Road Cycling

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Fort Lewis College cycling set for Squawker Road Classic in Durango

Spring is the season for road cycling events in Durango. The first is set for this weekend. Fort Lewis College will host its annual Squawker Road Classic this Saturday and Sunday. Top teams from...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Philippe Gilbert wins royal sprint to claim Amstel Gold Race

VOLKENBURG, Netherlands — Philippe Gilbert’s renaissance continued Sunday as the Belgium champion won a two-man sprint to claim a fourth victory in the Amstel Gold Race classic. The 34-year-old...

DATE: April 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Russia and New Zealand win gold at track cycling worlds

HONG KONG (AP) — Russia and New Zealand won the first gold medals at world track cycling championships Wednesday. The top-ranked Russian women’s team of Anastasia Voinova and Daria Shemeleva won...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Another evolution of events at the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has changed a lot over the course of 45 years. The 46th year will be no exception. Race organizers continue to find ways to be more inclusive and present as exciting...

DATE: April 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Van Garderen keeps overall lead in Tour of Catalonia

IGUALADA, Spain – Tejay van Garderen of the U.S. successfully defended his lead in a Tour of Catalonia fourth stage that was cut short by 60 kilometers (37 miles) because of a snowstorm in...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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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

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Carmen Small switching gears on cycling career

After a summer of extreme highs and lows, Carmen Small questioned her future in professional cycling. Ten years of focusing on each race schedule and dealing with team changes that became more...

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

Phish postpones Peace Ride? That's pfunny

Once upon a time, the charity bicycle ride known as the Colorado Peace Ride was supposed to take place early August, but a particular “peace-loving” überband known as Phish wrecked those plans.“We...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2016 | COLUMN: The Good News

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Carmen Small helps teammates at UCI Road World Championships

Carmen Small had to change a wheel, effectively taking her out of contention. So, the 36-year-old from Durango put her head down, charged to get back into the peloton and help as many of her...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Durango cyclist Carmen Small takes 12th at world championships

Carmen Small didn’t have the race she wanted Tuesday in Qatar, citing heat conditions after finishing outside the top 10 in her specialty event. Small, 36, placed 12th in the elite women’s time...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Durango’s Multimodal transportation plan unveiled

Residents want to see safer routes for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists, and the city has identified more than 450 projects to improve transportation. The Multimodal Transportation Plan draft...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Chris Froome has ‘unfinished business’ at Spanish Vuelta

BARCELONA, Spain – Chris Froome has some “unfinished business” when the Spanish Vuelta starts on Saturday. The Kenyan-born British rider enters the grand tour as the undisputed favorite after...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports