With little media fanfare or reminiscence, Greg LeMond turned age 40 in June 2001. Now nearly a decade removed from the top echelon of professional cycling, LeMond and his wife Kathy and the couple’s two boys and a girl, all
One day in the early 1990s, a cyclist named Michael Edison was participating in the Hotter ‘N Hell Hundred, a Texas endurance event at which the heat can reach triple digits and where participants’ suffering is commonplace.
Edison, a former
The Netherlands is known for many things. Windmills, meandering canals, tulips, clogs and remarkable artwork are the tourist guide highlights.
But for those with recreating interests, the country features an elaborately intertwined transportation system of waterways and bicycle paths.
As a practical guide to the 26.2-mile journey, How To Run And Enjoy The Marathon is a series of 15 self-help and service-oriented articles about running marathons – the proper shoes to running etiquette – is written by James Raia,
(This article orginally appeared in the Sacramento Bee on 3/5/03.)
Beyond the yellow jersey, which designates the leader and winner of the Tour de France, the most prestigious attire a cyclist can wear showcase the colors of the rainbow.
Tour de France champions all have different styles. But through the race’s more than 100-year history, the best have also all been the same in some respects. They’ve all had great individual skills and a focused desire to win.
Lance Armstrong has returned to competitive cycling after a 3 1/2 year retirement. The seven-time Tour de France titlist, cancer survivor, father of three (soon to be four) children, and global businessman will compete in about a half-dozen races in
(This article originally appeared in the Sacramento Bee in April 2006.)
During the mid-1970s, Mike Sinyard, his friends and other carefree cyclists from California to Colorado began to negotiate winding dirt trails and careen down rocky hills.
They rode modified,
With rides named Jolly Old East Nicolaus, Deviled Ham Sandwich and Pepe Le Pew’s Stinkin’ Sweaty Ride, two Sacramento-area cycling clubs offer escapades for beginners to experts.
The Sacramento Wheelmen and Sacramento Bike Hikers also offer popular tours to Yosemite
The 2011 Nissan Juke, like its sibling Cube and the Kia Soul, is another automaker’s bold new style. But like two now infamous vehicles of yesteryear — the Pontiac Aztec and Ford Pinto — any new car design too risky