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10 Reasons Bicycling Will Continue to Soar in Popularity

Cycling

Missouri, Kansas work to secure national bicycle route

<b>JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) -</b> Missouri and Kansas officials are working to designate sections of Route 66 as a national bicycle route.<p>The Joplin Globe reports …

College Sports

Saint Mary senior to cycle across U.S.

After graduating from the University of Saint Mary this spring, Kristina Carbrey plans to travel across the continental United States by …

College & University

City Council approves first protected bike lanes along Armour Blvd

<i>KANSAS CITY, Mo. —</i> City Council approved funding for Kansas City to get its first protected bike lanes along Armour Blvd.<p>Construction is slated to …

Kansas City

Missouri, Kansas work to secure Mother Road as a national bicycle route

Missouri and Kansas are working to designate sections of Route 66 as a U.S. bicycle route, and one of the states could receive approval for its route …

Cycling

MoBikeFed, stage agencies, local partners work for official adoption of Bicycle Route 66 across Missouri this spring

MoDOT, the Adventure Cycling Association, the Missouri Bicycle Federation, and many local partners have been working to have Bicycle Route 66 in …

RVs

Brisk daily walk could stave off Alzheimer's disease

A new study from Texas has established a tighter connection between exercise and resistance to the effects of Alzheimar's, by showing that poor …

How To Build Better Cycling Intervals

Whoever said "slow and steady wins the race" obviously never raced a bike. So what's the best way to achieve this? Interval training. Training with …

Marathons

Training Center: Core strength for cyclists

Years ago, I was out to dinner with a group of friends when an unassuming gentleman joined us. (I’m still embarrassed to admit that, at the time, I …

Bradley Wiggins

40 seconds cycling, three times per week: That’s how much you need to ride to get fit, says BBC documentary

<b>Volunteers in BBC documentary see upp to 14 per cent improvement in fitness over five weeks</b><p>Two minutes of riding per week isn’t a lot, but apparently …

Exercise

Plans in the works to make Birmingham more bicycle friendly

New plans could make commuting to work in Birmingham from surrounding communities a safe reality

Cycling

House committee unanimously passes 'Utah Yield' bicycle bill

(KUTV) -Bicyclists may get to forgo a 90-second wait time at stop signs and treat them as yield signs with Tuesday's unanimous passage of House Bill …

Congressional Committees

Can There Be Equity In The Bike Lane?

By Teresa Wiltz<p>Bike sharing may be the ultimate symbol of gentrification, the province of avocado-toast loving, espresso-swilling — and mostly white — millennials.<p>But some cities are taking measures to combat that, by making it easier for low-income riders and those without a credit card or …

Bike Lanes

How America’s Bike Helmet Fixation Upholds a Culture of “Unfettered Automobility”

In the United States, official bicycle safety messaging heavily emphasizes helmet use. In a way, it’s worked: American rates of helmet usage are …

Sustainable Transport

G&W Brings Opportunity & Health Food to Central Iola

G&W Foods opened its doors to the residents of Iola and the surrounding areas January 5th, and pride themselves on customer service, fresh produce, …

Nonprofits

Discussions underway to make Flint Hills Nature Trail a state park

Bushong Mayor Gary Smith says having a state park in town would be a great thing.<p>Admire Mayor Mike Spade agrees. He tells KVOE News "more travel …

Hiking

Groundbreaking for Phase 1 of Rock Island Trail in Jackson County March 8th

The groundbreaking for Phase 1 of the Jackson County portion of the Rock Island Trail will take place March 8th, 2018, at 10:00 at Hartmann Park, 700 …

FHA

Messenger: Will old Rock Island rail line get new life as a trail? Missouri waits.

The drive through Rosebud, Mo., took me back to another era.<p>To a similar small town that was a shell of its former self, as though time stood still …

Eric Greitens

Community Service: Good times and bad, B&W Trailer Hitches invests time and money into its local community

B&W Trailer Hitches has played an essential role in bringing new life to its small community of Humboldt in southeast Kansas. And it has done so …

Conservation

A 1,200-km Bike Trail That Runs From Canada To NYC Is Coming Soon

<b>Canadians will soon be able to embark on the coolest bike ride ever</b> — New York State has committed to the development of a 1,200-km bike trail that …

Andrew Cuomo

Protected bicycle lanes are coming to Downtown Tucson

<i>Posted:</i> <i>Updated:</i><p>TUCSON - On Broadway, construction has started on a two-lane bicycle project. From the intersection of N. Toole Ave. and Congress to …

Cycling

House of Lords peers criticised for 'propagating bike lane myths'

Cycling groups condemn evidence-free arguments that segregated lanes cause congestion and worsen pollution<p>• Why are politicians getting away with bike lane claims based on hearsay?<p>Cycling organisations have condemned members of the House of Lords, including Prof Robert Winston, for propagating the …

Andy Burnham

KCMO cutting costs for property owners to install bike racks

<i>KANSAS CITY, MO. –</i> Outside Sloop Dental Co. in Brookside there are two unique bike racks that are a hit with patients.<p>"People love to bike around …

Kansas City

Meadowlark Trail development trial set for Feb. 12

The case to decide if the Central Kansas Conservancy will be allowed to connect the Meadowlark Trail from north of McPherson to Lindsborg is headed …

Forests

Not so tough? Year-round biking isn't only for the hardy, advocates say

Duluth News TribuneYou always want to assume that you're invisible.That's a good safety reminder to be diligent and aware of cars when riding a bike, …

Cycling

February 2018 Lehigh Workdays - Lehigh Portland Trails

Volunteer opportunity! Do you enjoy walking, running, or riding at Lehigh Portland Trails? Here’s a chance to pitch in and help make the trails even …

Hiking

Prairie Spirit Trail Birthday Bash March 21 in Garnett

Come celebrate the 22nd birthday of the Prairie Spirit Trail with a birthday bash on March 21st in Garnett, hosted by the Friends of the Prairie …

Prairies

Rush Hour

It has been a long time since I’ve been stuck in a serious traffic jam. I thought of this again because of an article that came across my feed this …

Urban Design

New study: Less than 1 hour of cycling per week slows aging | Adventure Sports Network

Forget all that stuff you see on informercials: If you want to stay feeling younger longer, get on a bike.<p>A study published Tuesday in the medical …

Cycling

Share the Road Cycling Coalition announces latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community awards for Ontario

The City of Ottawa was recognized with a gold award for efforts in 2017. Photo: Ivan RupesThe Share the Road Cycling Coalition—an organization that …

Canada