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    • CommentAuthorShady John
    • CommentTimeMar 17th 2018
     
    Dramatic Milano-San Remo finish today. Last 14 km of the race here:

    • CommentAuthorgottobike
    • CommentTimeApr 2nd 2018
     
    Monster 'cross
    USA CYCLING TO ADD MONSTER CROSS CATEGORY AT DECEMBER 2018 CYCLOCROSS NATIONALS

    We want to include everyone, yet don’t want pro teams with sponsor obligations, and only 33mm cotton tubulars to feel disadvantaged.
    • CommentAuthorShady John
    • CommentTimeApr 2nd 2018 edited
     
    Monster Cross was called "drop bar mountain bike" back in 1991:

    https://www.cxmagazine.com/salsa-cycles-1991-alacarte-drop-bar-mountain-bike-tbt-eric-rumpf


    John Tomac won cross country MTB races on drop bars around that time:



    1988 Specialized Rock Combo:

    • CommentAuthorgottobike
    • CommentTimeApr 4th 2018
     
    Paris-Roubaix 2018 Live Dashboard (Sun Apr 8 11:10 CET (2:10:00 AM PDT)
    http://www.steephill.tv/classics/paris-roubaix/
    Route Map | Profile | Preview | News | Startlist | Live Coverage | TV | 2017
    • CommentAuthort.e.d
    • CommentTimeApr 5th 2018
     
    Does anyone know of any local bars that will be showing Paris-Roubaix?
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    steephill.tv
    • CommentAuthorgottobike
    • CommentTimeApr 30th 2018 edited
     
    Giro d’Italia starts May 4 with the first 3 stages in Israel
    http://www.giroditalia.it/eng/big-start-2018/?refresh_ce-cp
    Jerusalem ITT, Haifa to Tel Aviv, Be’er Sheva to Eilat

    App
    http://www.giroditalia.it/eng/apps/
    Download the official APP of Giro d’Italia. All last breaking news, race results, standings, interviews, team details and information about all great champions that will inflame the next edition of the Giro. With the LIVE section, you won’t loose a single second of all the 21 stages in program.

    Steep Hill TV - Giro d'Italia 2018 Live Dashboard
    http://www.steephill.tv/giro-d-italia/
    Race Info, Preview, Live Video, Results, Photos and Highlights

    (Giro d’Italia Stage 2 - May 5 - conflicts with Mt. Sol "Hippy Crit". See Upcoming Local Events on this board for more info.)
    • CommentAuthorShady John
    • CommentTimeApr 30th 2018
     
    Google Maps does not give a "cycling" option for traveling from Israel to Italy. However, an overland route seems to be available--through Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Bulgaria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, and then into Italy in the northeast near Trieste. If you allow taking a ferry, then you could go from Turkey into Greece and catch the ferry around Corfu, landing at Brindisi, Italy. The alternate ferry route would head west through Egypt and Libya into Tunisia, where you'd catch a ferry from Tunis to Sicily. Might want a fat bike for that route. The TV coverage of any of these routes would likely be far more interesting than the actual Giro that we will watch.
    • CommentAuthorShady John
    • CommentTimeApr 30th 2018
     
    It's 150 miles from the port in Tunis to the port in Sicily. This is less than the overwater distance from Cleveland to Buffalo on Lake Erie.
    • CommentAuthorgottobike
    • CommentTimeMay 12th 2018
     
    AMGEN Tour of Cali - Mens (MAY 13 - 19, 2018)
    https://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/
    Starts in Long Beach this Sunday! See WATCH/ATTEND for TV Coverage, APP, Tour Tracker, etc.
    • CommentAuthorgottobike
    • CommentTimeMay 15th 2018
     
    AMGEN Tour of Cali - Womens (MAY 17 - 19, 2018)
    https://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/route-2018/2018-womens-route-overview
    Starts in Elk Grove this Thursday! See WATCH/ATTEND for TV Coverage, APP, Tour Tracker, etc.
    • CommentAuthorgottobike
    • CommentTimeMay 20th 2018 edited
     
    Dana Point GP 35+ 2018

    Rahsaan Bahati

    Great perspective from behind the handlebars. Maybe this would be called First Person Cyclist?
    • CommentAuthorShady John
    • CommentTimeMay 28th 2018
     
    What a Giro! As some have commented, the Giro has become a more interesting and more exciting race than the Tour de France in recent years.
    • CommentAuthort.e.d
    • CommentTimeJun 1st 2018
     
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    1985 Coors Classic - Reno Road Race w/ Greg Lemond & Andy Hampsten


    1986 Coors Classic
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    Start Date: July 7th, 2018
    • CommentAuthorgottobike
    • CommentTimeJul 7th 2018 edited
     

    The Straight Dope
    https://floydsofleadville.com/straight-dope-lander/#TdF
    LIVE TDF COMMENTARY WITH FLOYD LANDIS

    Floyd Landis
    Founder at Floyd's of Leadville
    Floyd’s of Leadville is producing a live streaming video, The Straight Dope, that will broadcast during the Friday through Sunday stages of the Tour de France. Floyd Landis and Dave Zabriskie are Tour de France participants and have seen this race up close and personal. Their history with this event gives them an insight that other commentators either don’t know about or are too afraid to discuss. With Landis and Zabriskie no story is off limits or too hilarious. It’s for this reason The Straight Dope is going to be the show to watch during the closing kilometers.
    #TdF #video #racing #broadcasting #livestreaming #cbd #RelaxAndRecover #cycling
    • CommentAuthorShady John
    • CommentTimeJul 18th 2018
     
    Women's Giro Rosa: How about Annemiek van Vleuten? Won the last three stages in the mountains, including the uphill time trial, and won the overall. Already in the Maglia Rosa, she attacked on the final mountain stage and soloed to the stage victory and the overall victory. Done with style!
    • CommentAuthorShady John
    • CommentTimeJul 18th 2018
     
    And then today's La Course (TDF) race--Anna Van Der Breggen and a (supposedly tired from the Giro) Annemiek van Vleuten--what a finish!
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    Peter Anderson mid-course and on his way to winning the 5th annual Trans-Am Bike Race. (Nathan Jones / Trans-Am Bike Race)

    San Diegan sets American cross-country bike record
    Cliff Kapono July 18, 2018 sandiegouniontribune.com
    A 50-year-old cyclist from El Cajon set the record this month at an ultra-distance American bicycle race that stretched from Oregon to Virginia. Peter Anderson outperformed a field of 114 competitors and completed the 4,300-mile race, the 5th annual Trans Am Bike Race, in 16 days 20 hours and 41 minutes. His achievements broke the previous record by nearly 12 hours.

    “Peter came to the race with a great deal of focus. You could see that he had a plan, and was sticking to it as the weeks passed,” said Nathan Jones, Trans Am Bike Race founder and director.
    Racers were expected to be self-sufficient during the race, which meant they had to feed themselves, find lodging, launder clothing if needed, and service bikes at commercial shops along the way. Athletes were not allowed to pre-arrange lodging or gather outside support. Jones said that unconventional bikes and less popular modes of transportation were allowed to compete alongside upright bicycles although their times were judged separately. “It's our belief that anything human powered such as a recumbent bike or velomobiles are free to take up the challenge,” Jones said.

    Anderson said a GPS navigation device was his only aid. “Besides that, we were completely solo out there,” Anderson said in a phone interview. To pack for the trip, Anderson brought clothes, tools, water and very little food. “I would eat on average about 10,000 calories a day,” he said. “At first I tried to eat healthy, but by the end of the race I would have my meals at gas stations eating sandwiches, milkshakes, pastries, cookies, ice tea and such.”
    Anderson said he didn’t concern himself too much with other competitors. His secret to finishing first was a good night’s sleep. “My goal was to make it to the hotel every night as fast as I could and if I made it early, then I got more sleep,” he added. “That was my treat to myself.” Anderson focused primarily on his daily time-points. His favorite part of the race, he joked, was the finish line. “Over my career I’ve done a lot of races and since this was my first ultra-endurance, I just wanted to finish as fast as I could,” he explained.
    For many of the competitors, the Trans Am represents more than a contest. Anderson described his journey from coast to coast as one of beauty and enlightenment.

    “This race allows us to see our country in a much different way than in a car, train, or in a bus. We get to experience things up close and personal when we are riding our bikes,” he said.
    Although Anderson admits that the win feels amazing, he wants to use his achievements to improve road safety across the world. He plans to involve himself in education opportunities that can prevent deaths like that of Mike Hall, renowned ultra-cyclist and 2012 champion of the Trans Am. Earlier this year, the 35-year-old Hall was struck and killed by a car outside of Canberra, Australia while competing in the Indian Pacific Wheel Race. “What happened to Mike was really sad, but also preventable,” Anderson said.

    In the Trans Am this year, John Egbers, 64, of St. Cloud, Minn., died after being struck by a vehicle on June 14 in the middle of the race cycling through Kansas. Another cyclist in the same race, Tsaichu Cheng, 44, of Mountain View, Calif., was hospitalized with serious injuries in Kansas after being hit by a car on June 18. “Everyday I hear something new about someone getting hurt on a bike and I want to do my part to change that,” Anderson said.
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    Shelley Zimmerman
    @ChiefZimmerman
    This morning a 6am 20 mile @CAFoundation training ride with @Kevin_Faulconer and look who we see on the ride @Bob_Babbitt it’s not every day I get to pace (for a few seconds until he blew by me) an @IRONMANtri @usatriathlon hall of fame legend. #morethanaride #caf #teamcaf