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Morzine, FRANCE:  US Lance Armstrong (L-Discovery Channel) grimaces during the 6th stage of the 57th Dauphine Libere cycling race, between Albertiville and Morzine-Avoriaz, French Alps, 11 June 2005. Colombian Santiago Botero (Phonak) won the stage and Spain's Inigo Landaluze (Euskatel-Euskadi) retained the leader's jersey. AFP PHOTO FRANCK FIFE

New UCI President May Cut Armstrong Ban In Return For Details

The new president of cycling’s world body says Lance Armstrong’s lifetime ban for doping cold be reduced if he provides information which assists other doping investigations.

01/22/2014

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Bicyclist Struck And Killed By Sheriff’s Patrol Car In Calabasas

A male victim was hit in the 22000 block of Mulholland Highway at approximately 1:05 p.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene, investigators say.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/08/2013

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Shared Bike Lanes Cause Confusion For Cyclists, Motorists And Traffic Officers

Wes Hijh told CBS2/KCAL9′s Amy Johnson he was driving his bike in West Hollywood Tuesday morning when he was approached by a L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2013

Janier Acevedo of Columbia riding for Jamis-Hagens Berman rides in the peloton as he defended the overall race leader's jersey during Stage Three of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California from Palmdale to Santa Clarita on May 14, 2013 in Santa Clarita, California. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Acevedo Maintains Overall Lead In Tour Of California Third Stage

Peter Sagan of Slovakia sprinted to the Stage 3 win and Colombian Janier Acevedo maintained the race lead Tuesday as strong winds replaced the heat at the Tour of California.

05/14/2013

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Acevedo Takes Overall Lead At Tour Of California Second Stage

Javier Acevedo of Colombia bolted to the front with about 700 yards left in final steep climb, winning Monday’s second stage in scorching heat to take the overall lead at the Tour of California.

05/13/2013

Liewe Westra of the Netherlands riding for Vacansoleil-DCM celebrates as he wins Stage One of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California from Escondido to Escondido on May 12, 2013 in Escondido, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Westra Leads Tour Of California After First Stage

Lieuwe Westra of the Netherlands easily outsprinted Spanaird Francisco Mancebo to claim the sweltering and hilly stage 1 and assumed the overall race Sunday lead at the Amgen Tour of California.

05/12/2013

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Bicyclist, 63, Dies In Car Collision Despite Wearing Safety Helmet

A 63-year-old man has died after crashing into a moving vehicle Thursday while bicycling in La Puente.

05/09/2013

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Cycling Expert’s Favorite Rides In OC

Get into gear this spring with Orange County rides that offer a workout for beginning bikers and seasoned cyclists alike.

CBS Los Angeles–04/13/2013

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Best Bike Shops In Orange County

Whether you just need new tires or a complete bicycle overhaul to get ready for the spring cycling season, these local shops will get you road ready in no time.

CBS Los Angeles–03/30/2013

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Tips For Keeping Your LA Kids Active

According to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education only one in three children are physically active every day with a staggering 12.5 million children classified as obese by the CDC. A major contributor to this apparent malaise is the daily dose of TV, computer and console-based entertainment beloved by children. Keeping kids entertained can be difficult at the best of times but there’s clearly no doubt that a child’s daily average of some seven and a half hours in front of a screen, in one form or another, should give parents pause for thought.

CBS Los Angeles–02/16/2013

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Armstrong Comes Clean, Tells Oprah He Doped

After a decade of denial, Lance Armstrong has finally come clean: He used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2013

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Report: Armstrong Considering To Admit Use Of Performance-Enhancing Drugs

The New York Times reported Friday that Lance Armstrong, who has strongly denied the doping charges that led to him being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, has told associates he is considering admitting to the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

01/04/2013

Morzine, FRANCE:  US Lance Armstrong (L-Discovery Channel) grimaces during the 6th stage of the 57th Dauphine Libere cycling race, between Albertiville and Morzine-Avoriaz, French Alps, 11 June 2005. Colombian Santiago Botero (Phonak) won the stage and Spain's Inigo Landaluze (Euskatel-Euskadi) retained the leader's jersey. AFP PHOTO FRANCK FIFE

Cancer Foundation Drops Armstrong’s Name

Lance Armstrong’s cancer fighting charity has formally dropped him from its name and will officially be known as the Livestrong Foundation.

11/14/2012

PAU, FRANCE - JULY 22: Lance Armstrong with team RadioShack heads to the start of stage 17 of the Tour de France on July 22, 2010 in Pau, France. Luxembourg's Andy Schleck won the stage while Spaniard Alberto Contador kept the race leaders yellow jersey. The last stage in the Pyrenees, the 174km route from Pau to Col du Tourmalet includes some of the most difficult climbs of the Tour. The iconic bicycle race will include a total of 20 stages and will cover 3,642km before concluding in Paris on July 25.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

UCI Agrees To Strip Lance Armstrong Of His 7 Tour de France Titles

Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life by cycling’s governing body Monday following a report from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that accused him of leading a massive doping program on his teams.

10/22/2012

PAU, FRANCE - JULY 22: Lance Armstrong with team RadioShack heads to the start of stage 17 of the Tour de France on July 22, 2010 in Pau, France. Luxembourg's Andy Schleck won the stage while Spaniard Alberto Contador kept the race leaders yellow jersey. The last stage in the Pyrenees, the 174km route from Pau to Col du Tourmalet includes some of the most difficult climbs of the Tour. The iconic bicycle race will include a total of 20 stages and will cover 3,642km before concluding in Paris on July 25.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

USADA Strips 7 Tour Titles From Lance Armstrong

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency strips Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles, erasing one of the most incredible achievements in sports after deciding he had used performance-enhancing drugs to do it.

08/24/2012

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