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Bicycle vs. dog

Sooner or later, a bicyclist will run afoul of a dog. Man's goofy, drooling best friend turns into a ferocious prey-chasing carnivore…

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Bicycles: Tallest, longest…

An automobile designer in India claims he has built the world's largest tricycle. At 42 feet in height, it beats …

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Schwinn, not exactly All-American anymore

Owned by a Canadian manufacturing conglomerate and built in China, Schwinn has buried its Made in USA roots for good.

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Lawson, Missouri; The worst town for bicyclists?

Everyone has a favorite story about a least favorite place to bicycle.

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I challenge anyone to name a town more …

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New Italian bicycle — the Da Vinci

Did Leonardo Da Vinci design the bicycle in Italy 300 years before it was invented?

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All Lance, all the time

TV viewers will see plenty of Lance Armstrong this year, even if he doesn't attempt a seventh-straight Tour de France victory.

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Trail-a-bike recall

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission says some of those single-wheeled bicycle trailers distributed by Norco Products Ltd. of Canada …

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Bicycle training logs

The first thing I do when I walk in the door from a bicycle ride — even before a shower — is to record my time and miles in a bicycle log. I like to keep it simple. Route, miles, time, MPH, and comments. I've created an Excel spreadsheet file that computes the MPH and …

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Logging it

I've been logging my rides since 1991, that's about 37,000 miles back up the road. That's a lot of blacktop, and it doesn't include my previous 13 years of cycling with independent tours of Virginia, Tennessee, Arizona, the NE US and Quebec, and lastly a 4,000-mile cross-country bicycle tour from Yorktown, VA to Carlsbad, CA. …

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First ride of the year!

Just got back from my first bicycle ride of '05, and the first as a “double-nickeler.” Not much to brag about — 12.72 miles in 1:01 — but I'm happy with the fact that I just got out on my birthday. I've done fewer than a dozen bike rides since I was sick back in October, …

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