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Kurt Heine

Older Athletes: Beating the Clock

HuffingtonPost.com | Kurt Heine | Posted 09.17.2012 | Sports

Some bicyclists talk about the pain cave—where the mind pushes the body beyond the normal limits of exhaustion. Lynn Bradshaw was there. ...

Fifteen Minutes of Fun... And a Lot More; Now Is the Time to Get Ready to Bike to School

Tim Blumenthal | Posted 11.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Tim Blumenthal

Riding my bike to school was one of the best things about fifth grade; I just didn't realize it then. As a 10-year-old, I wasn't thinking about how biking helped me stay thin and healthy, be more alert in class, or contribute to reduced road congestion and air pollution.

A Tale of Two Heroes

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 10.29.2012 | Celebrity
Joan Z. Shore

And so we have two men who achieved extraordinary fame through determination and diligence, but who responded to fame very differently. One exulted in his success, and became a hero of his time; the other shunned publicity, and became an enduring icon.

Cycling From Alaska to South America

Neil Walsky | Posted 10.28.2012 | San Francisco
Neil Walsky

We are taking the bike ride of a lifetime from Anchorage, Alaska to Columbia in honor of Fremont, California-based HERS Breast Cancer Foundation (HBCF).

The Bicycle Diaries

Lauren Cahn | Posted 10.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

Best friends since childhood, Neil Walsky and Jesse Frechione have committed the next four months, the next 6,690 miles, and several canisters of bear-repellent to riding their bicycles from Anchorage, Alaska all the way to Cartagena, Colombia for breast cancer.

"Scraper Bikes for Life" Saves Lives in Oakland

Pamela Mays McDonald | Posted 10.23.2012 | Black Voices
Pamela Mays McDonald

Scraper Bikes are as personalized and attention-getting as "scraper" cars, but easier to afford, better for the environment, a healthy way to exercise and an outlet for creativity and mechanical skills.

Over 1 Million Expected To Watch USA Pro Cycling Challenge

AP | Posted 08.20.2012 | Denver

DURANGO, Colo. -- Organizers of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge estimate that more than 1 million people will line Colorado roads this week to watch som...

The Visual Chronicles of the Urban Bicycle

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 08.18.2012 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

Today, across the world, in multiple contexts, the allure of the bicycle knows no bounds. For the past several years, I have been documenting this trend with my own photographs, in order to tell a short story with minimal words.

PHOTOS: Is This The Smartest Cruise Line Ever?

Jeanine Barone | Posted 10.12.2012 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

Swathed in a SmartWool sweater, a Cintamani polar fleece jacket, a pair of Mountain Hardware pants and other high-tech adventure gear, I'm fairly sure I fit right in with the Zegrahm uniform. But, alas, even though our ship, the Clipper Odyssey, is only 335 feet long with a mere seven decks, I'm often lost -- a dead giveaway that I'm a first timer.

PHOTOS: Cities Built For Biking

Viator | Posted 10.11.2012 | Travel
Viator

Due to the increased popularity of urban biking, many cities have gone above and beyond the call of duty to make easily accessible bike lanes for travelers.

David Lohr

Body of Louisiana College Student Believed To Be Found

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.08.2012 | Crime

Louisiana authorities believe they have located the body of Michaela "Mickey" Shunick, the missing University of Louisiana student who disappeared whi...

Easier Than You Think: Bicycling To Country Inns

iLoveInns | Posted 10.06.2012 | Travel
iLoveInns

The Olympics are inspiring to watch, but you don't have to be a top athlete to ride the open road by bicycle. Bike to an urban bed and breakfast, cycle on bike trails at a quaint country inn or do both.

'Pedal Buses' Coming to Charlotte, Tampa For Conventions

Posted 08.03.2012 | Travel

Apparently a bicycle built for two just wouldn't do. Fleets of "pedal buses" that seat up to nine will descend on Charlotte and Tampa ahead of the ...

Not Your Dad's Old-School Schwinn

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.25.2012 | Small Business

Looks can be deceiving. For proof, you need look no further than the Porteur bicycle by Faraday, a battery-powered bike that looks like your dad's old...

PHOTOS: 15 Myths About Luxembourg

Jeanine Barone | Posted 07.11.2012 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

Despite the fact that my friends thought a three-day trip to this tiny nation was two days too long, I could've used another three days to explore the myriad shops and cafes down cobbled back streets, as well as to bicycle a couple more dozen kilometers.

The Bike Lane Is Not Your Parking Spot

Renee Patten | Posted 09.02.2012 | Chicago
Renee Patten

In case any drivers need a reminder, you do not own the road, you just own a car. For the first time in recent history, Chicago cyclists have space that is dedicated directly for us and a pathway to increasing safety. Please respect this.

Father's Day Gift: Time

Charles Scott | Posted 08.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Charles Scott

In honor of Father's Day, here is a sneak peek at part of the first chapter of Rising Son about a 67-day, 2,500-mile bicycle adventure across Japan with my 8-year-old son Sho.

Biking Pedals Into the 21st Century

Jay Walljasper | Posted 08.07.2012 | Green
Jay Walljasper

You can glimpse the future right now in forward-looking American cities -- a few blocks here, a mile there where people riding bicycles are protected from rushing cars and trucks.

Earn Points Pedaling to London Games 2012

Wendy Gordon | Posted 08.06.2012 | Green
Wendy Gordon

Keen on promoting the walking and cycling options the city has to offer, Transport for London teamed up with Recyclebank to launch re:route, an app that rewards Londoners for walking and cycling.

What Is it Like to Take a Cross-Country Road Trip by Bike?

Quora | Posted 07.26.2012 | Travel
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Jane Huang, Dilettante Cyclist I knew nothing about cycling. I decided to ride my bike across Ameri...

PHOTOS: Booze, Bikes And Burgundy

Anne Sobel | Posted 07.27.2012 | Travel
Anne Sobel

A five-day pedal through Burgundy revealed some fascinating surprises about France.

Mass. Woman Finds Missing Bike After 40 Years

Posted 05.25.2012 | Good News

When 11-year-old Lisa Brown rode her bike -- her first bike -- across a bridge over the Herring River in Massachusetts in 1970, she lost her footing, ...

The Top 25 Bike-Friendly Cities In The U.S.

Posted 05.23.2012 | Green

May is National Bike Month, a time dedicated to the Earth- and body-friendly practice of cycling. According to Rutgers University professor John P...

David Lohr

Police, Family Search For 22-Year-Old Louisiana College Student Who Disappeared While Bicycling

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.21.2012 | Crime

Authorities in Louisiana are searching for a college student who disappeared while bicycling Saturday. Michaela "Mickey" Shunick, a 22-year-old sen...

Learning How To Ride A Bike (Again)

Gina Ryder | Posted 07.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Gina Ryder

People love to say that you never forget how to ride a bike. No one ever tells you that you might actually not remember the learning part. That's what happened to me when during a recent work meeting on National Bike To Work Week -- I blurted out that I just never learned the skill.