| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:34 PM
Grab your balaclavas, boys and girls. Starting this weekend, the competition is on to crown Chicago's king or queen of winter cycling.
The Active Transportation Alliance, a cycling-focused advocacy group that co-hosts the city's annual Bike to Work...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:14 PM
When advocates talk about U.S. cities that are friendliest to bicyclists, they mention places such as San Francisco, Seattle and Austin, Texas.
They even praise Pittsburgh. But Baltimore, they say, lags behind.
City officials are working to change...
| 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,...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
•Ciclismo Classico offers a seven-day/six-night cycling vacation in Tuscany that's based on a family-run farm. There will be six days...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
White lines, painted arrows and vivid green paint now separate cyclists from drivers on more than 200 miles of Los Angeles' vast network of thoroughfares and side streets.
Cyclists have welcomed the recent progress on an ambitious city bike route plan,...
| 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....