| Nov 13, 2013
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,”...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:06 PM
"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"...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:55 AM
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....
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:43 AM
What do 200 or so bicycle advocates from all corners of California do over the course of a four-day summit in Oakland?
Well, they ride, of course. They ride around Lake Merritt (on its new green super-sharrow bike path), into the hills and across a...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Spend enough time with cyclists and cycling and it’s easy to believe that the world has changed: that the bike has taken over, that pollution is in retreat, that the obesity epidemic has met its match, that the post-World War II thinking about...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:24 PM
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.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The New World Symphony will offer a night of cycling and a night of yoga this weekend. Both, of course, will include classical music.
The first Cycling Night at the New World Symphony will take place 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the New World Center. Then,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Hundreds of cyclists and cycling advocates are gathering Thursday in Gov. Jerry Brown’s adopted hometown, Oakland, for a summit to advance the mainstreaming of cycling in California and to highlight the formerly lagging, but now booming, role of...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Bicyclists remind drivers all the time that they have as much right to be on the road as car drivers. OK, so should they be licensed like drivers are? We hear that from our commenters on the Roadshare page. I hear it from friends who, driving, get...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Pope Francis recently completed his first international trip, a weeklong jaunt to Brazil that included adulation, spirituality and, if you were the pontiff's chauffeur, utter embarrassment.
Francis' driver, you may have heard, took a wrong turn while...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Filmmakers Alex Gibney, Matt Tolmach and Frank Marshall had completed their Lance Armstrong comeback flick when doping allegations began rolling in against the famed cyclist again, and he finally admitted to cheating. As the seven-time Tour de France...