Planes, trains and automobiles for travel-hit cyclists

Missing out on riding a major bike race with 257.3 kilometres and 31 climbs on the menu would probably be welcomed by most people.

Teams pull out of Pak cycle race due to security fears

Volatile security situation continued to haunt Pakistan as Saudi Arabia, Iran and Nepal pulled out of the 15th Tour de Pakistan cycle race owing to safety concerns.

Cyclist Contador says 2009 was ‘best year ever’

Two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador said Monday that 2009 has been his best year ever, as he received the award from the International Cycling Union (UCI) as this season’s top rider.

Cavendish eyes sprint clean sweep in 2010 Giro

Mark Cavendish was eying a sprint clean sweep at the 2010 Giro d’Italia after organisers revealed there would be seven stages for speedsters during Saturday’s presentation of next May’s race.

Contador waits on lawyers over leaving Astana

Tour de France champion Alberto Contador is waiting for legal advice before deciding whether to break his contract with his Astana team, the Spanish rider said on Friday.