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1. The canvas FINISH LINE APRON ($30; www.finishlineusa.com) has pockets galore, including a magnetized pouch that...

Street Fighting Man

ON JULY 17, 2004, one hour before the Tour's toughest stage, Lucky 13, the thousands of people swarming the sunny Pyrenean town of Lannemezan were burning with the same desire: to see Lance...

The Discovery Channel Goes Postal

The Team Formerly Known as Postal faced a new challenge in 2005: the ProTour, a centralized realignment of professional cycling that requires the top 20 teams to compete in each of the sport's...

Quickie Fitness

AS LANCE'S FIVE-HOUR training ride stretches into six and a half, I start getting itchy. I've been following in a car, handing up food, drinks, and clothes; it's for a good cause, but I want to...

Coming Attraction

LINING UP at the start of April's six-day, 650-mile Tour de Georgia was an all-star cast of American cyclists: Lance, Bobby Julich, Levi Leipheimer, and Floyd Landis, among others. Buried in the...

Wheels Up

With enough vertical feet and hundred-mile views to keep your blood pumping for a week, the Telluride-to-Moab mountain-bike route stands handlebars and stem above your usual summer ride....

Pearl Izumi Viper Mountain Bike Shoe

After a long winter of sporadic road cycling, the first day on singletrack can be humbling. My first fat-tire ride of 2005? It made humble seem downright outlandish. And I shudder to...

Valhalla on Wheels

ROLLING THROUGH A MAJESTIC fjord along a sun-splashed bike path—that's the way we were supposed to begin our ten-day tour of Norway. Cobalt ocean, azure sky, and soaring granite walls, the...

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