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Enjoy Chris Froome's Stunning Attack At The Giro d'Italia Now, Because It Might Get Taken Away Enjoy Chris Froome's Stunning Attack At The Giro d'Italia Now, Because It Might Get Taken Away

This is a season of purgatory for four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome. In a normal year, the British rider would be gearing up to defend his three straight yellow jerseys and tailoring his entire season around the Tour, as he’s done every year since he became a contender. However, Froome failed a drug test…

One Mountain Biker Dead, Another Injured After Scariest Possible Cougar Attack One Mountain Biker Dead, Another Injured After Scariest Possible Cougar Attack

On Saturday, two men were mountain biking about 30 miles east of Seattle in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains when they encountered a cougar. Authorities say Isaac Sederbaum and S.J. Brooks did everything right: they dismounted their bikes, stood their ground, and yelled at the animal. After it charged them, one…

The Ridiculous Saga Of Lance Armstrong, The Cheater Who Became An Enemy Of The State The Ridiculous Saga Of Lance Armstrong, The Cheater Who Became An Enemy Of The State

It was more than five years ago when Lance Armstrong went on Oprah, looked her in the eye, and admitted to the world that his iconic comeback story was fueled by the most comprehensive doping regimen in cycling history. The seven-time Tour de France winner and cancer survivor had spent his career brashly denying that…

Lance Armstrong Settles $100 Million Federal Lawsuit For $5 Million Lance Armstrong Settles $100 Million Federal Lawsuit For $5 Million

Lance Armstrong can finally rest easy. Eight years after former teammate Floyd Landis filed a federal False Claims Act lawsuit against Armstrong, one that could have cost the seven-time Tour de France winner up to $97.2 million, Armstrong has reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government. The case has…

The Fittest Human Ever Quit Sports, Found Happiness The Fittest Human Ever Quit Sports, Found Happiness

Oskar Svendsen was the next big thing. The baby-faced Norwegian was just 18 years old when he was tabbed as cycling’s next great prodigy at the 2012 World Championships; maybe he’d follow in Thor Hushovd’s footsteps and win bushels of Tour de France stages for Norway, or, who knows, maybe even become his country’s…

Driver Almost Runs Over Pro Cyclist, Then Attacks And Hospitalizes Him Driver Almost Runs Over Pro Cyclist, Then Attacks And Hospitalizes Him

Colombian pro cyclist Daniel Martinez was hospitalized earlier today after reportedly suffering a serious head injury in a violent confrontation with a dickhead driver. Martinez, who just took a surprising seventh place at the Volta a Catalunya, was on a training ride in Tuscany with EF Education First-Drapac teammate…

Pro Cyclist Booted From Race For Using His Bike As A Weapon Pro Cyclist Booted From Race For Using His Bike As A Weapon

Cycling season has well and truly started up and that means that cycling fighting season has also begun. Zhiwen Chen of Giant Cycling was kicked out of the Tour de Langkawi—this is perhaps the most egregious usage of the superfluous “de” to remind people that this is the same sport as the Tour de France—after video…

Team Sky Look Shadier Than Ever After UK Parliamentary Investigation Team Sky Look Shadier Than Ever After UK Parliamentary Investigation

The UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee finally released their report about doping in British sports on Monday, capping a three-year investigation. In addition to the IAAF scandal and the questionable tactics of the Nike Oregon Project, the Select Committee also looked into British…

Lead Car's Dumbass Automatic Braking System Causes Painful Crash At Bike Race Lead Car's Dumbass Automatic Braking System Causes Painful Crash At Bike Race

Cars with automatic brake sensors built into them are wonderful when used in cities and other places where they can keep unaware drivers from killing cyclists. However, a bike race’s lead car is perhaps the worst possible vehicle for the technology, and five cyclists were the unfortunate victims of a lead car at the…

Bike Race Course Goes Directly Through Man's Living Room Bike Race Course Goes Directly Through Man's Living Room

Riding over gravel, on purpose, for a long time, is one of the wilder and more fun ways to race your bike, even if it sounds like hell. Road cycling can become stale after a while, and like most forms of cyclocross, gravel riding makes for arduous and somewhat wacky racing. Which brings us to the Rock Cobbler, a…

Kangaroo Destroys Cyclist Kangaroo Destroys Cyclist

Today in news from Australia: A kangaroo leapt out of a bush and took out a cyclist, who was reportedly going about 18 mph. There’s video:

The Only Solution To The Chris Froome Problem Is The One Cycling Will Never Accept The Only Solution To The Chris Froome Problem Is The One Cycling Will Never Accept

If most casual sports fans know anything about professional road cycling that extends beyond the orbit of Lance Armstrong, it’s that a bunch of the people who were in line to receive his seven tainted Tour de France titles also tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. Cycling’s reputation and credibility…

Chris Froome Fails Doping Test Chris Froome Fails Doping Test

Three-time defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome failed a doping test at the Vuelta a España this September and is facing a potential year-long suspension from cycling, as the Guardian first reported today. Froome, the most dominant cyclist of the past decade and the winner of four Tours and one Vuelta,…

Gifts For Winter Cycling Gifts For Winter Cycling

Winter approaches, and the icy grip of death descends from the north. The foolish cyclist hangs their bicycle on a peg and prepares for months of slothfulness in which their only exercise consists of getting up to go to the fridge; the confident cyclist, aware that even in a bad climate most days in winter the roads…

The Dumbest Motodoping Scandal Yet Has Gotten Dumber The Dumbest Motodoping Scandal Yet Has Gotten Dumber

Former professional cyclist Phil Gaimon recently wrote a book, in which he dropped an offhand comment about all-time great Fabian Cancellara and how he believed accusations that Cancellara cheated with an illegal motor in his bike during the 2010 season. That’s a fairly spicy rumor to resurface, though Gaimon was just…

Cycling's Most Infamous Motodoping Accusation Has Returned To Haunt The Sport Cycling's Most Infamous Motodoping Accusation Has Returned To Haunt The Sport

Last January, Belgian cyclist Femke Van den Driessche was caught using an illegal motor in her bike at the cyclocross world championships, and though it was the first confirmed case of motodoping, the professional cycling world’s ultimate boogeyman has haunted the sport since a very specific incident in 2010. That…

Have You Seen JuJu Smith-Schuster's Bike? [Update] Have You Seen JuJu Smith-Schuster's Bike? [Update]

It’s been a rough week for Steelers rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster. Martavis Bryant is talking shit online about him, he’s landed in the concussion protocol, and now some rapscallion has made off with Smith-Schuster’s prized bicycle. This is bullshit! Give it back!

French Guy Busted For Racing With An Illegal Motor In His Bike French Guy Busted For Racing With An Illegal Motor In His Bike

Over the weekend, French officials caught a 43-year-old amateur cyclist cheating by using an illegal motor in a race. He’s now the second such rider caught motodoping in an amateur race, after a 53-year-old shit-talking aficionado was caught in Italy in late July.

Cycling's Governing Body Is Not So Sure About Paying Women Cycling's Governing Body Is Not So Sure About Paying Women

Today, the UCI announced that they’d be raising the minimum wages for some professional cyclists. The lowest paid male riders at the WorldTour and Pro Continental level will now make around €2,000 and €650 more per year respectively, with guaranteed salaries of €38,115 for WorldTour racers and €30,855 for Pro…

Jackass Cycling Fan Gets His Shit Wrecked

Handsome Dutch genius Tom Dumoulin capped off a tremendous year with his first ever world championship, as he dusted Chris Froome and everyone in the time trial to take the rainbow jersey in Bergen this morning. He rules and I can’t wait to see him don his stripes at the Tour de France next year.

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