| May 21, 2014
| 11:51 AM
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...
| May 25, 2014
For years, these were the faces of biking in Chicago: messengers weaving frantically through downtown traffic, spandex-clad guys racing 21-speeds down the lakefront trail, tattooed 20-somethings zipping coolly along Milwaukee Avenue.
It was a small,...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:51 AM
The benefits of exercise are countless, and the paybacks are nearly triple-fold when you escape the confines of the gym and head outdoors for fresh air and pleasing scenery. Outdoor workouts provide a unique mind and body experience that the gym just...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:47 PM
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....
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:06 AM
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,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:23 PM
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-...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 9:09 PM
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...
| May 1, 2014
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:...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:21 PM
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...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:45 PM
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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:29 PM
When Annie Byrne and Vanessa Buccella met on a cycling team in 2012, both wondered why the sport often seemed skewed toward men.
To attract more women to cycling, they started a meet-up group for female riders, with the tagline "A Cycling Community...