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Tour de France

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  • In cycling's grand fraud, Armstrong not alone

    In cycling's grand fraud, Armstrong not alone
    So many shoes now have dropped on Lance Armstrong he has enough stock to open an Infamous Footwear store. The lies and threats that were Armstrong’s stock in trade have led just about everyone – sponsors and international sports bodies...
  • Vande Velde: I thought doping was the only way

    Vande Velde: I thought doping was the only way
    About six weeks ago, a few readers sent emails complaining because the Tribune had given no coverage to local cyclist Christian Vande Velde’s victory in the U.S. Pro Challenge stage race in Colorado. My response was to say we felt leery of writing...
  • Vande Velde ends 'horribly hard' Tour de France on podium

    Vande Velde ends 'horribly hard' Tour de France on podium
    The picture shows how the Tour de France ended Sunday for Christian Vande Velde: With a big smile (he's the third man from the left) and arms around the Garmin-Cervelo riders with whom Vande Velde stood on the podium as winners of the team classification...
  • Perimeter Ride Against Cancer going 540 miles in 6 days

    Perimeter Ride Against Cancer going 540 miles in 6 days
    Selene Yeager is known as "The Fit Chick" in her role as columnist for Bicycling magazine. The Emmaus resident has dabbled in all kinds of fitness activity, but a cause that is near and dear to her is fast approaching. The 30th anniversary ride of the...
  • Better to lose with grace than to win with deceit

    One guy was among the greatest losers in the history of politics, the other, one of the biggest winners in all of sports. They were unalike men who shared little except recent headlines. But there was, in that brief juxtaposition, an object lesson for...
  • Video/Q&A: Director Alex Gibney compares Lance Armstrong, Eliot Spitzer and Julian Assange

    Video/Q&A: Director Alex Gibney compares Lance Armstrong, Eliot Spitzer and Julian Assange
    When director Alex Gibney was making an uplifting movie about Lance Armstrong’s 2009 comeback—before the confirmation of rumors about the champion cyclist’s doping and before Gibney remade the film into “The Armstrong Lie,”...
  • Gear: Getting taken for a ride

    Gear: Getting taken for a ride
    Serious cyclists become obsessed with flashy new miracle-material frames and high-tech componentry, but there's also plenty of innovation among the less-glamorous parts of the bike. Here's proof that essential-but-mundane products like inner tubes,...
  • If Lance Armstrong cheated, should we forgive and forget?

    If Lance Armstrong cheated, should we forgive and forget?
    The French were right about Iraq, and now they're right about one of our great American heroes, Lance Armstrong. Don't you hate it? The French never bought Lance's claims of drug-free victories in the Tour de France. Now a federal investigation may...
  • Lance Armstrong decides to quit his own charity

    Lance Armstrong decides to quit his own charity
    Lance Armstrong has quit the board of his namesake foundation, the latest fallout from allegations of doping that brought about the cycling icon's epic downfall. He chose to resign from the Lance Armstrong Foundation -- known by the name Livestrong --...
  • 'No place in cycling': Lance Armstrong stripped of Tour de France titles

    'No place in cycling': Lance Armstrong stripped of Tour de France titles
    Article Highlights: - NEW: Doping can be "hugely reduced" but won't be wiped out, cycling chief says - International Cycling Union's president also says he was "sickened" by the report - Lance Armstrong is banned from the sport - Armstrong has long...
  • Let these new bike helmets go to your head

    Let these new bike helmets go to your head
    I should be dead, twice. The fact that I'm not — or even brain-damaged (I think) — is due to the helmets I wore while being hit by a car and slamming head-first into a mountain trail. By design, their foam shells cracked instead of my skull,...
  • Official: US Anti-Doping Agency to slap Armstrong with lifetime ban, loss of titles

    Official: US Anti-Doping Agency to slap Armstrong with lifetime ban, loss of titles
    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said early Friday it will strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and impose a lifetime ban, a move that came just hours after the cyclist announced he would no longer fight charges of illegal doping. A formal...