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  • Cookson calls women's uniforms 'unacceptable'

    Cookson calls women's uniforms 'unacceptable' AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Flesh-colored uniforms worn by a Colombian women's cycling team were "unacceptable," according to the International Cycling Union president. UCI President Brian Cookson wrote on his Twitter account that "it is unacceptable by…

    Associated Press
  • World's Best Beginner Bike? 2015 Honda CBR300R

    Let’s get this out of the way: the 2015 Honda CBR300R might just be the world’s best starter bike... well, maybe; Maybe the CBR300F - the forthcoming naked version - would be a better beginner bike? There are a zillion factors that play into making a great beginner bike.

    RideApart.com
  • Bouhanni headlines strong French team at worlds

    Bouhanni headlines strong French team at worldsPARIS (AP) — Top sprinter Nacer Bouhanni features in a strong French team for cycling's world championships in Spain.Bouhanni enjoyed a breakthrough season this year, winning three stages of the Giro d'Italia

    Associated Press
  • Cycling-Road-GP de Montreal results

    Cycling-Road-GP de Montreal resultsSept 14 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from GP de Montreal (Montreal - Montreal, 205.7 km) on Sunday 1. Simon Gerrans (Australia / Orica) 5:24:27" 2. Rui Costa (Portugal / Lampre) ST 3. Tony Gallopin (France / Lotto

    Reuters
  • Contador wins Spanish Vuelta, his 6th grand tour

    Two months after exiting the Tour de France with a leg fracture, Alberto Contador rebounded in style by winning his sixth grand tour title after protecting his lead on the 21st and final stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday. The Tinkoff-Saxo rider won his home race for a third time, to go with two…

    The Associated Press
  • Cycling-Road-Vuelta a Espana final classification

    Cycling-Road-Vuelta a Espana final classificationSept 14 (Infostrada Sports) - Final Classification from Vuelta a Espana on Sunday 1. Alberto Contador (Spain / Tinkoff - Saxo) 81:25:05" 2. Chris Froome (Britain / Team Sky) +1:10" 3

    Reuters
  • Contador delighted at Vuelta treble

    Alberto Contador said he was "delighted" after winning his third Vuelta a Espana as Italian Adriano Malori took victory on the final stage 9.7km timetrial in Santiago de Compostela on Sunday. Spaniard Contador finished 1min 40sec down on Malori on the rain-affected course as he took no chances. New…

    AFP
  • REFILE-Cycling-Local hero Contador secures third Tour of Spain title

    REFILE-Cycling-Local hero Contador secures third Tour of Spain title(Corrects sport tag in headline) SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Local favourite Alberto Contador wrapped up his third Tour of Spain triumph when he comfortably held

    Reuters
  • Contador's Vuelta victory sets up thrilling 2015 Tour

    Contador's Vuelta victory sets up thrilling 2015 Tour Santiago de Compostela (Spain) (AFP) - Alberto Contador's Vuelta a Espana victory was not just significant for this season but also helps to set up a potentially thrilling 2015 Tour de France. As long as no-one suffers any debilitating injuries,…

    AFP