Alex Zanardi won a second hand-cycling gold of Paralympics

Alex Zanardi won a second hand-cycling gold of Paralympics. The ex-Formula 1 and CART driver, who lost both legs following a horrific crash in 2001, won the road race with a sprint finish ahead of South Africa’s Ernst van Dyk and the Belgian Wim Decleir.

Alex Zanardi won the gold medal at London Paralympics

Alex Zanardi showed one of the most inspiring performances of the London 2012 summer as he won H4 hand-cycle class individual time trial gold medal and the hearts of millions. In the H4 hand-cycle class at Brands Hatch, where he once raced as a Formula 1 driver, the 45-year-old Italian’s time of 24min 50.22sec over …

Nicknames of Cyclists – V

Early 20th journalists started creating nicknames for the cyclists. This effort popularized the cycling sport and make the racers interesting to the people who were not interested in cycling much. This tradition is still continuing today. Here is the list of cyclists’ nicknames in alphabetical order (by surname, starting with V):

Mirador de Ézaro, the steepest climb in bicycle racing history

A hundred meters from the beach of Ézaro, where the Galician coast is at its best, there is an ominous sign with the red warning triangle: thirty percent (30%) warns the board, then you directly ride against uphill over a huge rock. Welcome to the Mirador de Ézaro, the steepest climb in bicycle racing history.

Peter Sagan’s Cannondale SuperSix Evo Tourminator

Peter Sagan, the young Slovakian rider of team Liquigas-Cannondale has made a Tour de France debut this year and won the sprinter’s green jersey. He used a custom-design Cannondale Evo, nicknamed “Tourminator” while achieving this success. The US-based bicycle company Cannondale supplies bikes to the world-tour team Liquigas-Cannondale. For Peter Sagan, they have pulled out …

Vuelta a España 2012 Stage 3 Details and Results

Vuelta a España 2012 Stage 3 is a 155.3 km mountain stage with summit finish from Faustino V to Eibar (Arrate). It is the first mountainous stage of la Vuelta. For the second year in a row, the Vuelta a España will arrive in the Basque Country, and it is expected that with the spectators of …