American cyclist Lance Armstrong grins as he coasts to his second straight Tour de France title. Armstrong battled back from testicular cancer to win the race six times in a row from 1999 to 2004, a Tour de France record.
Riding a tandem, or multiperson bicycle, is an enjoyable way to participate in cycling. Tandem riders must work together. The front rider, called the captain, is primarily responsible for steering and braking, while the back rider, called the stoker, provides most of the pedaling power. Here, a tandem team rounds a corner during a race.