Germany’s Jens Voigt won the fifth stage of the Tour of California on Thursday, and American Tejay van Garderen surprisingly took the overall lead a day sooner than expected.
Tyler Farrar won the fourth stage of the Tour of California in a mass sprint Wednesday and Colombian climbing specialist Janier Acevedo topped the overall standings for the third day.
Peter Sagan of Slovakia sprinted to the Stage 3 win and Colombian Janier Acevedo maintained the race lead Tuesday as strong winds replaced the heat at the Tour of California.
Javier Acevedo of Colombia bolted to the front with about 700 yards left in final steep climb, winning Monday’s second stage in scorching heat to take the overall lead at the Tour of California.
Garry Birch, Race Team President for Team Fremont, offers five of the best East Bay bike rides, from easy rides for beginners to very challenging rides for advanced and even world-class cyclists.
A San Francisco judge ruled Thursday that a bicyclist accused of killing a pedestrian in a Castro District crosswalk should stand trial for felony vehicular manslaughter rather than lesser charges sought by the defense.
Supervisor Eric Mar said he wants a thorough study of the problem and a hearing to develop ways to stop it from continuing to happen.
Has the controversy over doping in the sport of cycling been so drawn out that the supposed tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey sort of anti-climactic? Some say so.
The Amgen Tour of California will take a new approach as it will start south and take cyclists northward up to Santa Rosa in 2013, for the first time of the race’s history.
For more and more commuters, bicycling is the answer to soaring gas prices. San Francisco has seen a 71% spike in cycling in the last 5 years.