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  • For the Fun of Fit: More to triathlon than swim, bike, run

    The sport of triathlon is known to consist of three separate events: swimming, cycling and running. However, any triathlon veteran is likely to agree that the sport would be more aptly named a quadathlon, since "transitioning" plays an important and often...
  • Lea finds road back to Olympics

    Ever since Bobby Lea returned from the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, the American cyclist has had one goal in his mind: The 2012 Olympics in London. The 28-year-old's goal was accomplished in mid-June when he was selected to once again become a U.S....
  • From skydiving to kayaking, seniors embrace adventure

    Be it skydiving, horseback riding, ballooning, cycling or kayaking, a number of local seniors are embracing a sense of adventure. Skydiving Taking the plunge from as high as 27,500 feet is all in a day's pleasure for Mark Siders. After 42 years of...
  • When snowbirds clear out of Palm Beach, there's still plenty of fun to be had

    When snowbirds clear out of Palm Beach, there's still plenty of fun to be had
    PALM BEACH, Fla. — Many of the waterfront mansions are shuttered for the season, and there are few yachts at the private docks along the Intracoastal. The theater season doesn't start until late October, concerts and art exhibits at the Society...
  • Sampling the laid-back pleasures of Washington state's Lopez Island

    Sampling the laid-back pleasures of Washington state's Lopez Island
    LOPEZ ISLAND, Wash. - One hates to define a place by its cliches, but sometimes there's truth to be found. "On Lopez, everybody does 'The Wave,'" an Orcas Islander told me before I embarked for Lopez. It's a bit like what you see on the back roads of...
  • Visitors are welcome at U.S. Olympic Training Centers in Colorado, California

    Visitors are welcome at U.S. Olympic Training Centers in Colorado, California
    CHULA VISTA, Calif. — Kara Patterson holds a long, heavy javelin above her head. She waits. She moves it next to her ear and runs. In one smooth motion, it flies from her hand in an elegant arc, landing way down the field as it plunges its point...
  • Cycling through the cold

    TANEYTOWN - Cyclocross riders, clad in their cycling suits, rushed from the finish line for blankets and sweatshirts Sunday following their respective competitions. Matt Cooper, who finished first for the Masters 35-plus race, waited for his name to be...
  • Olympic medalist, former Hampstead resident finds Armstrong 'very disappointing'

    Former Hampstead resident and professional cyclist Brian Walton described his reaction as "bittersweet" to all the recent news concerning Lance Armstrong giving up his fight against doping charges and the subsequent stripping of Armstrong's seven Tour...
  • Day trip: Bank on fun at Philadelphia bike race

    Day trip: Bank on fun at Philadelphia bike race
    Watching the TD Bank International Cycling Championship, set for Sunday in Philadelphia, can have a strange effect on people. The 156-mile course is the longest one-day race in the nation and typically attracts between 200,000 and 300,000 spectators. The...
  • Where to bike in Britain

    Where to bike in Britain
    "Cyclist's Britain in a Box" Main contributors: Arnold Robinson, Chris Hutt Interlink Books, $19.95 This is an ingenious idea: A collection of reusable plastic cards that cyclists can use as they wish. As the authors indicate, the cards are more...
  • New book: “Cycling Home From Siberia”

     
    Howard Books/Simon & Schuster says: “At the age of twenty-seven, Rob Lilwall hopped aboard a plane from England and set off to the farthest place from home he could think of: the Far Eastern side of Siberia.  From there it was his intention to...
  • Do a crossword, maybe win a $5,000 bike

     
    Bicycling magazine offers a contest for a bike worth up to $5,000 here:  Photo courtesy of Bicycling magazine:...