A look at Levi Leipheimer's quiver of Trek Madone Series 6 Tour bikes
The RadioShack rider climbs up the GC on the HC Madeleine
Armstrong says helping Leipheimer get on the podium and helping RadioShack win the team GC are top priorities
On the Fourth, four of the eight Americans were involved in crashes. Leipheimer gets good news from an X-ray.
The UCI has asked national federations to investigate charges against cyclists and team management who Floyd Landis has named in accusatory emails sent to officials last week.
Most racers have their own names on their bikes. The RadioShack team is running the names of people battling with cancer on their machines.
PRESS RELEASE: SANTA ROSA, Calif. — This summer, there’ll be another name on the bicycle of 3-time Amgen Tour of California winner Levi Leipheimer. As part of the “I Ride For” effort sponsored by LIVESTRONG and Trek Bicycle, Leipheimer and other Team RadioShack riders will get the chance to ride for someone whose life was forever changed by cancer.
A broken wrist suffered at a little bike race held every July in France kept Levi Leipheimer off his Trek Top Fuel and from joining Lance Armstrong at the 2009 Leadville Trail 100. Before that, there was plenty of jawing between the teammates about the Race Across the Sky.
Andrew Hood takes a look at what's sure to be one of the busiest weeks of the year.
Colavita's Lucas Sebastian Haedo won a field sprint to end Thursday's second stage of the SRAM Tour of the Gila in New Mexico, as Levi Leipheimer finished in the lead pack to retain his overall lead heading into Friday's time trial stage. Leipheimer's teammates on the Mellow Johnny's team, Lance Armstrong and Chris Horner, slaved at the front of the pack for much of the day, keeping in check a four-man breakaway containing Floyd Landis (OUCH-Maxxis).
For a race that came within days of being canceled two months ago, the SRAM Tour of the Gila has rebounded in spectacular fashion, now boasting its largest and most star-studded pro fields in history as it begins Wednesday. The race achieved high stature — and the perhaps inevitable resulting controversy — with the appearance of Lance Armstrong, Levi Leipheimer and Chris Horner, three Astana teammates who, under agreement with the UCI, will race the Gila in the Mellow Johnny's kit of Armstrong's Austin, Texas, bike shop.