Bicycle tours in Oregon, Idaho and wide open Wyoming

John Aeby's column in the Eugene (Ore.) Register Guard nails the reason behind taking weeklong bicycle rides… “disconnecting yourself from your workaday life.” (updated March 3)

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Bicycle laws wheeled out in state capitols

Bicycle through a red light or wait for it to turn green? Ride single-file or two abreast? Enjoy a 3-foot clearance from passing traffic? Pay a recycling fee for a new bicycle? These are just some of the issues that are being argued this winter by state legislatures in several Western states.

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Cyclists on your left… right… in between

I don't want to sound like an anal retentive bicycle killjoy, but this picture scares the heck out of me.

The photo, taken by Karen Ducey, appeared in Monday's Seattle Post-Intelligencer story about the annual Chilly Hilly ride. Because of unseasonably decent weather, some 5,000 bicyclists showed up to pedal the 33-mile ride on Bainbridge …

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Bicycle Quote: Scott Adams

“In my perfect world, all would be connected with underground bicycle paths. If they are flat and out of the weather, people of all ages can use them.”

Scott Adams, creator of the Dilbert newspaper cartoon

San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 27, 2005

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This isn't your father's Schwinn bicycle

When is a Schwinn not a bicycle? When it's a four-stroke gas-powered motor scooter.

Dorel Industries, which acquired the Schwinn …

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RAAM bicycle race: faster and faster

Contestants cycling in the Race Across America are turning in faster and faster times. Now the RAAM organizers are launching an event that starts with the other bicyclists, but finishes in 24 hours.

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Seattle bicycle show: New folding bike from Rodriguez

This new Rodriguez touring bicycle comes with S and S Couplings, pictured here, that enable it to be folded up and packed in a suitcase. Dubbed the “W-2 Adventure”, the bicycle is built by hand in Seattle. More here….

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Bob Roll: Lance will win

Bob Roll, the wild man of pro cycling TV commentary who put the DAY in Tour DAY France, tells a Seattle audience that Lance Armstrong will win his seventh Tour this summer. For more, read about Bob Roll's bike show address or check out  Lance Armstrong Watch Blog. Also, check out more pictures from the Seattle bike …

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Bicycle tourists retrace the steps of Lewis and Clark

Hundreds of modern day explorers are cycling on two wheels to follow in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark as the nation commemorates the expedition's 200th anniversary.

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Recall: Seatposts on some Cannondale bicycles

Cannondale Bicycle is recalling 1,400 faulty suspension seatposts that were installed on some of its bicycles and sold in late 2004.

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