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Can Boonen crash at your place?

Do you have a house in the south of France? Tom Boonen might want to talk to you. In an effort to escape the cold temperatures of northern Europe, Boonen is looking for a house during the off-season to build important base miles. “Nice, Antibes, Saint-Tropez … It doesn’t matter to me” Boonen tells Wieler […]

eBay auction of Phinney’s World Champion jersey to benefit USA Cycling Devolopment Foundation

Taylor Phinney’s autographed World Championship jersey is a true collector’s item and the proceeds will benefit the USA Cycling Development Foundation. Taylor is the first American in 13 years to win an elite men’s world title on the track, capturing the rainbow jersey in the 4-kilometer individual pursuit in Poland last March, and he is […]

Astana will ride Specialized in ’10

It’s official— after ALBERTO CONTADOR requested the support of Specialized Bicycles in his bid to win his third Tour de France, the California brand will be the complete bike sponsor for Team Astana in 2010.

In a video conference with Specialized Founder and President, Mike Sinyard, Contador said, “I am very excited. I want to have the best bike. It is very important to have the best if you want to win the Tour de France. This is why I made it a requirement to have Specialized as the team bike for my return to Astana.”

The Breakaway Ride Gran Fondo

Cycling Enthusiasts and fans are invited to participate in the Breakaway Ride presented by Specialized, two events held in conjunction with upcoming 2010 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race set for May 16-23, 2010. Both rides will be held in April 2010 and will serve to raise funds for Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer initiative. […]

Zirbel at US Pro TT

Here we go again…

My parents have just returned from a month long vacation in Spain, courtesy of their pensioner’s fund. Or it might have been some deal my mother got. Either way they became Spain’s problem for almost a month. With their return my dad calls me to get caught up with all the news. “Hey, what’s this I […]