Archive for February 2013

Sharing the High Road; overcoming anti-cyclist bias

Sharing the High Road; overcoming anti-cyclist bias
Are we experiencing an era of pronounced bias against bicyclists? An editorial from this past Sunday’s Boston Globe in response to a grand jury’s failure to indict a truck driver who killed a cyclist gets right to the heart of the matter: “Sharing the road with increasing numbers of cyclists can be frustrating for drivers.... Read more »

Cycling controversies and cabin fever: I just want to ride!

Cycling controversies and cabin fever: I just want to ride!
Old Man Winter has got my tongue. Not to worry, I’m not stranded at the foot of the driveway, stuck to the light pole, fending off hungry coyotes. It’s more like a case of laryngitis. As winter wears on, I seem to be losing my voice. Or my desire to use it. It’s not that... Read more »

Cyclocross Worlds: the hand-up US cycling desperately needed

Cyclocross Worlds: the hand-up US cycling desperately needed
It should have been televised. Thousands of devoted fans and curious locals trudged through freshly fallen snow, slid cautiously down slick, grassy slopes, and trampled over rutted patches of frozen mud just to be part of US cycling history.  The cold, damp, and messy conditions along the south bank of the Ohio River in Louisville... Read more »
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