Tag Archives: cycling

Lance Armstrong Settles Doping Fraud Suit For $5M

The Associated Press reports: Lance Armstrong has reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his career. The deal announced Thursday came as the …

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Critical Mess

A huge kerfuffle has erupted in Seattle over this weekend’s Critical Mass cyclists’ rights event in which a driver hit two cyclists, then was pulled from his vehicle and hit in the head with a bike lock while uninjured cyclists smashed his windows and slashed his tires. There are many conflicting reports on Slog. Cyclists are claiming that the driver …

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