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Bicycle Racing

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  • Baltimore Police: 'Evidentiary details' of Palermo bicycling-death case 'will not be released at this time'

    Baltimore Police: 'Evidentiary details' of Palermo bicycling-death case 'will not be released at this time'
    The Baltimore Police Department (BPD) investigation into the death on Saturday of Baltimore bicycling enthusiast and bike builder Thomas Palermo is "very active," BPD spokesman J. Eric Kowalczyk said in an email this afternoon, and "in order not to...
  • Baltimore Boasts 200 Percent Increase in Bicycle Commuting

    Using data collected via the American Community Survey, that sorta sub-census that determines how federal and state dollars are distributed every year, the Transport Politic took the largest 30 U.S. cities and tabulated the changes in their commuting...
  • Baltimore Cyclists Now Have a Bill of Rights

    Last night the Baltimore City Council passed the city's first-ever Cyclists Bill of Rights, a collection of "tenets" validating the rights of bikers, and reaffirming that cycling is, yes, a very good thing for the city. It states: 1. Cyclists have the...
  • Celebrate Baltimore's place in bicycling history at the Olde Timey Bike Fest

    Celebrate Baltimore's place in bicycling history at the Olde Timey Bike Fest
    Baltimore is the City of Firsts, as any visitor to the Museum of Industry knows. We boast the first umbrella factory, the first mass-produced ice cream for everyday consumption, the first Old Bay, the first purpose-built museum building in the Western...
  • The colossal fall of an American hero

    The Armstrong Lie Directed by Alex Gibney Opens at the Charles Theatre Dec. 6 The most telling moment in The Armstrong Lie isn't Lance Armstrong's Jan. 14, 2013 conversation with Oprah Winfrey, during which he finally cut the crap and admitted to...
  • The case for -and against-bike share in Baltimore

    One of the earlier bike lane additions to Baltimore’s cycling master plan extends from the Gwynn Oak neighborhood in West Baltimore to Woodlawn at the county line, over a few miles of rolling hills through a quiet, very green neighborhood of big...
  • Baltimore makes slow progress as a cycling town

    Standing on a street corner for hours on end counting bicycles one by one might not rank as the most exciting thing in the world. It’s more exciting than watching paint dry, but not exactly a coveted task, particularly at 7 in the morning. Within...
  • A new, queer bike collective aims to include everyone on two wheels

    Before moving to Baltimore two years ago, community organizer Casey McKeel was the lone woman who co-founded a volunteer-run bike co-op in Lansing, Mich., a shop where people could both have their bikes fixed and learn to fix them. “Me and two other...
  • New local cycling advocacy group Bikemore comes off the starting line fighting

    Mount Royal Avenue isn’t a particularly spectacular stretch of roadway. It’s short, for one, slicing an obtuse “L” shape across the top of Mount Vernon. Outside of rush hour, it can even seem a bit deserted in the grand chaos of...
  • The Baltimore superhumans that manage to race bicycles while leading actual normal lives on the side

    “Racing is like a 100-meter dash, a chess match, and a stampede at the same time,” says saxophonist Brian Sacawa, curator of the Mobtown Modern contemporary music series. Since 2006, he’s also raced as a competitive amateur cyclist, most...
  • Sometimes I walk my bike downhill, seriously.

    This installment of Baltimore’s Free Alternative Newsweekly has the theme of The Bike Issue, so I am going to make that into the theme of this installment of the Mr. Wrong column. A very special episode, if you will, on two wheels, or a “...
  • Hikers, bikers angered after Griffith Park-area road opens to cars

    Hikers, bikers angered after Griffith Park-area road opens to cars
    A city of Los Angeles decision to allow motorists to use a popular hiking and cycling route in Griffith Park to alleviate congestion on other hillside roads has pitted park lovers against area residents, mirroring a similar dispute in neighboring...