Riders in the Giro dâ€™Italia will be tested for the advanced blood-boosting drug CERA.
Several cyclists have tested positive for the substance since last yearâ€™s Tour de France.
All 198 riders entered in the Giro underwent routine pre-race tests by the International Cycling Union (UCI) on Thursday, and there will be 481 more controlsâ€”plus surprise testsâ€”during the three-week race that begins Saturday.
Giro director Angelo Zomegnan announced plans for …Â Details
Motorcyclists Kenny White and Andrew Morris are stunt riders.
White, 23, competes professionally, while Morris, 19, is working his way to the pro level.
The McCutcheon High School graduates practiced Wednesday as their parents and friends watched.
The stunt riders were simply amazing. They flawlessly executed “circle wheelies” and “surfed,” along with other maneuvers.
They wore helmets while riding customized Kawasaki sport bikes with safety features, including stunt cages…Â Details
Walk north over the Arlington Street Bridge in Reno, and as you are crossing look to your right at the Truckee River down below.
Youâ€™ll probably see local professional Stephen Wright in his yellow kayak, twisting in the rapids.
Like many local kayakers, the 31-year-old is preparing for the 6th annual Reno River Festival that starts today at Wingfield Park. But for Wright, preparing and training for the festival feels like something else.
â€œ(Iâ€™m) doing a lot of paddling getting ready for (the Reno River Festival),â€ Wright said. â€œBut itâ€™s all just fun. Itâ€™s not really training as much as going out and playing and trying to do as much as possible. Itâ€™s hard to consider it training when you are just having a good time.â€
The three-time and current U.S. National Freestyle champion will compete …Â Details