehicles to run on roads in Masdar City - gulfnews.com

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Jan 16 2018 10:17am

gulfnews.com

Driverless vehicles to run on roads in Masdar City
gulfnews.com
Abu Dhabi: Driverless electric vehicles will transport residents in Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, in the world's first large-scale outdoor sustainable transportation system. Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, has selected French autonomous ...

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Male cyclists are not at greater risk of sexual or prostate problems, study finds - MinnPost

Cycling & Cyclists - Tue Jan 16 2018 9:56am

MinnPost

Male cyclists are not at greater risk of sexual or prostate problems, study finds
MinnPost
Cycling does not appear to harm men's sexual or prostate health, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Urology. This finding counters previous studies that have suggested male cyclists are at increased risk of experiencing erectile ...

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