Lance Armstrong sent this Tweet this morning:
About to go….ahhh…. errr…. umm… surfing?!? 22 pro cyclists going surfing in the canary islands. Scary. Twitpics to come. –@lancearmstrong.
Lance Armstrong and his Astana teammates are at the Canary Islands for their training camp as they prepare for January’s Tour Down Under. Click on the photos to go large. The second one is LA with Levi Leipheimer. Photos by Elizabeth Kreutz.
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Specialized Bicycles reports counterfeit Specialized Tarmac bicycles are showing up on eBay and Craigslist in the United States. Specialized’s brand has long been faked on low end bikes for sale in the Far East, but this is “the first time we have had a high-end product so blatantly ripped off,” according to Specialized Director of Engineering Mark Schroeder. While the fake Tarmac’s appear almost identical to the real thing, the composite construction is different as are some component selections. Read the BRaIN for details.
Bjarne Riis’ pro cycling team formerly known as Team CSC signed Saxobank and IT Factory as cosponsors this year. IT Factory, unfortunately declared bankruptcy this morning after the Danish company’s chief executive apparently stole $85 million from the company and disappeared over the weekend. Riis pledges to find a new sponsor for his team.
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