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Sunday, October 1
First Edition Cycling News - Bettini looking forward to first race as world champion, Bruyneel responds to Lefevere's Tour comments, Cyclo-cross World Cup kicks off in Aigle, Latest UCI continental rankings, Omloop looking for another team, O'Loughlin sets new Irish pursuit record, aims for Olympics
Monday, October 2
First Edition Cycling News - ProTour: Valverde's lead untouchable, Zürich: Three CSC riders in Top 7, T-Mobile 2007: An interview with Bob Stapleton, Kimberly Baldwin's final countdown, Detergent enzyme to mask EPO?, Mayo to Saunier Duval?, Lindgren & Lund become pros
Latest Cycling News - Boogerd couldn't do any more, Volksbank "gained important experience", Lelangue unsure of future, Azevedo, Ribeiro and Benítez to Benfica, Chuzhda under the knife, Landbouwkrediet for Münsterland Giro, World champions in Trofeo Cittŕ di Borgomanero, UCI status for new NZ women's race, BikeNZ appoints new Finance Manager
Tuesday, October 3
First Edition Cycling News - Godefroot says no Ullrich for Astana, Wesemann to Wiesenhof?, Schumi ends season, Moos to BMC, Gerolsteiner signs young Italian, Pereiro satisfied with second at Tour, Spain's worlds, López signs with Caisse d'Epargne - Illes Balears, PCT announces new sales and marketing manager, Robbie McEwen inspired by home team win, Caisse d'Epargne - Illes Balears announces Paris lineup, New museum for Madonna del Ghisallo.
Latest Cycling News - Samuel Sanchez: On his way up, Landis attacks UCI, Bettini's brother dies, Vino and Kash honoured, Teammates happy with Bak, Contract news: Azevedo, Ceramica Flaminia, Milram to next Italian races, 2007 LuK-Challenge moves to August, Paris velodrome construction goes ahead, Robin Hood Bike Rides benefit BHF
Wednesday, October 4
First Edition Cycling News - Riis leaves door open to Basso, Lampre to Paris-Tours, Liquigas to upcoming Italian races, Saunier is waiting for Mayo, Rabobank renews Posthuma's contract, Expresscopy.com Women's Pro Cycling team announced, 12 African teams at 20th Tour du Faso, Slipstream Sports sign young duo, USA Cycling announce talent search, Velo Bella-Kona announce bi-coastal cyclocross team, Beacon Cross Race rescheduled
MTB news & racing round-up - Travis Brown goes into Hall of Fame, Eatough tries for seventh 24 hour world champs, Simoni builds MTB resume, SMBC festival schedule, Purse grows for WORS MTB race, Kirkladie retires, Sea Otter adds BMX and Super D for 2007, Kranked 6 on DVD, Gunn-Rita Dahle, Nat Ross & Chris Davidson diaries
Latest Cycling News - Women's team pursuit - handle with care, Raisin out riding again, Dedecker gives staff member's name, No Quick Step in Coppa Sabatini, Liquigas to Paris-Tours, Lelangue gets offer from ASO, Usau's contract depends on Mancebo case, Spaniards to Portuguese teams, Tour of Utah on 2007 UCI calendar
Thursday, October 5
First Edition Cycling News - McQuaid looks to ban Ullrich and other Puerto riders, Mayo's future uncertain, 54th Coppa Sabatini for Bettini, Kirsipuu to retire, Milram for Paris-Tours, Lampre-Fondita & Team Barloworld for upcoming races, Liquigas announces 2007 roster, Clément Lhotellerie to Skil-Shimano, Japan Cup charging spectators, Danes to the Thousand
Latest Cycling News - Boonen and T-Mobile prepare for Paris-Tours, Acqua & Sapone for Sabatini and Emilia, Italian races add Lamonta, Gerrans ready for Sun Tour defence, Women's world cup 2007, USA Cycling Professional Tour 2007, Sarah Hammer breaks 11-year-old record, Thijs extends, Tizza to OTC
Friday, October 6
First Edition Cycling News - Nine Astana riders challenge the Spanish Cycling Federation, Paolo Bettini to race in Italy, Caisse d’Epargne-Illes Balears for Paris-Tours, Gerolsteiner for Paris-Tours, McEwen to race Sun Tour, CSC's anti-doping program delayed, De Bie leaves Fidea, Diquigiovanni continues with Selle Italia, Lehigh Velodrome swap meet
Latest Cycling News - Paris-Tours: Century edition, CSC aiming for bang, Phonak betting on Clerc and Guidi, Quick.Step with Boonen, Specialized snares QuickStep, Ballerini meets old rivals in Manchester
Saturday, October 7
First Edition Cycling News - Merckx believes Landis, Saunier duval announces line-up, Gerolsteiner confident in Rebellin, Gerrans rates Irishman for Herald-Sun Tour, Share the road initiative in NZ, French to ride roller-derby at exhibition
Sunday, October 8
First Edition Cycling News - Puerto court orders federation not to act, Haussler out of Paris-Tours, Baumann happy to be racing, Petacchi to race in Italy, Serious injury for Rasmussen, Andy Schleck to re-sign with CSC, Haselbacher and McEwen bury the hatchet, Doping scandal reaches German cyclo-cross, Basque prodigy commits suicide, Team car wrecks on route to Sun Tour, Landis makes appearance at US Track Nationals, 24 Hour Solo Worlds underway
Monday, October 9
First Edition Cycling News - Paris-Tours wrap-up, CSC win ProTour team rankings, Landis makes defense plan public, Gobbi in coma after crash, Wesemann to Wiesenhof, Casper and Coyot to Unibet, Perth to Sydney record challenged, Fulton Flyers sponsored by InterConti hotels, Walters to Kodakgalleries.com, Sanabria dies in road accident
Latest Cycling News - Health Net bids farewell to Henderson in ProTour, "Crocodile Man" to T-Mobile, Gerolsteiner's satisfied with week-end races, Dekker "totally laid back", Schleck gears up for Lombardia, Phonak for next Italian races, Vandborg to leave CSC, Simoni enjoys MTB
Tuesday, October 10
First Edition Cycling News - Discovery begin sponsorship talks, T-Mobile confirms signings, Landis to remain NRC champion, Pic wins again, Changes for Wiesenhof, Zubeldia and Galpasoro sign with Euskaltel, Last ProTour race for Phonak's Stalder, Riis proud, still no news on Basso, Gobbi showing positive signs, New faces at Bigla for 2007, Aaron's team enhanced for 2007, Dajka pleads guilty to assault charge, Post stage quotes - Jayco Herald Sun Tour
Latest Cycling News - Ullrich to Discovery?, An interview with the 'Crocodile Man', Wiesenhof looks to the Classics, Lloyd takes climber's lead in Sun Tour, Caisse D’Epargne for next Italian races, O'Grady in 2007 Tour Down Under, Top Juniors in Tassie Tour, Interbike celebrates record figures
Wednesday, October 11
First Edition Cycling News - Valverde to Giro di Lombardia, Lampre for Italian races, Barloworld for the season's end, Milram for Lombardy, Bruyneel denies interest in Ullrich, Anti-doping labs seek test for EPO masking agent, Michele Gobbi getting better, Gerolsteiner signs a Gerolsteiner, Danish team signs a Dane, British stars shine, O'Loughlin re-ups with Navigators, Belgians view 2008 worlds course, Hunter teaches kids in hometown, Post Stage 3 quotes - Jayco Herald Sun Tour
Latest Cycling News - Falling leaves to finish season in Como, T-Mobile for Piemonte and Lombardy, Four Star Liquigas team for Giro del Piemonte, Sastre says no to three Grand Tours, Mayo won't re-sign with Euskaltel, Camańo to Saunier Duval-Prodir, Rabobank adds Moerenhout and Gesink, Phinneys ride for Parkinson's Disease Research
Thursday, October 12
First Edition Cycling News - Discovery adds two more, Quick step for Giro di Lombardia, 21 nations at Chrono des Nations, Sastre, Pereiro and Piepoli in Escalada a Montjuic, Post stage quotes - Jayco Herald Sun Tour, T-mobile team meetings, UCI to host awards gala, Colavita and Cooking Light add Sutter Home, Sydney Thousand entries extended
Latest Cycling News - Decision day - Basso could race Lombardia, Madiot doesn't want Ullrich and Basso back, Dedecker dismissed from VLD, Page out for most of the 'cross season, Chacón close to signing with Andalucia-Paul Versan, Revolution returns - season four, Robbie McEwen on working holiday, Magné to Japan, Canadian cyclist Linda Jackson inducted into Sports Hall of Fame, Auckland Summer Criterium Series
Friday, October 13
First Edition Cycling News - Bennati closes season with win, Swiss Cycling moving on Ullrich, Klöden looking to 2007 Tour, Post stage quotes - Sun Tour, Peron set to retire, Liquigas on Cannondales, Backstedt To Ride Hill Climb, Hincapie and Lewis to race Greenville, Aaron's finalizes 2007 roster, DHL supports future stars cycling
Second Edition Cycling News - Landis goes public to prove innocence
Latest Cycling News - No Lombardia for Basso; Italian headed for Discovery Channel in '07?, Swiss to open hearings against Ullrich, AG2R doesn't want Mancebo back, Gerolsteiner to Lombardia, Phonak's swan song on Saturday, Totschnig's future uncertain; Austrians looking to move, Hatton to Colavita, Dutch team looking for Australian riders
Saturday, October 14
First Edition Cycling News - Valverde out of Lombardy over award ceremony rift?, More evidence against Ullrich?, Austria Tour gains a day, Falling leaves to finish season in Como, Di Luca ready for Lombardy, Leaders separated by seconds at Sun Tour
MTB news & racing round-up - Hi Def MTB film wraps shooting, Aussi upsets champ at 24 Hour Worlds, Roc D'Azur wrap-up, 24 Hours of Moab, Crocodile Trophy 2006, Crater Cruise and Rocky Mountain collegiate MTB Champs previews, Kona signs new freeriders, New Tennessee 12-hour race, Keith Bontrager & Mary McConneloug diaries
Sunday, October 15
First Edition Cycling News - World champion stylishly closes season, Thrilling Sun Tour finale, Landis defense: PR gambit or skillful tactic?, Valverde tops ProTour, Two world champions to Coppa Lella Mentasti, First T-Mobile meeting, Ullrich investigation confusion, Mayo to Saunier Duval, More Backstedt's woes, Gobbi mending
Monday, October 16
First Edition Cycling News - Andreu and Vaughters "gossiped" about US Postal's alleged doping practices, T-Mobile women shape up for 2007, Luperini to Nobili, No podium ceremonies in Como, Piil looking forward to magenta, Belohvosciks to Saunier Duval, Gord Fraser Cycling Camps announce partnerships
Latest Cycling News - Basso hopes to stay with CSC, Tschopp gets hip operation, Bad crash for Pitel, Two Australian teams for Sydney Track World Cup, Swiss Cycling suspends mountain biker, NZ Road Championships coming up, Giant Canada sponsors Elite Women’s team
Tuesday, October 17
First Edition Cycling News - Wegmann reflects on his season, Mayo on Saunier Duval Prodir move, Team CSC head to South Africa, Karpin Galicia grows, Totschnig calls it a day, Sport director leaves Team Milram, VDB: 'I want to be ready for 2007', Melbourne to Warrnambool hits record, Tour de Freedom Tasmania
Latest Cycling News - McQuaid compares Landis and Operación Puerto, Belohvosciks the Nations, Matxin on Iban Mayo, Lampre-Fondital top 5 team ranking, Klöden to marry, Pérez Cuapio confirms with Panaria-Navigare, Luis Pérez wins Vuelta Chihuahua Internacional, Victorian schools run championships
Wednesday, October 18
First Edition Cycling News - NZ get Tour Down Under invite, Schaffrath goes back to T-Mobile, Ullrich parts ways with Krohme, Peña to Unibet.com for two years, Erik Zabel CAREs, Cayetano Juliá is optimistic, Haselbacher for the 4000 m Individual Pursuit, Codol joins Acqua & Sapone, Lampre-Fondital announce Japan Cup riders, Warrnambool set to expand
MTB news & racing round-up - Ross wraps season with 24-hour series win, Pan-Am Championships, 24 Hours of Moab, Brentjens wins Brentjens challenge, US Collegiate MTB Champs, UK Downhill Champs, Bootes to attend Australian MX Cup, Santa Cruz Syndicate season wrap-up
Latest Cycling News - Ivan Basso leaves CSC, but envisions many Tours, Gardeyn thanks Unibet.com with Putte-Kapellen, CPA discusses Moser's and ethical code, Firenze-Pistoia cancelled, House on parcours of Tasmania, Tour of Missouri promotes cycling, Women's Prestige final standings
Thursday, October 19
First Edition Cycling News - Discovery denies offer to Basso, Authors of 'LA Confidentiel' release new book, Konzontchuk completes Rabobank roster, Peace Race guaranteed for 2007, South African Lill joins Navigators, British Cycling endorses cycling improvements, Landis fights for Bicycling Friendly Wisconsin, National Canadian track coach accepts new position, USA Cycling names track talent pool, Volksbank extends for three
Latest Cycling News - Ullrich leaves Swiss federation, UCI Anti-doping coordinator replaced, Basso considers non-ProTour, Ullrich happy for Basso, Scanlon leaves Europe, McCann European return, Bettini prepares for track, Lombardi ends after 13 seasons, 2007 Tour finale
Friday, October 20
Latest Cycling News - T-Mobile: It's all about character, Contract news: Mattan gives himself another week, Casper signed with Unibet, Garcia Acosta renews with Caisse d'Epargne, HealthCoach sponsors men's team, Burkina riders on road to triple?, Cyclists and athletes in Sydney Thousand, Perras a dad
First Edition Cycling News - Ullrich leaves the Swiss federation - why?, The science behind the Landis case, Tauler looking for more, Granny Gear Promoters respond to Moab racers’ criticism
Saturday, October 21
First Edition Cycling News - UCI questions value of teams hiring riders under suspension cloud, McLane Pacific Cycling Classic cancelled, CSC renews until 2008, Rasmussen optimistic about return, Santos Gonzalez negotiates with Karpin Galicia, Pimienta to Relax GAM; no renewals for George & Pelanek, Perth-Sydney record may fall
Cyclo-cross News - Historic showdowns in Granogue and Wissahickon, UCI action returns to Southern Ontario, Velo Bella starts the season with wins, Cross Crusade sets record attendance, Nebraska Cyclo-cross back for second year, 'Cross on the Rock' series continues, Illinois Cyclo-cross in second year, TIAA-CREF and Clif Bar team up for 'cross development
Sunday, October 22
First Edition Cycling News - UCI bides time on Basso, Ullrich cases, Colnago undecided on new Tinkoff team, Landis talks - but not about doping, Ullrich offered Austrian pro license, Salvodelli for Road Rage, Japan Cup, 24-hour track record attempt in US today, transfer news
Monday, October 23
First Edition Cycling News - Tour de Langkawi in trouble?, Roulston cured of heart condition, Nys takes 2nd World Cup, Barloworld on Basso, Bettini takes XVII Criterium Ciudad, Boonen backs out of car race, Two to Volksbank, Wedding bells at Milram, Pollack frustrated, Canadian 'cross nats open registration
Latest Cycling News - T-Mobile meets to start building 'The Team', Louis Bobet: Refusing the Maillot Jaune, Bäckstedt undergoes shoulder surgery, Hunter to join CSC?, Dedecker file: Olympic Committee official source of names, Kersten back at 2006 Sydney Thousand?, Le Tour Handcycle 2006 from Horsham to Melbourne
Tuesday, October 24
First Edition Cycling News - Hunter confirmed with Barloworld, Former pro Papp seeking diplomatic assistance, Lombardi continues as advisor, Mercado & Jalabert to lead Agritubel, New cobbles for Paris-Roubaix, In with the new for Health Net, European duo lead Tour of Tasmania starters, One more for Rabobank, USA Cyclo-cross nationals registration open
Latest Cycling News - Ullrich to Italy?, Basso decides while DNA tests could arrive, Volksbank signs two, 2007 CPA Riders', Simoni to Mexico, Orbea one season, Ferrío close to Andalucia, Brumby announces Cycling Series, Two Big Wheels Roll On
Wednesday, October 25
First Edition Cycling News - Tension builds between ASO and UCI, Nys extends World Cup lead, Cyclists wanted for doping study, Stevens 'cross team shuts down, Sevilla ready to return to pro peloton, Dunlap to host 'cross skills clinic, Pereiro & Beloki for Criterium de Vitoria
Latest Cycling News - Austrian team license for Ullrich?, Cunego weds and Houston TT test, Deutschland Tour on TV?, German women's team established, CSC Extends with Schlecks, Armstrong for NYC Marathon, Bell joins Symmetrics
Thursday, October 26
First Edition Cycling News - Saiz hangs on to ProTour license, UCI presents new measure to AIGCP, Austrian Federation distances itself from Ullrich, Bettini & Zabel to Six Days, Secrest 24-hour record attempt, California man pleads no contest in cyclist's death, Laiseka rests after operation, Elk Haus signs two, Muller to Skil-Shimano, Kersten for Sydney Thousand, New Zealand K2 Classic, Free junior clinics in California
Cycling News Flash - Tour de France entree - partial route details
TDF News Flash - 2007 Tour de France unveiled
Latest Cycling News - Tour offers a modern yet classic parcours, AIGCP to DNA testing, Confusion with Jan Ullrich, Zabel still CARES on eBay, Gerrans to defend Tour Down Under crown, British Stars in Revolution, Treviso's World Cup
Friday, October 27
2007 TdF News - First time trial comes late in the race, Reactions from: Mick Rogers, Rolf Aldag, Patrik Sinkewitz, Tom Boonen, Markus Fothen, Christian Henn, Allain Gallopin & Carsten Jeppesen
First Edition Cycling News - Pereiro refuses to claim '06 Tour, UCI to examine shortening major tours, Relax-Gam for one more year, Paris-Tours espoir winner to TIAA-CREF, New records ratified by cycling Ireland, Ukraine to get first pro team
Latest Cycling News - 2007 Tour tattle: more reactions, Leblanc receives ovation, Millar prologue, Ullrich remarks on TdF, Gerolsteiner and T-Mobile comments on DNA testing, Hansen loses his adenoids, Petrov to Tinkoff, Tour de l'Avenir to nations
Cycling News Flash
- Basso's Operación Puerto case officially shelved
Saturday, October 28
Cycling News Flash - Spanish federation drops Operación Puerto cases
First Edition Cycling News - Landis remark reveals emotion, Wiggins keen to win in London, Astana introduces anti-doping plan, Unibet wagering on ProTour license, Valverde will aim for the Tour, Volksbank signs Polish champion, Hutchison-Menzer expects full recovery, Six Day of Dortmund opens
Sunday, October 29
First Edition Cycling News - Good news for Basso & other riders implicated in Operation Puerto, UCI disappointed at legal limbo, vow to reopen investigation, DNA tests controversial among riders, Sean Kelly team for merger, Zabel looking forward to Tour 2007, Heras and Sevilla back for Memorial León Sánchez, Burghardt goes cross, Tour de France partners up for environment
Monday, October 30
First Edition Cycling News - Operation Puerto: Civil Guard implicated in document falsification?, Botero happy about clearing, wants damages, Contract news: Pérez back with Relax GAM, Losada signed by Caisse d'Epargne, New Italian hero for Japanese fans, Cycling BC announces new Provincial Coach, AEG-Toshiba-JetNetwork reloads with new signings, Summer Racing at Western Sydney Dragway
Latest Cycling News - Davis back racing in Oz, Saiz breaks silence, Tinkoff interested in Ullrich, Phonak looks back, Zabel and Risi defend, Glomser re-ups, Milram for 2007, Caruso interest from Lampre, Botero to UNE-Orbitel, Team Miche News
Tuesday, October 31
First Edition Cycling News - Nys stays on top, Pereiro and Sánchez speak about Puerto, Rujano out of Quick.Step, Tinkoff names 15 and rides Colnago, Three Germans in Skil-Shimano, Zabel and Bettini the stars in Munich, Zabel honoured in Germany, Santos González signed by Karpin-Galicia, Muenzer retires, House on fire for PowerNet Tour of Southland, Spike hit by theft, Team Rubicon hiring U23s
Latest Cycling News - Drapac-Porsche continues growth, USA Cycling on Puerto, Zabel on 2006, Active Bay stays ProTour, Elk Haus nearly complete, Simoni third, Sřrensen aims for mountains, Integrale unveils program