| 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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Like bluegrass? Like beer?
Make tracks to the second annual Victory BrewGrass Fest at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center on Sept. 20.
Ten bands of international, national and regional recognition will perform continuously on two stages.
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Pat Benatar's appearance at the PPL Center as the opening act for Cher last Monday got postponed because of Cher's illness, but runners and cyclists would have loved to hear her sing "We Belong to the Light" as a precursor to autumn.
As the days get...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Walk Bike Burbank would like to respond to recent letters critical of the Verdugo Avenue bike lanes. Safe streets are everyone’s concern: motorist, bicyclist and pedestrian. Bicycle lanes provide increased transportation choices. The reality is that...
| Sep 15, 2014
Brad Keselowski used a three-wide pass of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick to win the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. The victory automatically advances Keselowski into the second round...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Adventure travelers can work off the pounds they may gain during the holidays on cycling trips across Hawaii’s Big Island.
Bicycle Adventures, an Issaquah, Wash.-based company, offers several late fall and early winter departure dates for rides...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:31 AM
To the editor: The so-called three-foot rule is a nice gesture but of little practical value. Law enforcement has enough on its plate already without seeking to determine if a motorist violated the three-foot margin as legislated for a vehicle passing a...