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  • Treat These Athletic Injuries at Home

    Treat These Athletic Injuries at Home
    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...
  • Determining Your VO2max

    Determining Your VO2max
    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...
  • The trial of the century

    The trial of the century
    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,...
  • Cyclists love this Lance encounter

    Cyclists love this Lance encounter
    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...
  • Milestone victories

    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....
  • Valley now on racing map

    Valley now on racing map
    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...
  • Team effort, one winner

    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. But...
  • The teams: what you need to know

    TEAM HIGH ROAD (USA) www.highroadsports.com • 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,...
  • Celebrity travel: Go away with John Cho

    <b>Celebrity travel</b>: Go away with John Cho
    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...
  • Millar On Comeback Trail, Riding With Confidence

    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...
  • North Texas Connection: Tour de France

    North Texas Connection:  Tour de France
    Two Fort Worth businessmen will be watching the tour closely. They developed a new light-weight carbon-fiber water bottle cage.
  • Wenatchee's Tyler Farrar Finishes 2nd at Tour de France

    Wenatchee's Tyler Farrar Finishes 2nd at Tour de France
    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...