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Home Sweet Home

Leslie Mellet | Posted 08.29.2012 | Fifty
Leslie Mellet

I love the Philadelphia Insurance Triathlon because the route includes some of the most beautiful and interesting areas of Philadelphia. I had a great race and felt very strong the entire time.

Biking the Bay: The Lands End Pass

Zach Dean | Posted 08.29.2012 | San Francisco
Zach Dean

Lunch Break! Since you are in SF it is likely flexible. Maybe you like yo-self a little noon workout... Fancy an indoor stationary bike ride with a group of sweaty dentists? Suggestion alert! Trade that silly class for a hilly pass!

A Take Out Order of the Westside Subway Extension

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.26.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

With the Rampture upon us and street services repaving the street I live on, even though my stretch seems just fine, I have been challenged of late to see the L.A. transportation glass as mostly full.

The Great Escape -- The Time Is Now

Leslie Mellet | Posted 08.22.2012 | Fifty
Leslie Mellet

The swells were tossing me around like a row boat in the middle of the ocean. I had been in the water for what seemed like an eternity. I could see the beach (swim exit) and I had passed it!

Training for the Great Escape

Leslie Mellet | Posted 08.21.2012 | Fifty
Leslie Mellet

Let me catch you up on my racing and training.

PHOTOS: London By Bike

AP | THOMAS WAGNER | Posted 06.20.2012 | Travel

LONDON -- Like a runner or a swimmer, you would need to be physically fit. Like a goalie or a boxer, you should be prepared for close calls. But if yo...

Biking the Bay: Remembering Reggie Jr.

Zach Dean | Posted 08.15.2012 | San Francisco
Zach Dean

I wanted more time with you Reggie, and I confess that I imagined passing you on to my son someday. I hope whomever you end up with next treats you well, and that you keep them safe.

Columnist: Bikeshare Is 'Broken-Down Socialism'

Posted 05.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A columnist at The Washington Times touched a nerve with an op/ed deriding Capital Bikeshare, calling the system, which recently marked ...

WATCH: Up For An Active Travel Challenge?

Karen Schaler | Posted 07.30.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

I love chilling out at the beach or a spa as much as the next person for a vacation -- but sometimes to relax you just need to kick things into high gear, to challenge yourself and to try something new.

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, ...

Submit Your Own Bike To Work Day Photo

Posted 03.27.2013 | Green

How do you get to work? Today is national Bike to Work Day and cyclists and two-wheeled commuters across the country have taken to their bikes for tod...

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.

Big Milestone For Capital Bikeshare

Posted 05.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Capital Bikeshare is expected to soon record its 2 millionth trip, well-timed for Friday's Bike to Work Day. Thursday morning, Bikes...

Something Like the Tour de France

Nancy Sharp | Posted 05.09.2012 | Parents
Nancy Sharp

What do you make of this scenario? In the midst of the Karen Hornbostel Memorial Time Trial Series at Cherry Creek State Park, my 10 year-old son hopp...

No, This Is Why We're Fat!

Marianne Cusato | Posted 07.09.2012 | Miami
Marianne Cusato

Dismissing community design in fighting obesity is irresponsible. In 30 years, the number of overweight children in the U.S has tripled, and there's a direct correlation between the reduction in walking and biking and increased weight.

PHOTOS: 6 East Coast Beaches For Family Getaways | Posted 07.09.2012 | Travel

If you feel like ditching the car and the same old beach retreats, consider staying at one of these delightful ocean-perched properties.

What I'd Imagine a SoulCycle Class to Be Like Even Though I've Never Been to One.

Meredith Fineman | Posted 07.01.2012 | Health and Fitness
Meredith Fineman

Today I saw a tweet about @SoulCycle looking for a new social media manager. Which got me thinking, I'd probably have to try the class first. I've hea...

Bike Fever

Tim Blumenthal | Posted 07.02.2012 | Green
Tim Blumenthal

Warm temperatures make May the best month for bicycling in most of the United States. Appropriately, it's the designated National Bike Month. This May and this summer should be an amazing time for bicycling in America.

In the Public Interest : Led by Youth Americans Are Driving Less, But When Will Lawmakers Notice?

Phineas Baxandall | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics
Phineas Baxandall

More than older generations, they say that they will sometimes choose to take alternative transportation as a way to help the environment. Will our leaders notice this important trend? You wouldn't know it looking at Congress.

An Affordable April In The Adirondacks

JustLuxe | Posted 06.08.2012 | Travel

Boating and camping won't kick off just yet, as temperatures are only expected to be in the 50s by mid-April, but there are plenty of other things to do, especially for outdoorsy types.

Everyone Benefits When More People Bike and Walk

Jay Walljasper | Posted 06.06.2012 | Green
Jay Walljasper

Policies that are good for bicyclists actually benefit everyone on the streets. Good conditions for bicycling also create good conditions for pedestrians. And what makes the streets safer for bikes, also makes them safer for motorists.

Focusing on the Positive

Casey Rakowski | Posted 06.04.2012 | Detroit
Casey Rakowski

I encourage those who are looking for biking opportunities to check out some of the many great biking organizations in our area.

The Joy of Biking: Seriously, It Is a Great Way to Stay Fit

Leslie Mellet | Posted 06.01.2012 | Fifty
Leslie Mellet

I fell in love with cycling. To me it is wonderful experience to ride long distances and commune with nature (I can't believe I just said that but it is how I feel).

Greening the District With Traffic Cameras

Susanna Murley | Posted 05.30.2012 | DC
Susanna Murley

Pedestrians and cyclists can breathe easier on Washington, D.C.'s streets because of a plan to "cover the entire city" with traffic cameras. Cameras slow down traffic, and slower cars would make it safer to walk and bike around the capital.