| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:54 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — There was a healthy bite to the morning air, with the mid-March temperatures stuck in the high-30s, but the two weather-tested bicyclists were unfazed, as though striking out on a leisurely Fourth of July ride.
Dorian Grilley and...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The cycling section of Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., is vast. And as you stand before it, as I did recently, it's easy to split the volumes into distinct categories: before doping and after.
In the first realm rest the hagiographies and how-to tomes...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Who cares that it was 19 degrees at 7 a.m. on Thursday?
Marty Nothstein, the Olympic gold medalist and executive director for the Valley Preferred Cycling Center, was generating enough heat with his enthusiasm to power the soon-to-open PPL Arena in...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:24 PM
I cycled the usual starting and finishing miles of the Horrible Hundred last weekend and was reminded yet again that Lake County has plenty of hills. For about 35 miles, I felt as if I was never on a flat road, except along Lake Minneola.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Back in the day, "Just do it" was the standard exercise mantra, a simple, silent pact between an individual and his or her motivation.
Well, that's so Rocky Balboa. Today's data-drenched workout world doesn't need no stinkin' willpower of steel —...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Hollywood's love for sequels knows few limits, yet rare is the instance when a studio turns out a follow-up to a movie that was never released.
That's the case with the new documentary "The Armstrong Lie," which is a spinoff from an earlier Lance...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:03 PM
MEKONG DELTA, Vietnam — "Hello! Hello!" they say cheerfully in English.
The children run to the edge of the dirt path, grinning and waving and shouting.
Sometimes it's an adult calling out a greeting accompanied by a smile.
Even the occasional...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
You'd be surprised at how traveling at a slower pace can transform a road trip.
What it does: It's a tip and inspiration blog for bicyclists looking for quick or affordable do-it-yourself cycling getaways in the U.S. and...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:13 AM
American cyclist Amy Dombroski died Thursday after being hit by a truck while training in Belgium, the cyclo-cross team Telenet-Fidea has reported.
The 26-year-old native of Jericho, Vt., who became part of the Boulder, Colo., cycling community, has...
| Sep 14, 2013
Mimi Benz discovered her fervor for hot exercise by accident. She had taken heated yoga classes but had never thought to combine high temperatures with her true passion, indoor cycling, until the air conditioning broke during a cycling class at her gym....
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:06 PM
"The Armstrong Lie" is about as angry and confrontational as documentary titles get, but filmmaker Alex Gibney has good reason to feel aggrieved.
One of the top documentarians working today, with films such as "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room"...