Luxury Cycling Retreats Return To Forbes 5-Star Resort For Peak Foliage Season

I’ve had the good fortune to go on several road biking vacations in the past few years, and I think they are among the very best active trips in existence.I’ve also had the good fortune to visit Twin Farms, one of the country’s most highly acclaimed luxury resorts a couple of times over the...

Can bike-sharing services take cars off the road?

If you have to travel a short distance in a city — to run an errand or meet a friend for a drink — how do you get there? In America, at least, your answer is probably not “ride a bike.” “I think our biggest competitor is the culture of biking that is nonexistent right...

Helmets may be Seattle law, but many bike-share riders don’t wear them

It’s the law: In Seattle and the rest of King County you have to wear a helmet when you ride a bike.Well you’re supposed to anyway. But enforcement can be … sporadic.As Seattle is seeing a boom in a new breed of stationless bike-share companies, it’s also, anecdotally at least, seeing increasing numbers of people riding...

Schwinn tries to recapture Baby Boomers with electric bike line

The Schwinn bicycles of the past were Cadillacs with names like Phantom, Tiger and Hornet.The Sting-Ray, "the bike with the sports car look," was coveted for its banana seat, high-traction studded balloon rear tire, butterfly handlebars and colors. Meanwhile Schwinn's Varsity and Continental introduced affordable 10 speeds sold at Schwinn stores around the country.Baby...

Akron Police Replace a Bike Stolen from an 89-Year-Old Army Vet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gx4bu8wYrYsExcept when he's visiting his wife in a nursing home, 89-year-old James Pint's preferred transportation is a bike. That's what he takes to church, and what he takes to pick up a few items at Marc's. Three or four trips a week, as much as a mile-long ride.Like he did last week, when he...