Bikes versus Cars Under the Law

Bikes versus Cars Under the Law

By Ken Christensen and Russ Hymas You’ve likely heard the popular perspective among motorists that the streets are overrun with lawbreaking cyclists – a group of oblivious, space-entitled individuals that pay no heed to vehicular traffic or traffic signals. If you ride a road bike frequently, you probably see things the other way around – […]

Overnight Bike Touring to Antelope Island, Utah

Overnight Bike Touring to Antelope Island, Utah

By Martin Neunzert Martin and Arleigh Neunzert, on the causeway. Photo by Martin Neunzert I remember, a long time ago, when March was for corn skiing. But no matter, we will adapt and evolve. Cycle touring is a good substitute, right? But everyone is SO busy, busily coming up with lame excuses like “work” or […]

Studies Look at New Ways to Separate Bikes from Cars

Studies Look at New Ways to Separate Bikes from Cars

By Charles Pekow A pair of studies from across the pond recently indicated that specific ways to separate cyclists from autos can bring specific safety benefits. What are the best methods for protecting cyclists in bike lanes when strong physical barriers are lacking? The International Transport Forum, headquartered in Paris, studied that issue and released […]

Sports Nutrition Update from the American College of Sports Medicine

Sports Nutrition Update from the American College of Sports Medicine

By Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD Staying on top of the latest sports nutrition information is a challenge. That’s why I attend the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). ACSM is a professional organization for sports medicine doctors and health-care providers, sport dietitians, exercise physiologists and sport science researchers. More than […]

Park Service Release Guidebook for More Biking in National Parks

Park Service Release Guidebook for More Biking in National Parks

By Charles Pekow – The National Park Service (NPS) is eager to work with communities and activists on improving bicycling in and around national parks. NPS just released the National Park Service Active Transportation Guidebook: A Resource on Supporting Walking & Bicycling for National Parks & their Partners (https://www.nps.gov/subjects/transportation/bikeped.htm). NPS developed the guide with the […]