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Monday, June 1
First Edition Cycling News - Menchov motors to Giro victory, Di Luca risks all in Giro finale, Konovalovas rules Roman roads, Gerdemann wins Bayern Rundfahrt, Contentpolis-Ampo DS pleased with team's Bayern Rundfahrt debut, Hanley seriously injured at Tulsa Tough
Latest Cycling News - Phinney talks Roubaix win, Cavendish's tale of a Boy Racer, Pinotti: King of Milan's rough Roman ride, Pauwels' career takes grand leap forward, King closes first Grand Tour, Astana hanging on financially, Millar wins Edinburgh Nocturne
Tuesday, June 2
First Edition Cycling News - Cavendish covets more French success, Lövkvist's continuing improvement ahead of Tour, Polar opposites for Russian pair, Stars head to post-Giro criterium, Men in red reap red rewards, Triple Tour treat for the Dutch
Latest Cycling News - Boonen returns today in Belgium, Danielson building form, Schleck brothers stars at Tour du Luxembourg, Voeckler satisfied with Giro, Henrion Belgian champion again
Wednesday, June 3
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Bishop unseats Schalk from throne while Shogren dominates Mohican 100, Taberlay & Pendrel sprint to Bump'n'Grind victories, ProXCT standings updated, American Riffle blazes to Verbier first, McGrath takes Jamis to the podium, Five in a row for Fullana, Barel back on track, Reade out due to injury, Topless downhillers win 10 Under The Ben
First Edition Cycling News - Astana's leadership clear ahead of Tour, Battle lines drawn after Giro, Menchov tops World rankings, Baldwin leaves Rock for OUCH, Leipheimer leads USAC Pro Tour rankings, Sutherland and Powers head NRC standings, What's hot on the forum
Latest Cycling News - Tinkov assesses Katusha's Giro, Pellizotti points for Tour podium, Pellizotti has a contract with Liquigas through the end of 2010., Simoni praises Menchov's tactics, Agritubel pre-selects Tour de France roster, Horrillo heads home, Barloworld for Luxembourg and Memorial Pantani
Thursday, June 4
First Edition Cycling News - Astana assumes Tour de Luxembourg lead, Meet ten former mountain bikers who've switched to the road, Warm weather bodes well for Mt Hood Cycling Classic, New technical director for Ceramica Flaminia, World Champion among those for Memorial Marco Pantani, Luperini & Pucinskaite excited for Giro Donne, Trek - Marco Polo fielding international Tour de Korea team, Valley Preferred Center season kicking off, KBS auction for World Bicycle Relief, Bikes for Kids Utah gives away 1,000 bikes, Official Tour de France Guide hits UK shops
Latest Cycling News - Dauphiné: A surprise winner on a surprising parcours?, Time trial training for Evans & co., Astana for Dauphiné Libéré, Cofidis to continue, Armstrong's comeback reasons reviewed by Walsh/Ballester, Columbia-Highroad announces Philly roster, More surgery for Horrillo, ASO releases Tour route details, Vandenbroucke tops podium in Le Bizet, Back-to-back wins for Downing in UK's Tour Series, Official Tour de France Guide hits UK shops
Friday, June 4
MTB News & Racing Round-up - Felt ends team sponsorship, World Cups draw many thousands, Massanutten hosting next eastern US Cup, Racer Bikes cup heads to Granichen, Meet ten former mountain bikers who've switched to the road, Schurter goes long, Geoff Kabush diary, Gravity East Speedweek starts at WISP, Race Face auctions custom cranks for Dirt Series Scholarships
First Edition Cycling News - Napolitano wins at Tour of Luxembourg, Cervélo in command at Montréal, OUCH and KBS announce Philadelphia rosters, Quick Step adds to roster, Multivan Merida sitting pretty, Lees-McRae and MIT claim collegiate season titles, New Mexico resident wins BMC-Cyclingnews Giro sweepstakes
Latest Cycling News - Klöden on Astana’s Tour shortlist, Dominguez and Clarke are back for Philly, Quick Step Tour training in Zolder, Quick Step and Fuji announce Dauphiné rosters, Tour prep for Milram, Mancebo wants win at Vuelta a Colombia, Lion of Flanders adds bite to Smithfield menu, Wilkinson takes win in UK's Tour Series round four, Tweet announces Armstrong's fourth child
Saturday, June 6
First Edition Cycling News - Bazayev leads in Luxembourg, BMC prepared for Dauphiné, Miller aims for Liberty Classic victory, Wild wins Le Tour du Grand Montréal, UCI renews media rights deal with EBU, Andalucía-Cajasur hires three neo-pros, Cyclingnews podcast: Episode 14
Sunday, June 7
First Edition Cycling News - From Grand Tour to American Classic for Pinotti, Henderson talks sprinting in Philadelphia, Fly V Australia hopeful & BMC prepared to go the distance in Philly, Contador returns to Dauphiné Libéré with modest aspirations, Liquigas pins Dauphiné hopes on Basso & Nibali, Schleck takes control at home, ASO will "follow the UCI" re: Boonen, O'Grady looking good for Tour, Vila & Ventoso appeal bans, Teams for Winghaven NRC
Monday, June 8
First Edition Cycling News - Motivated Evans enjoys taste of victory at Dauphiné opener, Katusha's new anti-doping policy refused by McEwen, Steegmans, De Haes, Tension between Hinault & Armstrong, Home favourite Fränk Schleck wins Tour de Luxembourg, Packed evening entertains in Smithfield Nocturne, American Velodrome Challenge draws international field
Latest Cycling News - Team Columbia-Highroad sweeps Philly, Holloway sprints out of the blocks, The Tour de France form ladder, Contador tests TT bike, Velits scores in Switzerland, No Tour for Valjavec and Elmiger, Cyclingnews is changing - Sneak preview no. 2!
Tuesday, June 9
First Edition Cycling News - Cervélo success leverage for Vroomen, Furlan gives Lampre a Tour boost, Zberg zooms to second, Rogers Tour rumours untrue, Tour de France likely for two Japanese riders, Rabobank announces Tour long list, Bauer brings experience to Beauce, Shelley Olds: New face in American sprinting, Citi sets sights on another Classic, What's hot on the forum
Latest Cycling News - Kohl tells all about doping, Cycling union tight-lipped on press conference, Hesjedal back for Suisse and Tour, Katusha anti-doping clause: McEwen clarifies, Cavendish confirmed for British national champs, Kelly Benefit Strategies to Portugal, South African junior wins in Switzerland
Cycling News Flash - Colom suspended for EPO positive
Wednesday, June 10
First Edition Cycling News - Colom responds to doping charge, Kohl's statements countered by Vaughters, Valverde looks to "important" Dauphiné TT, So Frenchy for Bodrogi, More time for Keisse decision, BMC dominates Beauce's opening day, Financial boost for Cycling Australia
Latest Cycling News - UCI to take action, Tour riders face army of testers, LeMond laments cycling's loss of innocence, Astana's in full colour, but financial problems continue, Contador sees Armstrong stronger for Tour, Boonen races Tour de France, Prudhomme: Valverde unwelcome at Tour
Thursday, June 11
First Edition Cycling News - Evans-Contador: first duel at Mont Ventoux, American peloton bids adieu to Armstrong at Nature Valley Grand Prix, Rebellin trains pending Olympic positive counter-analysis, Grabsch wins first TT as world champ, French sports minister says Boonen and Valverde not welcome at Tour de France, World champ Ballan back for Tour de France, French riders to sue Kohl
Latest Cycling News - Valverde motivated for Dauphiné victory, Christian Vande Velde: Coming back stronger, Kohl denies L'Equipe statements, will sue, Riders revolted, Merckx designates Contador as Tour favourite, UCI may extend Valverde ban, Chavanel to Switzerland, Lapthorne's Canadian win spearheads global Australian charge
Friday, June 12
MTB News & Racing Round-up - US Cup ProXCT heads to the Rocky Mountains, Tour Divide kicking off, Peat & Atherton head star field at European Downhill Champs in Slovenia, Mountain Bike Australia assumes management of national series, New stage race planned for Pisgah in North Carolina, Gravity East Series to Pennsylvania, DCM racers ready for Induna marathon
First Edition Cycling News - Kazakhstan pays up for Astana, Szmyd finds glory, Basso pulls out of Dauphiné, Fuglsang is the big revelation of the Ventoux, Fignon suffering from cancer, Vande Velde to return in Tour de Suisse, McEwen recovering, signs Katusha anti-doping clause, Kiserlovski joins Fuji-Servetto, Bissell takes command at Nature Valley Grand Prix
Latest Cycling News - Contador still laying it low, "Great ride" for Millar, Last Tour test in Switzerland, Haussler back to winning ahead of Tour, Vuelta's 2009 teams announced, Lang hopeful for Tour, Aerts out, Agritubel selects partial Tour roster, Bobridge wins in Germany, Cyclingnews podcast: Episode 15
Saturday, June 13
MTB News & Racing Round-up - US ProXCT finale may get earlier date, Chengyuan takes third Chinese title, Kugler signs for Multivan Merida, O'Deas back to regular racing, Avanti signs Leary, Mary McConneloug Pro Bike: he unsinkable battleship, New York gravity race series happening this weekend
First Edition Cycling News - Liquigas backs Pellizotti for Tour, Rested Millar finds Dauphiné success, Fedrigo looks ahead to the French & World Championships, Valverde prepared for Dauphiné's queen stage, Donati says link exists between doping and coke use, Webcor crashes out of Nature Valley contention, Sprinters move in on Zirbel’s Nature Valley lead, Kirsipuu & Pedraza join LeTua
Sunday, June 14
First Edition Cycling News - Moncoutié has the polka dot jersey in mind, Fuglsang confirms exceptional climbing skills, Lloyd puts his hand up for first Tour de France start, Petacchi frustrates Farrar again, BMC Racing: "Our best day ever in a ProTour race", Cervélo TestTeam announces Tour pre-selections, The Queen acknowledges two members of British cycling
Monday, June 15
First Edition Cycling News - Valverde prepared to help the Tour de France, Duggan surprised himself at ProTour level, Fifty targeted riders to be informed by UCI, UCI won't delay Valverde decision, Farrar second again at Zeeland, wins everything else