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Bob Roll: Lance will win

Bob Roll, the wild man of pro cycling TV commentary who put the DAY in Tour DAY France, tells a Seattle audience that Lance Armstrong will win his seventh Tour this summer. For more, read about Bob Roll's bike show address or check out  Lance Armstrong Watch Blog. Also, check out more pictures from the Seattle bike …

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Bicycle tourists retrace the steps of Lewis and Clark

Hundreds of modern day explorers are cycling on two wheels to follow in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark as the nation commemorates the expedition's 200th anniversary.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/02/18/bicycle-tourists-retrace-the-steps-of-lewis-and-clark/

Recall: Seatposts on some Cannondale bicycles

Cannondale Bicycle is recalling 1,400 faulty suspension seatposts that were installed on some of its bicycles and sold in late 2004.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/02/18/recall-seatposts-on-some-cannondale-bicycles/

LiveStrong bracelet fakers agree to make donations

The long arm of the law has done more than slap the wrists of eight merchants in New York who sold counterfeit LiveStrong bracelets. Meanwhile, the Internet is becoming rife with knock-offs. (Updated Feb. 18)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/02/17/livestrong-bracelet-fakers-agree-to-make-donations/

Lance goes for lucky number 7

Bicyclist Lance Armstrong says he'll try for a seventh Tour de France victory this summer, ending months of speculation about his plans. He'll also defend his title in the Tour de Georgia.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/02/16/lance-goes-for-lucky-number-7/

Carpenter goes out on a limb for wooden bicycle

A carpenter living in a small town in India has finished a useable bicycle made completely from wood.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/02/16/carpenter-goes-out-on-a-limb-for-wooden-bicycle/

Cycling and other exercise offsets risk factors

This should be a surprise to no one, but its helps to emphasize the importance of making regular visits to your bicycle seat.

Men and women aged 55 to 75 benefit from moderate exercise three times a week, say researchers at Johns Hopkins University. The cycling, weight-lifting, running or walking can offset the risks of …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/02/15/cycling-and-other-exercise-offsets-risk-factors/

One week to register for Bike Florida

Bike Florida's Red Hills to the Sea bicycle tour cuts off registration this Friday, Feb. 18.

The ride, which features worm gruntin' (whatever that is) and oyster shuckin' (I know what that is, yum), begins its week-long tour of the Florida Panhandle on March 19. It's the earliest multi-day state bicycle tour I have listed …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/02/14/one-week-to-register-for-bike-florida/

I'm doubtful Lance will Tour de France in 2005

First we see Lance Armstrong on Oprah's TV show on Friday. Then on Sunday night he's back on TV, this time onstage at the Grammy's alongside Sheryl Crow. Is he leaving time for training?

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/02/14/im-doubtful-lance-will-tour-de-france-in-2005/

Bike Virginia misses the summit this year

One of my fondest memories of cycling Bike Virginia in 2000 was struggling up a narrow, winding road to the Blue Ridge Parkway.

There were about 1,100 cyclists on the bicycle tour that year, and I remember hearing a lot of fear and loathing the night before the climb about the steep grade. When we reached …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/02/13/bike-virginia-misses-the-summit-this-year/