The BC Bike Race is a seven day mountain bike stage race held in British Columbia, Canada and claims to have the most singletrack riding of any similar multi-day race.
The South African pair Max Knox and Brandon Stewart (Team DCM) won the final stage of the BC Bike Race at the weekend, giving them a second stage win in the international event and securing second place overall in the final General Classification.
The victory makes Stewart the only South African to have won stages at the Absa Cape Epic, the Transalp and the BC Bike Race.
The Tour de France is upon us and what an exciting 3 weeks it is going to be. Will Lance manage a podium finish? Will Contador simply ride away from the peloton in the mountains? All these questions will be answered in due time. Crank has decided to spice things up and run 3 competitions during the duration of the tour.
World time trial champion Fabian Cancellara (Saxo Bank) donned the first yellow jersey of the 2010 Tour de France after easily winning the 8.9km prologue in Rotterdam on Saturday. Lance Armstrong had a good ride coming home in 4th, 22 seconds behind Cancellara.
Greg LeMond is one of the most important figures in cycling’s rich history. A three-time Tour de France winner and double World Champion, LeMond not only reached the pinnacle of his sport, but changed it forever. The first American Tour winner, he brought cycling to new frontiers. Greg gives us some insight into his disastrous 1992 build-up.
Well that’s the million dollar question that’s on everyone’s lips. What does it take to win the Tour de France? Does he have what it takes? So what does Lance have on his side: The perfect mix of speed, youth and experience in his Radioshack team. The best team director in the business in Johan [...]
Although this Tour de France will be his last, Lance Armstrong isn’t finished with elite-level racing just yet. The seven-time Tour champion is planning another comeback next year — in triathlon. The plan is to race triathlon under the RadioShack banner. Lance is also considering doing the Cape Epic next year.
Have you ever wondered why riders take on the challenge of the Tour de France? If you had to guess fame, money or personal achievement you would be wrong. Keep reading for the real incentive to get to the finish line first.
Santa Cruz Syndicate’s Greg Minnaar bagged another win this season at Northstar in Lake Tahoe at the US Pro GRT downhill. He was joined on the podium by Bryn Atkinson (Transitions) in second, Syndicate teammate Steve Peat in third, Cedric Gracia (Brigade) in fourth and the young Mitch Ropelato in fifth.