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Bicycle Racing

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  • When a cyclist is killed, why does the driver get the benefit of the doubt?

    When a cyclist is killed, why does the driver get the benefit of the doubt?
    California Bicycle Coalition Executive Director Dave Snyder looked out at a roomful of about 200 bicyclists and asked them if they knew someone who had been killed or seriously injured while riding. Roughly a third of those gathered raised their hands....
  • Video/Q&A: Director Alex Gibney compares Lance Armstrong, Eliot Spitzer and Julian Assange

    Video/Q&A: Director Alex Gibney compares Lance Armstrong, Eliot Spitzer and Julian Assange
    When director Alex Gibney was making an uplifting movie about Lance Armstrong’s 2009 comeback—before the confirmation of rumors about the champion cyclist’s doping and before Gibney remade the film into “The Armstrong Lie,”...
  • Review: 'The Armstrong Lie' smartly details Lance's scandalous cycle

    "The Armstrong Lie" is about as angry and confrontational as documentary titles get, but filmmaker Alex Gibney has good reason to feel aggrieved. One of the top documentarians working today, with films such as "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room"...
  • 'The Armstrong Lie' is a telling look at athlete's spin cycle

    The constant clash of the Lance Armstrong mythology versus medal-stripped reality gives a surreal quality to Alex Gibney's clear-eyed documentary "The Armstrong Lie." It's all fascinating watching, starting with exceptional race footage that captures...
  • Truth altered the course of a new film about Lance Armstrong

    Hollywood's love for sequels knows few limits, yet rare is the instance when a studio turns out a follow-up to a movie that was never released. That's the case with the new documentary "The Armstrong Lie," which is a spinoff from an earlier Lance...
  • Why Top Docu Directors Felt the Need to Appear in Their Own Films

    Robert J. Flaherty's 1922 "Nanook of the North" set the standard for documentaries: An impartial filmmaker points his camera at a subject to give audiences a glimpse into a different world. It eventually emerged that Flaherty staged had some scenes, and...
  • Filmmaker, disillusioned, slows Armstrong documentary's roll ★★ 1/2

    Filmmaker, disillusioned, slows Armstrong documentary's roll ★&#9733 1/2
    A lying sack of sponsorship, world champion cyclist Lance Armstrong at his peak successfully beat back accusations from the "haters" (his word) in the press, and his rivals on the circuit, regarding his alleged use of performance enhancing drugs. On the...
  • Family mourns former Napster executive hit by sheriff's patrol car

    Family mourns former Napster executive hit by sheriff's patrol car
    Family and friends on Monday mourned the death of Milton Olin Jr., the former Napster executive who was struck and killed by a sheriff’s patrol car in Calabasas. Olin was killed Sunday afternoon as he was riding his bicycle on Mulholland Highway....
  • How to train for hills of Horrible Hundred

    How to train for hills of Horrible Hundred
    I cycled the usual starting and finishing miles of the Horrible Hundred last weekend and was reminded yet again that Lake County has plenty of hills. For about 35 miles, I felt as if I was never on a flat road, except along Lake Minneola. And the...
  • Garcetti seeks new streets and traffic maven

    Garcetti seeks new streets and traffic maven
    Mayor Eric Garcetti is seeking a new leader for his Department of Transportation in the wake of the departure of Jaime De La Vega. Times staff writers Laura J. Nelson and David Zahniser reported Thursday that Garcetti's office has confirmed De La Vega's...
  • 2013 Fall Gear Guide for the Outdoorsy and Active Lifestyles

     
    Now that we’ve reached the Fall season with hunting, fishing and hiking in full swing, it’s time to look at some of the new gear that’s available to make you safer, comfortable and more secure in the wonderful outdoors to make it a...