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Team Astana Tour de France 2009 roster

Team Astana’s “New French Revolution” announced their roster for the Tour de France 2009 that starts next weekend, but I sure can’t figure out how to navigate their flash heavy website.

Americans in the Tour de France 2009

Happy USA Independence Day, all! When Greg LeMond became the first American to race the Tour de France in 1984 and then started beating the Europeans at their own game, he paved the way for the current generation of professional American cyclists who have joined the peloton along with Lance Armstrong. They’ve turned this greatest read more »

Chris Horner, Team Astana and the Tour de France

Many people are upset that Chris Horner was passed over when Team Astana selected the Tour de France team. I can’t imagine the extreme disappointment that Horner felt. He asked to be released from Astana so he could try to join another team’s squad, but Astana’s team director Johan Bruyneel denied him. Steve Hill has read more »

2009 Amgen Tour of California roster

The 2009 Tour of California features two Tour de France winners, 16 Tour de France stage winners, 11 world champion cyclists, eight Olympic medalists, seven national champions, and eight American race champions. “Welcoming such an impressive group of international and domestic cyclists to the race is something that we are incredibly proud of,” said Andrew read more »