Tag: Idaho

‘Idaho Stop’ rolls into Oregon for bicyclists

A new law in Oregon allows bicycle riders to slide through stop signs at intersections without coming to a full stop after first yielding to right-of-way traffic.

The law, Senate Bill 998, went into effect on Jan. 1, 2020. It enables bicyclists to treat stop signs as “yield” signs; it does not apply to stop …

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“Kate” the cyclist is returning to Couer d’Alene, Idaho

The bronze statue of a woman dressed in early 20th century garb riding a bicycle is returning to the Riverton Park on the Spokane River in Couer d’Alene.

The statue, dubbed Kate, was stolen in early January. Thieves had removed the woman, leaving the bicycle behind. (A rare case in which the bicycle was not …

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Adventure Cycling creates new backcountry bike routes in Idaho

After creating more than 42,000 miles of bicycle routes on paved, gravel and dirt roads, Adventure Cycling Association is taking a foray onto backcountry single track.

It’s new Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route is a two-map set of the mountains, lakes and valleys of central Idaho.

The main 518-mile loop uses pavement, gravel roads, …

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Bicycle theft strikes gold-medal winner Kristin Armstrong

When Olympic gold-medal winner Kristin Armstrong of Boise opened on Tuesday two bicycle boxes used to ship home her racing bicycles she used in the Summer Games in London, they were empty.

One — the Felt DA time trial bike — is valued at about $30,000. The other — a Felt F1 road bike — …

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13 racing bikes stolen, recovered, prior to Exergy Tour in Boise

An entire trailer full of racing bicycles were stolen in Boise on Tuesday night or Wednesday morning in advance of the women’s Exergy Tour stage bike race that starts today.

Amazingly, all 13 bicycles, valued at more than $70,000 were recovered in and around the Boise State University campus by 2 p.m. yesterday

The prologue starts at 6:30 p.m. today at Julia Davis Park, which should give members of the TIBCO cycling team a chance to get their wheels to the starting line. …

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