Bicycling

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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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Froome shows he can take Tour de France punches

Froome shows he can take Tour de France punches

Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, and Nairo Alexander Quintana of Colombia, wearing the best young rider's white jersey, in third position, speed down Val Louron-Azet pass during the ninth stage of the Tou...

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New leader’s uphill tactics reminiscent of Armstrong

New leader’s uphill tactics reminiscent of Armstrong

Christophe Ena Associated Press Chris Froome of Britain, left, and other riders climb a mountain pass in the Pyrenees on Saturday. AX 3 DOMAINES, France – At his first real opportunity, Chris Froome blew away his main Tour de France rivals w...

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At Tour de France, Cavendish edges toward legends

At Tour de France, Cavendish edges toward legends

Britain's Marc Cavendish crosses the finish line ahead of Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway, right and second place, and Andre Greipel of Germany, left and fourth place, to win the fifth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 228.5 kilometers...

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Riders play it safe as tougher tests lie ahead

Riders play it safe as tougher tests lie ahead

Amaury Sport Organisation Simon Gerrans, bottom, edges Peter Sagan, top, to win the third stage as Jose Joaquin Rojas trails. CALVI, Corsica – A funny thing about the Tour de France is it can give competitors the most fabulous terrain on whi...

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Some riders triumph just by staying in race

AJACCIO, Corsica – Behind Jan Bakelants, the Belgian who rode with guts and guile to win Stage 2 at the Tour de France, there were other smaller but no less impressive victories Sunday that don't get so widely noticed. They came from the race's ri...

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Dream of bike path around Lake Tahoe adds another mile

Dream of bike path around Lake Tahoe adds another mile

A cyclist pedals along the newest stretch of a bike path that could eventually encompass Lake Tahoe. The new Nevada segment between Kahle Park and Nevada Beach will ultimately link Round Hill Pines Beach with Stateline.The idea sounds simple enou...

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Conflicts increase on busy parkway

Conflicts increase on busy parkway

Cyclists, runners, dog walkers and others share the American River Parkway, but the trail's increasing popularity has led to a rise in problems as they compete for space.It's 8 a.m. on a June Saturday, and the American River Parkway is already g...



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