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Chris Froome keeps his lead after Spanish Vuelta’s longest stage

Slovene rider Matej Mohoric has comfortably won the Spanish Vuelta’s longest stage and Chris Froome maintained his overall lead. Mohoric took control of the race during the final climb and …

Touring Iowa by bicycle – the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa

Time stood still. Mile after mile of scorching highway, filled with bicyclists, heads down, grinding away amid the shimmering heat waves. Fun was long gone, burned away by relentless sun …

Yves Lampaert leads Vuelta as riders face winds, passing train

Yves Lampaert took the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday after winning the second stage which saw strong winds, crashes and even a brief wait for a passing …

Field reports: Northern pike expanding in Lake Roosevelt

Despite a tribal gillnetting effort and a sportfishing bounty, non-native northern pike continue their downstream invasion of the Columbia River and Lake Roosevelt.

BMC Racing wins team time trial to open Spanish Vuelta

Team BMC Racing has won the time trial that opened the Spanish Vuelta. Australian rider Rohan Dennis crossed the line first to take the overall lead. Tour de France winner …

Tour de Lentil provides challenging ride through the Palouse

Cycling on the Palouse can feel a little like an epic adventure at sea. Giant, wheat-covered hillsides meet the skyline, looking like golden oceanic swells. You chug upward, cresting that …

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 9:28 p.m.

Washington boy struck by vehicle says helmet saved his life

Except for some bumps and bruises, a few stitches and a hairline fracture, an Onalaska boy’s life is getting back to normal after being hit by a car while riding …

Chris Froome’s fourth Tour de France victory was his hardest and most fulfilling

After the champagne bubbles fade and Chris Froome drifts away from his Sunday night celebrations to reflect on a fourth Tour de France win, he may do so with greater …

Chris Froome eyes Tour de France greatness after sealing win No. 4

Chris Froome stands on the doorstep of the Tour de France’s greatest champions.

Taste of the Tour: The Tour’s perfectly timed fish soup

Soup, the signature dish of the venue for Stage 20, Marseille, could hardly be better timed.

UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 11:34 a.m.

Ahead of last Tour fight, Boasson Hagen’s homework pays off

Edvald Boasson Hagen did his homework on the finish of Stage 19 and it paid for his first victory on this Tour de France after two second-place finishes. Going right …

Mountain bikers ride, work, camp in annual Kettle Range gathering

Washington mountain bikers convened in the Kettle River Range last week in a traditional service-group recipe for getting things done: Work hard and play even harder.

Taste of the Tour: Nostradamus and braised beef in Provence

No more mountains. It’s with great relief that Tour de France riders return in the plains on Friday after two days of pain and suffering in the Alps. The peloton …

UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 12:22 p.m.

The Alps behind him, Chris Froome has one hand on Tour win No. 4

In a giant step toward what would be his fourth Tour de France crown Chris Froome came out of the high Alps on Thursday with the yellow jersey still firmly …

Taste of the Tour: The Izoard pass and an Alpine fortress

For the first time in the race history, a Tour de France stage will finish at the summit of the legendary Col d’Izoard. Unfortunately for riders, oxygen masks are banned …

UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 12:17 p.m.

Fabio Aru falters, Chris Froome soars in thin air of the Alps

Chris Froome took a big step toward a fourth Tour de France crown by not succumbing to attacks as the race scaled its highest peak Wednesday on Stage 17. Fabio …

Taste of the Tour: The Alps, more than some can chew

Both for Tour de France riders and for gastronomes, the race’s entry Wednesday into the Alps presents a big challenge. The mountains are the highest of this Tour and could …

Michael Matthews wins Stage 16 in Tour, Chris Froome keeps yellow jersey

Michael Matthews has won a sprint to the line on Stage 16 of the Tour de France as Britain’s Chris Froome kept the yellow jersey ahead of two difficult days …

Taste of the Tour: Pilgrims and lentils on Tour’s Stage 15

Having scaled the Jura and Vosges mountains in the east and the Pyrenees in the south, the Tour de France winds into the Massif Central, the fourth of five ranges …

UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 11:37 a.m.

Chris Froome takes back Tour de France yellow jersey from Fabio Aru

Fabio Aru was dropped in the last 500 meters of Stage 14 of the Tour de France won by Michael Matthews and has relinquished the yellow jersey to Chris Froome. …

Taste of the Tour: Intestines for breakfast, black paintings

After two hard days of intense racing in the Pyrenees, Tour de France riders who needed a break will be disappointed.

UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 11:19 a.m.

Warren Barguil delivers Bastille Day win to France; Fabio Aru still leads

Warren Barguil has delivered a stylish victory for France on its national day, winning a fast and furious truncated Stage 13 where Fabio Aru had to work hard to retain …

UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 5:35 a.m.

UCI overturns time penalties for Rigoberto Uran & George Bennett on Stage 12

Cycling’s governing body overturns the decision from the Tour de France jury to give Rigoberto Uran and George Bennett time penalties for grabbing bottles from the side of the road …

Taste of the Tour: Picnics and medieval booze for Stage 13

There’ll be no time for a full-course meal on the short but sharp Stage 13 of the Tour de France designed to encourage spectacular racing on France’s national holiday.

UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 11:07 a.m.

Chris Froome loses Tour lead to Fabio Aru, Romain Bardet wins 12th stage

Chris Froome has cracked in the final stages of a grueling climb to the finish and lost the overall lead in the Tour de France to Fabio Aru after a …

Taste of the Tour: James Bond, ancient stew and rare grapes

Stage 12 of the Tour de France races through the land of “Garbure,” an ancient farmers stew so highly regarded it has its own world championship.

UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 1:29 p.m.

Marcel Kittel wins crash-marred Tour stage 11, Froome stays safe

German rider Marcel Kittel has claimed the 11th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish, taking his tally to five stage wins since the start of the …

Taste of the Tour: Boiled chicken, fit for a lusty king

The Tour heads – for the 69th time – to the gateway of the Pyrenees. Pau was the birthplace of a famed king and is home to a delicious dish …

UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 11:21 a.m.

Marcel Kittel wins Tour stage 10, Chris Froome keeps race lead

German rider Marcel Kittel has won the 10th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish, while Chris Froome stayed safely in the main pack to retain the …

Chris Froome denies barging into Tour rival Fabio Aru

Race leader Chris Froome has described suggestions that he deliberately barged into rival Fabio Aru during a grueling Tour de France stage as “crazy.”