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Juarez to compete for U.S. 24-hour solo title

He has three national champion’s jerseys in the closet already, and Volvo-Cannondale’s Tinker Juarez will be looking to add a new one to the collection in August. Organizers of the 24 Hours of Adrenalin NORBA National Championship race announced Wednesday that Juarez, a two-time Olympian, will compete for the first U.S. solo title at Winter Park, Colorado, August 3-4. Juarez competed at and won his first 24-hour solo race at Laguna Seca, California, in May, and has committed to competing at the Winter Park nationals.

Tyler Tunes: I made it

Well, I made it. Historically speaking, it's been a long time since I found satisfaction with merely finishing a race, but today, finishing within the time limit was my sole priority today on L'Alpe d'Huez. Once under way, I mentioned to Lance that I'd help as much as I could but he said -- "I'd prefer that you concentrate on finishing". I took his orders to heart. Although I was able to show my face for a little bit at the front of the peloton at the base of the Madeleine. After that, it was all about getting through. The stomach fates are being a little more cooperative. I was still

Impotency protection in the Tour

I went around and looked at all of the bikes being ridden in the Tour to see how many riders are using saddles specifically designed to address the issue of male impotency. There is one team in which all of the riders do so. That, of course, would be Festina, which is sponsored by Specialized. All Festina riders use Body Geometry saddles with a deep split in the back and a groove down the middle. Otherwise, I only found two other riders using split saddles. Cardenas of Kelme and Christophe Capelle of BigMat-Auber 93 are using Selle Italia Flite TransAm saddles, which have a slot through the