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  • Thursday September 18, 2014

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    Photo Report: Darrell Parks had a full-gas weekend at the 2014 Bucks County Classic, with a road race and a criterium he had his work cut out to bring us the best photos of the race action from Pennsylvania. This is Part 1 from the rain-soaked road stage with hard-man Zach Bell the deserved winner.

  • Thursday September 18, 2014

    2014 SRS Greenville.  Photo by Weldon Weaver.

    More than 450 men, women and juniors participated September 13-14 in 20 categorized bicycle races for the fifth and final weekend for the 2014 Southeast Regional Series presented by Stan's NoTubes (SRS). For the top men and women cyclists in the Southeast, champions were crowned in the summer-long series that spanned five states in five months.

  • Sunday September 14, 2014

    Tour of Spain 2014 stage - 21 ITT

    Race Report: A wet and tricky 9.7 kilometer time trial greeted the Vuelta peloton in Santiago de Compostela. The stage went to the Italian TT specialist; Adriano Malori, but all eyes were on Alberto Contador as he fired his gun of victory.

  • Saturday September 13, 2014

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    Race Report: The last road stage of the Vuelta was billed as one of the hardest and with the GC on the line it was always going to be a tough day. Alberto Contador proved to be the toughest of all though as he conquered the brutal Puerto de Ancares climb taking the stage and with it seemingly wrapping up the 2014 Vuelta.

  • Friday September 12, 2014

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    Race report: In his what seems like 48th consecutive Grand Tour, Lotto-Belisol's Aussie adventurer Adam Hansen cruised home to take a massive stage win in Cangas Do Morrazo. Fortune favors the brave, and Hansen took his chance brilliantly, attacking off the front on a small rise as previous escapee Alexey Lutsenko was swept up.

  • Thursday September 11, 2014

    Tour of Spain 2014 stage - 18

    Race Report: Stage 18 took in the final climb twice, but it only took the young Italian Fabio Aru once to get a gap on the other Vuelta GC hopefuls. Chris Froome joined him for them both to prosper. Stage for Aru, 2nd overall for Froome.

  • Wednesday September 10, 2014

    Tour of Spain 2014 stage - 17

    Race Report: Stage 17 looked like a stage for the sprinters, but the sort of sprinter who can get over some stiff little climbs and that man had to be John Degenkolb. The German hit the front with only meters to go and the game was over.

  • Monday September 8, 2014

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    Race Report: The third straight stage in the mountains at the Vuelta was billed as the most difficult and it lived up to its reputation with a hard fought race and GC battle. Riders were kicked out of the race for fighting, there were early attacks, a Froome fightback and a confident Contador - this stage had it all.

  • Sunday September 7, 2014

    Tour of Spain 2014 stage - 14

    Race Report: The Vuelta stage to the Lagos de Covadonga is always brutal and you have to be champion to win in the heights of Asturias. Przemyslaw Niemiec pulled it off for the stage win as the battle for the overall raged behind him.

  • Saturday September 6, 2014

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    Race Report: A thrilling stage in the mountains saw Ryder Hesjedal power to victory in the closing meters of the race from a breakaway just minutes ahead of the GC battle where attacks from Contador, Froome and more completely changed the look of the Top 10 on GC. It was another day of hot action at the Vuelta!

  • Friday September 5, 2014

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    Race report: It's not often you get to take your best ever win in front of a home crowd, in your home Grand Tour … in front of riders of the calibre of Alberto Contador and Chris Froome. Today Cofidis man Dani Navaro did just that, with a scintillating late attack to solo home in the Parque de Cabárceno.

  • Thursday September 4, 2014

    Tour of Spain 2014 stage - 12

    Race Report: After the solo of Matthias Krizek was brought to its slow demise, the last 10 kilometers of stage 12 was a battle between the GC teams and the sprinters teams. In the end the sprinters won, but it took a last K crash to give the fast men their head.

  • Wednesday September 3, 2014

    Tour of Spain 2014 stage - 11

    Race report: The contenders chose to sort out their own private battles over the last kilometer of another intriguing Vuelta stage, which allowed the young Italian hero Fabio Aru to take a perfectly timed win. Contador hangs onto the overall, but it's getting close!

  • Tuesday September 2, 2014

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    Race Report: No surprise as Tony Martin won the stage 10 time trial, but a crash for Nairo Quintana ruining his race was a shock. Contador was the fastest of the overall contenders and took over the red jersey. A day of up’s and big down’s on la Vuelta.

  • Sunday August 31, 2014

    Tour of Spain 2014 stage - 9

    Race Report: One Colombian took the stage but it was a different one that took the Red Jersey. Winner Anacona had a great win and then watched the clock to see if he would be in the overall. In a surprising attack; Alberto Contador laid the foundation for Nairo Quintana to chase and take the Red Jersey.

  • Sunday August 31, 2014

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    Our man in Spain, Alastair Hamilton, has to have his yearly dose of the Vuelta a España. As the race (again) doesn’t pass through his home Valencian Region we sent him to Albacete in Castilla la Mancha. Here is his ‘Backstage Pass’ roadside.

  • Saturday August 30, 2014

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    On a day which could so easily have been the dreaded ‘boring sprinter stage’ the race detonated in the last 30 minutes with echelons, splits and a savage finale which saw Frenchman Nacer Bouhanni (F des J) the sharpest and fastest.

  • Friday August 29, 2014

    Tour of Spain 2014 stage - 7

    Race Report: Italy's Alessandro De Marchi has taken a step up from most aggressive rider's award at the Tour by getting onto the top step as stage winner at the Vuelta. De Marchi was in a four-man escape and solo'd to the line. Chris Froome had a down-and-up day; from tarmac to time bonus.

  • Thursday August 28, 2014

    Tour of Spain 2014 stage - 6

    Race Report: Everyone was saying this stage would be the first form pointer for the top men in this years Vuelta a España, and so it was, up to a point. Alejandro Valverde took the day, but the Vuelta is still wide open.

  • Wednesday August 27, 2014

    Tour of Spain 2014 - stage - 5

    Race Report: John Degenkolb took his seventh Vuelta stage in Ronda, much to the chagrin of Nacer Bouhanni. The Frenchman felt aggrieved and complained to no avail. But the day had been full of excitement before the contretemps of the finalé.