Tag: Farrar

Choices for US Olympic road cycling team raise questions; final roster

Last week’s announcement of the US road cycling squad for the London Olympics included many of the fresher faces in cycling.

That’s great that the younger cyclists get a chance, but if you’re like me, then you probably wondered why so many of the “old pros” were left off the final list.

Cyclists such as Tyler Farrar, Timmy Duggan, Taylor Phinney, Tejay van Garderen, and Chris Horner (the only older pro) are certainly all deserving.

But how about long-time pros like George Hincapie …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2012/06/17/choices-for-us-olympic-road-cycling-team-raise-questions-final-roster/

He who was last shall be first at Giro; also Tyler Farrar crashes out

Two years ago, Italian cyclist Adriano Malori earned the unwanted honor of the laterne rouge by finishing last at the Tour de France.

After Friday’s Stage 6 at the Giro d’Italia, the 24-year-old team Lampre cyclist will be wearing the overall leader’s pink jersey.

Malori survived in a breakaway to finish second in the day’s …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2012/05/11/he-who-was-last-shall-be-first-at-giro-tyler-farrar-crashes-out/