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  • Challenges Just Drew This Couple Closer Together

    The first time Nancy Koffman took Dan Castelli backpacking, it was cold, windy and raining. But "we got a fire started," Dan says. When Dan began cycling with Nancy, they pedaled 47 miles on their first outing. After Dan spent a day teaching Nancy...
  • Bike Advocates Say Newly Passed Reforms Long Overdue

    Bike Advocates Say Newly Passed Reforms Long Overdue
    HARTFORD — Bicycling advocates agree that Connecticut, with its antiquated, auto-centric laws from the past century and narrow, often congested roads, hasn't been as cycling-friendly a place as it could be. Out-of-date state laws were so focused...
  • John Kerry breaks leg in bike accident after Iran nuclear talks, will fly home

    John Kerry breaks leg in bike accident after Iran nuclear talks, will fly home
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry was scheduled to fly Monday to a Boston hospital after breaking his leg in a bicycling accident in Europe, cutting short a diplomatic trip focused on nuclear negotiations with Iran. Kerry, 71, broke his right femur early...
  • Contador clinches 2nd Giro title, Keisse wins final stage

    One down, one to go. Alberto Contador clinched his second Giro d'Italia title on Sunday, and immediately turned his attention to fulfilling his aim of becoming the first cyclist since 1998 to win the Italian classic and the Tour de France in the same...
  • Alberto Contador takes Giro d'Italia title

    Alberto Contador takes Giro d'Italia title
    One down, one to go. Alberto Contador clinched his second Giro d'Italia title on Sunday, remaining on course to become the first cyclist since 1998 to win the Italian classic and the Tour de France in the same year. The Spaniard had all but secured...
  • LEHIGH VALLEY SPORTS CALENDAR

    Items for the calendar must be typed and received at least 10 days in advance of your proposed publishing date at: Sports Calendar, The Morning Call, P.O. Box 1260, Allentown, PA 18105. They may be faxed to the sports department at 610-820-8654 or sent...
  • Andrew Ralston Jr.: For 40 years, velodrome hub of Lehigh Valley's bicycling resources

    Andrew Ralston Jr.: For 40 years, velodrome hub of Lehigh Valley's bicycling resources
    Forty years ago, a farm field in Trexlertown sprouted the most unlikely of crops. Although the field's farmer had deep roots in agriculture, he didn't plant anything like a traditional harvest that year of 1975. Instead, Bob Rodale planted something...
  • Notable sports scandals

    Notable sports scandals
    Fourteen people, including high-ranking officials from FIFA, soccer's international governing body, were indicted Wednesday in what prosecutors say is a $150-million racketeering and fraud scheme. Here's a look some other notable sports scandals: 1919...
  • U.S. Pan Am Team includes three Lehigh Valley cyclists

    U.S. Pan Am Team includes three Lehigh Valley cyclists
    Two homegrown cyclists and a third who has called the Valley Preferred Cycling Center a summer home for the last several years have been named to the Team USA cycling roster that will compete in the 17-day Pan American Games July 10-16 in Toronto, Canada....
  • Long Beach touts a steady growth in cycling

    Long Beach touts a steady growth in cycling
    On a sunny Sunday, Craig Rhodes sat in a folding chair at Studebaker Road and Willow Street in Long Beach, dutifully recording the passage of a family of four on bicycles. By making tally marks on a clipboard, Rhodes was doing homework for his traffic...
  • Voting machine working? Here's the guy to thank

    Voting machine working? Here's the guy to thank
    Andy Butz sat in the center of an Allentown warehouse, facing the first true test of his new job. The Lehigh County employee normally toils alone, filing paperwork and destroying old documents. But this day he was working the phones to keep his...