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February 2001

February 1
News -No races for VDB in February, Hervé suspension, USPS samples, more Rabobank aims, Dunlap awarded, Bartoli 2001 objectives, Wüst still cheerful, Euskatel 2001, Alexia's debut, Bettini bitten, Merckx injured, new Sponsor for Trek women

February 2
News - UCI anti-drug campaign for 2001, USPS blood, Ullrich not assured yet, VDB: no surprise, Bramati in doubt for World's, German WC for Austral, last train for Fassa, Team Coast, Jelly Belly and GoMart presentations

February 3
News -Hope fading for Power and Scanlon, Cross World's snippets, Lotto plans, Memory Card goes bankrupt, Magné appointed, future World's venues, Larsen's 2001 sponsors, going underground

February 4
News -10th Challenge Mallorca, Magnien for 2004?, Lampre-Daikin get ready, Erik Rijckaert's funeral, Audehm has a stroke, Fadrny to amateurs, Liquigas takes to the air, 800.com 2001, nine Aussies to Netherlands, Scott Sunderland's Spring Classics Tours

February 4
Trofeo Mallorca - Spain 1.4
Trophy Riviera 1 - Croatia 1.5
GP Costa degli Etruschi (NE) - Italy NE

February 5
News - Euro season kicks off in Spain and Italy, Hervé can start in Langkawi, USPS finish training in Altea, Wiggins hopes for the future, Llaneras in doubt for World's, Hemsley + Boorer
Results - Australia, Dominican Republic, New Zealand, USA

February 5
Trofeo Manacor - Spain 1.4

February 6
News - Cyclocross wrap up, Jalabert starts afresh, Ullrich negotiates, Domínguez and Cuesta sign, Pantani's appeal, Saturn in Langkawi, BMI's of Tour riders, BCF National MTB dates, Kelme presentation, Cane Creek/Subaru team 2001

February 6
Trofeo Cala Bona - Cala Rajada - Spain 1.4
GP d'Ouverture La Marseillaise - France 1.4

February 6-18
Tour de Langkawi - Malaysia 2.3

February 7
News - Paris-Nice presentation, Cold in Tabor, Power signs, Perdiguero doesn't yet, Vestøl in Malaysia, Simensen to amateurs, Blijlevens in Italy, daddy Dufaux, Corbett out for 3, Kleynen injured, top 100 transfers, Imola puts in a strong bid, Dutch champ's get new venue, Henk Vos change, Russian div. I team?, Zaxby's 2001, Lombardi Sports/Ofoto.com

February 7
Trofeo Alcudia - Port d'Alcudia - Spain 1.4

February 7-11
Etoile de Bessèges - France 2.4

February 8
News - Camenzind aims to repeat '98, high foreign interest for Milk Rás, Giove on the mend, six months for de Galdeano, good chance for Lotto, major deal for Fullana, no Wielerliga this year, Mapei for Volta ao Algarve, CityScape-Higher Gear, Sea Otter family fun

February 8
Trofeo Palmanova - Spain 1.4

February 8-10
Clasico Carib Alico-Santo Domingo - Domincan Republic 2.6

February 9
News - Frédéric Grappe on anti-doping and Armstrong, Etxebarria: 'ONCE was no family', Pantani aims at Giro, Coppi and Bartali memorial, Bellutti on the Bob, Aitken awarded, ouch..., Team THF Racing
News - Julian Clark blasts Cycling Weekly over the Linda McCartney affair

February 10
News - 27th Volta ao Algarve, Verbruggen optimistic, Nestlé to sponsor Tour, Kelme accepts Heras transfer, Dominguez wants to move on, Van De Vijver keeps going, Russian division I team still a pipe dream, Vanthourenhout to Domo, Rehula on the mend, Rio Grande-Monsoon Racing  

February 11
News - Belgian weightlifter turns sprinter, Mercury holding steady, Frischi injured, strikes in Belgium? Pantani hits out, 16 nations for Vuelta Independencia Nacional, new US team, cougar attack

February 11
Trophy Riviera 2 - Croatia 1.5

February 11-15
Volta ao Algarve - Portugal 2.4

February 12
News - ONCE's secret weapon, Spanish Federation lays out $3 million, TVM trial to start in May, cycling pics win first and third prizes, Sunderland awarded, Fakta start in Amstel, Jacques Durand dies, Wabel to Focus Eltop Gonso, Floyd Landis wedding, Tattersall's Cup, LaGrange/Bristol Farms, Team Lardbutt
Results - Australia, Spain, USA

February 13
News - 2001 UCI Road Rankings, what's Lance up to?, USACDF, Indurain on Banesto, 28th Tour Méditerranéen, ACP wants Vuelta samples destroyed, Ferrari accused, Luxembourg gets a new pro, Team EarthLink

February 13-25
Vuelta a Cuba - Cuba 2.5

February 14
News - Jalabert hospitalized, Heras dispute finally resolved, TVM accused optimistic, 25 teams for Amstel Gold, Cycling Australia calls for nominations, Alto Velo hosts Olympians, YMCA/Sun & Ski Sports Cycling Team

February 14-18
Tour Méditerranéen - France 2.3

February 15
News - Jalabert back on his feet, IOC reconsiders stance on Actovegin, Di Luca hits 4,000 km, Mapei and Domo for Ruta del Sol, Scavini candidate for FFC, Sainz wins defamation, Cuba gets anti-doping lab, Team Alfa Lum RSM, Mongolians to France?, Aussie track, Jamba Juice team

February 16
News - Ricardo Ochoa killed, Cut off controversy in Langkawi, Ch. 4 Tour rights, 9 climbs for Het Volk, Saeco in Laigueglia, a new McRae, Hayman's big day out, FBD Milk Ras revealed, Team KHSnm.com, Montana Bill update and STTR team

February 16-22
Tour d'Egypte - Egypt 2.5

February 17
News - Javier Ochoa in "very serious" condition – Kelme to skip Ruta del Sol, Sciandri to Lampre, Italians to vote, Jalabert in his undies, Pantani tests Gran Fondo, Team Hancock/MOTO

February 17
Trophy Riviera 3 - Croatia 1.5

February 18
News - Ricardo Ochoa's funeral, Ceruti back in power, Van Petegem and Van Bondt can leave, Dekker wants ride the track, Contaminated supplements and Nandrolone, Canadian gets UCI award, YMCA/Sun & Ski Sports CT

February 18
Trophy Riviera 4 - Croatia 1.5

February 18-22
Vuelta a Andalucia "Ruta Ciclista Del Sol" - Spain 2.3

February 19
News - Mapei cleans up at Langkawi, Ochoa still serious, Jalabert can leave today, Mengoni on the mend, Martini turns 80, Tasmanian track squad, Kissena Cycling Club/Development Team, Auction for Trek USPS Bikes
Australian MTB Championships
Results - Australia, Netherlands, USA , France

February 20
News - Final UCI cyclocross rankings, Heerlen gets World Cup, Tour of Med nervous, Perdiguero signs, VDB to sue Gaumont, skier tests positive, Laigueglia, Italian FCI election result analysis, British Cyclocross Awards, Nothstein awarded, Mapei to Redlands, Team Schroeder/Incycle
Results - Australia

February 20
Trofeo Laigueglia - Italy 1.3

February 20-27
Vuelta Independencia Nacional - Domincan Republic 2.5

February 21
News - Jalabert still in hospital, Ullrich tops survey, Casper out, Fullana promotes Balearics, Dekker surprised, Saturn's Cyberbike, MTB Hall of Fame seeks nominations, Recycled Cycles Racing

February 21-24
Giro Riviera Ligure Ponente - Italy 2.4

February 21-25
International Tour of Rhodes - Greece 2.5

February 22
News -Rodriguez to Belgium, ACP and RFEC to protest, Otxoa update, Freire won't start for a month, more broken Jalabert bones, Rossi seriously injured, Godefroot's priorities, Collstrop-Palmans to Amstel, Vlaanderen T Interim news, Four Days of Dunkirk OK, Tre Valle Varesine to Switzerland, Kappes acquitted, Thijs can go to Murcia, no pay for Roesems, Campione Racing Team

February 23
News - 85th Ronde van Vlaanderen, Pantani not out of the fire yet, Moser criticises Saronni appt., Ochoa: Driver remorse, Schur at 70, Sciandri's first for Lampre, Hulsmans still sick, Mapei to Sea Otter, American Cup postponed, NZ MTB finals, Aussie downhill national's, Polaris venue announced, Cycle-Logical/Continental-Teves, Nantucket Nectars/Specialized additions

February 24
News - Tour du Haut-Var and Classic Haribo, 92nd Milan-San Remo: no Turchino, Cecconi: no comment, problems for Marichal and Tchmil, final Amstel wild card, Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali, Pasta Montegrappa and Fassa Bortolo agree, Relax-Fuenlabrada presentation, Vitamin Cottage-Morgul Bismark Racing

February 24
Coppa San Geo - Italy 1.6
Tour du Haut Var - France 1.2
Route du Pays Basque - France 1.6

February 24 - March 4
Rutas de America - Uruguay 2.6

February 25
Trofeo Caduti di Soprazocco - Italy 1.6
Ronde du Pays Basque - France 1.6
Classic Haribo - France 1.3
Trofeo Luis Puig - Spain 1.2
Trophy Riviera 5 - Croatia 1.5

February 25
News - Nurnbürger quits Cuba, 10,000 in Spanish road protest, Wuurth/ONCE deal, Team Santa Cruz/Dlowracing.org
Results - Australia, Italy, USA, Spain

February 26
News - Jalabert out of hospital, UCI plans anti-EPO measures, last chance for Wüst, Pantani to go for MTB World's, Nürnburger/Cuba update, Ullrich postpones, problems for Svorada, 4th Tour de Snowy, Acca Due O presentation, more riders favour Saronni, itsmillartime.com - nearly, Rossi update, Team AT&T Broadband/Managed Benefits

February 26-3
SAARC Cycling Championships - Indonesia 2.5

February 27
News - 58th Tour of Valencia, UCI rankings, Tchmil, Marichal, Gilmore problems, Ochoa still serious, Tour of Rhodes report, FFC gets support from TDF, Canadian doping conference, another Finnish skier in trouble, volunteers wanted for Games, Cadieux BC
Results - Australia

February 27
Menton-Savona - Italy 1.6

February 27-3
Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana - Spain 2.3

February 28
News - Crunch year for Pantani, Van Moorsel continues, no Paris-Nice for Lampre, Blijlevens back, Ochoa's condition worsens, GAS Sport Team 2001, Napa Valley WC, Trek-VW train, USAC collegiate scholarships, positive in Germany, Fairway Subaru/Isuzu/Saab, Earth Fare

UCI Abbreviations: 
Cat 1.* = One Day Event
Cat 2.* = Multi-stage Event
Cat. *.9.* = Women's Event
Cat *.7.* = Espoir (U23) Event
HC = Hors Categorie (above category
CM = World Championships
GT = Grand Tour 
CDM = World Cup Event
CC = Continental Championships 
JR = Regional Games
NE = National Event (no UCI points) - usually a Belgian Kermesse Race
TR = Track Event