Lance Armstrong's NYC training ride

Six-time Tour de France bicycle champions who make $15 million a year from endorsements must watch what they say.

For instance, when Lance Armstrong told the French press a couple of weeks ago that Paris deserved to host the 2012 …

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Colorado “bicycle bill” passes, despite opposition

It looks like cyclists in Colorado will be able to ride side-by-side afterall.

Legislation (HB 1218) that allows bicycle riders “to ride two abreast whenever the normal and reasonable movement of traffic will not be impeded” has passed the House …

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Bike access around Lake Sammamish

The Seattle-area cities of Bellevue and Sammamish will be considering proposals for bicycle access on the parkway around Lake Sammamish in the next week. While the Bellevue proposal is going to a City Council vote and has bicyclists up in arms, …

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Electric bicycles for the weak-kneed

What's the draw for electric-powered bicycles? They look cumbersome and heavy. It makes sense that you'd need the extra boost from an electric motor to get over hills because of all the weight from the electric motor — a self-fulfilling prophecy. A doctor in the UK, however, says they're very useful for patients recovering from knee surgery or those with circulation problems in their legs.

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Lance Armstrong's Tour de Courts

The peloton chasing Lance Armstrong in the past year is just as likely to comprise court process servers as bicycle racers. Armstrong's rise to prominence in not just bicycling, but the sports and celebrity world as a whole, has created problems that are more likely to be seen on Court TV than the Outdoor Life Network's Cyclysm Sundays.

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Bike to work? Win a bicycle from BikeTown USA

The BikeTown USA project is offering 50 free bicycles to commuters in Seattle and 9 other metropolitan areas in the US.
All you have to do is explain — in 50 words or less — how using a bicycle to commute to and from work would change your life. Are there strings attached …

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Boonen wins Tour of Flanders; Hincapie #7

Belgian cyclist Tom Boonen must have used his home field advantage Sunday as he won the one-day Tour of Flanders classic in Belgium, reports VeloNews.

Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team rider George Hincapie finished seventh, about one minute behind.

Boonen, a …

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Cycle Zydeco is movin' and groovin'

The 4th annual Cycle Zydeco bicycle tour is spinning through Louisiana's Cajun Country this weekend.

The Daily World reports 350 bicycle riders showed up for the 200-mile fully supported tour that starts in Lafayette and ends in Grand Coteau on …

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New doping allegations against Lance Armstrong

(Updated April 3) A former aide to Lance Armstrong claims he found a banned substance in the cyclist's Girona, Spain, apartment in early 2004, according to court papers filed in Austin on Thursday.

An Associated Press story reports that Armstrong and the aide, Mike …

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Bicycle trails springing forth

New bicycle trails — or plans for new trails — are blooming across the country this spring.

The Seattle Times reports a section of the Centennial Trail in Snohomish County will be opened on Saturday. It's just one of the …

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