Tag: bike

Vacation Spots to Explore by Bike

By Lynn O’Rourke Hayes From FamilyTravel.com Cycling is more popular than ever, and the trend of exploring far-off destinations on two wheels continues to rise. Here are five ideas for your crew to consider. Cycle near Spokane, Washington Go with a guide or chart your own course as you explore the rail-trails of eastern Washington;…


A Mini-Tour of Virginia’s Capital Trail, A 52-Mile Scenic Bike Path That Explores the Country’s History

Mary Waller, who hails from Columbia, South Carolina, has biked plenty in her 50-plus years. From spots in Florida to Bermuda to Minnesota, Waller seeks out long trails on which to ride her Trek bike. In fact, her Sunday afternoon ritual (weather-permitting) is cycling parts of the Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park path along the…


World Governing Body of Triathlons to Use New Anti-Drafting Technology

World Triathlon is looking to use new anti-drafting technology to ensure fairer competition among athletes, the sport’s governing body said on Wednesday. RaceRanger, an electronic sensor system, is designed to improve fairness around the issue of drafting on the bike section of non-drafting triathlons, which make up around 85 percent of triathlon competitions around the…


Funny Tiny Bike Bridge Challenge

The best game to challenge your confidence. Notice how it uniquely combines cycling and gymnastics? This should definitely be an Olympic sport!


Taco Bell Employee Has Bike Stolen Outside Restaurant—so Police Officer Gets Him a New One

A Taco Bell employee who had his bike stolen outside the restaurant where he worked in Ferndale, Michigan, got a pleasant surprise when a kind police officer got him a new set of wheels. Ferndale police officer Christopher Wiacek got a call about the stolen bike from the scene at Taco Bell on West Nine Mile…


Man With Rare Genetic Disease Gets His 3-Wheeled Bike Stolen—Then Kind Stranger Steps In to Help

The world became significantly smaller for 31-year-old Matthew Wondra when his three-wheeled bike, a gift from his late father, was stolen from his trailer park in Illinois. For Matthew, who has a rare genetic disease, the bike was his sole means of getting around. But a remedy was soon found when a kind stranger read about…