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Posted by on Aug 12, 2005 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The F Word Isn’t So Bad
Eating the right fats, and avoiding the wrong ones, will make your heart stronger and your rides longer.
By Selene Yeager

Protein may be the diet du jour, but if you’re in search of a real cycling boost, get fat. New evidence shows that the right kind of dietary fat not only fuels you on long rides, but also may help you lose weight, build muscle and recover faster. What’s more, it’s good for your heart, the engine that keeps those pistons pumping…read more

Back To The Classics
Pozzato and Paolini leave France to Lance, win at Hamburg
By James Startt

Paris, France:

Everyone, it seems, is still talking about the Tour de France; but that doesn’t stop the classics riders. Barely a week after Lance Armstrong won his seventh Tour before retiring, cyclists were in Hamburg, Germany, racing the first of the summertime classics that fill August’s weekends…read more…

Julich into fourth on ProTour rankings

Eneco Tour winner Bobby Julich (Team CSC) has moved up to fourth in the ProTour rankings with 130 points, 54 behind leader Danilo Di Luca (Liquigas-Bianchi). Julich, winner of the first ProTour race (Paris-Nice) has an outside chance of taking back the lead with the Tour of Germany and other ProTour stage race coming up, but Di Luca will no doubt be doing his best in the one day races. Second placed Lance Armstrong (Discovery Channel, 139 pts) has retired and will obviously not challenge for any more points, while third placed Alexandre Vinokourov (T-Mobile, 136 pts) is in the quieter part of his season…read more…

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