The incoming president of the International Cycling Union, Brian Cookson (right), shakes hands earlier this month with Pat McQuaid, the incumbent he defeated. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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American cyclist Chris Horner celebrates winning Spain's Vuelta bicycle race Sunday. Anti-doping officials say that Horner, who at 41 is the oldest ever to win one of cycling's top events, was not at the hotel drug testers visited. Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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British cyclist Graeme Obree, 48, celebrates setting the land speed record for prone cycling at the International Human Powered Vehicle track near Battle Mountain, Nevada. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Riders and bicycles were spread across the road after one of the crashes Saturday during Stage 1 of the Tour de France, which began in Corsica. Joel Saget/pool /EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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The 2013 Tour de France is breaking with several traditions, as it starts with a sprint stage on Corsica Saturday. Here, American Tejay van Garderen, 24, second from left, trains with his team on the island. Laurent Cipriani/AP hide caption

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Lance Armstrong warms up for the swimming leg of the 2011 Xterra World Championship triathlon in Kapalua, Hawaii (before he was banned from most competitions). This weekend, he'll swim in a Texas meet for masters swimmers. Hugh Gentry /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Washington State Rep. Ed Orcutt has apologized for saying "the act of riding a bike results in greater emissions of carbon dioxide from the rider," after an email with a bike shop owner sparked criticism. Here, a cyclist rides in Seattle last year. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Lance Armstrong in 2010. Timothy A. Clary /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South African cyclist Burry Stander, seen here riding in the cross-country mountain bike race at the London Olympics, was killed during a training ride Thursday in South Africa. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lance Armstrong, in the yellow leader's jersey, during the 2002 Tour de France. Now, there's no winner of that race or the six others in which he finished first. Mike Powell/Getty Images hide caption

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