'Fat bikes' let cyclists conquer snow

Mar 11, 2017

'Fat bikes' let cyclists conquer snow

Gone are the days when cyclists had to put away their bikes for the winter. These days, hard-core riders are staying outdoors year-round thanks to “fat bikes” that allow them to conquer winter’s worst instead of staying indoors on a stationary bike. The bikes, ...

| Jun 11, 2016

Selective attention

Why is it that nobody in Japan will jaywalk and yet almost everyone rides their bike straight past the prominent sign that instructs them to walk their bike through pedestrian areas?

May 31, 2016

Olympic velodrome hits another snag

The Rio de Janeiro Olympic venue facing the most serious construction delay has hit another snag, with City Hall saying it is changing contractors for the track cycling velodrome. In a statement, the city said Monday it rescinded the contract of the principal builder ...

Mar 29, 2016

Belgian cyclist passes away after heart attack

Belgian cyclist Daan Myngheer died on Monday two days after suffering a heart attack during the Criterium International race in Corsica, his team said. Myngheer, 22, passed away at 7:08 p.m. in a hospital in d’Ajaccio, on the island’s west, surrounded by his family ...

Cycling body close to agreeing Tokyo Games venue switch

Nov 5, 2015

Cycling body close to agreeing Tokyo Games venue switch

After months of negotiations, cycling’s governing body, the UCI, is nearing final agreement with Olympic organizers on their proposal to move cycling events at the 2020 Tokyo Games to a venue outside the capital to save money. UCI president Brian Cookson told The Associated ...

| Aug 8, 2015

Inconvenient truth

A man cycles through a red light carrying a baby in a harness and is forced to stop suddenly to avoid a car that is going straight through the intersection.