January 2001

January 1
News - Happy New Year & 2000 review, Mercury-Viatel plans for the season, Dutch team without bikes
Results - Australia, Netherlands

January 2
News - Cyclingnews.com reader poll Rider of the Year, our picks of the best of 2000, Cipollini pulls out of TDU, Pevenage takes sole charge of Telekom, World sprint champ to Russia

January 3-7
Tour of Wellington - New Zealand 2.5
Bay Series Criteriums - Australia NE

January 3
News - Jean Delatour, Cofidis and Virenque, Société will not appeal, La Gazzetta's pick of 2000, what's Moncassin up to?, Eladio Jiménez hurt, Domo train, Lapage to Collstrop, Neidersachsen Rundfahrt and Olympia's Tour 2001

January 4
News - Stieda joins drug debate, save Virenque website launched, Cipo suspension appeal, TDU teams arrive, 2002 Tour, Jimenez off for longer, Heras and USPS, Ullrich in Majorca, BankGiroLoterij/Batavus aims for Giro, Van Gulik battles, Freddy-watch

January 5
News - US Postal samples to be analysed, Roussel talks, Garzelli and Beltran, Queally goes for record, Kuiper to KNWB, Freddy-watch

January 6
News - ONCE gathers, Mapei to Oz, Blijlevens suspended, James Victor interview, Tour LeFleur postponed, USA Cycling reorganises, WCPP clarification

January 7
News - Cross world cup round 5 today, IMBA campaign response, Austral indoors, Tasmanian carnivals
Results - Australia, Brazil, Luxembourg, Spain, USA

January 8
News - 21st Tour of Murcia, no Tchmil in TDU, Merckx at RTTC, U.S. World's 'cross team needs support, Van Kessel to juniors?, Van den Brand signs and wins, St Quentin-Oktos finalises, Nettisport almost complete

January 9
News - UCI Cyclocross rankings, Wüst training, Piet de Bruijne reflects, US Cyclocross World's team, Wiggins awarded, Hervé to ride French championships, Kappes may complain, new German division III team

January 10
Melbourne to Sorrento - Australia 1.5

January 10
News - Lighter French focus for USPS, Crédit Lyonnais may pull out, Beloki talks, 37th Six Days of Bremen, Fassa Bortolo, Yates caught short, USA Cycling confirms 'cross team, complete Jane Cosmetics

January 11
News - Ullrich on track, final teams for JCTDU, Sea Otter Classic, Vuelta a Argentina cancelled, Saeco's new site, ONCE loses Deutsche Bank, McGrory signs for Mapei, Van Kessel to Gerolsteiner, new Spanish team, Post Swiss and KIA-Suisse lineups, Blackburn winner

January 12-25
Vuelta al Tachira - Venezuela 2.5

January 12
News - 2002 calendar changes, Virenque appeals, Marcel Wust update, New US team , IOC bans asthma drug, USCF adds eight, Mercury gets tested, JCTDU set to scorch, vote for Cyclingnews

January 13
News - Training camps: USPS, Coast, Saturn, new Dutch team?, TVM trial before July, Chiotti's ban reduced, Summer fired, Slovakian Cycling Awards, LMJC baby watch, more on Tom, a vote of thanks

January 13-20
Vuelta Internacional de la Juventud - Uruguay 2.8

January 14
News - French in better health, Giro 2002 a week earlier, Australian Championships update, Mottet appointed as World's delegate, Whistler MTB World Cup cancelled, Norwegian nationals go pro, three Bolivians positive
Results - Australia

January 14
Australian Open Road Championships - Australia CN

January 15
News - JCTDU coverage, Tour sponsors uneasy, New Zealand no-show at Oceania, Vandenbroucke wants the scent of competition, Belgian cross world's team announced

January 16-21
Tour Down Under - Australia 2.3

January 16
News - JCTDU Hilton presentation, more World's teams, Freire's big aim, Moser press conference, Pantani's new deal, Hervé's fate suspended, Ronde van Nederland 2001, NSW Cycling Federation collapses, Texas bill to limit bunches
News - JCTDU Pre-race press conference
Results - Australia

January 17
News - Armstrong vents at French, Baal frustrated, Michael Rogers interview, Linda McCartney add Jaguar, Berlin Six future assured, Euskadi tribute to Somarriba, SIME Telecom misses out, Mercury-Viatel training camp, Oceania re-run for Kiwis only, Quaranta on the catwalk

January 18
News - Virenque trains with Jean Delatour, JCTDU sprints favour locals, 2001 Tour teams, two more years for Hunter, George Hincapie interview, Team presentations, van Bon changes teams, 7Up-Colorado cyclist sponsors, Megnoni hurt, BCF MTB squad, Giant 2001, Italian timing chips

January 19
News - JCTDU news: Saeco, Lotto sick, Verbruggen talks, today's stage, Luxembourg TDF start, Ullrich's plans stolen, Thijs hopes, St Helens preview, Luxembourg World's team, Rabobank boost, Mercury-Viatel train, Mercury Tour cancelled, SIME confident, Nettisport update

January 20
News - JCTDU news: Luke Roberts interview, Cofidis "33 leaders", Domo-Farm Frites 2001, Fassa Bortolo gears up, gone in sixty seconds, Museeuw's recovery road, ONCE's new doctor, Vuelta a Mallorca, Vuelta a Andaluc’a, Procter & Gamble upgrade, Trek supports grass-roots

January 21
News - JCTDU news: Robert Bartko & Cadel Evans interviews, grand finale looms, big guns confirmed for Murcia, Seco in doubt, De Wilde and Gilmore to Euskadi Six, BLM backs down, Dogfish team
Results - Australia, Netherlands

January 22
News - JCTDU news: SA premier John Olsen interviewed, Fassa Bortolo 2001. Texan anti-bunch bill, Thomas Gronqvist interview, Jacky Durand fanpage, Lopes online, Rocky Mountain wants riders.

January 23
News - Riis on Ullrich, 16 Tour teams tomorrow, Cyclocross rankings, Gaudry changes tack, Lloyd to SunRace/Santa Cruz, more Tassie track, Texas and Montana bills
Results - Australia

January 24
News - Tour de France teams, Virenque talks, Armstrong in Girona, Ekimov awarded, Van Petegem and Van Bondt in the clear, Mapei team presentation, Verona circuit examined, Van Santvliet for two more, Cycling Horsens rename

January 25
News -Future looks bleak for Linda McCartney, Pantani under investigation again, Beloki leads ONCE in Paris-Nice, Kupfernagel contemplates track comeback, Niedersachsen Rundfahrt details, Nothstein to attend USA Cycling Junior Conference, Banesto name change, vote for Armstrong
News - Team Linda McCartney update, Big Mat goes for the big one, 05 Orbitel 2001, Cuba to head Pan-Am Fed, Napa Valley MTB World Cup, JCTDU on Eurosport

January 26
News -Linda McCartney: the shouting continues, U.S. Postal train in Altea, Pantani investigation: more news, Vandenbroucke off track, Italian squads to Malaysia, Eurosport sponsor Colpack, Mirabella joins jane
Results - Australia

January 27
News - USPS presentation, Armstrong comments, Ekimov in Moscow!, Lotto presentation, Linda McCartney demise leaves many high and dry, Mapei and Saeco to present online, JCTDU: Vanderaerden happy, Eurosport coverage, Eric Rijckaert dies, vale Colin Shaw

January 28
News -Jean Delatour confirms interest in Virenque, Carry on Kappes, Linda McCartney saga, iBanesto.com launch, Grundy to coach Global, Mobilvetta goes on line
Results - Australia, Luxembourg, New Zealand, USA

January 29
News - Mapei presentation, Aldag wants TdF start, Somarriba awarded, new Basque president, Open BTT Monte Naranco cancelled, LMC saga: Peter Rogers speaks, Perez may join 05 Orbitel, Mercury-Viatel presentation, Prime Alliance adds Knickman, Zaxby's lineup, Roz Reekie-May signs for UPMC/PCC, VdC add

January 30
News - Team Telekom presentation, Kelme report U.S. Postal to UCI, Dominguez and Perdiguero owed, Conconi recommended for trial, Saturn train indoors, Ag2r Prevoyance presentation, Team Peggy-Rock City
News - Interview with Sergey Sukhorutchenkov, no Tafi in Langkawi, Fassa Bortolo to help Fior, Team Fakta presentation, NetZero announce 2001 program, DeFeet-LeMond team 2001

January 31
News - Kelme say no to Dominguez and Cuesta, Braikia signs for Lotto, ONCE debut in Majorca, Saeco and Rabobank team presentations, Arndt to go for Hour, Sarronni and Moser in granfondo, Save Mart - McLane, USAC CoY

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