Road Biking

Wrecked

Caller: Somebody just got hit...[sobbing] Oh, fuck... we were driving down the road, and this biker, on a pedal bike I think—he passed out or something, and he came...

Madison, Wisconsin

A lot of the adjectives used to describe this Paris of south-central Wisconsin also apply to its cycling scene: inclusive, enlightened, accessible. The bragging starts with infrastructure,...

From the Hip: Q&A with Floyd Landis

Early last week, Tour de France favorite Floyd Landis dropped a bombshell: The American rider has been suffering from the bone disease osteonecrosis for two seasons and will require career...

Generation Lance

IMAGINE NO LANCE. No seven Tour wins, no 40 million little yellow bracelets. No Alpe d'Huez, where he declared his dominance, again and again....

Express Train: Powered Ascent

You may never have what it takes to race up steep alpine passes like the best cyclists in the world, but that doesn't mean you can't benefit from their training secrets. You're using the same...

Who's Got Next?

We could tell you that the Tour de France battle between Germany's Jan Ullrich and Italy's Ivan Basso will be one for the ages. Or we could say that brash American Floyd Landis will smoke them...

The New American in Paris

FLOYD LANDIS appears at his apartment door wearing his usual expression: a sharp, knowing smile."Welcome to the palace," he says.His gaze flickers playfully around, taking in the...

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