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2013-07-02 23:26:03

Omega Pharma - Quick-Step launches Zentrick-enabled interactive video series to inform and engage fans on social media. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Zentrick Inc. today announced the launch of the Omega Pharma – Quick-Step (OPQS Team) “Tour de France” interactive video series that combines video content with audience engagement and interactive storytelling. “As a major cycling team, we want to provide our fans with the latest information and unique content while finding a...

2013-06-28 23:22:57

The new Polar RC3 Tour de France GPS watch is the official training computer of the 100th anniversary Tour de France which starts this Saturday in Corsica according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. The unit is on sale, over $100 off while supplies last. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The Polar RC3 Tour de France 100th anniversary edition integrated GPS watches are on sale at the very lowest online price to celebrate the Tour de France start this weekend but only at the Heart Rate Watch...

2013-06-28 08:23:21

- Live blog coverage with blow-by-blow race action throughout every stage of the Tour BOULDER, Colo., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VeloNews.com has hit the ground in France with two feet on the pedals for three weeks of dedicated coverage of the 100(th) annual Tour de France, offering cycling fans the most comprehensive news and behind the scenes access throughout the sport's marquee event (June 29 - July 21, 2013). Featuring daily video content powered by the Burst App, the new...

2013-06-04 08:26:32

NEW YORK, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A glass of chilled local rose wine and a rewarding gastronomic meal while enjoying the spectacular view of the Mont Ventoux and the fields of lavender could probably be a definition of paradise. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130604/PH25263) Cycling from Grignan to Vaison La Romaine is as relaxing as amazing: a true sense of Provence. Those who have already lived the experience know, this is the best way to discover this unique part of...

2013-04-17 12:23:23

Special centennial Tour de France edition favored by pro cyclists as they prepare for iconic race LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 100(th) anniversary of the Tour de France, Polar USA (www.polarusa.com), the leader in heart rate monitoring and fitness assessment technologies, today launched the most advanced generation of its RC3 GPS training computer. With a bold yellow band to match the coveted Tour de France yellow jersey, the new RC3 GPS...

2013-02-07 08:25:02

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Garmin and Active4Adventures decided to join forces to create the challenge of a lifetime: an epic crossing of the Pyrenees, one of the world's most impressive mountain ranges. Cycle from the Atlantic coast to the Mediterranean by climbing up the many passes of the Pyrenees and in particular the Col du Tourmalet made famous by the Tour de France, during which this pass has been climbed more than 75 times and several times during the Vuelta a Espana....

Sports Doping Is A Public Health Issue
2012-09-23 15:51:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The use of performance enhancing drugs, or doping, is a public health issue, not a sporting problem, as had been previously thought. "If we believe that around 3% of high school boys in the U.S. are taking a steroid or growth hormone, then that's a public health issue," said Dr. Timothy Armstrong of the World Health Organization (WHO). "Substance abuse in any shape or form has a physical and mental health aspect to it. The...

2012-09-10 23:01:01

Experienced endurance sport-touring motorcyclists encouraged to participate. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 The Motomarathon Association, in partnership with Ayres Adventures Premium Motorcycle Tours, has set its first international Motomarathon for May 4-15, 2013 in the Pyrenees Mountains of northern Spain. Experienced endurance sport-touring riders and long-distance motorcyclists are encouraged to participate. The 2013 Ayres-Pyrenees Motomarathon will start and end in Barcelona,...

2012-08-17 02:20:09

LONDON, August 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pre-Olympic cycling excitement We may well be gearing up to the Olympics in the UK, but for cycling enthusiasts there is plenty of excitement to be had before London 2012 kicks off, thanks to the annual Tour de France. Tour de France in the French Alps During this gruelling event, which is split into 20 "stages" and takes place between June 30 and July 22, the cyclists climb up and through the stunning French Alps, showcasing to...

2012-07-05 02:24:04

AUSTIN, Texas, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MapMyFITNESS, a health and fitness technology company powering the Internet's largest and fastest growing community of fitness enthusiasts, is excited to announce its community has surpassed 10 million registered members and is arranging $3 million in financing from Square 1 Bank. This news comes as MapMyFITNESS' second annual Le Tour Challenge begins in conjunction with the Tour de France. The Le Tour Challenge gives cyclists around the world...