Tag Archives: cycling

  • Cyclist Wins Race, Celebrates, Faceplants Into Pavement (Video)

    Cyclist Wins Race, Celebrates, Faceplants Into Pavement (Video)

    On Monday, 18-year-old cyclist Noah Granigan learned a very important lesson: always keep victory celebrations to a minimum. Granigan won the 2014 Tour of Somerville junior division on Memorial Day, and since he had a pretty decent-sized gap between himself and the second place cyclist, he raised his hands emphatically as he crossed the finish […]

  • Fan Takes Selfie With Cyclist Who Collapsed, Catches All Sorts Of Hell For It (Pic)

    Fan Takes Selfie With Cyclist Who Collapsed, Catches All Sorts Of Hell For It (Pic)

    Something’s only terribly offensive when it’s not funny. So when the cycling community got up in arms after David McCarthy, a huge fan, took a selfie with collapsed cyclist (and stage winner) Marcel Kittel, it seemed a little misguided and irrational. Here’s why… When a headline reads of a “collapsed cyclist” or “fallen cyclist,” it sounds […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 23rd) — Floyd Landis

    This Day In Sports History (July 23rd) — Floyd Landis

    It was on this day in 2006 that the final stage for the Tour de France took place.  Floyd Landis was initially declared the winner, but after a failed drug test, he was stripped of the yellow jersey. Oscar Pereiro of Spain was named the 2006 Tour de France champion, as he finished second to […]

  • 25 Insane Tour de France Fans

    25 Insane Tour de France Fans

    Chances are, if you live in North America, you probably haven’t paid all that much attention to the Tour de France since Lance Armstrong retired. However, you should. Even if everyone who’s ever won the race is a cheater, this is still one of the greatest spectacles in all of sports. And, much like the […]