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Bicycle Racing

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  • Bike race to be held in suburbs

    Bike race to be held in suburbs
    Downers Grove will once again host a regional cycling race this summer. The Intelligentsia Cup Prairie State Cycling Series is slated to hold the last of its eight races in downtown Downers Grove on July 27. Other stops on the series sanctioned by USA...
  • Workouts without pain: Three trainers who hold back the hurt

    Workouts without pain: Three trainers who hold back the hurt
    Even with nostalgia so entrenched, most people are happy to bid adieu to the adage, "No pain, no gain." It used to be that if you didn't throw up after a workout, you might as well be a couch potato. Exercise devotees used to stick to one regime and never...
  • Glenview to get extra bicycle, pedestrian paths

    Glenview to get extra bicycle, pedestrian paths
    Bicyclists in Glenview and other nearby areas may soon have extra paths to choose from. Glenview village officials said they recently received a $1.07 million grant to create a 2-mile, off-road bike path by 2016 and are aiming to build two additional...
  • Cycling season kicks off with VeloFest at velodrome

    Marty Nothstein will be like a kid on Christmas morning come Sunday morning. The Olympic gold medal winner and three-time world-champion cyclist is stoked for the 2014 Spring VeloFest at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown that runs 8:30...
  • 'Bicycling With Molière' spins a tale of friendship, rivalry

     'Bicycling With Molière' spins a tale of friendship, rivalry
    Don't look for a Hollywood remake of "Bicycling With Molière" any time soon. Not because a suitable title couldn't be found — "Skateboarding With Shakespeare," perhaps — but because this kind of charming, literate and sophisticated French film...
  • Tour of California cycling race to begin Sunday

    Tour of California cycling race to begin Sunday
    The ninth edition of the Amgen Tour of California will start Sunday in Sacramento. For eight days, 120 riders from 16 teams will race more than 720 miles, traveling through 12 host cities and ending in Thousand Oaks on May 18. The tour is the major...
  • Lance Armstrong's former team staff banned from cycling

    Lance Armstrong's former team staff banned from cycling
    The Lance Armstrong doping scandal continued to reverberate through cycling on Tuesday as an independent panel levied stiff penalties against three staff members from his former team. Team director Johan Bruyneel was banned from the sport for 10 years,...
  • Runners take aim at unique Bloomsburg biathlon

    Duathlons and triathlons start gaining momentum around this time of year. Out in Bloomsburg, the Pennsylvania Biathlon Club is holding a running biathlon, that is, a 4-kilometer run with two shooting stops on May 17 at Whitetail Preserve, 118 Boulevard...
  • In 1890s Chicago, bicycles were all the rage

     In 1890s Chicago, bicycles were all the rage
    Chicago's fastest, rudest bicyclists were called "scorchers." They hunched over their handlebars as they raced in the streets. They were "selfish, reckless, impudent transgressors of the law and trespassers upon the rights of others," the Tribune...
  • Joys of cycling cast a spell on ardent riders

    Joys of cycling cast a spell on ardent riders
    Forrest Coleman is in a rocking chair on the shaded front porch of the Killarney Station trailhead, gently rocking back and forth. His headphones are around his neck. He's wearing a 2013 Florida Freewheelers Horrible Hundred cycling jersey. There's a long...
  • Chicago ranked 18 out of 50 major cities in bike-friendliness by NerdWallet

    Chicago ranked 18 out of 50 major cities in bike-friendliness by NerdWallet
    Chicago has a long way to go to become one of America's most bike-friendly cities, according to a new analysis of cycling data by the financial website NerdWallet. The site ranked Chicago 18 out of 20 cities, behind Portland, Ore., which topped the...