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Almaty Mayor Akhmetzhan Yessimov during one of the bike riding events. ©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Kazakhstan celebrates Unity Day with May 1-3 off

Kazakhstan is celebrating the People’s Unity Day on May 1-3. Almaty arranged to start the celebration early - with a bike ride on April 26 - but cancelled the event in the last moment.

Kazakhstan celebrates Unity Day with May 1-3 off
Erlan Pernebekov. Photo from his personal vk.com page
Kazakhstan Cycling Federation to help transportation body of cyclist who died of stroke

The Kazakhstan Cycling Federation has expressed condolence to the family of the deceased cyclist Yerlan Pernebekov and promised to cover the transportation expenses.

Kazakhstan Cycling Federation to help transportation body of cyclist who died of stroke
Erlan Pernebekov. Photo a courtesy of his personal vk.com profile
20-yo cyclist Pernebekov dies in Ecuador

Kazakh cyclist Yerlan Pernebekov, 20 has died in Ecuador after suffering a stroke.

20-yo cyclist Pernebekov dies in Ecuador
Erlan Pernebekov. Photo a courtesy of his personal vk.com profile
Kazakh cyclist suffers stroke in Ecuador training camp

An Astana Continental cyclist has had a stroke during his stay in a training camp in Ecuador.

Kazakh cyclist suffers stroke in Ecuador training camp
Maxim Iglinsky. ©rsport.ru
Cycling: Kazakhstan's Iglinsky won 1st ever Tour of Almaty

Kazakhstan's cyclist Maxim Iglinsky won the first ever cycling marathon Tour of Almaty.

Cycling: Kazakhstan's Iglinsky won 1st ever Tour of Almaty
Bike-friendly Copenhagen faces cyclist backlash
Bike-friendly Copenhagen faces cyclist backlash

In one of the world's best cities for bicycles, Copenhagen cyclists are earning a reputation for recklessness and arrogance, prompting calls for politicians to back-pedal on plans to further boost bike traffic.

Bike-friendly Copenhagen faces cyclist backlash
Ian Gale. ©archinfo.ru
Almaty city to become more people-friendly

Almaty city will become a more people-friendly place: conditions for pedestrians and bicycle traffic will be improved.

Almaty city to become more people-friendly
©Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Zombies and vampires celebrate Halloween with cycling race in Almaty

Pumpkin Race - a costume cycling competition - in Almaty saw a lot of zombies and vampires attend to celebrate Halloween.

Zombies and vampires celebrate Halloween with cycling race in Almaty
Alexandre Vinokourov. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Cycling: Tour of Almaty route is perfect: Vinokourov

The Olympic Champion from Kazakhstan Alexander Vinokourov is pleased with the route selected for the Tour of Almaty race to be held on October 6, 2013.

Cycling: Tour of Almaty route is perfect: Vinokourov
Cycling: Astana captain 2nd at Vuelta of Spain
Cycling: Astana captain 2nd at Vuelta of Spain

The leader of Kazakhstan cycling team Astana Vincenzo Nibali from Italy has become second at the prestigious super marathon Vuelta of Spain.

Cycling: Astana captain 2nd at Vuelta of Spain
Vincenzo Nibali. Photo courtesy of Twitter.com
Cycling: Wasp bites Astana leader during Vuelta race

A wasp has bit the leader of Kazakhstan's cycling team Astana Vincenzo Nibali in Spain.

Cycling: Wasp bites Astana leader during Vuelta race
Photo courtesy of vesti.kz
Cycling: Winner of Tour of Almaty to get 15 thousand Euro

The prize pool of the Tour of Almaty cycling race in Kazakhstan will make 39 thousand Euro; 20 teams will compete for the prize.

Cycling: Winner of Tour of Almaty to get 15 thousand Euro
Cycling: Astana leader advanced to 3rd line in general ranking of Vuelta
Cycling: Astana leader advanced to 3rd line in general ranking of Vuelta

The leader of Kazakhstan's cycling team Astana Vincenzo Nibali advanced to the 3d line in the general ranking after Stage 9 of the prestigious super cycling marathon Vuelta of Spain.

Cycling: Astana leader advanced to 3rd line in general ranking of Vuelta
Astana team. Photo courtesy of  proteam-astana.com
Cycling: Astana team won stage one at Vuelta

Astana cycling team won the 1st stage of the prestigious super cycling marathon Vuelta of Spain on August 24.

Cycling: Astana team won stage one at Vuelta
Photo courtesy of Facebook
Costume bike parade held on Sports Day in Almaty

Almaty citizens cycled the city's streets in Kazakh, Roman and Byzantine costumes to celebrate the Sports Day.

Costume bike parade held on Sports Day in Almaty
Photo by Marat Abilov©
74km of bike lanes to be constructed in Astana

Bike lanes will be constructed in Astana to make life more comfortable for cyclists and promote healthy lifestyle.

74km of bike lanes to be constructed in Astana
Alexandre Vinokourov, Jan Ullrich and Andreas Klöden. Photo courtesy of VeloNews.com
Cycling: Vinokourov may become two-time Olympic champion

German cycling racer Jan Ullrich, who admitted using blood-doping, might lose the medals he gained at the 2000 Olympics.

Cycling: Vinokourov may become two-time Olympic champion
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Cycling: Astana Pro Team loses Kashechkin at Tour de France 2013

Kazakhstan cycling team Astana has 8 riders in the race after the third stage.

Cycling: Astana Pro Team loses Kashechkin at Tour de France 2013
Bike ride in Almaty. Photo courtesy of Vesti.kz
2 thousand cyclists take part in bike ride with Vincenzo Nibali in Almaty

A bike ride led by Olympic Champion Aleksandre Vinokourov, winner of Giro d’Italia-2013 Vincenzo Nibali and Astana cycling team was held in Almaty.

2 thousand cyclists take part in bike ride with Vincenzo Nibali in Almaty
Cycling: Astana captain to receive over 400 000 Euro for winning Giro d'Italia
Cycling: Astana captain to receive over 400 000 Euro for winning Giro d'Italia

Captain of Kazakhstan's Astana cycling team Italian Vincenzo Nibali will receive more than 400 thousand Euro for winning the Giro d’Italia.

Cycling: Astana captain to receive over 400 000 Euro for winning Giro d'Italia