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Is the Tour of Missouri good for Missouri?

We all know the Tour of Missouri had some touch and go moments last summer when Missouri Governor Jay Nixon threatened to cut funding for the Tour of Missouri. Even now, with this world class cycling event creating new fans in the nation’s heartland, stoking interest, and drawing $30 million in spectator spending, the future read more »

2009 Tour of Missouri host cities announced

Jefferson, MO — Event organizers announced yesterday the host cities and overall course for the 2009 Tour of Missouri yesterday. The following cities will play host to a leg of the Tour: St. Louis, Ste. Genevieve, Cape Girardeau, Farmington, Rolla, St. James, Jefferson City, Sedalia, Chillicothe, St. Joseph, and Kansas City. “We had a record read more »

Tour of Missouri Stage 4

Michael Berry (CAN) of Team Columbia broke away from a lead group of 20 riders, less than 10 miles before the final circuits and held on to capture Stage Four of the 2008 Tour of Missouri. Berry finished 46 seconds ahead Eric Baumann (GER) of Sparkasse, who edged out third place finisher Danilo Wyss (SUI) read more »

2008 Tour of Missouri cities announced

2008 Tour of Missouri stages and cities STAGE 1 Mon Sep 8St. Joseph to Kansas City, road race with circuits (90 mi / 144.81 km) STAGE 2 Tue Sep 9Clinton to Springfield, road race with circuits (125 mi / 201.13 km) STAGE 3 Wed Sep 10Branson, individual time trial (18 mi / 28.6 km) STAGE read more »

Tour of Missouri news

I pointed to Tour of Missouri video options yesterday but totally blew it on blogs that will cover the Tour of Missouri. First of all, Ken flew out to Missouri specifically to cover the Tour of Missouri and take photos. Don’t miss his photos and tour coverage at Spare Cycles and his Flickr photo stream. read more »

Wednesday update

When I saw that buck-vs-trail-rider video I joked about the relative hazards of road vs mountain biking. The reality: I don’t know how dangerous or safe mountain biking is relative to road cycling, mostly because I’ve never bothered to look up the safety data for mountain biking. At the time, I didn’t know safety data read more »