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  • Sting-Ray bicycle
    My first bicycle
    Ah, the bicycle! What kid didn’t have one? Back when children actually participated in exercise (you know, that activity where your body parts actually went outside to do a multitude of sports?) most of us in the neighborhood had bikes.As a...
  • 101 years of Tour de France
    101 years of Tour de France
    The big one, the Tour de France, entered its 101st year today. The race, which is 3 weeks long, started in England this morning.The big news from the race today is the crash Mark Cavendish, riding for Omega Pharma-Quick Step, ended up in, some 300...
  • June 2014 Orlando Outdoor Examiner
    Enjoy a two wheel pedal powered outdoor adventure
    Melbourne, FL – June 1, 2014 – As the summer of 2014 arrives on June 21st this year, it is time to shine up your bicycle and get it ready to hit the road or trail. Cycling over the past ten plus years has grown very popular. According...
  • May means Bike Month
    May means Bike Month
    May means many things to many people. To cyclists, May is Bike Month. The goal this year is to collectively log two million miles of bike riding.While this may seem like a lot of miles, it is. Two million miles is a quite a stretch for anyone. The...
  • Life Is A Wheel by Bruce Weber
    2 fine new cycling books by NY Times reporters
    Two New York Times reporters have written very good and radically different new books about cycling. In “Life is a Wheel: Love, Death, Etc., and a Bike Ride Across America” Bruce Weber, an older recreational cyclist, recounts his solo...
  • Last week of skiing
    Last week of skiing
    It's time to put the skis and boards away. Most of the Tahoe resorts will close April 20th. Squaw Valley currently plans on an April 27th shutdown. It's doubtful that even a massive snow laden storm would change any of the shut down plans....
  • More bikes at Wildflower
    2014 Annual Wildflower Triathlon set for May 3-4
    The 32nd Wildflower has multi-day triathlon is the largest event of its kind in the world. Nearly 8,000 contestants and 30,000 viewers jamLake San Antonio in Monterey County, CA for this mega-gathering.Wildflower is known as the “Woodstock...
  • Martone Cycling Co
    On the scene at the Martone Cycling Co. Pop-Up at the Paramount Hotel
    Lorenzo Martone invited us to celebrate the one year anniversary of Martone Cycling Co. and the launch of the first ever MCC Pop-Up Shop at the Paramount Hotel on Wednesday, April 2. A special media preview took place, followed by a cocktail...
  • Entrance to West Town Bikes
    West Town Bikes offers classes and events for local community
    No other invention, not even the automobile, has so quietly yet efficiently increased people's ability to go places like the bicycle. Portable, light-weight, with no need for refueling, the pedal-powered, ten gear bike is indispensable for...
  • The Buzz Bike in Dallas
    Room for 16-The Buzz Bike pedals its way through Dallas
    The Buzz Bike has now officially begun giving tours on the 16 seat wooden party pub through Dallas' most popular areas and attractions. Developed in Europe, mobile pubs are catching on locally as they offer the only way to have a 360 degree...
  • Used bike
    Used bike sales benefit Hope Services
    Now that Spring is just around the corner, it is a good time to get out your bicycle for a ride around the neighborhood. If you are in need of a bike, visit the used bike sale at Yamagami's Nursery in Cupertino between 10 am and 2 pm on March...
  • B-Cycle bike sharing station
    Bike share program coming to Cincinnati this summer
    Despite the cold and snow, the January meeting of Queen City Bike, a local advocacy organization for Cincinnati bicyclists, had some bright news. Jason Barron, the recently named executive director of Cincy Bike Share, announced at the meeting...
  • Bicycle
    Chicago contemplates tax on bicyclists as revenue stream
    The Associated Press offers up what many will see as a little post-Christmas gloom in its report on a proposal in Chicago to tax bicyclists. Noting that the Windy City is home to a “growing web of bike lanes” and “the nation'...
  • Chicago bikes
    Bicycle tax proposed for Chicago bikers
    Now that Mayor Rahm Emanuel has made bike riding, bike lanes, and bike programs a city-wide issue, the question is whether bike owners and riders should have to pay their fair share of the costs to the city’s roadways, according to a Yahoo!...
  • Shop small for the bikes and the birds, Saturday Nov. 30, 2013
    Shop small for the bikes and the birds, Saturday Nov. 30, 2013
    Wild Bird Shoppe. Drop by to see Judy and the latest in animal feeders and bird related items. There are lots of new items for sale and sales on some favorites. There is a new line among the clothing. The profit from these nature T-shirts goes to...