Cunego Leads Lampre For Tour De France

2008 Amstel Gold winner and 2004 Giro d'Italia champ Damiano Cunego will lead Team Lampre team at the Tour de France. Cunego can count on '08 Giro podium man Marzio "Bruss" Bruseghin, solid Sylvester Szmyd and climbers Marco Marzano and…
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Tour Talk & Winning Tips With Jeff Spencer

Just days before the 2008 Tour de France kicks-off, I got together with Jeff Spencer for an upcoming interview and to plan an afternoon ride at the Rose Bowl. "I gotta tell you," said the doctor who oversaw eight Tour de France victories…
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To Climb So High: Giro d’Italia Stage 16 Tech

Although the Tour De France starts later this week, there is still a lotof interesting tech remaining from the Giro d'Italia. This years Giro featured some extreme racing, including a brutal individual time trialup a tough mountain ascent.…
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Before It Begins: RBA Mini-View With Bob Roll

Long before he was a celebrated T.V. commentator on the Versus Network, Bob Roll was a member of the 7-Eleven team. "Bobke" competed in the Tour de France and now as an exclusive columnist for Road Bike Action, he will be offering his own…
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Landis Appeal Dismissed By CAS

Lausanne, 30 June 2008 ? The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by the American cyclist Floyd Landis and has confirmed the initial decision issued by a Panel of the American Arbitration Association…
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Three French Teams Name Tour Squads

Cofidis chooses four Tour de France rookiesFrench outfit Cofidis on Saturday announced that Sylvain Chavanel would lead its team, which includes four Tour rookies, at next month's Tour de France.Cofidis has placed its Tour faith in the four…
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Barloworld (Continental Pro)

Registered Nation: United Kingdom Bicycles: Bianchi Components: Shimano Key Riders: Mauricio Soler, Robert Hunter Title Sponsors: Barloworld is an industrial leasing company. Registered in the United Kingdom,…
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Rabobank

Registered Nation: Netherlands Bicycles: Colnago Components: Shimano Key Riders: Denis Menchov, Oscar Friere Title Sponsors: Rabobank is a Dutch bank Rabobank was first founded in 1984 after the TI-Raleigh team split into two team because…
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Caisse d’Epargne

Registered Nation: France Bicycles: Pinarello Components: Campagnolo Key Riders: Alejandro Valverde, Oscar Pereiro Title Sponsors: Caisse d'Epargne is a French Bank. Caisse d'Epargne is one of the longest continually running teams in the…
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Giant Trinity

All New Tri Design From GiantGiant's 2009 line of multisport bikes includes two series; the Trinity and Trinity Alliance. The latter bike represents Giant's top of the line entry with its unique frame that uses a split frame material…
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The PROfessor

In 1992, I had the opportunity to meet Laurent Fignon when he and the Gatorade/Bianchi team visited for a local road race. I was working in my father's shop at the time, and through some local connections, we became the ship-to location and…
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Suffering

The fine art of suffering (in this case, pushing the body and mind to its limits) is often what separates the top ranks of professional cycling from the... the rest of the peloton. Smart training, good nutrition, and natural talent, all…
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