| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Hope you like beer, breakfast and bike mechanics, Chicago.
This year's Chicago Bike Week, which runs Friday, June 13, through Friday, June 20, will sport free food, drinks and tune-ups all over the city.
Chicago Bike Week celebrates the city's cycling...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:51 AM
With the 2014 Tour de France less than a month away, the International Olympic Committee has expressed confidence that cycling officials are making headway in their efforts to clean up the sport, which has long been under the shadow of doping scandals....
| May 16, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Even with nostalgia so entrenched, most people are happy to bid adieu to the adage, "No pain, no gain." It used to be that if you didn't throw up after a workout, you might as well be a couch potato. Exercise devotees used to stick to one regime and never...
| May 3, 2014
| 1:15 PM
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...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Chicago has a long way to go to become one of America's most bike-friendly cities, according to a new analysis of cycling data by the financial website NerdWallet.
The site ranked Chicago 18 out of 20 cities, behind Portland, Ore., which topped the...
| May 25, 2014
For years, these were the faces of biking in Chicago: messengers weaving frantically through downtown traffic, spandex-clad guys racing 21-speeds down the lakefront trail, tattooed 20-somethings zipping coolly along Milwaukee Avenue.
It was a small,...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:05 PM
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...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:16 PM
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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:29 PM
When Annie Byrne and Vanessa Buccella met on a cycling team in 2012, both wondered why the sport often seemed skewed toward men.
To attract more women to cycling, they started a meet-up group for female riders, with the tagline "A Cycling Community...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:06 AM
The Lance Armstrong doping scandal continued to reverberate through cycling on Tuesday as an independent panel levied stiff penalties against three staff members from his former team.
Team director Johan Bruyneel was banned from the sport for 10 years,...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Duathlons and triathlons start gaining momentum around this time of year. Out in Bloomsburg, the Pennsylvania Biathlon Club is holding a running biathlon, that is, a 4-kilometer run with two shooting stops on May 17 at Whitetail Preserve, 118 Boulevard...