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Bicycle Racing

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  • Can cycling help ADHD? Some say yes

     
    In “Riding Is My Ritalin” in Bicycling magazine, the author posits that lots of bicycling (or other sustained aerobic activity such as running) can help those with ADHD focus in a way similar to drugs such as Ritalin and Adderall. As with...
  • Failed drug test or not, looks like Alberto Contador can ride Tour de France

     
    About a two months after Alberto Contador won the 2010 Tour de France -- his third -- the UCI, the international governing body for cycling, announced that Contador had failed a drug test. He had traces of the anabolic agent......
  • Mount Washington bike-climb records voided over doping

     
    Mount Washington Auto Road's annual-bike-race organizers have voided records set by Tyler Hamilton and Genevieve Jeanson, who admitted using performance-enhancing drugs. Hamilton is a former teammate of Lance Armstrong's banned for eight years from...
  • UCF professor-writer Peter Telep’s book with Tom Clancy out Tuesday

     
    UCF professor Peter Telep has written nearly 40 books, but is under no illusion about his celebrity status. “I always tell my students I’m the hardest-working writer you’ve never heard of,” he says with a laugh. “Forty...
  • Joe Moreno: the hipster alderman?

     
    The 1st Ward alderman is legit when he says he supports the 'hood's music scene. "One of my dream jobs, and they didn’t have to pay me, would be just to let me bring my record collection [to Rainbo] and DJ, play music for the night."...
  • MayMyRIDE app for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry

     
    I've used MapMyRUN online for years to plot new running routes and find ones others have created. The company also offers MapMyRIDE — website and app, which I plan to try out on a ride. The company says: MapMyRIDE’s website, www.mapmyride.com,...
  • I biked to work and all I got was this T-shirt

     
    Raise your hand if you bike to work.  Anyone?  Anyone?  Bueller?  Odds are none of you raised your hand for the following reasons: A:  You don’t have a bike. B:  You’re terrified a car will run you over. C:  Raising your hand while sitting...
  • ‘Urban Biking Handbook’ for newbies

     
    For those just taking up cycling again or for the first time comes “The Urban Biking Handbook” by bicycle mechanic Charles Haine. Its publisher describes it as “a hardworking, illustrated guide to the cycling lifestyle. Not only does...
  • You might be cyclist if:

     
    This may hit a little close to home for some of you: You might be a cyclist if…. 1. You tell a family of 5 in a crowded mall to “hold their line.” 2. Your spouse says “If you buy another bike I'm going to leave you” and you...
  • Mayor Villaraigosa pushes plan for L.A. bike lane network

     
    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is making a summertime push for urban cyclists, pushing city managers and administrators to help implement the L.A. Master Bicycle Plan. The plan was adopted in 2010 and aims to create a citywide network by designating nearly......
  • 4 Food Events You Should Know About: Italian dinner at Culina; House Farm Workers! fundraiser; Culinary 'Tour de France' at Pinot Bistro; 'Simply diVine' at Two Rodeo

     
    Italia all the way: On July 21, Beverly Hills-adjacet Culina hosts a dinner in bravo of author and Esquire food correspondent John Mariani’s "How Italian Food Conquered the World." The five-course meal explores the history of Italian cuisine with...
  • Bradley Wiggins crashes in Tour de France

     
    British rider Bradley Wiggins has pulled out of the Tour de France after getting caught in a big crash that took down several riders late in Friday's seventh stage of the Tour. Wiggins was one of about 20 riders caught......