Sepp Kuss, Jumbo-Visma safely through Stage 2 of Tour de France

Durango’s Sepp Kuss tackled the first climbing day of the Tour de France without issue Sunday in Nice, France. The 115.5-mile Stage 2 route featured two big climbs. Team Jumbo-Visma leaders Primoz...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

For his father: A poignant Alaphilippe win at Tour de France

NICE, France — Racing across the finish line at the Tour de France, Julian Alaphilippe kissed his finger and raised it to the sky, dedicating his win Sunday on Stage 2 to his father who died in...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kuss, Jumbo-Visma survive crash-filled opening stage of Tour de France

Sepp Kuss avoided some of the carnage on the opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday in Nice, France. One of his teammates wasn’t so fortunate. Kuss rolled into the finish line in 41st and...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The strangest Tour de France sets off with big crashes

NICE, France – Delayed but alive again and out on French roads, the strangest Tour de France ever set off Saturday in a bubble of anti-COVID protocols to try to keep the 176 riders virus-free for...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

UCI relaxes COVID-19 exclusion rules at Tour de France

Cycling’s governing body has relaxed the Tour de France’s COVID-19 exclusion rules on the eve of the race’s opening stage following complaints from teams that feared their riders would be unfairly...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

An unexpected climb to Tour de France debut for Sepp Kuss

Sepp Kuss didn’t grow up watching the Tour de France idolizing the rider in the yellow jersey. His heroes weren’t suffering up brutal mountain climbs on road bikes. They ripped around on dirt and...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Uncertainty shrouds Tour de France racing against COVID-19

PARIS (AP) — Already delayed, the Tour de France sets off Saturday shrouded in uncertainty, flying in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and the imponderable question of how many of the 176...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Quinn Simmons sharp at French summer classic

Quinn Simmons was in the sprint for a win Tuesday in France. The 19-year-old from Durango came across the finish line in sixth place at the 84th Bretagne Classic Ouest-France , a one-day road...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango Fall Blaze goes virtual to support Fort Lewis College cycling

The 13th Durango Fall Blaze will pedal forward in 2020. Fort Lewis College’s cycling team will once again host the annual scholarship fundraiser event this fall, only this time the Fall Blaze,...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Sepp Kuss victorious on Stage 5 of Dauphiné, dedicates win to Ben Sonntag

In a sport in which so much is determined by circumstances, everything aligned for a special day Sunday in France for Durango’s Sepp Kuss. The 25-year-old professional road cyclist for Team...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kuss helps Roglic maintain control of Critérium du Dauphiné

With Sepp Kuss again helping lead the way, it was another strong day for Team Jumbo-Visma in the final tuneup race before the Tour de France. Kuss, paired with Tom Dumoulin, once again turned in an...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Climbing effort of Sepp Kuss helps send Primož Roglic to stage win at Critérium du Dauphiné

If Thursday’s performance was any indication, Durango’s Sepp Kuss will be in prime form for his Tour de France debut later this month. Kuss, a 25-year-old professional cyclist for Team...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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