Biking to Transit: First Mile, Last Mile?

Biking to Transit: First Mile, Last Mile?

By Charles Pekow – Can better connections to bus and train depots increase ridership? A new research brief from the Transitway Impacts Research Program at the University of Minnesota asks that question. The university looked at how Twin City commuters and others in 16 areas around the country got to public transit (cts.umn.edu/Publications/ResearchReports/reportdetail.html?id=2776). “Women are […]

Word Art: Le Tour de France

Word Art: Le Tour de France

Le Tour de France  Prologue. The clock ticks. Visions of heroes. Le favori porte le numéro cinquante-et-un, comme Merckx en 1969.  Speedsters hiding behind a train, waiting, waiting, waiting. Sprint! Post up, arms aloft. Maillot vert. Breakaway glory, or hopes dashed until the next stage? Dossard treize à l’envers pour la bonne chance.  Mountains loom, […]

West of Roy Roads Ride

West of Roy Roads Ride

By Wayne Cottrell – The West of Roy Roads Ride is a 25.7-mile tour of nearly flat roads in extreme southwest Weber County, Utah. The ride is on roads west of the city of Roy, passing through the cities of West Haven and Hooper, as well as the community of Taylor. The route follows a […]

Staying Well: an Important Job for Athletes

Staying Well: an Important Job for Athletes

By Nancy Clark MS, RD, CSSD – As an athlete, you have two jobs. One is to eat wisely to perform well. The other is to stay well: get enough sleep, eat foods that promote good health, live according to your values. Wellness was the focus of the 35th Annual Symposium of the Sports and […]

My Eyes Explode Open

My Eyes Explode Open

By Lukas Brinkerhoff – My eyes explode open. There is nothing but darkness and the hum from the fan on the wood burning stove heating the house form the front room. My body is tense. I’m perspiring. I glance at the phone charging on the nightstand. It’s 2:13 AM. Typical. I know I won’t be […]

Fire, Water, and Summer: Bike Touring North Central Idaho

Fire, Water and the Solar Eclipse: Bike Touring North Central Idaho. By: Louis Melini Ketchum, Stanley, Salmon, & McCall are some of the better-known towns that encompass North Central Idaho. I have written about Idaho bike travels (Mountain Bike Hot Springs tour) and Idaho tours have been ridden and reported in Cycling Utah/Cycling West recently […]

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