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Of all the teachings we receive this one is the most important:
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of what there is,
of what you take,
you must share.

-- CHIEF DAN GEORGE

Me I teach english as a foreign language in Barranquilla, Colombia. In my previous life, as I call it, I was an IT guy, systems administrator, computer tech, as well as a shipping/receiving guy and also worked as a merchandising guy for a year for a camping/RV accessories store.
Me

Chip Wiegand

I teach english as a foreign language in Barranquilla, Colombia. In my previous life, as I call it, I was an IT guy, systems administrator, computer tech, as well as a shipping/receiving guy and also worked as a merchandising guy for a year for a camping/RV accessories store.

Bicycle Racing News

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The latest BBC Cycling news plus comment, analysis, results, cycling tips and tactics along with video and audio.

04/17/2012 10:35 AM
GB success will continue - Clancy
Ed Clancy believes GB cyclists will deliver Olympic success even if performance director Dave Brailsford leaves his role.
04/17/2012 10:52 AM
Chris Hoy learned on girl's bike
Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy's first bicycle was a girl's bike the Olympic gold medallist's mother reveals.
04/12/2012 04:41 AM
Brailsford ponders sprint options
British Cycling performance director Dave Brailsford refuses to reveal his sprint selection strategy for Sir Chris Hoy and Jason Kenny.
04/12/2012 05:14 AM
Hoy takes audacious keirin gold
Sir Chris Hoy concludes the World Track Cycling in Melbourne with a stunning ride to win the men's keirin gold medal.
04/08/2012 07:32 AM
Thomas should snub Games - coach
British Cycling head coach Shane Sutton says Geraint Thomas should race in the Tour de France instead of going for a second Olympic gold.
04/10/2012 06:15 AM
Boonen wins Paris-Roubaix classic
Belgian Tom Boonen becomes only the second rider to win the Paris-Roubaix classic for the fourth time.
04/07/2012 03:36 PM
Bemused Hoy admits lack of desire
Sir Chris Hoy tells BBC Sport he "wasn't as up for it" as much as earlier in the year after finishing behind Jason Kenny in the World Track Cycling sprint in Melbourne.
04/07/2012 09:13 AM
Trott wins gold as Kenny pips Hoy
Laura Trott wins omnium gold for Britain as Jason Kenny beats Sir Chris Hoy on his way to sprint silver at the World Track Cycling.
04/06/2012 11:51 AM
Wounded Pendleton wins world gold
Track cyclist Victoria Pendleton overcomes a bruising collision with Australia's Anna Meares to win world sprint gold in Melbourne.
04/08/2012 04:13 AM
Year ban hurt me - champion Bauge
Gregory Bauge, who beat Jason Kenny to track cycling's sprint world title in Melbourne, says the fallout from his year-long ban still 'hurts'.

News – VeloNews.com

Competitive Cycling News, Race Results and Bike Reviews

10/23/2017 12:52 PM
DCCX: Werner wins again, Williams dethrones Kemmerer

Carla Williams wins her first UCI race of the season. Kerry Werner doubles up with his second win of the weekend at DCCX.

The post DCCX: Werner wins again, Williams dethrones Kemmerer appeared first on VeloNews.com.


10/23/2017 09:22 AM
Quick-Step to build sprint train for Gaviria

The 23-year-old Colombian will focus on Milano-Sanremo, the cobbled classics, and the Tour de France in 2018.

The post Quick-Step to build sprint train for Gaviria appeared first on VeloNews.com.


10/23/2017 08:39 AM
2018 Vuelta to start with Málaga TT

Reports suggest the Spanish grand tour will begin with an individual race against the clock next August.

The post 2018 Vuelta to start with Málaga TT appeared first on VeloNews.com.


10/22/2017 11:47 AM
California fires cool, but Stetina remains concerned

A California resident, Peter Stetina’s thoughts are focused on back home while he raced half a world away in China.

The post California fires cool, but Stetina remains concerned appeared first on VeloNews.com.


10/22/2017 11:16 AM
Koksijde: van der Poel in a class of his own

Mathieu van der Poel (Beobank-Corendon) won the third round of the Telenet UCI Cyclocross World Cup in Koksijde, Belgium on Sunday.

The post Koksijde: van der Poel in a class of his own appeared first on VeloNews.com.


10/22/2017 10:58 AM
Koksijde: Kaptheijns untouchable in the sand

Maud Kaptheijns (Crelan-Charles) powered to the first UCI Cyclocross World Cup victory on Sunday in Koksijde, Belgium.

The post Koksijde: Kaptheijns untouchable in the sand appeared first on VeloNews.com.


10/22/2017 07:25 AM
DCCX: Werner, Kemmerer triumph solo on day one

Kerry Werner and Arley Kemmerer rode to solo victories on day one of the UCI C2 DCCX on Saturday in the nation's capital Washington D.C.

The post DCCX: Werner, Kemmerer triumph solo on day one appeared first on VeloNews.com.


10/21/2017 11:20 AM
Boom: Van Aert finally victorious

Wout van Aert (Crelan-Charles) won the Niels Albert CX on Saturday in Boom, Belgium, the third round in the Telenet Superprestige series.

The post Boom: Van Aert finally victorious appeared first on VeloNews.com.


10/21/2017 10:12 AM
Boom: Superprestige hat-trick for Kaptheijns

Maud Kaptheijns (Crelan-Charles) won the Niels Albert CX on Saturday in Boom, Belgium, the third round in the Telenet Superprestige series.

The post Boom: Superprestige hat-trick for Kaptheijns appeared first on VeloNews.com.


10/20/2017 12:15 PM
Young French rider killed in crash

A 20-year-old French racer was killed after striking a vehicle going the wrong way on a road, French media reported Friday.

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Cycling Weekly

Daily cycling news and bike reviews from the UK's best-selling cycling magazine.

10/23/2017 11:55 AM
Watch: BMC Racing rider takes a tumble off the side of podium (video)

Silvan Dillier hurts nothing but his pride in fall

In a scene that we're surprised doesn't happen more often, Silvan Dillier took a tumble while spraying champagne on the podium at the Tour of Guangxi.
10/23/2017 10:45 AM
‘They stretchered me out of the ravine with a broken back, then someone drove a motorbike over my leg’

Jan Bakelants talks about the medical treatment he received after crashing at Il Lombardia

Jan Bakelants on stage 18 of the Tour de France
Jan Bakelants is unsure if he will ever race a bike again after breaking his back in a dramatic crash at Il Lombardia three weeks ago, revealing that someone accidentally drove a motorbike over his leg while he was receiving treatment on the road.
10/23/2017 10:40 AM
11 things every cyclist says (and what we actually mean)

Professional cyclists aren't always renowned for telling the truth, but even in the amateur ranks we're not always completely honest

Southborough Wheelers
Professional cyclists aren't always renowned for telling the truth, but even in the amateur ranks we're not always completely honest.
10/23/2017 10:22 AM
Gifts for cyclists: what to buy the cyclist who has everything
gifts for cyclists
Buying gifts for cyclists can be tricky – many riders appear to have one (or two) of absolutely everything – …Continue reading »
10/23/2017 09:50 AM
Taking the pain: What does it mean to suffer?

If you want to win races, you have to be able to tolerate pain. But what does suffering on a bike really mean? Can it be measured, tested and trained? Tom Daly investigates

If you want to win races, you have to be able to tolerate pain. But what does suffering on a bike really mean? Can it be measured, tested and trained? Tom Daly investigates
10/23/2017 09:39 AM
WiggleCRC acquires German rival Bike24 in reported £100m deal

Online cycling retailer gets even bigger

Following the merger of Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles in 2016, WiggleCRC has now announced that it has acquired leading German rival Bike24.
10/23/2017 08:40 AM
‘I wasn’t really going for it’: Hill climber’s huge power completely destroys crankset

His peak power is more than 2,000 watts, and he's only been cycling for a year

Calum Brown and his snapped SRAM Red crankset
If there was ever a case of a rider having too much power, then it's surely hill climber Calum Brown, who managed to destroy his crankset on Sunday.
10/23/2017 07:36 AM
How do professional riders spend the off-season?

With the WorldTour season now longer than ever, how do riders spend the valuable off time in the winter?

The peloton at Il Lombardia (Sunada)
With the WorldTour season now longer than ever, how do riders spend the valuable off time in the winter?
10/23/2017 06:29 AM
Look launches new 875 Madison track bike

Look says that the new bike is designed for versatility, efficiency and aerodynamics

Look has revisited its track geometry for the 875 Madison, with NACA profiled oversize down tube for rigidity and aerodynamic …Continue reading »
10/23/2017 06:23 AM
90-year-old Frenchman rides more than 29km to set new age group Hour Record

René Gaillard rides 29.278km in Paris

René Gaillard rode 29.278km to set a new age group Hour Record
A 90-year-old French rider has set a new Hour Record for his age group, riding 29.278km, or slightly over 117 laps, at a velodrome in Paris.
Me

Chip Wiegand

I teach english as a foreign language in Barranquilla, Colombia. In my previous life, as I call it, I was an IT guy, systems administrator, computer tech, as well as a shipping/receiving guy and also worked as a merchandising guy for a year for a camping/RV accessories store.


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10/23/2017
He's homeless, but that didn't stop a Puerto Rican teenager from spending his birthday helping fellow victims of Hurricane Maria.
10/23/2017
Suicide attackers in Afghanistan killed nearly 60 people at two mosques Friday -- one in the Afghan capital of Kabul and the other in the central province of Ghor.
10/23/2017
A tall chain link fence, shrouded in vines, surrounds an aging water well tucked away in this small town just west of San Juan. A metal sign carries a warning in Spanish to anyone who approaches: "Danger. Do Not Enter."
10/23/2017
Quebec's lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday that would require public workers and citizens seeking government services to have their faces uncovered.
10/23/2017
Venezuela's political opposition denounced the results of Sunday's regional elections, after President Nicolas Máduro claimed victory.
10/23/2017
The waves from the Caribbean Sea crash on the shore right beneath the back window of Irma Torres' concrete-walled home in southeast Puerto Rico. Hurricane Maria ripped part of the roof away when it slammed into Yabucoa, Puerto Rico last month.

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