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Bicycle Racing

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  • Require bike helmets? There's not enough safety data

    Require bike helmets? There's not enough safety data
    This much is obvious: Wearing a bicycle helmet is safer than not wearing one. But so far, the evidence is mixed on how much safer it is. A bill in the Legislature to mandate helmets for all bicyclists is based less on evidence of significant benefit...
  • Lance Armstrong trying to get lifetime cycling ban lifted, reports say

    Lance Armstrong trying to get lifetime cycling ban lifted, reports say
    Lance Armstrong appears to be working behind the scenes to get his lifetime ban from cycling and other sports reduced. The disgraced rider met with officials from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency last week, according to reports by the New York Times and...
  • Wheels are turning in the Lehigh Valley despite the cold

    Wheels are turning in the Lehigh Valley despite the cold
    With the high winds of the past few days, only the die-hard cyclists are willing to brave the chill and the gusting force of Mother Nature to get out on the road or trail. High winds present problems not just from an increased effort to maintain speed...
  • Legislator sees safety in adult helmet law; cyclists see mostly harm

    Legislator sees safety in adult helmet law; cyclists see mostly harm
    A proposed law that would make California the first state in the country to require that adult bike riders wear helmets has reignited a decades-long debate between regulators and the bicycling community over safety. Senate Bill 192, introduced by...
  • Lance Armstrong asked to stay away from Tour de France

    Lance Armstrong asked to stay away from Tour de France
    It might have seemed like a good idea at first, Lance Armstrong agreeing to ride part of the Tour de France route to raise money for cancer research. But the head of the international cycling federation has now implored Armstrong to stay away, ...
  • Elmhurst installs new bicycle fix-it station near Metra train stop

    Elmhurst installs new bicycle fix-it station near Metra train stop
    Bicycle riders with mechanicals might find the tool they're looking for at a do-it-yourself repair station at the Elmhurst Metra station. The station includes a bike holding rack, a hand-operated pump and an assortment of high-quality hand tools, all...
  • Dolphins Cycling Challenge aids race to cure cancer

    Dolphins Cycling Challenge aids race to cure cancer
    Michael Mandich stresses that the Dolphins Cycling Challenge is not a race. That is true in the sense that some 3,000 cyclists who will ride anywhere from 12 to 176 miles through Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties this Saturday and Sunday won't...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong hit parked cars, blamed girlfriend

    Police: Lance Armstrong hit parked cars, blamed girlfriend
    DENVER -- Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Aspen police cited Armstrong with failing to...
  • Lance Armstrong cited for hitting parked cars after girlfriend admits lying for him

    Lance Armstrong cited for hitting parked cars after girlfriend admits lying for him
    DENVER (AP) — Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars with an SUV after a night of partying in Aspen, Colorado, but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Police cited...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong Hit Parked Cars, Blamed Girlfriend

    Police: Lance Armstrong Hit Parked Cars, Blamed Girlfriend
    ASPEN, Colo. — Authorities say disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention. Police say they cited Armstrong after the Dec....
  • Police: Lance Armstrong let girlfriend take rap in hit-and-run accident

    Police: Lance Armstrong let girlfriend take rap in hit-and-run accident
    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong drove his SUV into two parked vehicles, then let his girlfriend take the blame for the hit-and-run accident in December, according to an Aspen police report. Armstrong was issued two traffic citations in January for the...