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  1. John Klish prepares for upcoming Deaflympics

    Jim Caple

    What Tour de France riders do for three weeks is pretty astounding. But what if they couldn't hear? That's the situation for John Klish, a deaf cyclist who will compete at the upcoming Deaflympics in Sofia, Bulgaria (July 26-Aug. 4). Imagine bikin...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  2. 2013 Tour de France -- The 100 most significant moments in Tour h...

    Jim Caple

    Compelling. Tragic. Inspirational. Disappointing. Jim Caple's list of the Top 100 most significant moments from the Tour de France are all of the above.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2013
  3. Caple: An inspiring, sometimes naked 2012

    Jim Caple

    Like Jamie Moyer, Peter Parker, the Rolling Stones and the Houston Astros, I turned 50 years old in 2012. While I did not make history by becoming the oldest man to ever win a major league game, nor have another movie about my spider powers released,...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  4. Tour de France: What good comes of Lance Armstrong decision?

    Jim Caple

    Stripping Lance of his titles does far more harm than good. The USADA should have let this one go.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  5. Playbook rides the legendary Alpe d'Huez

    Jim Caple

    ALPE D'HUEZ, France - How steep and grueling is the nine-mile road to Alpe D'Huez? So steep that our rental car did not make it to the top. I'm proud to say that my bike and I did, though. Score that bicycle 1, Opel hatchback 0. Gaining 3,700 f...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  6. Alberto Contador ruling gives sport of cycling another black eye

    Jim Caple

    The Alberto Contador ruling Monday proved this point loud and clear: Until there is a long stretch where winners are determined when they cross the finish line, no one is going to take cycling seriously.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2012
  7. Young cyclists will rule roads in 2011

    Jim Caple

    When last year's cycling season opened, we were eagerly looking toward Lance Armstrong's final Tour de France, wondering how his rivalry with Alberto Contador would work out. As the 2011 season begins, we're still wondering a bit about...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  8. Cycling: Young riders will take center stage in 2011

    Jim Caple

    When last year's cycling season opened, we were eagerly looking toward Lance Armstrong's final Tour de France, wondering how his rivalry with Alberto Contador would work out. As the 2011 season begins, we're still wondering a bit about exactly how th...

    Blog | Conversation | January 17, 2011
  9. 2010 Tour de France: Lance Armstrong riding off into the sunset, ...

    Jim Caple

    Yes, Lance Armstrong is riding into the sunset yet again. But the Tour de France, and the American fans who follow cycling, will be just fine.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2010
  10. 2010 Tour de France: Lance Armstrong's legacy won't be failing to...

    Jim Caple

    Lance Armstrong's legacy won't be what we saw in Sunday's stage; it will be how he has motivated us to pick up a bike and ride.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2010
  11. 2010 Tour de France: Where do contenders stand after Tour's dange...

    Jim Caple

    The first week of the Tour de France has been one of the more dangerous in recent memory. But as the race shifts to the mountains, the real drama will begin.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2010
  12. 2010 Tour de France: Lance Armstrong falls to 18th overall after ...

    Jim Caple

    Lance Armstrong recently said he thought his odds of winning the Tour improved from 10-1 to 5-1 after his strong ride in the prologue. Those odds fell considerably after Tuesday's drama on the cobblestones.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2010
  13. Jim Caple: The scoop on the American riders in the Tour de France...

    Jim Caple

    The Tour de France starts on the Fourth of July, and Lance Armstrong isn't the only American contender.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2009
  14. 10 reasons you'll want to watch this year's Tour de France

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple rattles off 10 reasons cycling's premier event will captivate even cynical observers.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2007
  15. Riding a bike ain't easy ...

    Jim Caple

    After watching Lance Armstrong at the Tour de France, Jim Caple decided to ride a stage himself. He's still alive ... barely.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2005
  16. A pit stop at the Tour de Lance

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple made a stop at the Tour de France, and got to see the champ, Lance Armstrong, snag the yellow jersey.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2005