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Saturday, November 1
First Edition Cycling News - Brits brilliant again Manchester, Battling O'Neill will race in 2009, USA Cycling expands track focus, North American 'Cross Trophy heads to Boulder, Bulgarian Bourgas team moves up a level, Australians send young team to Manchester, K2 Classic to test Kiwis, Enter Cyclingnews' End of Season Sweepstakes
Sunday, November 2
First Edition Cycling News - Wiggins takes a break from pursuiting, Rebellin in talks with Diquigiovanni, Pagliarini signs with H2O, Nys injured, but unstoppable, US espoirs show promise in Oudenaarde, Raisin running New York marathon, Danes shine in Dortmund, Evans, Meares finalists for awards, Enter and win in Cyclingnews' End of Season Sweepstakes
Monday, November 3
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong tests himself in Tour de Gruene, Great Britain women sweep World Cup, Belgian wins Tour du Faso, Flexpoint merger off, Bernard Sainz appeal date set, Washington riders hold rally for Farrar, Road rage leads to disaster in K2 race, First SA Amy's ride draws 1800, New book details Jeanson's sordid career, Irish duo begin circumnavigation of globe, Celebrate with Cyclingnews' End of Season Sweepstakes
Latest Cycling News - Schleck fears damaged image, Armstrong doubles up and heads to wind tunnel, British brilliance overshadows the rest at track World Cup, Ullrich investigation rumbles on, European 'cross champions crowned, Crampton cashes in, Wilson and MacGregor renew with Team Type 1, Raisin finishes his first marathon, Yates jumps to Southland lead, Gates says good-bye, gets Tour bike from Evans under hammer, Celebrate with Cyclingnews' End of Season Sweepstakes
Tuesday, November 4
First Edition Cycling News - Solid sponsorship key for Stapleton, Cervélo bolsters overall stocks, Britain swing Salzwedel's services, Larsson lengthens Saxo Bank deal, Euskaltel - Euskadi signs one for the road, Benetseder extends with Volksbank, Pooley signs for Cervélo-Lifeforce, Celebrate with Cyclingnews' End of Season Sweepstakes
Latest Cycling News - Contador joins Armstrong in wind tunnel testing, Bobby Julich moves up at Saxo Bank, Hair tests confirm Boonen cocaine use, CONI's Torri talks with Fanini, A review of the ProTour teams' seasons, Tjallingii in running for Sexiest Vegetarian
Wednesday, November 5
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Best 2008 World Cups awarded, Jongewaard & Willett victorious in Aussie series opener, Steurs hangs up her helmet, Dutch recognize their best, Felt signs Martinez, GT signs gravity stars, La Ruta registration closed, Birkebeiner's record sell-out, Peat backs Wharncliffe Weekender, Enter Cyclingnews' MTB Contest
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong returns to the wind tunnel, Moletta cleared, but without team, Bettini hospitalized after Six Day fall, German TV to televise Tour?, Bissell ready to sizzle in '09, Clark announced as Carnivals ambassador, Celebrate with Cyclingnews' End of Season Sweepstakes
Latest Cycling News - Armstrong looking for balance, Boonen allegedly used cocaine "often", Kohl's comeback plans?, ACE anti-doping firm closes, Berlusconi at EICMA trade show, Review of the ProTour teams' seasons - part two, Australia announces track team for the Melbourne World Cup, South Africans ready for African Championships, Celebrate with Cyclingnews' End of Season Sweepstakes
Thursday, November 6
First Edition Cycling News - Carmichael dials in Armstrong's comeback training, Diquigiovanni signs Rebellin, Bettini ok after crash, Piepoli requests counter analysis, Dortmunder decided, Spitz says doctor offered EPO, ValueAct Capital finalizes 2009 team & partners with USWCDP, Bikes & Gear: The essential 2009 preview guide
Cyclo-cross News & Racing Round-up - Cyclo-cross UCI and World Cup rankings demystified, North American 'cross battles continue in Boulder, Albert continues winning ways, Nys remains emperor of the Koppenberg, Kupfernagel crowned in France, Stars head to Toronto International 'Cross, North American 'Cross Briefs
Latest Cycling News - Tour of Portugal samples re-tested, Bettini continues Milan Six Day, Clarke in search of '09 home, The last half: A review of the ProTour teams' seasons, Bouyer back to racing, Germany: Another one bites the dust, Xacobeo Galicia team roster taking shape, Vorarlberg signs two young Swiss riders, Gerdemann position clarification
Friday, November 7
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Team TORQ ramps up, Fritzinger schools next generation, 2009 Cyprus Sunshine Cup, NUE awards all finishers, Trek signs Leov & Neethling, Team Combee picks up sponsor, Spitz says doctor offered EPO, USAC hosts promoters' summit, TransRockies gets cheaper, Iceman cometh again, Highland Fling draws unicyclers too, USWCDP Diary, NorCal silent auction, Enter Cyclingnews' MTB Contest
First Edition Cycling News - New sponsor, 16 riders for Gianetti, CONI drops Riccò's second positives, Armstrong speaks at Web 2.0 conference, Italian riders association questions privacy, Quick Step nets most wins in five years, Flores suspended for doping, American pair wins UIV Dortmund, Southern US gets new endurance 'cross event, 22nd Anniversary Of Trust House Cycle Classic
Latest Cycling News - Exclusive Armstrong wind tunnel video, 2009 Giro and Tour for Sastre, New anti-doping rules in Germany, Hamburg Cyclassics survives for 2009, Moreau wants to end career in style, Kolobnev extends through 2010, Neben breaks elbow in training crash, Charges against cycling coach dropped, Cyclismo Bendigo with the pros
Saturday, November 8
First Edition Cycling News - Julich recalls epic days, Garmin-Chipotle roster final, Pijnacker World Cup a circuit for the strong, Ullrich manager denies Rock Racing rumours, Rock Racing signing former Toyota riders, Number of UCI teams declines in USA, Sapa joins Lampre, Haywood awarded damages for losing Olympic nomination
Sunday, November 9
First Edition Cycling News - Nys collects more than just start money, Page goes backwards and forwards, Armstrong racing in Texas again, Boonen uninjured in auto accident, No license upgrade for Rock Racing, Team R.A.C.E. Pro stronger for 2009, O'Grady to Launceston, Olympic rower makes track debut, Copa Chile Jeep round four
Monday, November 10
First Edition Cycling News - Youngsters duel in Pijnacker, Compton back after injury, African road champions crowned, Rogge predicts more Olympic doping cases, Roulston's victory a step back to Euro road ranks, Gates ends career, Pino settles accounts, Bewley & Sergent to Armstrong's U23 team, Sastre stays busy, Posthuma extends with Rabobank
Latest Cycling News - Bettini ends career with six day win, Cipollini joins Team ISD, Editor introduces Basso diary, Simoni ready to battle Armstrong, Klöden enters Armstrong-Gerdemann row, Walsh on the politics of anti-doping, Gesink developing into classification rider, Bikes & Gear magazine
Tuesday, November 11
First Edition Cycling News - Contador tests in the tunnel, Retirement "a relief" for Zabel, Verbrugghe returns home with Quick Step, Simeoni move still on for H2O, Mixed fortunes in Portugal, Kelly's latest challenge, Bikes & Gear magazine
Latest Cycling News - ISD embraces cycling centre approach, Verbrugghe's "dream come true", Cunego concludes demanding season at home, Bronze gives Breschel confidence, Volksbank extends with two young riders, McQuaid encourages cycling's growth in Turkmenistan
Cycling News Flash - Sella cooperates, faces one-year suspension for using CERA
Wednesday, November 12
First Edition Cycling News - Rumpf relishing climate of trust, Gil looking for '09 gig, Ullrich in court today, Pujol joins Sastre at Cervélo, Ramírez Abeja to return in '09, Team Type 1 signs two, Australia gets festive over bicycles, Coach heads home after charges dropped
Latest Cycling News - Stevic appeals lifetime-ban from CONI, Dominguez: Cuban Missile aimed for Europe, New anti-doping system for Garmin and Columbia, King and Rollin sign with Cervélo TestTeam, Bartko/Keisse win in Munich, Is soccer learning lessons from cycling?, BikeNZ bolsters coaching resource with Cheatley
Cyclo-cross News and Racing Round-up - US World Cup a possibility, New course for USA nationals, World Champ back on top, Compton close in Pijnacker, Nys takes sixth win, Elliott, Cyclocrossworld team double in Toronto, Van Gilder takes USA rankings lead, Chicago to host collegiate race, Recent 'cross results, Upcoming UCI races
Thursday, November 13
First Edition Cycling News - UCI examines Sella's one-year recommended sentence, Ullrich denies doping & wins case, Pregnant Dahle Flesjå taking off first half of 2009, More details on the Giro, Cancellara named Team CSC Saxo Bank's best, Tour of California picks up new sponsor, Team Garmin launch to benefit Children's Hospital
Latest Cycling News - Vinokourov comeback with Astana, but when?, Ullrich returning to public life "step by step", Blood passport results expected soon, Simeoni stays with Flaminia, appeals to Armstrong, Löwik still searching for team, Pereiro's permanent crash reminder
Friday, November 14
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Favorite rolls into the La Ruta lead on day one, Carey & Bishop win Iceman Cometh, Silva & Genova capture Copa Chile round, Armstrong shines in Texas, Felt team expands, Pregnant Dahle Flesjå to take off first half of 2009, Haywood awarded damages for losing Olympic nomination, O'Deas sign with Topeak, Texas race offers 48 hour option, Enter the Cyclingnews' MTB Contest
First Edition Cycling News - Popovych to Astana, Schumacher fighting to return, Passport to a clean sport, CAS hears Rasmussen appeal, Down and dirty 'cross in Asper-Gavere, No Niedersachsen Rundfahrt in 2009, Tour of Ireland gets earlier start in 2009, The USGP returns to New Jersey, Three Germans for Volksbank, Team Toshiba ready to take on the world, Cervélo TestTeam adds a sponsor
Latest Cycling News -Schumacher insists on Quick Step contract, Kirchen's race calendar set, Gilmore set to announce '09 plans, Dessel to lead AG2R in 2009, great hopes on Roche, American U23 rider to European Sixdays, 2009 Team Flexpoint roster complete, Revolution Opener welcomes champions, Australian awards announce finalists
Cycling News Flash - No Tour de Georgia for 2009
Saturday, November 15
First Edition Cycling News - Six Days thriving in Belgium, hurting in Germany, Sinkewitz to PSK Whirlpool?, Boot camp launches Team Saxo Bank - IT Factory, Dahms sues Ullrich for defamation, Soetens goes pro with Revor, Vandenbroucke to Cinelli?, Olson to Colavita-Sutter Home, Andreu, Proman team up for fundraisers
Sunday, November 15
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Beckingsale looks forward to diverse 2009 calendar, Major European stage races set , US Forest Service issues directive categorizing offroad users, SRAM to launch complete MTB group, Merida unveils 2009 range, Mike & Mary diary, Breck Epic sets categories, NorCal League CycleFest hits fundraising target, Enter Cyclingnews' MTB Contest
First Edition Cycling News - Ballerini plans for 2009 Worlds with Basso Cunego & Di Luca in mind, Riccò returns to training & appeals suspension, Albert calls Tour win impossible without doping, Kloppenburg to new Norwegian team, Jelajah Malaysia postponed, Perkins finds new motivation for troubled career, Team Knauf announces partnership & complete roster, Tamar Valley Challenge
Monday, November 17
First Edition Cycling News - Old-fashioned 'cross tests riders in Gavere, Albert seriously injured in warm-up, Armstrong to meet with ASO, Pevenage confirms Ullrich-Fuentes meetings, Unlucky Page confident in future, Vigano's future in flux, McCann's plans uncertain, The glory days of the Centenary Tour, Drake takes over as British Cycling chief, Metro Volkswagen expands in 2009
Latest Cycling News - Bruyneel: Armstrong can win any race, Savoldelli: Armstrong is one-up on his rivals, Visconti welcomes Cipollini, Vinokourov: Don't call me stupid, USGP leader Johnson forced to sidelines, Albert to leave ICU, Sinkewitz confirmed for Czech team, Meyer wins with injury
Tuesday, November 18
First Edition Cycling News - Keisse primed for home six, Boonen not nominated in '08, Bobridge looking good for Melbourne, USADA announces third quarter testing statistics, Cervélo TestTeam names Albasini sports director, Rock Racing announces 2009 roster, Xacobeo-Galicia names final two
Cyclo-cross News and Racing Round-up - Albert still in intensive care, Nys still the Superprestige king, Vanthourenhout another casualty in Gavere, Where's Wellens?, Compton's Euro odyssey pays off, Who can beat Luna?, Powers tops USA Cycling's standings, Recent 'cross results, Upcoming UCI races
Latest Cycling News - Contador suffers non-serious crash, Di Luca aims for Worlds title, Albert faces long pause, Confusion over the Olympia's Tour, Contentpolis-Murcia: new sponsor and riders, Bastianelli fractures jaw, Kohl hearing set for November 24, Jaksche to Austrian Continental team?
Wednesday, November 19
First Edition Cycling News - Armstrong concerned over Tour safety, Chavanel injured in oyster incident, H20 team signs one more, Hoy and Hamilton to go head-to-head, Turtur joins UCI board, Jazz picks '09 apples, California develops school handbook
Latest Cycling News - Pevenage joins Rock Racing, Lampre unites team at first camp, Pino has hopes for Tour de France invitation, Zubeldia's final race for Euskaltel, Knee surgery for Van Impe, Rhodes to Webcor, UniSA to race Tour Down Under, Meares to visit inaugural Victorian Women's Championships, Races sought for Nature Valley Pro calendar, Celebrate with Cyclingnews' End of Season Sweepstakes
Thursday, November 20
First Edition Cycling News - Gasparotto: Cunego's Ardennes man, Belgians outscore USA in Gent U-23 Talents Cup, The business of cycling, Track stars: The next generation, South African cyclists of the year honored, Olympian to head American team for Christmas Carnivals, CONI recommends ban for Carini, ACCPI head to step down, Last chance to win with Cyclingnews' End of Season Sweepstakes
Latest Cycling News - Sastre looking forward to new goal, Garzelli: "Giro more important than Tour", Early season goals for Roche, Jaksche to concentrate on studies, Capelle stops, SA gets new racing series, Two Colombian cyclists die in road crash
Friday, November 21
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Ramirez captures fifth La Ruta, Cycling Australia picks Cyclist of the Year finalists, Public support renewed for Scottish mountain biking, BC Bike Race adds singlespeed category, Rocky Mountain signs Smutok, Angkor Wat hosting off-road competition, Team Torq diary, New SoCal League fundraiser, Crank The Shield, Butte 100, Desafio de los Dinosaurios, Enter Cyclingnews' MTB Contest
First Edition Cycling News - Rock Racing confirms Pevenage, Pevenage explains his return, Rotterdam gets 2010 Tour Départ, Reduced GB team bags more medals, Boom to miss weekend races, Melbourne makes World Cup welcome, Steels gets home track advantage, East and Carroll learn the track ropes in Europe, Last chance to win with Cyclingnews' End of Season Sweepstakes
Latest Cycling News - Giro helps Armstrong's cancer fight, Froome taking great strides, Piepoli B sample positive, too, CPA announces retreat, Vasseur responds to Albert, New sponsor for Scott-American Beef, Greipel to defend Down Under title, Six Day racers Down Under, North Carolina hosts weekend of UCI cyclo-cross, Eco-friendly gift ideas
Saturday, November 22
MTB News & Racing Round-up - South Africans check out "home" courses for 2009 World Cup opener, Brentjens to fill dual roles, Industry reps network & grapple with issues at US summit, McMullen documentary screenings come to California, Filipino race includes "Expat" category, Colorado organization awarded, Intermontane Challenge draws top talent, TransAndes race set for February, Last chance to enter Cyclingnews' MTB Contest
First Edition Cycling News - Andreu caught up in Armstrong fight again, LPR to make Ardennes push, Roberts weighing team options, UIV cup becomes crash-fest, More signings for Volksbank, Serrano to GM Bikes, Bastianelli faces second operation, Griffin named to US Paralympic post
Sunday, November 23
First Edition Cycling News - Kohl to tell all Monday?, Columbia wants TdU repeat, Media out of love with Armstrong?, Albert out of hospital, Van Bon experiences varied in '08, Team Barloworld 2009 roster, F1 star Webber seriously injured while cycling, Heijboer retires, Cyclist loses leg in 'road rage' attack
Monday, November 24
First Edition Cycling News - Landis' federal case going forward, Surgery for Contador, Kohl's manager denies doping discussion, Winter wonderland tests 'crossers, Meares claims top award, Cavendish 'still bitter' about Olympics, Boulder honors Slipstream with argyle bike racks, Gent track suits Beikirch
Latest Cycling News - Kohl receives two-year ban, Riccò returns to France for criminal charges, Kirchen and Schlecks up for Male Athlete of the Year, Ballan: Captain and domestique, Sørensen "overwhelmed" by first two years, Changing partners a common theme for Six Day racers, Uzbekistan, China and Doha invited to Langkawi tour, Joachim to Differdanger
Tuesday, November 25
First Edition Cycling News - Bruyneel talks Armstrong, Vino and Basso, Katusha joins the ProTour train, Bos to focus on the road, O’Shea to ride Christmas Carnivals, Party time after UIV Cup win, 'Dine with Cadel Evans' in Adelaide
Latest Cycling News - Merckx hopes for Armstrong of 2005, Contador recovers from surgery, Katusha prepares for debut, Kohl "disappointed" with two-year suspension, Luxembourg anti-doping agency schedules Schleck hearing, Gesink and Vos Dutch cyclists of the year, Italy's anti-doping prosecutor meets with Priamo, Ciolek and Wrolich prepare, Krauss searches
Wednesday, November 26
First Edition Cycling News - Beltrán banned for two years, Kohl faces further legal problems, explains statements, Aussies combo good for Garmin, Bouygues Telecom signs former Japanese Champion, Hoy to kick off track season at Revolution 22, Garmin launch: Winning is the word, Colavita/Sutter Home names '09 squad, Stars return to Launceston's streets
Cyclo-cross News and Racing Round-up - Nys reigns in snow, Belgians for Koksijde world cup, Boom uncertain for Koksijde, Trebon and Gould claim inaugural NACT series, Johnson injured in peak condition, Recent Cyclo-cross results, Upcoming UCI races
Latest Cycling News - Boot camp time for Saxo Bank professionals, Team Cinelli confirms Vandenbroucke, Kohl didn't name CERA source, Beijing doping tests after Christmas, Evans confirmed for Scotty's Ride, WADA advances cooperation with Interpol, Athlete Passport development, Van Vliet good candidate for Dutch road team, Contentpolis Murcia to disappear?, Tim De Waele presents his best pictures of 2008, SBS recognised for its cycling contribution, String of accidents shake cycling communities, Cyclists International mourns member
Thursday, November 27
First Edition Cycling News - Gent Six Days organisers satisfied, Bodrogi joins Katusha despite healing leg, Scott-American Beef becomes Fuji-Servetto for 2009 season, Hoy named Sportsman of the Year by SJA, UCI names 2009 ProTour teams, Boom back on the bike, but not in Koksijde, Cataldo joins Quick Step, CSF Group-Navigare signs Marangoni
Latest Cycling News - Valverde wants a Grand Tour, Armstrong and Contador to train together next week, Milram sponsor to pull out?, Some think half of the peloton is on CERA, Gent the sports capital of Vlaanderen, Dempster turns pro, Contador and Chavanel named Vélo d'Or 2008, Six-Day: De Fauw injured, Now online: 2008 Cyclingnews reader poll, Tim De Waele presents his best pictures of 2008
Friday, November 28
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Bunzli & Silva capture Copa Chile Jeep finals, Moseley says farewell to Kona, Aussie mountain bikers of the year recognized, Next Tour of the Himalayas to benefit Pakistan, La Ruta adds a day, Topeak Ergon expands North American campaign, Avalanche Trophy awards car to Absalon & announces 2009 schedule, New stage race for Tasmania, Cyclingnews' MTB contest winner picked
First Edition Cycling News - Trek-Livestrong coming into focus, Schumacher to "fight for his rights", McEwen participating in Revolution, Vande Velde's fitting captured on film, New Zealand team to U.C.I Sprint Series, Olympians & Paralympians to converge in Quebec, Yates faces challengers, Bikes Belong distributes grants, 5th Tour de Tryptophan, Renegade women's event, Now online: 2008 Cyclingnews reader poll
Latest Cycling News - Astana race programmes to be finalised, McQuaid confirms suspect cases from passport programme, Increased anti-doping tax for riders, Viagra on the doping list?, Mission accomplished for Saxo Bank-IT Factory, Contentpolis-Murcia will go on, French exchange at Meitan Hompo, New French Continental team launched, Enter to win in the 2008 Cyclingnews reader poll
Saturday, November 29
First Edition Cycling News - Kreuziger on the rise, Doping to be criminal in Austria?, Dekker to Rotterdam Six Day, Jaksche to Cinelli?, World Cup heads to the sand box, Amore & Vita goes American, Marco Polo dominates in China, Pick the best of 2008 in Cyclingnews' Reader Poll!
Sunday, November 29
First Edition Cycling News - Sandy conditions challenge at Koksijde World Cup, Voss balances road with 'cross, Kupfernagel racing with new bike, Motivated Contador ready for Astana camp, First Swedish 'cross championships, Contentpolis-Murcia adds sprint power, Fuji-Servetto signs Walker & Duarte, O'Shea takes step toward Olympic dream, Pick the best of 2008 in Cyclingnews' Reader Poll!