| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:25 PM
The Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown wrapped up its 39th season on a high note Friday, honoring the Univest Rider of the Year cyclists, riders from Germany and Austria taking the Madison Cup and a world record attempt falling just short....
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:26 PM
•What: Air Products Developmental Finals.
•When, Where: 7:30 tonight, Valley Preferred Cycling Center, Trexlertown. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)
•Highlights: Riders of the Air Products Developmental Cycling Program will be featured next to...
| Aug 22, 2014
When Terri Cenar came to, she knew immediately that something terrible had happened.
After colliding with a semitrailer as it turned right from LaSalle Street onto Chicago Avenue, Cenar was underneath the trailer, the bicycle she had been riding...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:05 PM
In the penultimate Friday night of competition at Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown, the men, women, boys and girls who were in the Air Products Developmental Cycling program had a chance to compete under the lights.
| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:05 AM
A couple of aspects of this shower were worth noting.
Without a modern, drought-savvy showerhead, the geyser descended on me like an aggressive scalp massage as steam filled the stall, fogging up the already opaque curtain hanging in the frame like a...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Think of it as a slower, two-wheeled version of NASCAR.
For the second year, Elmhurst hosted a day of bicycle racing last week as part of the Prairies State Cycling Series that draws professional and elite racers from as far away as New Zealand to...
| Jul 29, 2014
Trexlertown doesn't just draw cyclists from all over the world. The home to the world-renowned Valley Preferred Cycling Center is also making some area news for birders.
For the second straight year, a sandhill crane has been a verified visitor to the...
| 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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:02 PM
As Ike Fazzio and I pedaled our Swiss-made, electric-assist bikes through Balboa Park, a steep climb loomed. Usually that would mean bearing down, sweating a bit and perhaps even walking up the incline. But not that day.
With a flick of my wrist, the...
| Jun 6, 2014
Craig Snyder isn’t really a runner, but as an athlete, he faced one of the worst and most nagging problems of all: plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is a painful heel and sole of the foot problem that is caused by straining the ligament that...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:09 PM
Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter Wednesday for a fiery wreck that killed his teammate and close friend, Jerry Brown.
He faces up to 20 years in prison for a December 2012 wreck after a night of...