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Bicycle Racing

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  • All ingredients in place for mouthwatering Tour de France

    The Tour de France is like a good bouillabaisse, the traditional Mediterranean seafood stew. Take out one ingredient, and it does not taste the same. The Tour starting on Saturday has all the ingredients in place: —A nervy first week on...
  • LEHIGH VALLEY SPORTS CALENDAR

    Items for the calendar must be typed and received at least 10 days in advance of your proposed publishing date at: Sports Calendar, The Morning Call, P.O. Box 1260, Allentown, PA 18105. They may be faxed to the sports department at 610-820-8654 or sent...
  • Weston cycling crash caused by alligator carcass sidelines spirited two-sport competitor

    Weston cycling crash caused by alligator carcass sidelines spirited two-sport competitor
    Tim Nicholls battled through 22 years as a police officer and survived three cycling accidents with cars to become a top duathlete. But a dead baby alligator has him looking at a very long and painful recovery. Nicholls, of Pembroke Pines, was injured...
  • Cyclist punches fellow rider during Fitchburg bike race

    A professional cyclist has publicly apologized for punching a rival after a race in Massachusetts. A video captured by The Sentinel & Enterprise (http://bit.ly/1duB2TO ) shows Jerome Townsend punching Dave Warner as he sat on the ground with his arms...
  • Biking as a corporate team-building exercise

    PHILADELPHIA How are your tires?" It might be one of the oddest pickup lines ever. But it launched a love match 21 years ago that also led to an entrepreneurial partnership balanced on two wheels. Brian Walton, an Olympic silver medalist in cycling,...
  • Age doesn't have to keep you from getting fit

    Age doesn't have to keep you from getting fit
    When he first got on a mountain bike 20 years ago, Fred Schmid could barely pedal up the 100-foot hill leading to his house. Today the 82-year-old Schmid logs 200-mile training weeks on the dirt roads around his home in Waco, Texas, and is working...
  • Lehigh Valley cycling community helps disabled Cuban rider compete

    Lehigh Valley cycling community helps disabled Cuban rider compete
    Strong and steady, the Cuban cyclist blends with the pack as it whizzes along a quiet road in rural Berks County. He moves with the bike, nimbly bending around curves and breezing through straightaways. He is there to take part in the derby, a 30-mile...
  • Jeffrey Hoogland, Natasha Hansen win Keirin Cup

    Jeffrey Hoogland, Natasha Hansen win Keirin Cup
    International cyclists again proved the best on Friday night in Trexlertown. But there also was room for some homegrown talent to light up the Valley Preferred Cycling Center during the 2015 Keirin Cup. Jeffery Hoogland of the Nethlerlands won the...
  • Pete Rose, A-Roid, other cheaters should be castigated, not celebrated

    Pete Rose, A-Roid, other cheaters should be castigated, not celebrated
    Three cheers for A-Roid for his 3,000th hits! Can I get an "amen!" for Lance Armstrong, King of the Tour de France and blood doping? St. Louis Cardinals? You are blowing this techno-junkie's mind with your subterfuge! Does Pete Rose belong in the...
  • Cycling's version of NASCAR is on tap

    Cycling's version of NASCAR is on tap
    Year in and year out, one of the biggest nights of the racing season at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown comes with Keirin Cup. The 2015 World Series of Bicycling continues at 7:30 p.m. Friday with the staging of the annual Keirin Cup,...
  • Bike helmets now more fashionable and high tech

    Bike helmets now more fashionable and high tech
    Remember when bicycle helmets were ugly, and nobody wore them? Joe Traill remembers. When he was a kid, he would bike for hours from his home in Sparks with no helmet on his head and no thought of one in his brain. He remembers watching racers compete...