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Freewheelers take Treadwell Trail

...mountain bike race in several years, according to race director and Freewheelers vice president Jack Kreinheder. Seventeen riders participated in the event, and although the trail was a bit wet and muddy, the rain held off for the most part, and a good...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-29/freewheelers-take-treadwell-trail
Sports
Photos: 20 years of toys

Motorcyclists participate in the 20th annual Panhandlers Motorcycle Club toy run Sunday. This year, riders traveled from McGivney's Sports Bar to the Triangle Club in downtown Juneau in a steady rain before continuing to the Douglas...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-26/photos-20-years-toys
Local
Today in sports history

...Jockey Pat Day gains his 7,000th career victory aboard Bay Harbor in the second race at Saratoga Racecourse. Day is the fifth rider to reach the 7,000-win plateau.2000 - Australia's Karrie Webb matches the LPGA Tour's 18-hole record with an 11-under...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-25/today-sports-history
Sports
Majka earns Pole position on Tour's 14th stage

...became only the second Polish rider to win a Tour stage, after...Rafal is a marvelous young rider. We will come back to try to...selected him among its nine Tour riders only after the team suspended Czech rider Roman Kreuziger. Just days...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-20/majka-earns-pole-position-tours-14th-s
Sports
Mountain bikers to discuss 'trail hunger' at feast

...hope is to introduce riders to each other, expanding...or a Granny (an easy rider); all are welcome to...weekend, or casual rider. Both racing and mountain...have to be an expert rider," Kreinheder said...opportunities for more skilled riders as well."The event...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-21/mountain-bikers-discuss-trail-hunger-f
Sports
First downhill mountain bike trail planned in Juneau

...It'll also be completely "rollable," meaning bikers' wheels will never have to leave the ground, though more advanced riders will be able to do so intentionally via some of the trail's features."It kind of gives a similar feeling to powder skiing...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/first-downhill-mountain-bike-trail-p
Outdoors
Nibali set to win Tour, with 2 Frenchmen on podium

...applying acupuncture to help riders rest, recover, and relieve...De Smedt said he treats all riders on the team. He arrived after...Alejandro Valverde, the two riders who were the greatest threats...white jersey for best young rider. "I definitely showed that...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-27/nibali-set-win-tour-2-frenchmen-podium
Sports
Nibali wins Stage 18, closes in on Tour victory

...peloton, chased down breakaway riders, and rode solo in front for...unlikely to allow a breakaway rider to gain time. The last real...considered the strongest time-trial rider among the three main aspirants...After setting off from Pau, riders tackled the famed Tourmalet...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-25/nibali-wins-stage-18-closes-tour-victo
Sports
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

...van Garderen, the highest-placed rider from the United States, said on Twitter...in Yorkshire, England, and guided riders over 3,664 kilometers (2,277 miles...climber; and Pinot, the best young rider born since the start of 1989.TOUR...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-28/italys-vincenzo-nibali-wins-tour-de-fr
Sports
Norway's Kristoff wins stage

...noting he's usually a support rider. "I thought I had it, but...I had nothing."The Swiss rider with IAM Cycling took it more...favor."Kristoff, a Katusha rider who also won Stage 12, sighed...left, rain briefly doused the riders, though skies brightened by...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-21/norways-kristoff-wins-stage
Sports

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