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The Tour of What? (France, Bits of UK, Bits of Belgium, Oh And Let's Throw in Bits of Spain)

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 09.04.2014 | Sports
Sidonie Sawyer

Allez les bleus! Ooops, no sorry, that's for football (what some call soccer, whatever). Saturday, July 5 saw the departure of the three-week long Tour de France starting in... Leeds, Yorkshire in the north east of England, don't ask.

How a 'Safe' Cyclist Can Still End Up Dead

Melody Lynn Hoffmann | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
Melody Lynn Hoffmann

Framing the story as "safe bicyclist still dies" rather than "drunk driver kills bicyclist" continues to highlight the necessity for bicyclists to prove that they do not deserve their injuries or death.

11 Signs You're Definitely a Cyclist

Michelle Arthurs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Michelle Arthurs

It all started so innocently -- a couple of rides down the sea front, commuting to and from work, perhaps a little time trial to see how you're doing... and oh -- it's happened -- you're no longer "a person who cycles" but "a cyclist."

Law... What Law?

Belinda Williams | Posted 12.15.2013 | Denver
Belinda Williams

If you think the roads were developed for cars, you are mistaken. Smooth roads came at the dawn of cycling, to help make cycling safer for all.

Tour de France 2012

Grace Nasri | Posted 09.15.2012 | Sports
Grace Nasri

The Tour de France typically covers 2,110 miles over a period of 23 days with only two rest days. On average, riders burn about 5,200 calories per day and about 110,000 calories for the entire race.

Thanks for Making It Interesting, George

John Malik | Posted 09.05.2012 | Sports
John Malik

On this particular day we were feeling strong, so on the way home we decided to take the hard way, back over Paris Mountain's 2,000 foot peak. We were maybe a third of the way up the north side when George Hincapie flashed past us.

How To Buy A Bike: A Guide For Every Cyclist

Posted 03.08.2012 | Healthy Living

Just signed up for a triathalon? Interested in swapping out your car for a commuter bike? With spring right around the corner, creating more bicycl...

Bloomberg Says Traffic Fatalities At Record Lows

Posted 12.30.2011 | New York

After announcing the city's crime rate was down in 2011, Mayor Bloomberg has more good news to close out the year! At a press conference held on Thurs...

Is 25 MPH Too Fast? D.C. Council Considers Lower Speed Limit

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The D.C. Council is considering a new measure to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists on city streets: Reduced speed limits. The ...

Are You A MAMIL?

www.high50.com | Posted 12.14.2011 | Fifty

If anyone were looking for evidence that in the 21st century we are just as snobbish as ever we have been, then you only have to look at the acronyms ...

Four Youths Allegedly Attacked, Tried To Rob Bicyclist

Posted 11.01.2011 | Chicago

A group of four boys have been charged with attacking and attempting to rob a male bicyclist riding along a bike path along Lake Shore Drive on the ci...

Man Charged With DUI In Fatal Hit-And-Run Bike Crash

Posted 10.24.2011 | Chicago

A man is due in bond court Wednesday after being charged with drunk driving and other felonies following a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist i...

PHOTOS: Bike Fancy Blog Features Stylish Chicago Cyclists

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

You can't walk down the street in Chicago without seeing dozens of cyclists, most of them with their own distinctive style. Whether you're riding a vi...

More Bikers Worry Colorado National Monument Officials

Durango Herald | Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT - The exhilaration of racing downhill amid red rocks is drawing a burst of bicyclists to Colorado National Monument, but of...

Ride Of Silence Honors Chicago’s Fallen Cyclists

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Shifting gears. Perhaps the soft whiz of bicycle wheels. Or the muted sound of rubber tires rolling over hard asphalt....

Bike Lanes From Around The World (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sometimes when space is tight, cyclists and motorists don't like the share the road. Some cities around the world have come up with creative and uniqu...

The Top 10 U.S. Cities For Biking (SLIDESHOW, POLL)

Huffington Post | Ami Cholia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Americans overwhelmingly continue to drive alone to work. With more than nine out of 10 workers favoring driving. But these 10 cities are definitely t...

Eco-Friendly Prostitution?!?! Brothel Offers Discounts For Cyclists

Yahoo! News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BERLIN (Reuters) -- A Berlin brothel has come up with a novel way to negate the impact of the global economic crisis and target a new group of custome...