Cycling (Bikes & Bicycles)

11:45am

Sat July 28, 2012
The Torch

Team USA Wins First Medals Of London 2012 Games; More Results From Saturday

Originally published on Sat July 28, 2012 2:58 pm

Silver medalists Brady Ellison, Jake Kaminski and Jacob Wukie of the United States, gold medalists Michele Frangilli, Marco Galiazzo and Mauro Nespoli of Italy, and bronze medalists Kim Bub-min, Im Dong-hyun and Oh Jin-hyek of South Korea stand with their medals after the men's team archery event.
Paul Gilham Getty Images

On the first day of full competition in the London 2012 Summer Olympics, Team USA won its first medal of the games, as the men's archery team took silver in a tense final against Italy. The Americans reached the final after stunning the highly regarded South Korean team in a comeback win earlier in the day.

Italy won on its last arrow, when a score of eight would have meant a loss and a ten a gold. The arrow hit the line between the 9 and 10 — and in archery, that meant 10 points, and the gold medal.

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9:01am

Sat July 28, 2012
The Torch

Cyclist Vinokourov Wins Gold Medal In Men's Road Race

Originally published on Sat July 28, 2012 9:48 am

Rigoberto Uran of Colombia leads a group of riders as they ride up Boxhill on the outskirts of London, during the men's cycling road race for the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Miguel Medina AFP/Getty Images

Alexander Vinokourov of Kazakhstan won the gold medal in the men's cycling road race Saturday, edging Rigoberto Uran of Colombia in a late sprint in London. The 150-mile race ended in front of Buckingham Palace.

The Olympic medal completes a vindication for Vinokourov, 38, who has previously been suspended for doping, back in 2007. He retired last year, after breaking his leg at the Tour de France. But he returned to the French classic this summer.

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5:07am

Wed July 25, 2012
Sports

Slideshow: Courage Classic 2012

Riders gather at the day one starting line at Lake County High School, Leadville.
Robert Leja KUNC

11:46am

Mon July 23, 2012
Sports

Photographic Proof That You Can Climb Mt. Evans On A Unicycle

Yup, that's a man on a unicycle... Click photo to enlarge.
Benji McPhail KUNC

The Mt. Evans Hill Climb is both the amateurs' and the professional's chance to ride 28 miles up hill and climb up to 14,264 ft. Would you ever do it on a unicycle though?

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5:20am

Thu June 7, 2012
Latin America

Bicyclist Rides Super Tall Bike Around Cuba

Perched on his homemade bike, Felix Guirola rides around Havana. The bike is so tall; he can peer over buses and second-story windows. Hanging traffic lights do pose a problem.

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