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Horner wins Vuelta as oldest grand tour champion

Horner wins Vuelta as oldest grand tour champion

Christopher Horner, of the United States, raises the trophy after winning the Spanish Vuelta cycling race in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. Horner completed the biggest victory of his career on Sunday, winning the Spanish Vuelta at the ag...

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Pedestrian, bike advocates gather to discuss safe routes for students

Pedestrian, bike advocates gather to discuss safe routes for students

Seth Cutter of Caltrans puts together a bike at the conference, which aims to create safer and more convenient routes to schools.Pedestrian advocate Terry Preston calls them the "Great Wall of China for parents." Sacramento area streets, buil...

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In Sacramento, bicycling buds part of a growing trend

In Sacramento, bicycling buds part of a growing trend

Bicycling buddies, from left, Howard Sarasohn, 72; Dan Gorfain, 70; and Dave Brubaker, 68, take a short break last week while riding along the American River bike trail at William B. Pond Recreation Area. Along with Norm Gold, 67, the retirees bi...

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Brutal Stage 19 ascent takes toll on field

Brutal Stage 19 ascent takes toll on field

Laurent Cipriani Associated Press The picturesque beauty as riders approach the Glandon pass belies the punishment administered during the 127-mile Stage 19 of the Tour de France.LE GRAND-BORNAND, France – Half the height of Mount Everest, c...

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Fans in a frenzy as Riblon wins

L'ALPE D'HUEZ, France – After nearly five grueling hours of riding, as he strained and sweated to victory in an eye-popping Tour de France stage with crowds that turned cycling's most famous climb into a huge and raucous high-mountain party, Chris...

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Doping doubts keeping up with dominance

Doping doubts keeping up with dominance

Chris Froome pedals up the last kilometer of the Mont Ventoux pass on his way to winning the 15th stage of the Tour de France on Sunday. Laurent Rebours Associated Press ENTRECHAUX, France – There appears to be little to stop Chris Froome fr...

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Sacramento-area bike shops peddle recumbent tricycles to aging pedalers

Sacramento-area bike shops peddle recumbent tricycles to aging pedalers

Jack Orlove of Lincoln, above, prepares to ride his recumbent tricycle with a group along the American River Parkway trail in Sacramento on a recent Saturday.Tricycles are for tots, right? Fair Oaks businessman Mickey O'Brien is betting that's no...

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Kittel nips Cavendish for the win

TOURS, France – At this Tour de France, it is Marcel Kittel and no longer Mark Cavendish who looks like the fastest man on two wheels. Everything was primed on Thursday for Cavendish to win a 25th Tour stage in his illustrious career. His beef...

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Cycling news: Froome now almost unbeatable at Tour de France

Cycling news: Froome now almost unbeatable at Tour de France

Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, passes world heritage site Mont-Saint-Michel, rear, a rocky tidal island which holds a monastery, during the eleventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individu...

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Leader Froome gets promise of more help from team

Leader Froome gets promise of more help from team

Chris Froome, right, kept the yellow jersey from Alejandro Valverde, left, even though all of Froome's teammates were left behind in Stage 9. Christophe Ena Associated Press SAINT-NAZAIRE, France – The manager of Chris Froome's team promises...



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