| May 19, 2010
The Tour of California bike race, which has attracted a large field of world-class cyclists this year, started last weekend. In the first stage, a number of cyclists crashed just before the finish line. As one of the BMC Racing Team doctors, I was working...
| Apr 7, 2010
Christine Thorburg, also a physician, came to see my colleague Massimo Testa, M.D., and me after she had knee ligament reconstruction. She'd run cross-country in college and had done some recreational cycling at age 30, but that was about it. She asked us...
| May 7, 2007
Pedaling a bicycle through the morning cold and fog is easy for the first mile. But there are 102 more miles to go on the Solvang Century.
Riding more than 100 miles in a day -- a century ride -- is a rite of passage and a personal goal for cyclists,...
| Sep 11, 2009
It started as a tweet from one of the world's greatest cyclists:
"Hey LA -- get out of your cars and get on your bikes. Time to ride. 7:30 tomorrow am. Griffith Park, LA Zoo parking lot. See you there."
The Twitter message from Lance Armstrong...
| Nov 9, 2008
Win No. 1: Sept. 24, 1971
The game: Hampton 28, Pembroke 0.
President at time: Richard Nixon.
In the news: The New York Times begins publishing the Pentagon Papers, Jim Morrison dies in Paris, Disney World opens in Florida, Snoop Dogg is born....
| Jun 1, 2008
Kyle Wamsley may be one of the most popular professional cyclists who takes part in the various weekly rides throughout the rolling hills and scenic back roads of the Lehigh Valley.
The Chadds Ford native, who rides for the Colavita/Sutter Home racing...
| Jun 1, 2008
There's a start, several miles of riding and a mad sprint at the end? So, that's all there is to bicycle racing?
Yes and no.
The finer points of bicycle racing, like any unfamiliar event, may be difficult to understand or appreciate at first.
| Jun 1, 2008
TEAM HIGH ROAD (USA)
Base: San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Roster of riders: 29
Of note: The only U.S.-based UCI ProTour team, its roster includes seven current or former world champions and 21 cyclists under the age of 26,...
| Jul 3, 2008
It has been a busy year for John Cho. He has been cast as Sulu in the upcoming "Star Trek" film to be released in 2009 and he reprised his role as the stoner Harold in "Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay" -- the sequel to the 2004 hit comedy...
| Jul 9, 2008
British cyclist David Millar had his best Tour de France ride in five years, placing third in Tuesday's time trial. Now, he's promising even more.
The 31-year-old Millar, who previously served a two-year ban after admitting to doping, had not placed in...
| Jul 4, 2009
Two Fort Worth businessmen will be watching the tour closely. They developed a new light-weight carbon-fiber water bottle cage.
| Jul 5, 2009
British sprinter Mark Cavendish won the second stage of the Tour de France on Sunday, with Lance Armstrong finishing safely in the pack and Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland keeping the leader's yellow jersey. Cancellara captured the opening time trial a...