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  • 2015 Northwest Bicycling Events: Expanded list

    The Spokesman-Review’s list of top 2015 bicycling tours and races in Washington, North Idaho, western Montana, northeastern Oregon and southeastern British Columbia.


  • 2014 Northwest Bicycling Events: Expanded list

    The Spokesman-Review’s list of top 2014 bicycling tours and races in Washington, North Idaho, western Montana, northeastern Oregon and southeastern British Columbia.


  • 2013 Northwest Bicycling Events: Expanded list

    The Spokesman-Review’s list of top 2013 bicycling tours and races in Washington, North Idaho, western Montana, northeastern Oregon and southeastern British Columbia.


  • Inland Northwest flush with organized bicycling events

    The number of organized regional bicycling events continues to grow into a packed schedule of rolling social events. Never has there been so much incentive to get out and enjoy …


  • 2012 Bicycling Events: Expanded list

    The Spokesman-Review’s list of top 2012 bicycling tours and races in Washington, North Idaho, western Montana, northeastern Oregon and southeastern British Columbia.


  • Cross-country racers hit finish line

    Four mostly middle-age Sandpoint men have bicycled across the country in 6 days, 9 hours and 28 minutes to raise $80,000 for autism. Wayne Pignolet, 51, describes his experience with …


  • 2011 bicycling events

    Listings of top cycling tours and races in the region for 2011.


  • Ullrich On Top As Tour De France Nears Finish Line

    Jan Ullrich moved to the verge of becoming the first German to win the Tour de France by finishing second in the final time trial of the 20th stage Saturday. …


  • Tour Stage Ends In Controversy, Disqualifications

    Mario Traversoni was awarded the victory Friday after another stage of the Tour de France ended in a controversial sprint and the disqualification of the top two riders. It was …


  • Ullrich Retains Lead In Tour

    It was family day Wednesday at the Tour de France. Jan Ullrich retained the overall lead, while his mother, Marianne, who was visiting from Rostock, Germany, cheered her son. And …


  • Ullrich Retains Lead In Tour As Finish Line Nears

    The cyclists in the Tour de France came down from the Alps and went over the last major climb of the race Tuesday, and Jan Ullrich retained the overall lead …


  • Ullrich Holds Onto Tour Lead Frenchman Virenque Takes 14th Stage, But Trails German

    Richard Virenque of France won the 13-mile climb up to the Courchevel summit Sunday - with overall leader Jan Ullrich right behind - to capture the 14th stage of the …


  • Ullrich Keeps On Rolling German Cyclist Dominates Latest Tour Time Trial

    About the only one refusing to believe that Jan Ullrich is on his way to victory in the Tour de France is Ullrich himself. The German rider dominated Friday’s 34.2-mile …


  • Tour Leader Struggling With Success

    Germany’s Jan Ullrich has encountered road hazards on his trip around France this summer. He’s being hindered by German tourists cheering his wearing of the yellow jersey as the Tour …


  • Accident Hurts Rider, Fan At Tour

    Wednesday’s fourth stage of the Tour de France was marred by a fall that brought up the role of safety on the roads. This time, a rider and a spectator …


  • Sprinter Extends Lead In Tour De France Italian Mario Cipollini Records Second Win In As Many Stages

    Italy’s Mario Cipollini extended his overall race lead with a victory in the second stage of the Tour de France, a 163-mile journey from Saint-Valery-en-Caux to the Normandy town of …


  • Cyclist Sets Record

    Jeannie Longo of France broke the women’s 1-hour cycling world record in her second attempt this week at Mexico City’s Olympic Sports Center track. Longo completed 145 laps for a …


  • Great Dane Wins Tour De France Riis Holds Onto Commanding Lead, Turns Sights To Olympic Games

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  • Dane Cycles Into Lead

    Denmark’s Bjarne Riis took the overall lead in the Tour de France, winning the ninth leg after snow forced organizers to eliminate two mountain climbs. Riis made a long solo …


  • Armstrong Out Of Tour

    Complaining of a worsening cold and possible bronchitis, Lance Armstrong pulled out of the Tour de France one-third of the way into the rain-drenched sixth stage. Stephane Heulot of France …


  • Zulle Wins Tour De France Prologue; Indurain Seventh

    Alex Zulle, last year’s runnerup in the Tour de France, won the cycling race’s prologue Saturday as five-time defending champion Miguel Indurain finished seventh. Zulle, a Swiss, was timed in …


  • Indurain Prevails

    Miguel Indurain of Spain won the gold medal in the 42-kilometer individual road race in the World Cycling Championships. Jeannie Longo of France won the women’s 26-kilometer individual road race, …


  • Gotti Surges At Tour

    Ivan Gotti took advantage of a fall by overall leader Laurent Jalabert to take a 1-second lead in the Tour de France. Gotti, an Italian with no major wins, gained …


  • French Outsider Gets Inside Track In First Leg Of Tour

    Outsider Jacky Durand of France made the most of the early dry weather Saturday to win the prologue time trial of the Tour de France as the favorites saw their …


  • Citterio Takes 16th Stage

    Giuseppe Citterio took the 16th stage of the Tour of Italy when fellow Italians Giovanni Lombardi and Mario Manzoni were penalized by the jury for exchanging pushes in the final …


  • Swiss Cyclist Prevails

    Pascal Richard edged Oliverio Rincon to win the mountainous, 135-mile third stage of the Tour of Italy. Tony Rominger, also of Switzerland, retained the overall lead, arriving in a small …


  • Mountain Biking Rides Into Sports Mainstream

    Ex-treme sports (ek streme sports) - 1. High-octane, heart-pounding, nerve-shattering, adrenaline-rushing activity. 2. See also, crazy. The mountain bike assault on Mount Spokane is back as the mountain will serve …

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