Road Cycling

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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

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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

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Britain better than U.S. again in track cycling

RIO DE JANEIRO – Joanna Rowsell-Shand was still cherishing her latest Olympic gold medal when teammate Becky James rallied on the final lap of the women’s keirin to win a silver of her own. Yes,...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Kristin Armstrong proves doubters wrong with third Olympic gold

RIO DE JANEIRO Kristin Armstrong had just put together another golden effort in an Olympic time trial, this time slicing through driving wind and rain, when her 5-year-old son approached her at the...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Cancellara denies Froome time trial gold at Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Fabian Cancellara bounced onto the Olympic podium with a little extra hop on top, for a fleeting moment making everyone forget the 35-year-old cyclist is on the brink of...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Chris Froome chasing Tour de France-Olympics double

RIO DE JANEIRO – Chris Froome was the young British upstart at the London Olympics four years ago when compatriot Bradley Wiggins was fresh off his Tour de France triumph and targeting time trial...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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American cyclists feeling like bridesmaids with 4th-place finishes

RIO DE JANEIRO One long-held truism of the Olympics is there are no medals for fourth place, only the crushing disappointment of coming oh-so-close to a life-changing step up the podium. If there...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Olympic men’s cycling road race a bumpy test

RIO DE JANEIRO – Moments after crossing the finish line, Greg Van Avermaet lamented the many times he’d fallen just short and all the close calls that have marked his cycling career. Then, he...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports