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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:

How to Keep Strava From Telling Everyone Where You Live How to Keep Strava From Telling Everyone Where You Live

Sharing your running and cycling routes is the whole point of using Strava—you can see whether you’re the fastest in your neighborhood at climbing that big hill, or take on a friend’s favorite running route to see how you compare. But this weekend, analyst Nathan Ruser pointed out that the app’s heatmap of popular…

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 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.

Cyclist Crashes At High Speed After His Handlebars Snap Off Cyclist Crashes At High Speed After His Handlebars Snap Off

French neo-pro Maxime Roger was motoring through a time trial at the Tour of Moselle last weekend, when his time trial bars snapped off of his bike after he went over a bump, sending Roger sprawling to the deck at approximately 60 kilometers per hour (or 36 mph). Roger was in second place heading into the stage but he…

Alberto Contador Was One Of Cycling's Last Cowboys Alberto Contador Was One Of Cycling's Last Cowboys

Could there have possibly been a better ending for Alberto Contador? Sure.

Former Australian Cycling Star Charged With Selling "Significant Quantities" Of MDMA Former Australian Cycling Star Charged With Selling "Significant Quantities" Of MDMA

Two-time Olympic silver medalist Jack Bobridge was arrested in Perth yesterday and charged by Australian police with moving “significant quantities” of MDMA around Perth. He allegedy spent most of the summer selling pills in and around North Perth. As Perth Now reported, police have been investigating a drug ring for…

Badass Cycling Man Celebrates Victory With Emphatic "Up Yours" Badass Cycling Man Celebrates Victory With Emphatic "Up Yours"

Here’s cyclist Lars Boom celebrating his victory on stage five of the Binckback Tour with an emphatic “up yours”:

Tiny Horse Briefly Becomes Pro Cyclist Tiny Horse Briefly Becomes Pro Cyclist

Some would say that a horse is not fit for a bike race. Some would note that a horse is too big and has too many hooves for a two-pedal bicycle. However, few have gazed upon this pony when considering their ultimately flawed positions.

Motodoping Italian Cyclist Gives Wild Interview, Says Haters Are Jealous Because He's Rich Motodoping Italian Cyclist Gives Wild Interview, Says Haters Are Jealous Because He's Rich

Over the weekend, Italian officials popped a 53-year-old masters rider for racing with a hidden motor in his bicycle. Race organizers got a tip that the third-place rider at a race in Brescia on Saturday had been cheating and when they scanned his bike, they saw what looked like “a fire” in the seat tube and the rider…

53-Year-Old Italian Cyclist Caught Using Illegal Motor In Bike, Doesn't Even Win Race 53-Year-Old Italian Cyclist Caught Using Illegal Motor In Bike, Doesn't Even Win Race

After a long dry spell, motodoping is finally back. According to a report from Italian paper La Gazzetta dello Sport, a 53-year-old masters rider aroused suspicion during a race in Brescia yesterday when he was hauling ass upwards of 30 miles per hour. That’s, uh, pretty impressive for a rider in their 50s, and…

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