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Explore the world of bike racing. Information on how to get involved with racing, plus profiles of the major pro riders and teams, plus a look at the biggest races on the professional bicycling tour.
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  2. Drugs Doping in Pro Cycling (6)
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USA Cycling Development Foundation Offers Scholarships and Grants to Cyclists
Need money for college? How about additional racing and training opportunities? The USA Cycling Development Foundation offers scholarships and grants to cyclists.

Schedule of USA Cycling National Championships in 2012
Here's the schedule of all the USA Cycling National Bike Racing Championships in 2012.

Book Review - Tyler Hamilton's The Secret Race
An honest review of Tyler Hamilton's book about his life as a professional cyclist and the doping that went on when he raced with Lance Armstrong. The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs by Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle

Stages of the 2011 Tour of Utah - Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah 2011 List of...
Stages of the 2011 Tour of Utah - Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah 2011 List of Stages

Etnies BMX team demo - May 2010 tour
Etnies BMX team demo - May 2010 tour

Movie Review: Bicycle Dreams
This is a review of Bicycle Dreams, a documentary about the 2005 Race Across America, an ultra-endurance cycling event where riders have just over 12 days to travel approximately 3000 miles, from the Pacific coast to a finish at the Atlantic.

Cycling's Spring Classics
Each spring a series of one-day historic bike races help shape the field and define the leaders for the coming season of professional cycling. In rain, on cobblestones, in the mud, in the mountains, with spectators screaming all the way. These are the Spring Classics -- legendary races that have been run in some cases a hundred years or more --...

Major Taylor: The Fastest Bicycle Rider in the World
Major Taylor: The Fastest Bicycle Rider in the World -- a profile of the forgotten African-American cyclist who whose career spanned 1894-1909

Schedule of USA Cycling National Championships in 2010
Here's the schedule of the USA Cycling National Championships in 2010.

Schedule of USA Cycling National Championships in 2009
Here's the schedule of the USA Cycling National Championships in 2009.

College Cycling Teams - Bike Racing at the College and Univer…
Although many colleges and universities have cycling at the club level, there are now 15 full-fledged varsity cycling teams in the United States. These are teams that operate under the auspices of the school's athletic deparment and receive institutional support, providing scholarships for student cyclist athletes and salaries for coaches and...

2008 Pro Cycling Tour Schedule of Races
A complete listing of the 2008 USA Cycling Professional Tour Schedule of Events with links to race websites.

Cheating - Drugs and Doping in Professional Cycling
Blood doping and performance enhancing drugs have been a problem for professional cycling. Learn more here about cheating in bike racing.

2008 U.S. National Racing Calendar - USA Cycling
Here's the 2008 calendar of bike races in the United States sanctioned by USA Cycling. There are 35 races in all featuring all favors of road racing including criteriums, multi-day stage races, circuit races, and more, offering more than $1.2 million in prize money.

2007 USA Cycling Professional Tour Schedule of Events
A complete listing of the 2007 USA Cycling Professional Tour Schedule of Events with links to race websites.

What is Cyclocross?
What do you get when you mix a bike race with steeplechase? Cyclocross! Cyclocross is a bike race featuring obstacles in the course that riders have to jump off their bikes and negotiate on foot before riding again. Find out more about this interesting and challenging style of racing.

Different Types of Bicycle Races
Interested in finding out more bicycle racing, but don't know a criterium from a cyclocross? And what the heck is a velodrome? To learn about the different types of bicycle races, this article is just what you need.

The BBC's Guide to Racing Bikes
Ever wonder what the difference is between your bike and what the elite racers in professional cycling ride? Here, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) looks at the fastest bikes in the world, and examines them piece by piece to see what makes them so light and strong.

The BBC's Guide to Racing Bikes
Ever wonder what the difference is between your bike and what the elite racers in professional cycling ride? Here, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) looks at the fastest bikes in the world, and examines them piece by piece to see what makes them so light and strong.

Boy Racer - My Journey to Tour de France Record-Breaker by Mark Cavendish
Boy Racer: Mark Cavendish. This is a review of the autobiographical account by Mark Cavendish of his ascent to the top of the professional cycling world.

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