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Sunday, January 1
First Edition Cycling News - New Year's greetings from T-Mobile, First Univega team meeting in the snow, Gustov starting over, Meirhaeghe back at Landbouwkrediet-Colnago, Furlan to Colombia-Selle Italia, Another "Christmas Prize" for Aldag, Burnie Carnival postponed, Harman in the lead for RotS, New England team looking, Cyclingnews reader awards 2005
Cross news & racing round-up - Alan-USA hosts fundraiser for Bjorn Selander, Cyclo-crossers lick their wounds, More from the American crossers in Belgium, Nys still hungry
Monday, January 2, 2006
First Edition Cycling News - Ballerini is back: A positive 2005, despite Madrid World's flop, Mancebo to Switzerland, McCauley injured in hit-and-run, Galletti's widow gives birth, Contract news, Iowa BRA schedule, Maxxis Georgia Cup, Cyclingnews Rider of the Year
Tuesday, January 3, 2006
First Edition Cycling News - Martin Pedersen interview, Ag2r splits for early season, McEwen starts 2006 campaign, Voigt and Schleicher voted German CotY, Cannondale sponsors Barloworld, Teutenberg in for McGrory in Rotterdam, Sooty Park
Wednesday, January 4
First Edition Cycling News - Shunted Sullivan searching for new team, Ludewig and Gerdemann in altitude, Sergant and wife released, Fothen brothers together at Gerolsteiner, Team Biovail enters third year, TDU Junior Cycling Classic at Mawson Lakes, Harman still leading RotS after Burnie, New formats for 2006 NRC Central Valley Classic, Eating disorders in cycling?
Thursday, January 5
First Edition Cycling News - Three squads named for Tour de Langkawi, Rhodes and Nichols make successful comeback, Tschopp back in training, Française des Jeux racing in Gabon, Record entries for AORC, Tournant leads French at Revolution 11, 2006 women's team Fenixs Colnago announced, Saunier Duval U23 team growing, Team Spine rider killed, Amy's ride expected to attract 2000, Paris-Dakar by Bike
MTB news & racing round-up - New Aussie National Champ's jersey design proposed, UCI points at MTBA National's, Manitou's 2006 R-Seven, Wildside MTB "Mountain to Beach", British MTB promoter releases 2006 race calendar
Friday, January 6
First Edition Cycling News - Valverde, Vinokourov and Cunego in Murcia, Rabobank team presentation, Ceramica Panaria to Malaysia, Saunier Duval Prodir heads Stateside, Leben out, Biathlon for Lang?, Seymour and Aiken to clash, Sooty Park rides again
MTB news & racing round-up - Meirhaeghe back at Landbouwkrediet, Haro Bikes signs Porter & Warren, Kovarik to MS-Intense, Kintner to GT, IMBA news, Changes to NORBA, Shimano sponsors MTB World Cup, Dusk 'til Dawn 12 Hour, Arizona promoter to hold 300-mile desert MTB race
Cross news & racing round-up - World Cup #8 warp, Page scores first Euro 'cross win, Bessette rides to two podiums in Europe, Wellens' race exclusion, TIAA-Cref / Troy Wells diary, Barb Howe diary, Barbarella needs your help, Global Cyclo-cross racing round-up
Saturday, January 7
First Edition Cycling News - Rhodes caps off incredible comeback, Gent-Wevelgem organiser suspended, Roche happy with early form, Problems with Aldag's appendix, Klostergaard ready to learn, FRW roster, Quaranta to Universal Caffé, Most aggressive for Tour de Georgia, Randwick-Botany to honour McEwen, LA Track World Cup back, Cyclist killed on Isle of Man, Willamette Valley Classic, Berrecloth jumps
Sunday, January 8
First Edition Cycling News - ProTour teams back UCI, Sánchez ready to defend in JCTDU, Amy's Ride a success, Giant Asia duo aiming for Langkawi participation, Knee operation delays Renäng
Monday, January 9
First Edition Cycling News - Four cyclists killed in Wales, Cyclo-crosser Zlamalik tested positive, Rebellin stays Italian, 2006 Tirreno Adriatico with 21 teams, Team Milram to be presented, Sinkewitz limited by knee infection, Signings at GT team, Marsal a DS at Nobili Rubinetterie, Baker's Confederation co-sponsors AG2R
Tuesday, January 10
First Edition Cycling News - Inquiry into Welsh tragedy, Hamilton faces CAS, Paolini leads Liquigas Down Under, Aaron Olson interview, Dutch World's team named, De Wilde and Neirynck to Landbouwkrediet-Colnago, Heart attack for Joop Zijlaard, Wiggins up against McGee in Manchester, Herbalife signs on for Tour of Cali, Women's Prestige Cycling Series 2006
Wednesday, January 11
First Edition Cycling News - Hondo gets extra year, Team Milram: two sprinters are better than one, Rhyl investigation continues, Moreau and Mancebo "a strong pair", South Cycling Team in New Zealand, Mills a DS at Targetraining, Fundraiser ride for kids with learning disabilities
MTB news & racing round-up - NZ National MTB Series wrap-up, Aussie National Series round 4 preview, 2006 Singlespeed World's set for Stockholm, Signings at GT team, Iron Horse Bikes team news, Berrecloth in Discovery Channel stunt
Thursday, January 12
First Edition Cycling News - CPA considers legal action against Pound, Hondo to appeal in civil courts, Watt makes Comm Games after TT win, T-Mobile Women enjoying first training camp, AEG-Toshiba-JetNetwork, UK's first UCI women's team announced, English lessons for European pros, Jayco Bay Classic changes time slot on Aust TV, Cyclists kick in against breast cancer, "Legend" Sinibaldi passes away, Park Tool engineer directs Arrowhead Ultra Marathon
MTB news & racing round-up - MTBA AGM, TREK sponsors MerlanDuo team, Specialized celebrates 25 years of mountain biking, 24 Hour promoter addresses Ontario Cycling Association, The U.K.'s CLIC24 opens for registration, Micayla Gatto named Canada's 2005 Junior CotY
Friday, January 13
First Edition Cycling News - Heras fronts up to Spanish federation, Australian Open women's RR preview, Halgand to miss JCTDU after training crash, Bach not hopeful for Hondo, CSC to Tour of California, Piil out of Copenhagen Six, Saul Raisin visits alama mater, USAC announces LA Track World Cup team, No title sponsor for Tour of the Gila
Latest Cycling News - London Tour bid gathering momentum, Changes for Race Across America in 2006, O'Loughlin heads Down Under, Welsh team on the move, Young T-Mobile riders impressed, Alberto Tacconi retires
Saturday, January 14
First Edition Cycling News - Majorca setting for magenta launch, Phonak hard at work, Saunier Duval-Prodir to Murcia, Australian Open men's road race preview, Bates brilliant at nationals, US team complete for 'Cross world's, Australian ProTour team in 2008?, The 'Weapon' returns
Cross news & racing round-up - European Cyclo-cross Nationals wrap-up, Cyclo-crosser Zlamalik positive, Barbarella's European odyssey, Geoff Proctor's Euro 'Cross Camp wrap-up, US team complete for 'Cross world's, TIAA-Cref 'cross team benefit party, The Vanilla essence
Sunday, January 15
First Edition Cycling News - T-Mobile 2006 is go, Rule changes in store for national championships, Controversy and confusion at national titles, An interview with Francisco Mancebo, Juniors die in Russia, Trofeo Luis Puig cancelled, CapTech Classic on June 1
Monday, January 16
First Edition Cycling News - All for Jan, Landis happy with form, Hushovd: "I like Australia and the Australians", South good to go, Australian champ Van Hout to lead Savings & Loans
Latest Cycling News - Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under preview, More T-Mobile news, Merckx and Pena to do Giro and Tour, An interview with Christophe Moreau, TIAA-CREF headed to Etoile des Bessèges, NZ Track World Cup team, Panaria headed to Qatar, Saunier Duval camp in Murcia
Tuesday, January 17
First Edition Cycling News - Sylvain Calzati starts from scratch, Boom stays with Rabobank, Slioussareva to Fenixs-Colnago, T-Mobile women confirmed for Wellington, Venezuelan team for LA World Cup, Revolution: Youth vs Experience, Herron Todd White marks 20th Anniversary of Rocky Cup, Cycling Tasmania RotS
Wednesday, January 18
First Edition Cycling News - Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under kicks off, Women's crit series opener, An interview with Luis Leon Sanchez, Tour of California stages & teams, Season over for Risi, Court denies case against Armstrong, FBD Ras, Mary Monroe to Trails 2000
MTB news & racing round-up - Aussie Nat's wrap-up, Canadian Commonwealth Games team, New NZ DH course big hit with riders, Registration for U.S. 24-Hour Nationals, Trebon and Wicks join AEG-Toshiba-JetNetwork, 2006 TransRockies Challenge, Australian MTB sites hacked
Latest Cycling News - O'Grady renounces green jersey search; aims for Classics, Gerolsteiner: The future is now!, Mark French returns with Commonwealth games bid at Sid Patterson GP, Popham calls it a day
Thursday, January 19
First Edition Cycling News - Breakaway shapes opening stage of Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under, Farewell to 'The Legend' of American cycling, Armstrong takes cancer fight to South Africa, Los Angeles track World Cup, Trebon out & Baker in to U.S. cyclocross team, Revolution ready to roll, Sean Kelly team, Tour pioneer Robinson honoured, Top Aussie regional riders head for Rockhampton
MTB news & racing round-up - Beckingsale Signs for Giant RT, Jamie Popham calls it a day, 135 mile race - in winter, West Virginia 2006 series, U.S. 'cross champ to host Off Road to Athens screening in CA, Nomads video production in Vegas
Latest Cycling News -JCTDU stage 2 wrap-up, Video highlights, Women's series race 2 wrap-up, Paolini experiences life without Bettini, Lampre in Terracina, Petacchi awarded, McLane Pacific Cycling Classic, PSK Whirlpool, Proman/Paradigm women's squad, Intermountain Orthopaedics team
Friday, January 20
First Edition Cycling News - Genevieve Jeanson banned for life, UCI & sponsors call for Grand Tour 'peace talks', Rogers & Ullrich to ride the Giro, US trade teams and Commonwealth countries target LA track World Cup, UCI approves five Pro Continental teams for 2006
Cross news & racing round-up - Katie Compton plans UCI schedule, Trebon gives up U.S. team spot, World Cup #9; Nys with a last lap victory, Lars Boom signs with Rabobank through 2008
Latest Cycling News - JCTDU stage 3 wrap up, Giovanni Visconti at Michele Bartoli's classics school, Zampilli operated on, Shimano importer supports Tour of Britain, Pryde appointed NZ endurance coach, Mt Hood raises the bar, Armstrong & Liese join TEAm Lipton, Essex Brass Cycling Team 2006, Myogenesis Nutrition team
Saturday, January 21
First Edition Cycling News - Barredo plays it cool, More than a ride in a team car, Sorrow over Jeanson ban, Peace Race returns in 2006, Powerade Mini Tour For Kids update, Clif Bar team goes green, Dead Dog Classic improved, Tilford to lead Midwest Trek/VW squad, travelgirl Magazine Women's Cycling Team
Cycling Newsflash - Mark French misses Commonwealth Games qualification time - just
Sunday, January 22
First Edition Cycling News - Stage 4 wrap-up, Rony Martias dreams of the Tour, Cox back to defend Lankgawi title, Telecom Malaysia ride today, Mayo Wheelers wakes up early, IoM International Youth & Junior Tour, HRRC Cycling Team, Wheel & Sprocket 2006 team
Monday, January 23
First Edition Cycling News - JCTDU Stage 5 wrap-up - timing and team-work delivers victories, Samuel Dumoulin looks for more chances, An AV to save the day? UCI prepares for next round in ProTour stoush
Tuesday, January 24
First Edition Cycling News - T-Mobile announces Tour squad, Tour 2007 to start in London, Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears to ride big in 2006, Thor Hushovd will be back, Sean Kelly Racing Team launched, Barloworld sets out for 2006, Voskamp joins Eneco Tour, Team Cadence/VeloEuropa, Eclipse Racing Presented by Easy Care/Dunafon Development
Wednesday, January 25
First Edition Cycling News - 2007 Tour confirmed for London, Russians ready to rock at Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears, Wiesenhof-AKUD: Moving up, Canadian Commonwealth Games team announced, Joseph Sunde Memorial Criteriums, GS CIAO announces Wild Oats Natural Market Place team, OTR Cycling-Strenflex
Latest Cycling News - Discovery presents life after Lance, Millar wants to set an example, Di Luca awarded, De Waele has sore knees, Pantani monument on Mortirolo, New Zealand's Commonwealth Games team announced, Can you beat Tyler Hamilton?
Thursday, January 26
First Edition Cycling News - Boonen aims big, Change of tack for T-Mobile , Austrians in Qatar, Women's Milan-San Remo cancelled, An interview with Tina Pic, Mark French in last-minute qualifier, Malcolm Elliott joins Plowman Craven, Delta Faucet Indy Velo Cycling Team
Latest Cycling News - "London will be the chance of a lifetime," says Millar, NZ goes for gold, CSC fan club launching soon, Lampre on time in Terracina, Jelly Belly to Napa for training, New event for Bendigo Madison, 2006 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, Methow Valley Tour
Friday, January 27
First Edition Cycling News - Money problems cancel Setmana Catalana, Rumsas and wife given suspended sentences, Dekker chooses Cecchini, Bodrogi planning hour record attack, Naturino-Sapore di Mare approved, Gerolsteiner, Wiesenhof-AKUD, Quick.Step for Doha and Qatar, Meschenmoser thankful, Tough route unveiled for FBD Insurance Rás, 2006 America’s Dairyland/Cannondale presented by Udderly Smooth
MTB news & racing round-up - Aussie Downhill Nats, MTBA awards 2007-2009 National Championships, Dusk Till Dawn, NZ National Series #3, ScottUSA signs Niki Gudex, 24 Hours of Landahl to Granny Gear series, Pryde appointed NZ endurance coach, New Zealand and Canadian Commonwealth Games teams
Latest Cycling News - Phonak aiming high, Barloworld channeling Saeco?, Rujano out of Tour de Langkawi, Michigan Bicycle Racing Association 2006, Ben Krieg dies
Saturday, January 28
First Edition Cycling News - Misfortune for O'Grady in Doha, World championship venues announced, Pollack to lead T-Mobile in French season openers, Health Net for Tour of California, O'Neill available for Commonwealth Games, Cycling South Africa's Commonwealth Games crisis, Camp Highland for 2006, Tilford to lead Midwest Trek/VW squad
Cross news & racing round-up - Fast, freezing and tacky - a fast course for the 2006 'cross world's, Vervecken ready for World's, Belgian 'Cross Worlds team announced, The adventure continues; The Barbara Howe Diary, Bikes of 'Cross Nationals, part 3, Luna switches to Orbea for 2006
Sunday, January 29
First Edition Cycling News - Dutch strong on first day of 'cross World's, Bruyneel on ProTour, "Nothing To Do" against already super Boonen, Lampre meets in Montecatini, Giunti to Naturino, Another Swedish rider for KSV Deerlijk, Hayles is a dad, Memphis Motorwerks/Carve CT
Monday, January 30
First Edition Cycling News - Cyclo-cross world's: Dutch score more; Belgium gets result, Gibo leads revamped Saunier Duval team, Liquigas-Bianchi puts DiLuca forward for 2006, UCI aims to beef up ProTour profile, Scottish team to ride Bendigo, Forrest City Classic, Team Rubicon wants under-23s
Tuesday, January 31
First Edition Cycling News - Rising star Walker stays cool, T-Mobile heads to France, AG2R Prévoyance for upcoming races, Relax-Gam-Fuenlabrada for Langkawi, Spiuk-Extremadura presented, Fresh faces for TIAA-CREF, Sean Kelly Team in the sun, Biemme sponsors USA Cycling, 'Race under the Sun' offers a warm season start, Valley of the Sun even bigger in 2006, Kelly chases the Austral, GWRTeam/Total Bike ready for 2006