Cycling

What Should You Eat Before a Workout?

Fueling your body the right way before a workout is something to take seriously. You do want to eat something, but not too much. If you fill up before a workout, your digestive system will kick into high gear, stealing blood away from your muscles at just the time when your muscles need blood to...

HOW WORLD WAR I PUT BOYS ON BIKES

It would be hard to find a find a product and a demographic more tightly tied together in our cultural imagination than boys and bikes. Robert J. Turpin writes that that association was born a century ago, when manufacturers’ need for customers lined up with changing ideas about youth and masculinity during World War I.In...

Atlanta Continues Its Journey To Become A More Bike-Friendly City

Relay Bike Share moved into Atlanta last summer. There were about 100 bright blue bikes around town to choose from and 10 rental stations.Now, there are 500 of them at more than 70 bike rental stations around the city.Timberley Jones, Relay’s director of community outreach, said there’s been a change in Atlanta’s attitude toward bikes.“It’s...

These People Lost Their Minds Over a Bike Lane

Over the years, Trusted Natural Health has reported on many, shall we say, disproportionate reactions to the installation of bike lanes. But a demonstration this weekend in Minneapolis — replete with Nazi references — just might take the cake.Minneapolis Council Member Lisa Bender shared photos of the anti-bike lane rally in a Facebook post that quickly...

Crime Stoppers offers $5,000 reward after bike rider killed in hit-and-run

Authorities are offering a reward for information in a hit-and-run wreck that left a 21-year-old bicyclist dead earlier this month.Taisheonna Kennedy was killed on Oct. 7 after an unknown gray vehicle ran her down as she rode along the 6800 block of East Sam Houston Parkway North just before noon, according to the Harris...

LimeBike raises $50M to further its bike-sharing ambitions

LimeBike, one of several companies competing in the rapidly expanding bike-sharing space, has raised a $50 million B round to continue building out the operation. The company is also looking into ways to differentiate itself from the competition — including the two 900-pound Chinese gorillas in the industry, Ofo and Mobike. I chatted with LimeBike’s...

No licence, no ride … bike taxi operators propose change to road law

Bike taxi operators in Westmoreland want the Government to impose restrictions on the purchase of motorcycles.However, unlike the National Road Safety Council (NRSC), which has called for the imposition of a special tax on the importation of bikes to make it harder for persons to purchase them, some operators think it is best if...

The Most Underrated Time Of Year To Try To Lose Weight

Sometimes your weight-loss plan can sound a lot like this: “I’m just so busy, but when things start to wind down, I’ll get started.” Or, “the end of the year is only a few months away, so I’ll really get going on my weight loss in the New Year.”It's not much of a plan...

This city wants to keep bicyclists safe. Its solution? Plants

Can a box of flowers keep bicyclists safe?Coral Gables leaders hope they can. The city is installing protected bike lanes that will be separated from automotive traffic by planter boxes filled with pentas and purple queens. Temporary two-way bike lanes will replace existing curbside parking on Salzedo Street and one lane of traffic on...

Camp helps those with special needs learn how to ride a bicycle

East Lyme, CT — A one-week camp is helping children with special needs learn how to ride a bicycle.The Miracle League of Connecticut has partnered with East Lyme’s Parks and Recreation Department to offer the I Can Bike Camp, which uses adapted training bicycles.Riders must be at least 8 years old and have a disability. They...
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