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Wednesday, March 1
First Edition Cycling News - An interview with Saul Raisin, Walker turns pro with Rabobank, Gerolsteiner wants stage win, Milram for Italian races, Landbouwkrediet-Colnago, Forde dropped from Comm Games team, 2006 Nerac/, Team Group Health, McLane Pacific, Niewand bailed
Latest Cycling News - An interview with Kristin Armstrong, Arno Wallaard dies, Wegmann: "I had fun in America", T-Mobile to "keep up the hard work", Wiesenhof-Akud for Belgian races, Brief respite for Capelle, Armstrong hosting ESPY Awards, A girl for Aerts, Doctorate for Ilenia Lazzaro, Redlands Classic schedule, NZ for Track World Cup
Thursday, March 2
First Edition Cycling News - Pozzato ready to rock, Phonak going for the win in Paris-Nice, Gerrans makes his return, Di Luca and Garzelli debut in Milan-Turin, Serrano prevented from starting in Murcia, Comunidad Valenciana and Relax wildcards for Vuelta, Crow optimistic about cancer fight, CLIC24 & UK24 join forces for charity, Ontario cyclists score Quest for Gold funding
MTB news & racing round-up - Top field for Oceania's, Gunn-Rita Dahle diary, Sunshine Cup, Ontario Quest for Gold, 24 Hours at Elephant Rock, Downhill in Croatia, Australian MTB Marathon Championship
Latest Cycling News - McQuaid confirms Dr Zorzoli as UCI source of Armstrong documents, Liberty and Cofidis for Paris-Nice, Team CSC still chasing first 2006 victory, iShares to take over for Phonak?, Lang riding on "every colour of the rainbow", Bianchi sponsors amateur team, Inaugural Tulsa Tough Ride and Race in June
Friday, March 3
First Edition Cycling News - Tour de France wildcards announced, Wiesenhof-Akud, Volksbank invited to Deutschland Tour, Paris-Nice: a test for T-Mobile's new recruits, Garzelli aims for Tirreno Adriatico, Liquigas and Davitamon for Paris-Nice, New French race: Chrono des Nations, Wiggins to race at Good Friday Track Meeting, Irish race organisers up in a heap
MTB news & racing round-up - 26 vs. 29 inch challenge, The crocodile man cometh, Polaris Challenge, Cannondale signs George Ryan
Latest Cycling News - ProTour versus GT organizers stoush round 2, Teutenberg on a roll, Niermann's special snow training, UNIQA Classic cancelled, German ProTour Teams set for Niedersachsen, Post Danmark Rundt stages, Tour of Elk Grove offers $153,000, Second Irish continental team, Webcor-Platinum women's team
Saturday, March 4
First Edition Cycling News - Track World Cup #1, Leipheimer in Tirreno-Adriatico, Boonen in France, Bettini in Italy, Ster van Zwolle cancelled, Team Barloworld in Italy, Figueras on the mend, Prize money, UCI status for '06 MTB Series, Irish champion passes away, Sharks' Thornton ride "for" Health Net Maxxis on air, World Deaf Cycling Championships, U.S. Armed Forces Cycling Team
Sunday, March 5
First Edition Cycling News - Track World Cup Day 2 wrap up, Liberty Seguros prepares in the cold, George psyched for the Giro del Capo, UCI to appeal Forde case, Fair weather for NZ World Cup, Schedule announced for Athens Twilight, Drapac Porsche goes Continental
MTB news & racing round-up - Prize money & UCI status for '06 NORBAs, Running on empty out in the dirt, Yeti and FOX team up, Early registration for IMBA Summit
Monday, March 6
First Edition Cycling News - Paris-Nice prologue wrap-up and quotes, Zabel on Milram and T-Mobile, Ángel Casero resigns, Unibet protests against ProTour, Bad crash for Breschel, Baumann out of hospital, New Japanese team presented
Latest Cycling News - Vinokourov plays it low, Injured Breschel blames McEwen, Murcia Gone with the Wind, Scholz: "That's never happened to me before", Austin cycling center project ambitious, First win for new DFL-Cyclingnews squad, PSK Whirlpool training camp successful
Tuesday, March 7
First Edition Cycling News - Paris-Nice stage 1 wrap: Boonen runs hot despite the cold, Teams line up for Tirreno-Adriatico, Barloworld to South Africa, Selle Italia - Serramenti Diquigiovanni for Chile, Power gets going again, Sean Yates to ride Archer GP, USA Cycling stipend programme announced, Ullrich: Where? When? Why?
Latest Cycling News - Tough Tirreno-Adriatico takes off in Tivoli, Naturino-Sapore di Mare betting on Fischer, Löwik out of Paris - Nice, Omloop Het Volk for women, Teams announced for Redlands Bicycle Classic, La Vuelta de Bisbee, Bay Area women's cycling clinic
Wednesday, March 8
First Edition Cycling News - Paris-Nice stage 2 wrap-up, Crashes put paid to several, Bobby Julich: anything more is icing on the cake, Gerolsteiner's 'tag-team' for Tirreno-Adriatico, Discovery Channel for Tirreno-Adriatico, Lampre-Fondital for Tirreno-Adriatico, New Irish team competes in South Africa
Latest Cycling News - Long time between drinks for World Champion, Niermann and Scholz reflect on "Race to the Snow", Kohl instead of Greipel to T-A, Scheirlinckx out, Gilbert likes winning solo, Armstrong wants Simeoni lawsuit dropped, Wiesenhof-Akud to Giro del Capo, Wildcards for Amstel Gold Race, Australian long team for Track World's, Masi-Adobe Road Cycling Team
Thursday, March 9
First Edition Cycling News - Paris-Nice stage 3 wrap-up, Tirreno-Adriatico stage 1 wrap-up, O’Grady happy with Classics preparation, Celestino faces surgery, Guidi out before Tirreno begins, Saronni: no advantages in ProTour yet, Petacchi to Niedersachsen Rundfahrt, Discovery sponsors 2006 Tour de Georgia, Bloomer Park velodrome receives award, Howard Florey Institute Charity auction
MTB news & racing round-up - Oceania Championships, USAC MTB World Cup incentives, North American Handmade Bicycle Show, Tough Girls MTB Team, Costa Rican team, 'Adopt an AfricaBike'
Latest Cycling News - Halfway to Nice, anything can happen, The weather god plays with his pawns, 'Murphy's Law' for Klöden, World's road race not shortened, Wellington World Cup's future looking good, Pucinskaite debut in Brissago, Italian Cycling Great Giordano Cottur dies, British club looking for riders
Friday, March 10
First Edition Cycling News - Paris-Nice stage four wrap-up, Gerdemann "still satisfied", Merckx: "Landis can win the Tour", Tirreno Adriatico stage two wrap-up, O'Grady breaks five ribs and collarbone, CPA criticises Tirreno doping controls, Ullrich training in Tuscany, UCI and WADA coming to terms?, Henk Vogels Cycling Foundation online
Latest Cycling News - Rory Sutherland tells his story, Bobby J's guide to staying strong, Demonstrators make a stressful day in P-N, Australian track coach keen to see a fight, Rhodes: "Now the real work starts", Rabobank for upcoming races, Suzuki sponsors Colavita, New strength-training for Ullrich?
Saturday, March 11
First Edition Cycling News - Paris-Nice stage 5 wrap-up, Posthuma comes close, Landis' muscles "have class", Schumacher discovers himself, Tirreno Adriatico stage 3 wrap-up, Zabel's legs stop working, Bak not seriously hurt, An interview with Iban Mayo, Davitamon-Lotto and Gerolsteiner for Milan-San Remo, UCI doping news
Sunday, March 12
First Edition Cycling News - Paris-Nice stage 6 wrap-up, Dekker on the bright side, again, A good day for Liberty, The Cofidis question, Davis leaves Nice, off to San Remo, Tirreno Adriatico stage 3 wrap-up, T-A dangerous and cold, say T-Mobile riders, An interview with David Bernabeu, Deignan back racing next weekend
Monday, March 13
First Edition Cycling News - Paris-Nice final stage wrap-up, Landis finds Paris-Nice glory, Vino in Nice, Tirreno Adriatico stage 5 wrap-up, Cancellara bright spot during bad week for CSC, Landis first ProTour leader, Hincapie to skip Milan-San Remo
Latest Cycling News - Bettini still in doubt, An interview with Joerg Jaksche, Schleck hangs onto fifth, Di Luca targets the Giro, Karin Thürig extends with Univega, Veenendaal-Veenendaal changes name, Revamp for Lehigh Valley Velodrome, Canadian federation renews sponsorship, Team Alliance Environmental
Tuesday, March 14
First Edition Cycling News - Tirreno-Adriatico stage 6, Ullrich kicks off at Sarthe, Phonak suspends Urweider, Renäng returns, Aldag jogs on, Operation for Frédéric Amorison, Sanderson to prove himself, French looking ahead, Subaru Urban Assault, ISCorp Cycling Team
Latest Cycling News - "No mathematics" for Contador, Boonen ready for the challenge, Team-lineups for Milano-Sanremo, More injuries in Tirreno, Three rain jackets for Kohl in Italy, Stahurskaya gets two-year ban, Urweider blames nutritional supplement, Breschel to return home, Pollack follows the sun
Wednesday, March 15
First Edition Cycling News - Tirreno-Adriatico wrap, Bettini and Freire feeling good, Landis won't defend ProTour lead, Commonwealth Games news, Johansson to coach Swedish espoirs, Wiesenhof-Akud for Nokere-Koerse, Big weekend of Irish racing, Spring Classics Fantasy game
Latest Cycling News - Flickinger buoyed by a new beginning, Rory Sutherland interview: Rory's Story, Lampre for M-SR, Merckx: "I'm convinced Landis can win the Tour", CSC satisfied with Tirreno outing, Aachen wants TdF 2008 time trial
Commonwealth Games Cycling News - Games preview: Let the Games begin!, Bessette tumbles in training, Barras predicts tough kilo, Battlelines drawn on the boards in Melbourne, Queally predicts a clutch of cycling golds, Staff in mood to bury Athens disaster, Pendleton prepared to make a difference, Tough decisions for NZ track coach, Photography
Thursday, March 16
First Edition Cycling News - M-SR preview: The most beautiful of Classics, Milram, Quick.Step to Milan-San Remo, Di Luca out of M-SR, T-Mobile with modest expectations, Hondo's attorney expects results of appeal soon, Cannondale SEQ Tour launch, Boonen gets La Gazzetta's Oscar
MTB news & racing round-up - Stepping on twenty-nine inch landmines, Absalon on track for strong 2006, Geoff Kabush diary, Gunn-Rita Dahle diary, Team MadCatz/Iron Horse, Demo a Haro, Ray's MTB Park, Kona's World Championship replica
Latest Cycling News - McEwen down but not out of Sanremo, Fisher to lead Naturino at M-SR, Acqua & Sapone ready for Sanremo, De Fauw determined for a result, Gerrans out of Comm Games, Kohl & team pleased with development, Tour of Normandie teams and stages, Fantasy Milan - San Remo start list uploaded!
Friday, March 17
First Edition Cycling News - Gerolsteiner has options, Sanchez in for Nozal, Verstrepen and Van Loocke OK, Commonwealth Games Day 1 - wrap up, Gerrans out - Kemps in for Aust, English on a roll
Latest Cycling News - Hondo free to race again, Boonen breaks the bank to take Bici d'Oro, Petacchi, Boonen & Bettini get race faces ready, Phonak pins hopes on Guidi and Hunter, LPR to M-SR, Weather forecast for La Primavera, Boogerd out with broken foot, Bartko's team in financial difficulty, Pellizotti to lead Liquigas in Coppi e Bartali, UCI cracks down on Stazio criteriums
Saturday, March 18
First Edition Cycling News - Milram milkmen ready to deliver in Sanremo, First M-SR for Cunego, Health problems for Bennati, Davis replaces Bernucci for T-Mobile at MSR, La Primavera Rosa replacement, Landuyt cyclists to go before criminal court, Only hours left to join the Fantasy MSR game
Latest Cycling News - Commonwealth Games Day 2 wrap-up, Team England cyclists empty-handed, Heinrich Haussler interview, Rogers to lead T-Mobile in Coppi-Bartali, Quick.Step to Cholet-Pays De Loire, Jittery Joe's get geared up for 2006, Only hours left to join the Fantasy MSR game
Sunday, March 19
First Edition Cycling News - Milan-San Remo wrap-up, Commonwealth Games day 3 wrap-up, Double delight for Team England, ProTour council meets again, Giro half-stages out of program, No more racing for Bouyer, Tour de Luxembourg gets one more day, "Quacking" got Danielson down, 2006 Cycle4MS Team
Monday, March 20
First Edition Cycling News - Commonwealth Games Day 4 wrap-up, Nine medals for British track team, Favourites' reactions to Primavera, Menchov to receive Vuelta honour, Australian Track World's team announced, Andy Schleck breaks collarbone, Renäng involved in accident
Latest Cycling News - Hondo attorney against WADA proceedings, An interview with Ben Day, Bessette out of the Games, Pozzato to ride Belgian Classics, No surgery for Veneberg, MSR "could have been better" for Wegmann, Commonwealth Games riders race at club crit
Tuesday, March 21
First Edition Cycling News - Ulmer out of Games TT, Commonwealth Games TT preview, Another Aussie neo-pro scores upset win in Europe, Backstedt's injury worries continue, George joins Relax, An interview with Katie Compton, Sparkassen-Münsterland-Giro, Schleicher plans to stay put, Don't have a cow, Line-ups for upcoming races, CapTech Classic signs JetBlue, 2006 Infineon Raceway Cycling Series
Latest Cycling News - Top sprinters to race Dwars door Vlaanderen, Everything "according to plan", says Ullrich, Sponsor Gerolsteiner refuses to commit itself to Hondo, An interview with Emma Colson, No medals for England in TT, Quick.Step-Innergetic for upcoming races, Seven years asked for Otxoa driver, Ruano takes over from Gollan in women's CPA, Retired German pros go "Ironman"
Wednesday, March 22
First Edition Cycling News - Tour de Georgia teams, Menchov's Vuelta celebration delayed, Cancellara ready for classics, Commonwealth Games TT wrap, BikeNZ examining points race, Operation for Klöden, European win for TIAA-CREF, Buitenpoort - Flexpoint, Wiesenhof-Akud, USA road nationals registration
MTB news & racing round-up - Six times the challenge in new US endurance series, NORBA marathon series this weekend, Emma Colson Interview, Australian solo-only 24 hour, Mandatory full-face helmets, IMBA and Fox recognize advocates, Trans-Himalayan race details, DH stars go underground, Kona Demo Tour hits the road
Latest Cycling News - Ullrich confirms Giro participation, Paolini heads north, Boogerd gets back on the bike, Gardeyn and D'Hollander to miss early classics, Commonwealth Games MTB preview, Paul Griffin shows that professionalism has its advantages
Thursday, March 23
First Edition Cycling News - Petacchi has a headache, UCI to announce Hondo opinion this month, Klöden optimistic after operation, T-Mobile for E3-Prijs, New co-sponsor for Team CSC, Audrey Lemieux to take Bessette's place, Two Nobili riders at World Uni Games, San Carlos de la Rapita to host Catalunya stage, Tour of Ulster
Latest Cycling News - A chaotic finish in Waregem, Discovery on the up in Flanders, Peter Van Petegem is ready, Mixed fortunes for CSC, Forgettable day for Rabobank, The injury list, Team England scores in the MTB
Friday, March 24
First Edition Cycling News - Kirchen leads T-Mobile in Critérium International, Astarloa in Critérium International, Solid performance by Canada, Svorada makes his own team, New beginnings and endings for Baw Baw, Roberts and Wiggins at Good Friday meeting, Park Cycling Cycling Academy
Latest Cycling News - Belgian police raid more houses, Change of plan: Vino to defend Ličge, Liberty to Critérium International, Quick.Step for Harelbeke & Brabantse Pijl, Gerolsteiner's plans in Belgium, Quiet day at the office for CSC, Hondo confident to find new team, Class field for first Coppa dei Laghi, US team to track world's, Roulston ruled out of Games road race, New BMX director for US cycling, Haselbacher sick of being Crash King
Saturday, March 25
First Edition Cycling News - Unibet suspends riders in wake of raids, Classics stars on show in Harelbeke, Commonwealth Games road race preview: The final countdown, Van Bon sick, Stronger bike for Boonen, Milram recons the Ronde, An interview with Andy Flickinger
Sunday, March 26
First Edition Cycling News - Unibet manager speaks out, IGF-1: The latest craze, O'Grady to return at Catalunya, Van Petegem handling the stress, Devolder needs to control himself, Hoste on home turf, Comm Games road race tidbits
E3 Prijs Cycling News - E3 wrap-up, post-race comments: Lefevere, De Waele, Hoste, Van Petegem, Steegmans, Sergeant, Klier
Monday, March 27
First Edition Cycling News - Brabantse Pijl wrap-up, Post-race quotes, Unexpected victory for Basso in France, Rabobank's morale still good, Bäckstedt out for the classics, Australia finish well on top in Commonwealth Games, An interview with Nic Formosa
Latest Cycling News - Scholz happy with fifth, Criterium International diary watch, Landis drops Giro, No Flanders for Freire, Vierhouten answers his critics, No couperen please, Landbouwkrediet-Colnago for De Panne, NZ takes stock of Comm Games, Full field for P&O Easter Classic
Tuesday, March 28
First Edition Cycling News - An interview with Filippo Pozzato, Windy pre-Flanders test at De Panne, Bill Corliss killed, Welsh Cycling pledges support for Cooke, T-Mobile for Flanders, Liquigas, Wiesenhof, Boogerd to return, Communidad Valenciana, Llivia to host Catalunya, Boston Beanpot, Indiana race weekend
Latest Cycling News - Zorzoli back in the UCI, Hondo undergoes tests, Meirhaeghe wants to ride the classics, Moncoutié out, Aernouts extends, Five rules for Flanders spectators, More success for Dean Downing, Phonak for upcoming races, Velo Bella-Kona elite road team
Wednesday, March 29
First Edition Cycling News - McQuaid cautiously optimistic about ProTour talks, Nat Ross: Going the distance, Hondo eligible to race this weekend, Di Luca and Garzelli to lead Liquigas, Ullrich to Circuit de la Sarthe, Bak sidelined, 2006 Women’s Prestige Series opens, CSC Invitational, Altoona race weekend
MTB news & racing round-up - Puerto Rico, NORBA Marathon opener, Commonwealth Games MTB race wrap-up, Global MTB racing round-up, Meirhaeghe, Rotorua Worlds UCI thumbs up, TransRockies 2006, Cape Epic, Bendigo stage race for April, Granny Gear 24 Hour Series, IMBA Summit Conference, Nat Ross: Going the distance, Chris Davidson diaries, Gunn-Rita Dahle diary
Latest Cycling News - Ullrich out of Sarthe, Boonen has a cold, Eisel: "I rode too foolishly", Sanchez strong, Bondariew "unfit to start", Hondo: UCI ruling "is all politics", Wired To Win, UCI Continental Tour rankings, Zabel and Petacchi in Flanders, New Zealand Track World's squad
Thursday, March 30
First Edition Cycling News - De Panne sickbay list, Garate recons Giro mountain stage, Brochard operated, Förster injured in training crash, 2006 Peace race unveiled, Sea Otter & Clif Bar go "climate neutral", Call for cycling stories
Latest Cycling News - WADA may appeal Hondo's lifted suspension, 'Everything went perfectly' for Eisel, Barredo out of Flanders & Roubaix, Cox looking to go one bigger, Boonen 'strongly denies' being sick, Klöden returns home, Griepel's difficult start to the season, Health Net/Maxxis locks in first European itinerary, Irish sports council continue Rás backing
Friday, March 31
First Edition Cycling News - Klier T-Mobile captain in Flanders, Quick.Step, Saunier Duval for the Ronde, Milram changes Flanders roster, Grabsch out of Flanders, back at Wevelgem, Hondo waits and hopes, 2006 Dauphiné Libéré route set, Miche racing in France, Fantasy Riderlist Ronde van Vlaanderen - Build your teams now!
Latest Cycling News - RVV preview: Boonen favourite for repeat, Flat then frantic: the Ronde parcours, CSC are ready, says Sunderland, Stuart O'Grady interview: Seeing a silver lining, Davitamon-Lotto to Flanders, Chocolade Jacques update, Dean Downing interview: Doing it Deano's way, Record entries for Baw Baw, Irish weekend preview, Esch-sur-Alzette honours Pou Pou
Saturday, April 1
First Edition Cycling News - Women's RVV preview: World Cup leader Teutenberg vs. the Bergs of Flanders, Nobili Rubinetterie to Vlaanderen, Koppenberg already "unclimbable", Klöden still believes in Tour-participation, Pieri leaves Team LPR, T-Mobile roster for Pais Vasco, Training camp for Liquigas, French protests delay bike race