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Bicycle Racing

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lehigh Valley Road Runners Kids Running Series just for the health of it

    Sometimes you just have to stand back and salute the joy in activity. The annual Saturday kids run that was part of the St. Luke's Half Marathon last month is one of those times, when you see youngsters barely out of the toddler stage ambling down...
  • Class of the month: REV60 Zen

    Class of the month: REV60 Zen
    The lights are low and the bass is thumping, but the cycle room at Rev Cycle Studio in McHenry Row is no dance club. Halfway into the studio's Rev60 Zen class — a "fusion" of 40 minutes of cycling and 20 of yoga — a dozen cyclists are pedaling...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pre-L.A. Marathon bike race canceled amid city crackdown

    For four years, thousands of cyclists have come to Los Angeles for the biggest underground bicycle race in the country, a 4 a.m. sprint along the empty L.A. Marathon route that turns darkened streets into a rushing whir of gears and blinking lights....
  • Valley Preferred #Cycling Center announces 2014 World Series of #Bicycling @mcall

     
    The Valley Preferred Cycling Center will host seven UCI races, all in June, to kick off the 2014 World Series of Bicycling international professional racing season. VPCC executive director Marty Nothstein said that the seven UCI races will be sprint-...
  • In Minneapolis, nothing stops bicyclists — not even winter

    MINNEAPOLIS — There was a healthy bite to the morning air, with the mid-March temperatures stuck in the high-30s, but the two weather-tested bicyclists were unfazed, as though striking out on a leisurely Fourth of July ride. Dorian Grilley and...
  • Virgen: Milliegoat destined for greatness in women's cycling

    Virgen: Milliegoat destined for greatness in women's cycling
    Millie Tanner, a 16-year-old sophomore at Sage Hill School, showed excitement Sunday morning at the Fashion Island Cinema. She left with mixed emotions, mostly positive, after watching the documentary: "Half the Road: The Passion, pitfalls & power of...