July 2001

June 17-July 2
Vuelta a Colombia - (Col) 2.5

June 28-July 1
Vuelta Caja Cantabria al Besaya - (Spa) 2.8

June 29-July 1
Oberösterreich-Junioren-Rundfahrt - (Aut) SC
NORBA Series Round #3 - (USA) MTB

July 1
News - National Championships round up, GAS Sport Team prepares for Giro d'Italia Femminile, Jimenez upset, Tafi returns to racing in Portugal, France adopts European Council's banned drugs list, Swiss Federation creates anti-doping taskforce, The bike of Damocles, Welsh Cycling Association 12 Hour Time Trial Championship
Results - Australia - Caesar's Illawarra CC, Footscray Cycling Club, Devonport- Launceston, Randwick Botany, Murwillumbah ACC, Carnegie Caulfield, UK - Surrey League H'cap #9, Team Mole Valley 5 Day

July 1
Championnats Nationaux (CN)

July 2
News - National Championships round up, Merckx feels lack, De Waele couldn't finish, Lammerts last drive? Tour news: Jimenez misses iBanesto cut, USPS, French teams announced, Wim van Est's fall remembered, Samaranch on doping, Cannondale comp winners

July 2-15
Giro d'Italia Femminile - (Ita) 2.9.1

July 3
News - UCI rankings post National Championships, More Nationals results and reports, South African Championships, Dutch Ride for the Roses, Recreational rides as part of Saturn Cycling Classic, NORBA back to Wisconsin and the Midwest

July 4
News - More riders named in Giro affair, Peeters will be team leader next season, VDB's future decided today, Pantani will return in July, Collstrop-Palmans increase budget, Fiedler wants to win in Athens, 2004, BMC Software Tour of Arlington, Martin to manage U.S. MTB World's Team

July 4
GP Stadsbelangen - (Bel) 1.5

July 4-8
Volta ao Alentejo - (Por) 2.4
Course de la Solidarité Olympique - (Pol) 2.4
Bira - (Spa) 2.6
Tre Ciclistica Internazionale Bresciana - (Ita) 2.8

July 5
News - Vandenbroucke not sacked...yet, Lindberg unconscious after Giro crash, More National Championships, Alessio doctor accused, Peloton hematocrit values decreasing, Buffet calls for the eradication of doping, Saeco in Abruzzo, Virenque signs for Domo

July 6
News - Virenque signs three-month Domo deal, Den Bakker renews, Nicole Reinhart memorial ride details, Mt. Holly-Smithville Invitational GP teams announced

July 6-15
Tour de la Martinique - (Fra) 2.6

July 6-9
Sint-Martinusprijs Kontich - (Bel) 2.8

July 7
News - Steels signs with Mapei for another two years, Lammerts leaves Mercury, Landbouwkrediet adds, US Track Junior World's team

July 7-29
Tour de France, Results, Photos, Map, Diaries, News - (Fra) GT

July 7
Criterium d'Abruzzo - (Ita) 1.4
Cronoscalata Gardone V.T. - Prati di Caregno - (Ita) 1.6

July 7-8
GP Général Patton - (Lux) SC

July 8
News - Bonjour sacks Lelarge after positive, One more week for VDB, Peat crashes out
Results - Australia - West Tamar CC, CycleWest, St George CC, Central Districs CC Junior Tour, Coonabarabran-Gunnedah, Gunnedah - Tamworth, Murwillumbah, Randwick - Botany, Illawarra, St Kilda, Murwillumbah ACC, Brazil - Prova Ciclistica 9 de Julho, Denmark - Danish Championships, Ireland - Usher Irish Road Club, Ras Connachta, Sweden - Landskrona Elite GP, UK - Rudy Project TT series, Surrey League 5 day stage race, USA - Wheel Shop Road Races, Lou Maltese Memorial Race, Madision Cup, American Velodrome Challenge

July 8
GP Krka - (Slo) 1.5
Tour du Doubs - (Fra) 1.4
Giro Valli Aretine GP Citta' di Arezzo - (Ita) 1.6
Trofeo Matteotti - (Ita) 1.2
De Drie Zustersteden - Willebroek - (Bel) 1.6
Four Bridges of Elgin - (USA) 1.7.2

July 8-15
Asian Cycling Championships - (Tpe) CC

July 9
News - Jean-René Bernaudeau "shocked", Armstrong considers the hour with Ferrari, Hamburger test in error?

July 10
News - Rous hits out at "moron" Lelarge, Team news: Lotto moves, Van Pelt to Batavus, De Groot signs again with Rabobank, Cologne dismisses Kil, No crits for Dekker, British Junior Track Team USA World's

July 11
News - Ballanger freezes her urine for posterity, Laukka signs for Jean Delatour, UK European Track Championships team, Obituaries: Arie van Vliet, Al Kreitler

July 11-14
Int. UNIQA Classic - (Aut) 2.4
GP Cycliste de Gemenc - (Hun) 2.6

July 11-15
Troféu Joaquim Agostinho - GP de Ciclismo de Torres Vedra - (Por) 2.4
Ytong Bohemia Tour - (Cze) 2.5
Cascade Cycling Classic - (USA) NE

July 11
Vlaanderen Europa Classic - Geel - (Bel) 1.7.2
Gent - Menen - (Bel) 1.8

July 12
News - Police raid women's Giro - EPO found in clone of previous raid, Sydney training mecca under threat, Cycling to beat (recreational) drugs

July 12-15
Szlakiem Powiatow Woj Lodzkiego - (Pol) 2.8
GP Pharming - Zahrady - Krasna Lipa - (Cze) 2.9.2

July 13-29
Superweek - (USA) NE

July 13
News -Team news: Peter van Petegem, Cofidis to 24, Pantani hasn't decided, Pinotti renews, new riders for Bonjour, Vuelta 2002 begins in Valencia, 33rd Clásica de Sabiñánigo, 3 years imprisonment for Belgian Pot supplier

July 14
News - Vuelta 2001: Armstrong to decide after Tour, Festina looking for a co-sponsor, Rosalisa Lapomarda suspended, Team news: interest in Hunter and Camenzind, Three stagiaires for Domo, Schmoo dies, MTB action from Durango

July 14
GP Industria e Commercio Artigianato Carnaghese - (Ita) 1.5

July 15
News - Cipollini to Cantina Tollo, Lotto interested in Rumsas and Salmon, De Jongh signs for two more years, Swap time?, Giro Donne: 42 under investigation
Results - Australia - Gold Coast CC, Qld Tour Of The Highlands, St George CC, Randwick Botany, Murwillumbah ACC, Carnegie Caulfield, Cardiff GP (track), Canada - Stampede RR, Ireland - Thermo King TT, Matt Corcoran Memorial, Cahills Grand Prix, Luxembourg - GP de Bertrange, GP Imprimerie Centrale, Netherlands - Ronde van Vlijmen, UK - Fenland Clarion, National Youth Ct. Series, USA - Attleboro Criterium, Tour ofHilltowns,

July 15
Freccia dei Vini - (Ita) 1.6
GP de Dourges - (Fra) 1.6
Bassano Montegrappa - (Ita) 1.7.2
Trofeo Buffoni - (Ita) 1.8

July 16
News - Cipollini doesn't confirm Cantina Tollo move, Lombardi to leave Telekom, Two Giro teams unconcerned with raids, Barras appointed AIS track coach

July 16-22
Tour de l'Abitibi - (Can) SC

July 17
News - Cipollini: Saeco still negotiating, Brard staying or going?, Capelle to Lotto?, UCI women's rankings, TVM trial finishes tomorrow

July 18
News - TVM trial: Suspended sentences and fines handed down, O'Neill breaks collarbone, 05-Orbitel to the Tour de l'Avenir

July 18-22
Volta ao Minho - (Por) 2.4

July 19
News - Mercatone Uno sole sponsor for Pantani, Bartoli gets a few offers, Telekom moves, Van Hyfte to CSC, Pfannberger to Nürnberger, Jaksche criticises Telekom, New faces star for U.S. at Junior Track World's

July 20
News - Boven and Engels extend with Rabobank, Armstrong clan expecting two baby girls, Simon to move?, Priem's career in cycling over?

July 20
Henk Vos Memorial - (Ned) 1.4

July 21
News -Franco Ballerini candidate for Italian national technical director's position, Verbrugghe to stay with Lotto, Egbert Koersen back, Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under 2002 Launch, Centennial Park traffic plan
Finland National Track Championships

July 21
Giro del Medio Brenta - (Ita) 1.5
GP Carnevale d'Europa - (Ita) 1.9.2

July 22
News - Franco Ballerini candidate for Italian national technical director's position, Verbrugghe to stay with Lotto, Egbert Koersen back, Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under 2002 Launch, Centennial Park traffic plan
Results - Australia - Tour of Kentish, CycleWest Series #3, Austria - Rennen zum ARBÖ-ASVÖ-ÖAMTC-Geros-Grafenstein, Germany, Czech-Slovakian Cup, Denmark - Jensen Skilte Cup #3, Scottish National Track Championships, 8th Gran Premio di Rio Saliceto, GP de Rio Grande, Ireland - O'Leary Memorial, Swords GP, UK - GP of Essex, Surrey League, UK national MTB champs, UK national 100 mile TT champs, US - NY State Road & Crit Champs

July 22
GP de la Ville de Pérenchies - (Fra) 1.6
Isle of Man Mountain Time Trial - (GBr) 1.5
Giro del Casentino - (Ita) 1.7.2
Bratislava - Bradlo - (Svk) 1.7.2
Giro d'Oro - (Ita) 1.5
Belgian national championships (Women/Jr) - (Bel) CN
Austrian Women ITT Champs - (Aut) CN

July 23
News - Verbruggen: Armstrong should race more, Mercury finished? Lampre suspends Vandenbroucke, Wanted: Norwegian national hero

July 23-26
Tour de China - (Chn) 2.6

July 24
News - Kirsipuu signs for two years with Ag2r, Van Hyfte undecided between Lotto and CSC, Vermaut stays with Lotto, Addy Engels operated on, GB Junior World Track Championships team
Results - Italy - Trofeo Pietra d'Oro

July 24-29
Int. Thüringen-Rundfahrt der Frauen - (Ger) 2.9.1
Wendy's International Cycling Classic - (USA) NE

July 25
News - Mercury's end of season plan, Festina to withdraw from the peloton, GAS press conference, Post-Tour criterium participation, De Waele to return in RvN, Two new riders for Jean Delatour, Estonian signings

July 25
Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia - (Spa) 1.2

July 25-29
Sachsen-Tour International - (Ger) 2.4
Tour de Slovaquie - (Svk) 2.5
Dookola Mazowska - (Pol) 2.5
Canadian National Championships - (Can) CN

July 26
News -Txema del Olmo wants to prove his innocence, A weekend in Brescia for Saeco, Mayo signs for two more years with Euskaltel, Russell Downing stagiaire with FdJ, Tattersall's Cup overview, David Duffield fan page, Centennial Park deadline looms

July 26
GP Nivove - (Bel) NE
Internatie Reningelst - (Bel) 1.6

July 26-28
Prix du Conseil Général - Tour de la Somme - (Fra) 2.5

July 27
News -Millward positive - for a local anaesthetic, Montgomery out for the rest of the season, Virenque starts again in Critérium de Montpon, Kirsipuu signs for two more years with Ag2r, Paris-Corrèze, Three stagiaires for FdJ, Swimming body doubts EPO tests

July 27
Clasica de Sabiñanigo - (Spa) 1.4
Manx International - (GBr) 1.5

July 27-29
Brixia Tour - (Ita) 2.4

July 28
News - Frigo to front the disciplinary commission, Alessio interested in Van Petegem, Amy Jarvis back in six months, Olga Yegorova: First non-cyclist to test positive to EPO
Pärnu Rattaralli - (Est) NE

July 29
News - Hamilton signs for CSC, Lefevere asks special dispensation for Virenque, Montgomery taken to Bern, Rous takes his tricoleur and goes home, 7 months suspension for Stefan Rütimann
Results -Australia - St Kilda CC, - Murwillumbah, Randwick Botany, Parramatta CC, Belgium - MTB Championships, Germany - Schweppermann-Kriterium RV 1896, Ireland - Robinstown Grand Prix, Netherlands - Ronde van Boxmeer, Sweden - Tingvallaloppet Karlstad Hamnfestival Grand Prix Skellefteå RR, MTB Championships, UK National 24 hour TT championships, UK National women's circuit race championships, UK - King of the Bowl, Surrey League, USA - Mt Evans Hill Climb, Pillar to Post Hill Climb, Tour of Mt Nebo, American Velodrome Challenge

July 29
Tour of the Cotswolds - (GBr) 1.5
MNCF Cup - (Mas) 1.5
Ronde van Vlaanderen - (Bel) 1.8
Giro del Veneto Femminile - (Ita) 1.9.2
Pärnu Rattaralli - (Est) NE

July 30
News - Simeoni accuses Ferrari, Armstrong to skip world's, Pantani's return, McGee inundated with offers, Evans tipped for greatness
Aalst Criterium - (Bel) NE

July 31
News - Post TdF UCI rankings, Jan Ullrich's end of season plans, Cadel speaks, CSC to beef up, Mercury-Francaise des Jeux merger, Festina's Casero and Moreau to Phonak, Capelle stays with Ag2r, Ballerini to lead Squadra Azzurra, Merckx/Verbrugghe pair forbidden

July 31
Circuito de Getxo - (Spa) 1.4
Trophée Féminin Méditerranéen - (Fra) 1.9.1
A Travers de Lausanne - (Swi) NE
Profronde van Stiphout - (Ned) NE

July 31-August 5
Tour de 'Toona - (USA) NE

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