| Oct 30, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Reem Khalil Bell's purpose for building a chicken coop in the family's Laguna Beach backyard was two-fold: to give her 2-year-old daughter, Zia, pets to care for and, the mom hoped, instill in the child a love of home-produced food.
But caring for...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Days after an area cyclist was killed in a crash on East Coast Highway, Newport Beach leaders approved a long-range plan to make the city more bike-friendly.
The Bicycle Master Plan, approved unanimously by the City Council on Tuesday night, is the...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: We are pleased to see a focus on bicycle safety from the Governor's Highway Safety Assn. However, any valid effort to measure and benchmark transportation data ought to pay close attention to data quality, reporting and context. ("Bicycle...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
An Australian production that has already played in the U.K., "Lance Armstrong: Stop at Nothing" rolls Stateside via Showtime, and provides a riveting look at the cycling champion's rise and (especially) fall. Comprehensively reported, director Alex...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:13 PM
For many bike riders in northern climes, winter is the time to hang up the wheels and catch a bus — unless they have experienced a fatbike: a mountain bike with wide, nubby tires designed for snow.
Three standout locations where travelers can rent...
| Jul 7, 2014
All the fitness freaks are pouring it on in July as they acclimate to the heat, and there is plenty of gear they can utilize on their quest to be healthy and fit. Outdoors-minded people can take a page from the fitness craze to stay properly hydrated...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:37 AM
The change is gradual but noticeable: Fewer wheels are traveling Harford County’s back roads. But it’s not from some miraculous traffic decrease — bicycling is on the rise, and Harford’s travelers are making the switch from four...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Downers Grove officials and residents celebrated the return of a competitive cycling race over the weekend following a five-year absence.
The final stop of the Intelligentsia Cup Prairie State Cycling Series kicked off at Main and Grove streets on...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Downers Grove will play host to a competitive cycling race this weekend for the first time in five years.
The downtown area is the last stop on the Intelligentsia Cup Prairie State Cycling Series, an eight-day event throughout the Chicago area that...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:04 PM
While the Tour de France brings together the best cyclists from around the world for a brutal test of endurance, the Junior Tour de Naperville's goals are a bit more down-to-earth: promote the sport of cycling for kids.
The second annual event organized...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:19 AM
McKenzie Browne laced up her pink and red plastic Barbie skates in preparation for the 2003 SportsFest 5K race around Dieruff High School.
Then 8 years old, McKenzie was ready to take on this new sport.
Then came a hill.
"I was afraid to go down,"...