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'70 Plussers' -- Bike and Barge Tours for Boomers and More

Susan Kraus | Posted 05.05.2015 | Fifty
Susan Kraus

A great vacation is all about balance: meeting interesting people, seeing new sights, engaging in different cultural activities, physical and mental stimulation and escape from routine. And, maybe, not falling off your bicycle.

Can a Red State Turn Green? Arizona Says Yes

Natalie Compagno | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel
Natalie Compagno

Travel is about breaking down stereotypes, questioning prejudices and exploring new concepts. At least that's my advice to fellow travelers, which of course is meant exclusively for them and not me.

Alaska Fat-tire Cyclist Crushes Iditarod Dog Team Speed Record

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.04.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

A 36-year-old Anchorage cyclist has absolutely shattered the record for the time it takes man or beast to cover the 350 miles of Iditarod Trail up and over the Alaska Range from the headwaters of Cook Inlet to the Interior community of McGrath. Oh, what a difference the weather makes in Alaska.

Measuring How America Rides: US Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Study

Tim Blumenthal | Posted 05.03.2015 | Impact
Tim Blumenthal

As we've grown, and as we've evaluated the progress of our key projects, we've often been frustrated by not being able to confidently answer two of the most basic bicycling questions: How many Americans ride bikes today? What are the key trends in participation?

Lost and Found: The Story of How I Recovered my Stolen Bike in NYC

Jane Seo | Posted 04.14.2015 | Good News
Jane Seo

The odds of recovering Brittany, or a stolen good in generally, are extremely slim, but there was a lot of luck, determination, and persistence involved in the recovery of my bike.

In London, An Empty Underground Tunnel Could Become A Cyclist's Paradise

HuffPost Germany | Katja Black | Posted 05.07.2015 | Green

If this idea becomes a reality, it could transform urban transport from the ground up. And it may be coming to London first. In a concept from the ...

Kentucky Mine Set To Become An EPIC Underground Bike Park

AP | By DYLAN LOVAN | Posted 04.06.2015 | Travel

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — It's the perfect setting: millions of tons of dirt, plenty of space and an atmosphere that stays at a constant 58 degrees. ...

Women, Fitness, and Body Image: Reshaping the Stories We Tell Ourselves

Jennifer McGaha | Posted 03.30.2015 | Women
Jennifer McGaha

I would never have attempted this race if I had still been caught up in the language of my childhood, the narrow labels by which children learn to define themselves and by which those children, once grown, often continue to define themselves -- the slow reader, the inept athlete.

How To Travel Without Going Anywhere

Findery | Posted 03.24.2015 | Travel
Findery

Try the guidelines below to re-explore where you live. Pretend like you're traveling in another country, and you're likely to have one of the best Saturdays you've had in a while.

How To Bike All Winter Long

Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living

By Matt Allyn for Men's Journal Veteran pro cyclist Ted King didn't always have the luxury of chasing warm weather. While King has spent his latest...

2014: The Year in Travel

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

As we bid farewell to another year of travel, it is only appropriate to look back at some of the travel trends of 2014, and ring in a new year of wanderlust, seeking out astonishing, electrifying, or just off the beaten path destinations.

What the Danes, Swedes and Dutch Do in Winter

Peter Mandel | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Does Northern Europe exist in snow? The travel industry says no. Ski areas aside, most tours and cruises adventure to Scandinavia, Germany and the Netherlands in June and July, when the days are stretched out and soft, like fondue that's been melted in a pot.

Lynne Peeples

The Benefits Of Biking To School Go Beyond Better Fitness

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 12.23.2014 | Green

SEATTLE -- As the first rider in her neighborhood bicycle train, Maka Yusuf pedals nearly 4 miles and climbs more than 350 feet on the way to her elem...

Top 10 Things You Must Do in Amsterdam

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 01.25.2015 | Travel
Jaimee Ratliff

If you ever find yourself venturing out to The Netherlands with a stop in Amsterdam, first call me and invite me to come along and then do these 10 things before you do anything else.

How A Bike Opened Up The World For One Middle-Aged Couple

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 01.18.2015 | Fifty
Lois Alter Mark

Last summer, at the age of 57, Cathy Rogers and her 59-year-old husband, Paul, rode their bikes 3,300 miles from Washington State to Washington, D.C. as part of the Big Ride Across America. The ride took 50 days and covered 85 miles a day. It was definitely a bucket list item.

World's First Solar-Powered Bike Lane Installed In The Netherlands

City Lab | John Metcalfe | Posted 11.10.2014 | Green

This story was originally published by City Lab and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It's tough to make cycling a...

My Life on Two Wheels and Two Continents

Val Wang | Posted 12.30.2014 | Books
Val Wang

The first bike I ever loved was stolen from the ground floor of the building I lived in in Beijing in 1999, where she had been locked only to herself, the same as all other bikes in China.

My Bike And Me: A Love Story

Amy Yoelin | Posted 12.28.2014 | Teen
Amy Yoelin

The next time you are feeling angry, excited, motivated or any emotion in between, ride a bike. You are able to shed any outside thoughts bouncing around in your mind. It's just you and the bike, together, united.

Kim Bellware

The Small Item That's Changing Rides For Cyclists Everywhere

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bellware | Posted 10.23.2014 | Green

It’s been three years since a driver plowed into Megan Odett and her one-year-old son in a Washington, D.C. street, and even now, she can’t fully ...

Designing Reflective Gear for Cyclists #ArtofY

Alex Schattner | Posted 12.21.2014 | Small Business
Alex Schattner

In high school, Michael Cherman, 23, knew he wanted to be a clothing designer. He made shirts and sold them out of the back of his car. His dream led him to Parsons, but he stayed only a year.

Riding A Bike Every Day Will Change Your Life For The Better

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living

Carly Schwartz is The Huffington Post's Deputy National Editor. This is her GPS Guide on her favorite way to live in the moment. For 24 euphoric mi...

A Good Day With Grant

Gil Laroya | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Gil Laroya

Some days aren't always about politics or smartphones. It's 7:10 a.m. Sunday morning comes around like it always does, but today feels different. Bet...

Joy Ride

Michele Oberholtzer | Posted 12.13.2014 | Detroit
Michele Oberholtzer

Slow Roll is Detroit's Monday night group bike ride in which thousands of pedalstrians come together to explore the city on a free bike ride. Throughout the route, riders share space with one another, explore new neighborhoods, and deepen their relationship with the city.

The F-Words

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Selene Yeager, health, fitness and cycling expert and the author of Get Fast: A Complete Guide to Gaining Speed Wherever You Ride ...

Lynne Peeples

Tackling Climate Change Presents A 'Golden Opportunity' For Public Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.22.2014 | Green

For Carol Kelly, biking to and from work is a no-brainer: She doesn't have to deal with the notorious Seattle traffic, she can exercise without visiti...