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Cycling in the News: Hamilton in Boulder; Cooke in Manchester; What happened to my Apple Krate? Riding for Mahatma

"Cycling in the News" is a regular service of VeloNews.com. Readers,reporters and friends are encouraged to send links to current stories aboutcompetitive cyclists and cycling that appear in the mainstream media. Ifyou come across a news item that you believe may be of interest to otherVeloNews readers, we would be grateful if you choose to send it to Rosters@InsideInc.com.Denver Post - December 3, 2004Hamilton supports PhonakBoulder rider says it was his idea to leave team to appease InternationalCycling UnionTyler Hamilton went on a long training ride Thursday around his Boulderhills home.

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“Cycling in the News” is a regular service of VeloNews.com. Readers,reporters and friends are encouraged to send links to current stories aboutcompetitive cyclists and cycling that appear in the mainstream media. Ifyou come across a news item that you believe may be of interest to otherVeloNews readers, we would be grateful if you choose to send it to Rosters@InsideInc.com.


Denver Post – December 3, 2004
Hamilton supports Phonak
Boulder rider says it was his idea to leave team to appease InternationalCycling Union
Tyler Hamilton went on a long training ride Thursday around his Boulderhills home. He wore his Phonak uniform and rode his Phonak bike.It might have appeared odd for a pro cyclist to wear the uniform ofa team that fired him seven days earlier. However… FULLSTORY


Washington Post – December 3, 2004
A Rough Ride for Schwinn Bicycle
As the World Economy Shifted, So Did the Fortunes of an AmericanClassic
By Griff Witte
Washington Post Staff Writer
MADISON, Wis. — In the glass atrium that marks the entrance to thePacific Cycle company, the old and the new of the bicycle business aredisplayed side by side. Each is called the Schwinn Sting Ray, and eachin its time has been a bestseller.But the similarities end there. In the space of a generation… FULLSTORY.


KeralaNext.com – Kerala, India – December 3, 2004
NRI ; Cycling through South Africa for Gandhi commune
NRI News, Johannesburg,Four Indian cyclists and one from South Africaare expected to arrive in Durban this Sunday after a 700-km ride to markthe centenary of a commune set up by Mahatma Gandhi. … FULLSTORY


The Belfast Telegraph – Belfast, Northern Ireland – December3, 2004
Cycling: Seymour in line for 14th title success
Tomorrow’s All Ireland Cyclocross Championship promises to be a realthriller with Wicklow’s Robin Seymour going for an unprecedented 14th successivetitle victory…. FULLSTORY


Manchester Evening News – Manchester, England – December 2004
Nicole joins the Revolution
NICOLE Cooke is poised to make her first appearance in a ManchesterRevolution event tomorrow night as big-time cycling returns to the Velodrome.Cooke’s Olympic disappointment still lingers but … FULLSTORY


San Francisco Chronicle – Sunday, November 28, 2004
Crazy for Cross
Karen Kefauver
The Bay Area is rife with those who find only cyclo cross can meettheir standards of physical and mental challenge “It’s the most elegantof all cycling disciplines. It can be the ugliest cycling sport … whenpeople miscalculate the…FULLSTORY


Philadelphia Inquirer – November 20, 2004
Custom bicycle maker appeals to ‘anti-trendy’
By Art Carey
Inquirer Columnist
The Bilenky Cycle Works is at the end of a dead-end street in Olneyin a shabby brick building that once housed a machine shop. There is nosign; only a street number spray-painted on a foreboding steel door. Inside,in a cramped, cluttered office, tethered to a… FULLSTORY


Manchester OnLine – Machester, England – November 28, 2004
Cycling: Emma’s chasing World Cup glory
Trevor Baxter
Cheshire cycling star Emma Davies will be aiming to complete her collectionof medals when she contests round three of the UCI Track World Cup in Manchesternext year.
“Last season I had placings of second, third and … FULLSTORY


Stuff.co.NZ – New Zealand – November 29, 2004
Riders take a spin around the lake
By HANK SCHOUTEN
There’s a fever that hits Taupo this time each year. It’s a bit likethe madness that afflicts Pamplona, the Spanish city that has its annualrunning of the bulls. And the Taupo Cycle Challenge is a big a drawcard– a celebration of pain, pride and perversity…. FULLSTORY


The New Zealand Herald –  November 27, 2004
Cycling: Wates wins Lake Taupo cycle race
Controversial cyclist Jeremy Yates today won the Lake Taupo Cycle Classictwo days after receiving a ban for drug taking… FULLSTORY


Asbury Park Press – Asbury Park, New Jersey – November 27, 2004
Cycling for survival
By ELEANOR O’SULLIVAN – STAFF WRITER
For Ilene Winters, personal loss became a call for action. Winters,a Monmouth Beach resident who grew up in the Deal Park section of OceanTownship, lost both her mother, Cissie Winters, and a brother-in-law, EricSokolowski,to cancer. An avid cyclist with her husband, John Sokolowski,she saw an opportunity to honor the memory of her relatives through a foundationthat helps cancer survivors… FULLSTORY


USA Today – November 23, 2004
Hamilton fights for ‘fairness for everyone’ in drug testing
By Sal Ruibal, USA TODAY
NEW YORK — Tyler Hamilton got to keep his 2004 Olympic gold medal afterofficials revealed they had botched his blood-doping test. Now, he’s fightingto preserve his career, his reputation and professional team in the faceof a second set of charges.
FULLSTORY


Australian Broadcasting Corp. – November 23, 2004
Hotel denies knowledge of cyclist’s assault
The management of a south Melbourne hotel where banned cyclist MarkFrench was allegedly assaulted says the incident does not show on its securityfootage. David French says his son was knocked unconscious at the StarHotel on Sunday night.
FULLSTORY


AllAfrica.com – November 23, 2004
Project Puts Kids On Wheels
A lucky group of high school pupils have received new bicycles andcycling kits to get them to school on time.
Bulumko High School teacher and project co-ordinator Thanduxolo Zonkesaid they wanted to promote the Arrive Alive Campaign as well as cyclingin Khayelitsha.
FULLSTORY


Biggleswade Today – Great Britain – November 23, 2004
Heatwave cannot beat cycling Sarah
She pedals 400km in just five days
A woman helped raise £250,000 for vital medical research aftergetting on her bike in searing hot temperatures in Egypt.
FULL STORY


The Age – Australia – November 23, 2004
Athens champions to race in Brisbane
Athens Olympics gold medal-winning cyclists Brad McGee and Sara Carriganwill race in Brisbane next month. McGee, who won gold in Athens in theAustralian 4000m pursuit team that beat Britain, will race at the CyclingGrand Prix at Brisbane’s south bank on December 6.
FULL STORY


IC Business News – November 23, 2004
Council’s cycling success
A CYCLING group has rated Surrey County Council as the best performerin the south east government region for provision for bikes.
FULL STORY


Press Trust of India – November 23, 2004
Inderkumar, Rejani win gold in National Cycling Championship 
Abhisehk Rana of Punjab created a new national record in the juniorsone km time trial event while Inder Kumar Singh (Railways) and Rejani (Kerala)won gold in the individual time trial event of the BSA National Track CyclingChampionship here today.
FULL STORY


The News Letter – Belfast, Northern, Ireland –  November 22,2004
Cycling – Legend Kelly Is Ballymena Bound
By Jim Gore
Cycling legend Sean Kelly will be centre stage to help Ballymena RoadClub celebrate its golden jubilee on Friday evening. FULLSTORY


Gotham Gazette – New York – November 22, 2004
Cycling In the City
Stu Cohen has not been involved in any of the police clashes or courtcases or competing City Hall bills of the past few months. He does notsee himself as a bike warrior. He simply wants to do what the majorityof residents of Amsterdam, eight million Chinese in Beijing, and a halfmillion or so other Americans (according to an estimate by the U.S. Census)do every weekday. He wants to use his bicycle as his principal means oftransportation. FULLSTORY


New York Times – November 21, 2004
Wheels Are Turning as New Cycling Season Nears
By SAMUEL ABT
PARIS – Although signs of revolution are rampant in the sport of bicycleracing, the general mood remains one of business as usual. Race organizerscontinue to unveil their routes for next season, riders have barely finishedchanging allegiances, and teams are preparing for training camps.
FULLSTORY


Seattle Times – November 21, 2004
Notebook: Seattle’s Eruc traveling under his own power
By Mark Yuasa
Seattle Times staff reporter
Erden Eruc of Seattle is on a quest to summit the highest peak on eachof six continents, but with an added twist. He’s using only human-poweredgear to get there.
FULLSTORY


www.123bharath.com – India – November 21, 2004
Rlys, Punjab Police favourites
Hyderabad – Railways and Punjab Police would be racing againsttime to retain their supremacy in the National Track Cycling Championshipbegnning at the Osmania University Velodrome here tomorrow. FULLSTORY 


 
 


“Cycling in the News” is a regular service of VeloNews.com. Readers,reporters and friends are encouraged to send links to current stories aboutcompetitive cyclists and cycling that appear in the mainstream media. Ifyou come across a news item that you believe may be of interest to otherVeloNews readers, we would be grateful if you choose to send it to Rosters@InsideInc.com.