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Monday, September 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Gear Up For Lacs Tour

Bicycling Tour des Lacs, a bicycling benefit billed as the last great ride of the cycling season, is set to put cyclists in touch with area waterways on Sept. 21-22. …


Juli Furtado

Furtado is today’s favorite. Photo by Associated Press


Tour Enters Paris Finale

Denmark’s Bjarne Riis protected his lead in the Tour de France, and headed for Paris just about assured he will win the cycling classic. Runner-up Jan Ullrich of Germany won …


Frenchman Takes Stage

Frederic Moncassin of France won the 19th stage of the Tour de France the same way he took the first - in a photo finish. Meanwhile, Danish cyclist Bjarne Riis …


Riis Holds Tour De France Lead With Four Stages Remaining

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Riis Is Right On

Denmark’s Bjarne Riis, the overall leader in this year’s Tour de France, pulled further away by winning today’s 124-mile stage of the cycling classic. Riis left the field behind with …


Italian Wins Tour Stage

Villeneuve, France Italy’s Massimo Podenzana pulled away in the final stretch Monday to win the 15th stage of the Tour de France, while Denmark’s Bjarne Riis retained the overall lead. …


Cyclist’s Move Pays Off

Uzbekistan’s Djamolidin Abdoujaparov won the 123-mile 14th stage of the Tour de France, and Denmark’s Bjarne Riis retained the overall lead. Abdoujaparov broke away early in the Tour’s hottest day …


Richard Wins Tour Stage

Swiss cyclist Pascal Richard outwitted a nine-man break to win a Tour de France stage for the second time in his career. Richard pulled ahead of Denmark’s Jesper Skibby and …


Cyclist Doesn’t Come Up Short

The shortest man in the field, 5-foot-2 Colombian Chepe Gonzalez, won the 11th stage of the Tour de France at Valence, France, and Denmark’s Bjarne Riis held on to the …


Riis Maintains Lead In Tour De France

Denmark’s Bjarne Riis held on to his lead in the Tour de France Tuesday and Germany’s Erik Zabel won the race’s 10th stage. Meanwhile, the change in scenery brought a …


Russian Builds Lead

Russia’s Yevgeny Berzin won the time trial in the French Alps and built a 43-second lead heading into the second week of the Tour de France. Five-time defending champion Miguel …


Berzin Takes Tour Lead

Russian Yevgeny Berzin took the overall lead in the Tour de France after a stage won by Luc LeBlanc of France as five-time champion Miguel Indurain faded. Indurain dropped more …


French Cyclists Dominate

Cyril Saugrain lets out a cheer after winning the fourth stage of the Tour de France. Photo by Associated Press


Zabel Wins Third Tour Stage

Germany’s Erik Zabel edged sprint specialist Mario Cipollini to win the third Tour de France stage victory of his cycling career at the 195-kilometer third stage. France’s Frederic Moncassin took …


Italian Does It Right This Time

Italian Mario Cipollini won the 153.4-mile second stage of the Tour de France, 24 hours after judges bumped him off the podium for crowding riders while finishing second. Meanwhile, Switzerland’s …


Moncassin Sprints To Win

Frederic Moncassin of France emerged from a crowded sprint to the finish and captured the Tour de France’s first stage. The top of the overall standings remained unchanged. Moncassin scored …


Tour Has Familiar Look To It

Most people see the Tour de France as Miguel Indurain’s to lose. That includes Britain’s Chris Boardman, a favorite to take the event’s prologue. Indurain seeks a record sixth title …


Sports People

Beating two Swiss riders at the only Swiss finish of this year’s race, Ukrainian Alexandr Gontchenkov captured the 16th stage of the Tour of Italy with a solo finish in …


Weather Slows Tour Of Italy

Glenn Magnusson of Sweden won the second stage of the Tour of Italy, which was marred by accidents for the second straight day. World road champion Abraham Olano of Spain …


Armstrong’s Lead Shrinks

Pascal Herve of France cut 55 seconds out of race leader Lance Armstrong’s overall advantage, winning the eighth and most strenuous stage of the Tour DuPont. With four stages of …


Armstrong Leads Tour Dupont

Lance Armstrong continued his race domination by winning the sixth stage of the Tour DuPont - the fourth stage he has won in the bicycle race. Armstrong, 24, of Austin, …


Miscellany

Terry Labonte won his fourth pole of the year with a record-breaking qualifying lap of 92.524 mph for the Save Mart Supermarkets 300 at Sears Point Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. …


Ride Of Their Lives Spokane Family Drawn Closer By Bmx Racing

1. Brenda and Stevie Gildehaus are top-ranked BMX riders. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review 2. Daughter Stevie, 4, and Brenda, 29, get in a practice ride. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The …


Sports People

Abraham Olano of Spain won the 25-mile individual time trial through Salamanca, Spain, in the seventh stage of the Tour of Spain, and Laurent Jalabert of France held to the …


Fat Tires Favored For Freewheeling Fun Business Is Booming As Cyclists Head For The Hills

1. Dean Cooper mountain bikes down the trail from Copper Lake near Lookout Pass, on the Montana-Idaho border. Photo by Rich Landers/The Spokesman-Review 2. Cheryl Moores and other mountain bikers …


Mudders Of Invention Idaho And Forest Service Create Mountain Bike Heaven Near Cda

Mountain bikers have swarmed into a niche originally carved by motorcyclists. Canfield Mountain, a forested knob topped by several radio communications towers just north of Coeur d’Alene, is gaining notoriety …


Pain Never Felt So Good Cyclists To Race Hundreds Of Miles This Weekend

Ultracyclist Sally Phillips piles up the miles with her year-round passion. Photo by Kristy MacDonald/The Spokesman-Review


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Indurain Wraps Up Tour Win

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