The young and talented professional road cyclist of America, Tyler Farrar came out with flying colors on Wednesday at the Tour of California. He emerged out with a win at the fourth stage of the mass sprint competition. He was absolutely delighted with the win as it will give him a lot of confidence ahead of the second season and grand tournaments. He admitted that he was a bit offended with his performance at the first half of the season. He said that things did not go the way he wanted in the spring season and he was coming second and third.
Steffen Kjaersgaard, one of the most famous time-trialists and teammate of the disgraced cycling legend Lance Armstrong won’t be facing doping sanctions, reported sources. Kjaersgaard was with Armstrong in US Postal team from the year 2000 to 2003. Albeit the Norwegian rider admitted of taking to performance-enhancing drugs, the Anti-Doping Authorities in Norway has declined from posing any sanction on him.
Andy Schleck, professional cyclist, who was awarded the 2010 Tour de France title, recently withdrew from the Tour Méditerranéen due to a respiratory infection. He was awarded the title of Tour de France in 2010 after the title was taken away from Alberto Contador when he failed to pass a doping test.
The 2013 mountain biking summit is to be held at Woodstock, the southern most cities of the Cherokee. The second biannual event, which is to be held from March 22-24, 2013, will take place in Woodstock and the summit will take place in the time of annual Streefest of Greenprints Alliances. The primary ambition of this summit would be to raise money for enlarging Woodstock’s trail network.
Another breaking (or, doping!) news shakes the world of cycling as former Aussie cyclist admits his intake of performance-enhancing drugs while racing for Lance Armstrong’s team US Postal.
He admitted that he was indulged in using the performance-enhancing drugs. He also said that he was really sorry for doing such a heinous act and he apologized to his fans and family. He greeted those riders of his time who chose to stand against doping saying that he should’ve done that, too.
Andy Schleck: http://www.andyschleck.net/
Fränk Schleck talks about his brother Andy and his first stage win at the 2010 Tour de France. Andy Schleck won the 8th stage from Station des Rousses to Morzine-Avoriaz. Fränk Schleck had to depart the Tour early because of to a broken collarbone. This interview was taken in his garden in Luxembourg.