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The weekly spin: 10 cycling books for the holiday season

The holidays are a great time for buying and reading books, whether that means curling up on the couch on a cold day with a good read, gi...

Head & heart: The helmet that changed everything

It's 1985, in a stuffy one-bedroom apartment in San Jose, and Jim Gentes has had a lightbulb moment. He's just reinvented the bike helmet...

US road racing is in a downward spiral — what comes next?

When it comes to men’s road racing, the United States is not only a weak nation, it’s also in decline as teams are folding and events are...

CyclingTips Podcast: Helmet safety, stars and stripes, and LeMond's comeback

This week's episode kicks off with a roundup of last weekend's national championships, which occurred across much of Europe and in North ...

What I’ve learned: Greg LeMond

Winner of two world championships and three Tours de France, Greg LeMond is one of the top names in the history of the sport. He was the ...

CyclingTips Podcast, Episode 36: Superstition and rider rituals at the Tour de France

Chaotic, risky and over a century old; it’s probably not surprising that superstition and ritual play a part in both professional cycling...

Remembering Super Prestige Pernod, the season-long battle for title of best rider in the world

Perfection, in the game of Jenga, where you pile brick upon brick to build a tower, comes just before the final brick is added. The diffi...

Hidden motors and professional cycling: A timeline

The alleged use of hidden motors, so-called mechanical doping, remains a hot topic in cycling. It was first claimed in 2010, was ridicule...

60 Minutes report on motorized doping raises questions about Team Sky and UCI at 2015 Tour de France

In a segment that aired Sunday evening in the United States, CBS News program 60 Minutes took on the subject of motorized doping in profe...

Hidden motor inventor says he received $2 million in 1998 for exclusivity deal

Speaking two days in advance of a 60 Minutes special on the use of technological fraud, or mechanical doping, in cycling, the inventor of...

Gallery: Images from 'Greg LeMond: Yellow Jersey Racer'

Greg LeMond is America’s only recognized Tour de France winner, yet his three Tour victories tell only part of his story. Now a new book,...

The art of the wheel: Remembering Donald Trump’s unconventional foray into American cycling

Donald Trump has worn many hats over his unconventional career — real-estate mogul, businessman, reality TV star, and now, presidential c...

Hidden motors: UCI defends current testing protocol

Addressing suggestions that its current checks for hidden motors could be sidestepped by unscrupulous teams or riders, the UCI has explai...

Original motor whistleblowers speak out

Six years after they were the first to speak out about the possible use of illegal motors in competition, two Italians who highlighted th...

Motors in bikes: Greg LeMond's six ways to eradicate mechanical doping

Three time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond has a reputation for speaking his mind, for calling things as they are. When he was a profes...

Why whistleblowers are crucial for cycling and other sports: part 1

A year ago, the notion of Russia potentially being out of the 2016 Olympics would have seemed unimaginable to many. It’s one of the most ...

A blast from the past: current and former pros as juniors

Over the next two days the best junior and U23 riders in the world will take to the streets of Richmond with the aim of becoming road rac...

Hidden motor demonstration with Greg LeMond

ALPE D'HUEZ, France (CT) – There has been plenty of talk of hidden motors at this year’s Tour de France, yet some people remain sceptical...

Motors in bikes and a lack of testing at the Tour de France

The testing of six bikes for motors on stage 18 of the Tour de France appears at a glance to be a prudent measure, particularly in light ...

Tour de France: LeMond repeats calls for greater transparency in the sport

VALENCE, France (CT) – Triple Tour de France winner Greg LeMond has appealed for greater transparency in the sport of cycling, saying tha...

An interview with Greg LeMond: part two

CyclingTips' roving reporter Dave Everett recently caught up with three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond and, in addition to going ...