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Bicycle Racing

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  • Lehigh River Sojourn is a physical and educational event

    The registration deadline for taking part in the 2014 Lehigh River Sojourn is rapidly approaching. This three-day, 28-mile paddle adventure on the Lehigh River from the Lehigh Gorge to Northampton is a celebration of the river that made the Industrial...
  • Greg Cantori's velomobile turns heads, keeps pace

    Greg Cantori's velomobile turns heads, keeps pace
    Greg Cantori has been stopped by police five times in recent months. The officers have all asked him the same question: What the heck are you riding? Each morning, Cantori steps into a vehicle resembling a yellow submarine and pedals the 24 miles from...
  • Getting Around: Chicago gets closer to mayor's bike lane goal

    Getting Around: Chicago gets closer to mayor's bike lane goal
    Chicago is hustling to reach the finish line next spring on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's promise to complete 100 miles of bicycle lanes that are shielded from traffic, and city officials hope the public doesn't judge the project strictly by the number of bike...
  • Joys of cycling cast a spell on ardent riders

    Joys of cycling cast a spell on ardent riders
    Forrest Coleman is in a rocking chair on the shaded front porch of the Killarney Station trailhead, gently rocking back and forth. His headphones are around his neck. He's wearing a 2013 Florida Freewheelers Horrible Hundred cycling jersey. There's a long...
  • Lance Armstrong loses bid to block $12-million lawsuit

    A Texas court has denied Lance Armstrong's motion for temporary relief against a Dallas company that is seeking to recover $12 million in performance bonuses paid to him during his historic cycling career. SCA Promotions wants the money back because...
  • Two-wheel transportation gets rolling on Bike to Work Day [Commentary]

    Necessity, it's said, is the mother of invention. It moved Jason Orndorff to reinvent his look to resemble something from "Star Trek." As he wheeled into Friday's Bike to Work Day event at The Mall in Columbia, a red light flashed from the back of his...
  • Your guide to summer racing at Trexlertown's velodrome

    When Jorien Ter Mors of the Netherlands makes her debut at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center this month, the short track speedskater will be the latest in a long line of Olympic and world champions who have competed at the racing track in Trexlertown....
  • Best bikes according to Bicycling magazine are ...

    Best bikes according to Bicycling magazine are ...
    Bicycling magazine announced the winners of its 2014 Editors’ Choice Awards recently in Monterey, Calif.¬† They are: BEST PRO RACE: Men's, Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL4 Dura-Ace Di2; women's, Cannondale SuperSix EVO Hi-Mod Women’s Dura-Ace...
  • Bike race to be held in suburbs

    Bike race to be held in suburbs
    Downers Grove will once again host a regional cycling race this summer. The Intelligentsia Cup Prairie State Cycling Series is slated to hold the last of its eight races in downtown Downers Grove on July 27. Other stops on the series sanctioned by USA...
  • In 1890s Chicago, bicycles were all the rage

     In 1890s Chicago, bicycles were all the rage
    Chicago's fastest, rudest bicyclists were called "scorchers." They hunched over their handlebars as they raced in the streets. They were "selfish, reckless, impudent transgressors of the law and trespassers upon the rights of others," the Tribune...
  • Glenview to get extra bicycle, pedestrian paths

    Glenview to get extra bicycle, pedestrian paths
    Bicyclists in Glenview and other nearby areas may soon have extra paths to choose from. Glenview village officials said they recently received a $1.07 million grant to create a 2-mile, off-road bike path by 2016 and are aiming to build two additional...