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The Boulder Velodrome recently opened in Boulder, Colorado. A time lapse video of the construction of the track is below.
There are currently 24 velodromes in the United States including 2 indoor tracks. Track cycling peaked in the U.S. between 1890 and 1920 when six day races and other track events were held in venues such as Madison Square Garden in […]
WomanTours is a unique bicycle touring company. As far as I know (and according to the company’s website), it is the only bicycle tour company that provides tours exclusively for women.
The company specializes in van supported inn-to-inn tours for woman only. The tours cover a wide range of geographical areas primarily in the continental United States, […]
Since it is Earth Day, I thought that I would focus on the environmental aspects of cycling. On a recent post on the economic stimulus, I include a some statistics from Representative Blumenauer of Oregon on bicycling. One statistic in particular caught my attention. Only 1% of all trips in the U.S. are done by bicycle. […]
I recently discovered that you can now do a bike tour in Canada via the bike and boat format that is popular in Holland. I did a Bike & Barge Tour in Holland with Van Gogh Tours several year ago. It is a great way to travel. Those bike tours use a boat for the accomodations and are very common […]
I have many friends that don’t ride when it gets cold. However with the right clothing and accessories, you can be warm and comfortable. If you are going to tour it is important to get the right clothing and learn through trial and error what makes you comfortable. The temperature is not the only factor […]« Previous Entries