Monday May 13
Acevedo wins stage 2 of Amgen Tour of California
Janier Acevedo won stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California in Palm Springs on Monday.
Race Results: Dutch rider leads Tour of California
Last year's Dutch time trial champion Lieuwe Westra outdueled this year's Redlands Bicycle Classic champion Francisco Mancebo to win the opening stage of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California on Sunday.
Yeah, but it's a dry heat: Try telling that to the Amgen Tour peloton
Gavin Mannion came across the finish line in Escondido after a searing stage 1 of the Amgen Tour of California , salt outlines upon his kit, salt falling from his hair.
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BMC hire Julich as consultant despite doping confession
Former rider Bobby Julich, who left a coaching position with Team Sky last year after admitting doping during his professional career, has joined BMC as a consultant, the Swiss-based cycling team said on Sunday.
Climbing up the cycling ranks
Tejay van Garderen is no different than any professional cyclist. He welcomes the competitive obstacles inherent in the sport - steep mountain climbs, high-speed descents and pedaling for hours on windy, exposed country roads.
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Cycling: Zabriskie spearheads Garmin's California bid
LOS ANGELES: Dave Zabriskie, a four-time Tour of California runner-up, can expect stiff opposition from fellow American Tejay van Garderen when the eighth edition of America's top stage race begins on Sunday.
Course Preview: Amgen Tour serves up stiff course for 8th edition
The Amgen Tour will return to Mount Diablo next week, but instead of an early-race breakaway, the climb should see the GC contenders battling.
San Diego Reader
8 days. 750 miles.
You know it's not good when this is the lead sentence in Friday's New York Times cycling section: "With its systemic corruption, fractious leadership, an entrenched code of silence and some of its members recently embroiled in a high-profile drug trial, professional cycling these days often seems to resemble organized crime more than sport." The ... (more)
Cycling - Magical Martin wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege in style
Garmin-Sharp climber Martin - fourth in La Fleche Wallonne - drew level with Rodriguez on the final rise to the finish in Ans before catching his Katusha rival out with an early sprint before the last bend.