| Jan 11, 2015
| 4:25 AM
With the prospect of the Olympics coming to a city just over an hour away, Connecticut is looking at a potential boon.
No one can say whether this state would host events or just benefit from the spillover of visitors if Boston were to win the...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:51 PM
A high-ranking leader in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland was charged Friday with manslaughter for allegedly driving drunk and sending text messages when she struck and killed cyclist Thomas Palermo last month.
Bishop Suffragan Heather Elizabeth Cook,...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:08 PM
What does Hartford have in common with Austin, Texas; Boulder, Colo.; and Madison, Wisc.?
Connecticut's capital city isn't one of America's great college towns, but it will host the national championships of cyclo-cross racing in 2017 — a...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:43 PM
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio are still 21 months away, but Bobby Lea has begun his push for his third berth on the U.S. men's cycling team.
With one event to go, the Topton resident and regular at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 6:33 PM
Tom Palermo hadn't had as much opportunity as he would have liked recently to ride his bicycle. With a wife and two young children, and a full-time job and a business on the side, there just wasn't time.
"Last Saturday was a beautiful day," Palermo's...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 11:44 AM
As the number of bicyclists has risen in Baltimore and across the nation in the last decade, city planners and other government officials have responded with a broad range of initiatives.
They've set aside millions of dollars for designated bike lanes....
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:24 AM
There are three narratives from the death of Tom Palermo, bicyclist and builder of bikes: The outpouring of support for the man's family; the unusual efforts of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland to tell us about the involvement of its second-ranking...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Wearable tech is all the rage, and you would be hard-pressed to find a limb out there unoccupied by some kind of device to count steps, track sleep, monitor heart rate or tell you how many calories you've burned. One has to wonder how we got by before...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:18 AM
NEW BRITAIN — The city's initiative to create bike lanes has drawn praise from the League of American Bicyclists, which included New Britain and West Hartford on its newest list of bike-friendly communities in the U.S.
The distinction is a...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:26 PM
What better than quaffing a brew or two after a long day of riding? Two 2015 events let you do just that -- and then some.
Bike & Brew Festival, Santa Fe, N.M., May 13-17: The event sponsored by Outside magazine "welcomes cyclists, beer aficionados...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Anyone who thinks that doping in sports is on the wane had better think again.
International wrestling officials announced Thursday that three more athletes -- all of them medal winners -- tested positive at last month's world championships, raising the...