La Plata County man faces vehicular homicide charge in connection with Ben Sonntag’s death

A La Plata County man has turned himself in on an arrest warrant in connection with the death of professional cyclist Benjamin Sonntag. Cordell Schneider, 19, is expected to be charged with...

DATE: April 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ride the Rockies cycling tour hits the brakes until 2021

Another major cycling event planned for Durango in 2020 has been forced to reschedule. The Denver Post Ride the Rockies Cycling Tour, eager to celebrate its 35th year, was set to bring 2,500...

DATE: April 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Amos, Freeburn ready to add to Fort Lewis College cycling legacy

A collegiate cycling program used to creating champions will soon add a couple of local mountain bikers who already know well the feeling of finish line celebrations. Durango teenagers Riley Amos...

DATE: April 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: College Sports

USA Cycling details plans for national championship schedule

USA Cycling anticipates it will have to postpone most national championship events this summer, including mountain bike nationals scheduled for July 6-12 in Winter Park. An announcement on the...

DATE: April 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rescheduled Tour de France hoping to make nation smile again

PARIS — With the Tour de France pushed back to a late August start, race director Christian Prudhomme is hoping cycling’s showcase event can help bring back a sense of normality to a nation reeling...

DATE: April 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sepp Kuss cooped up in Spain as Tour de France is postponed

A Stage 16 ride through the mountains of France on Bastille Day awaited Durango’s Sepp Kuss in 2020. His shot at glory in his first Tour de France will have to wait, though. It was announced...

DATE: April 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tour de France postponed by coronavirus

PARIS – After weeks of holding out hope that the Tour de France would be able to go ahead as planned, the world’s most famous cycling race was finally added to the list of sporting events postponed...

DATE: April 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Pro cyclist pulled from a virtual race for ‘superhuman’ powers

It was the virtual equivalent of a crash. Belgium’s Thomas De Gendt, who rides for Lotto Soudal, was doing what many elite athletes are doing during the suspension of sports by the novel...

DATE: April 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A triathlete was doing well in a virtual race - until her ‘idiot’ husband unplugged her bike

Things were going well for Australian triathlete Mirinda Carfrae as she competed in a bike race from the confines of her home in Boulder, Colorado. Suddenly, Carfrae, a former triathlon world...

DATE: April 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Keeping cycling alive: Tour of Flanders goes virtual

BRUSSELS – Race or no race, the 104th edition of the Tour of Flanders cobblestone cycling classic will have a winner this weekend. The Belgian race is one of the “Monuments” of cycling – the five...

DATE: April 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

LIVINGSTON: Iron Horse postponement ushers in stark reminder

Even in a time in which people have become numb to announcements of the cancellation or postponements of sporting events because of the new coronavirus pandemic, the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic had...

DATE: April 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Workout with world’s running stars through iRunFar.com’s Operation Inspiration Virtual Race

Sports have gone virtual. From packed stadiums to NASCAR drivers competing in race simulators. From sold-out arenas full of fans ready to cheer on their favorite basketball teams to Kevin Durant...

DATE: April 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

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