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African climber Tsgabu Grmay signs with LAMPRE-MERIDA

African climber Tsgabu Grmay signs with LAMPRE-MERIDA

This is the path Tsgabu Gebremaryan Grmay (photo) has chosen, the first Ethiopian cyclist to have signed with World Tour cycling team LAMPRE-MERIDA. The 23 year old climber has signed a contract for the 2015 season with the formation blue-fuchsia-green, becoming the second African athlete in the history of the team (the first being Robert […]

Astana in trouble after failing fourth doping test

Astana in trouble after failing fourth doping test

Astana have been hit with another failed doping test as they await the a review of their licence following a trio of cases earlier in the year. The International Cycling Union (UCI) announced on Wednesday that Victor Okishev, a 20-year-old who rides for Astana’s continental team, had tested positive for steroids while competing at the […]

Legless man inspires others to bicycle new Fond du Lac Loop trails

Legless man inspires others to bicycle new Fond du Lac Loop trails

If you’ve been walking or biking on the Fond du Lac Loop system of trails in Wisconsin, USA through the city or motoring on city streets, you may have seen a man arm-pedaling a three-wheel bike. Often accompanied by his two black Labrador dogs, Floyd Freiberg is among the most frequent users of the Loop […]

Shimano XTR WH-M9020 trail wheel set engineered for aggressive riding

Shimano XTR WH-M9020 trail wheel set engineered for aggressive riding

Shimano Defines a New Rhythm for Race and Trail Riders with New XTR M9000 Mountain Bike Components and Wheels The all-new XTR M9000 wheels mark a serious turning point for Shimano in premium mountain bike wheel sets. They are Shimano’s most advanced mountain bike wheels to date, and also the first featuring carbon laminate rim […]

Alejandro Valverde, Movistar and Spain wins accolades at UCI WorldTour Awards

Alejandro Valverde, Movistar and Spain wins accolades at UCI WorldTour Awards

It was an all-Spanish affair as Alejandro Valverde, Movistar and Spain have officially been awarded their trophies for their respective victories in the WorldTour. UCI president Brian Cookson was on hand to dole out the awards to Valverde, Movistar boss Eusebio Unzué and Royal Spanish Cycling Federation chairman José Luis López in a ceremony at the […]