Cycling

Ar 170229891
Ar 170229891

Facing lawsuit, Lance Armstrong says he ‘loved’ wearing Postal

AUSTIN, Texas Ý Former cyclist Lance Armstrong says he “loved” representing the U.S. Postal Service, even as the government sues to get back the millions it spent sponsoring his teams. After years...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ar 170219809
Ar 170219809

Lance Armstrong loses bid to halt $100 million lawsuit

AUSTIN, Texas – A federal judge on Monday refused to block the government’s $100 million lawsuit against Lance Armstrong, putting the former cyclist on course for trial in a 2010 case stemming from...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Walkowiak, 1956 Tour de France champ, dies at 89

PARIS – Roger Walkowiak, who won the 1956 Tour de France against all odds after making the most of a long breakaway, has died at the age of 89. Walkowiak’s wife told The Associated Press her...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ar 170209739
Ar 170209739

Mancos to Cortez trails plan depends on easements

Several proposed routes for the Paths to Mesa Verde trail were unveiled for public viewing recently during a packed meeting at the Cortez Recreation Center. Trail alternatives extend between...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stephen Hyde conquers tough conditions to win Cyclocross National Championship

Conditions in Hartford, Conn. were more appropriate for a skiing competition than bicycle race at Sunday’s USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships. However, Easthampton, Mass. rider Stephen...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ar 170109763
Ar 170109763

Brevard takes relay for national title; Fort Lewis bronze

With two teams tied and another only two points back, one final race decided a national champion. Brevard College and Fort Lewis College entered Thursday’s 4x4 team relay race at the 2017 USA...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Ar 170109820
Ar 170109820

105-year-old Frenchman sets cycling record

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France Nearly a century ago, Robert Marchand was told by a coach that he should give up cycling because he would never achieve anything on a bike. He proved that...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Ar 170109821
Ar 170109821

Fort Lewis, Brevard College tied at collegiate cyclo-cross nationals

Tied after two of three events, it all comes down to the team relay for a national championship. After the men’s and women’s varsity races at the 2017 USA Cycling Cyclo-Cross Collegiate National...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Ar 161239973
Ar 161239973

Ferdy Kuebler, 1950 Tour de France champion, dies at 97

LONDON – Ferdy Kuebler, who came back from injury and the interruption of World War II to win the 1950 Tour de France, has died. He was 97. The Swiss won an epic battle with French rider Louison...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ar 161229606
Ar 161229606

Former Tour de France champ Wiggins retires from cycling

Bradley Wiggins announced his retirement from cycling on Wednesday, ending an illustrious career in which he won a British-record eight Olympic medals and became his country’s first winner of the...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ar 161229788
Ar 161229788

Durango exploring dedicated bike lanes on College Drive

The city of Durango in 2017 is going to redesign the way traffic flows along College Drive and East Eighth Avenue, and also is considering reducing lanes on East Third Avenue. The city plans to...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ar 161219562
Ar 161219562

Washington approves boundaries for a gas well leasing plan for Montezuma, La Plata counties

Boundaries for a master leasing plan for oil and gas development in eastern Montezuma and western La Plata counties has been approved by the Washington office of the Bureau of Land Management,...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News