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  1. Cycling needs to face its history and future -- honestly

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Cycling couldn't escape its history at this year's Tour de France and is wheeling into the future with contradictions and ambiguities. All the more reason why it needs some honest additions.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2007
  2. Tainted Tour's final stage heavy with symbolism

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Cyclists are rolling into Paris on Sunday, and perhaps symbolic of their doping-tainted Tour, they ride by the Chatenay-Malabry lab where tests are conducted.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2007
  3. Contador latest Tour leader to feel the heat

    Bonnie DeSimone

    No one is doubting Alberto Contador's talent, but the Discovery rider is finding life as the Tour leader a little more daunting.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2007
  4. Suh, Jacobs in Paris to research Vinokourov's case

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Alexandre Vinokourov and his Astana team, forced out of the Tour de France after Vinokourov's initial positive test for a banned blood transfusion, have retained the two lawyers defending 2006 Tour de France winner Floyd Landis against doping charges.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2007
  5. Tour's openness is its greatest strength, and weakness

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Professional cycling is in public spaces. It's chaotic and edgy, thrilling and petty, full of arcane etiquette, rife with ego and political infighting, and often dysfunctional -- never more so than in the past 48 hours.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2007
  6. Millar 'gutted' as cycling history repeats itself

    Bonnie DeSimone

    When word got out that Alexandre Vinokourov had tested positive for a blood transfusion, cyclists weren't immune to the familiar news. Just ask David Millar.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2007
  7. A great day of racing still shrouded by veil of suspicion

    Bonnie DeSimone

    There was Michael Rasmussen's exchange with Alberto Contador at the end of Stage 14 and the Tour leader's continuing refusal to discuss the allegations against him. But there is a bigger communication breakdown at a higher level.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2007
  8. Who will teams ride for? Only the Pyrenees will tell

    Bonnie DeSimone

    With some unexpected hopefuls rising from the ashes at the Tour de France, teams now face the toughest question heading into the mountains: who are they riding for?

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2007
  9. Rasmussen leaves media, officials scratching their heads

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Michael Rasmussen was at the center of another Tour de France controversy Friday and the latest allegations created more theater, and questions, in France.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2007
  10. Stapleton: 'We can't protect these guys from themselves'

    Bonnie DeSimone

    It was all sprints and strategy Wednesday at the Tour before word got out about Patrik Sinkewitz's flunked drug test. It's a sad commentary for yet another team owner that must face the reality of a doping culture.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2007
  11. CSC brings cycling, new hope to these troubled kids

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Team CSC already is making its mark at the Tour, but the club also is leading a strong cause off the road as young South African riders take on France.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2007
  12. Lines blur when science meets cycling

    Bonnie DeSimone

    It would be easier on everyone if what came out of the Floyd Landis doping arbitration hearing could be quantified somehow, but as contributor Bonnie DeSimone writes, closure remains elusive -- for everyone involved in the case against the 2006 Tour de France winner.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2007
  13. Landis grilled on final day of testimony

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Floyd Landis, the 2006 Tour de France winner facing doping accusations, spent his final day on the stand dealing with more questions about a threatening phone call his former business manager made to Greg LeMond.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2007
  14. Courtroom twists muffle Landis' doping denials

    Bonnie DeSimone

    Floyd Landis got his first chance under oath Saturday to deny allegations he used testosterone in last year's Tour de France. As contributor Bonnie DeSimone writes, much of the testimony in Landis' hearing has distracted attention from the real issue -- whether lab tests were done properly and the results valid.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2007
  15. Cyclist's testimony raises questions about his own doping case

    Bonnie DeSimone

    A virtually unknown cyclist took center stage in the high-profile Floyd Landis case Friday as the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency continued to put the sport as well as the Tour de France winner on tria

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2007
  16. LeMond testimony hurts Landis' case -- outside of court

    Bonnie DeSimone

    We do not yet know if Greg LeMond's testimony will have any impact on Floyd Landis' arbitration hearing, but it's a sure bet Landis' battle to win over public opinion took a massive hit Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2007