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Chris Horner pedaling into cycling history at Tour of Spain

Chris Horner has won two stages and is now in the race lead for the second in the 2013 Tour of Spain. Image courtesy Radioshack/Nissan, 2012

Chris Horner pedaled back into the lead of the Tour of Spain on Sept. 2 with his second stage win in the season’s final Grand Tour. He’s still several mountaintop stages and nearly two weeks of racing away from the first three-week title of his nearly two-decade career. But Horner, soon-to-be age 42, is back strong, just like has been ... Read More »

Injured Chris Horner won’t ride Tour de France

Chris Horner has won two Tour of Spain stages has the overal again after 10 stages.

Chronically injured Chris Horner, the affable veteran rider who resides in Bend, Ore., and San Diego, Ca., will miss the 2013 Tour de France because of the lingering iliotibial band friction syndrome in his left knee. Horner, 41, who rides for RadioShack Leopard, finished a career-best ninth in the 2010 Tour de France. But he has missed most of this ... Read More »

Chris Horner withdraws from Tour of California as knee injury woes continue

A lingering knee injury will prevent Chris Horner from riding in the Tour de France

Chris Horner’s long, injury-riddled career was further hampered Monday with the announcement the 41-year-old rider will not be able to ride in the pending Amgen Tour of California because of lingering knee pain. Horner, the 2011 race winner, was scheduled to lead the veteran-loaded RadioShack Leopard-Trek team in the eight-day event beginning Sunday, May 12 in Escondido, California. According to ... Read More »

Tour of California 2013 gets first Southern California start, Northern California shunned


The eighth edition of the Amgen Tour of California, largely abandoning Northern California, will begin as expected in Escondido and spend five days in Southern California before advancing to the extended San Francisco Bay for its final three days. The estimated 750-mile race, which will begin in Southern California for the first time, will start May 12, 2013 with a ... Read More »

Nibali, Evans, Leipheimer, Hincapie, Horner set for USA Pro Challenge


Italian Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas-Cannondale), the third-place finisher in this year’s Tour de France, 2011 Tour de France titlist Cadel Evans (BMC) of Australia and defending race titlist Levi Leipheimer (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) of the United States are favorites scheduled to compete beginning Aug. 20 in the second USA Pro Challenge. In all, six of the top-13 finishers in this year’s ... Read More »

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