Nibali demolishes the field on the famed Hautacam, just like that guy Lance used to do, virtually cementing his victory in the Tour de France. Orica-GreenEdge rider Michael Albasini insists he’s not a racist and did not say what they say he said.
The Washington Post notes the total lack of women competing in the Tour de France, other than a token separate but unequal race on the final day. NPR says the Tour is a 2,200 mile test of epic eating.
And an expert says cycling is winning the war on doping, apparently while managing to keep a straight face.
Plans are underway to improve accessibility to Union Station from surrounding neighborhoods by bike and on foot.
Streetsblog looks at yesterday’s press conference for AB 47, a proposed bill to create an Amber Alert-style warning system for serious hit-and-runs.
Pasadena needs volunteers to test bicycle detection systems at intersections.
Great editorial from the San Gabriel Valley Tribune says smart growth is our future — including bike lanes in LA, Pasadena and other cities in the SGV.
A San Diego bike rider is seriously injured in a left cross collision, yet the headline puts the blame on the cyclist.
Now that the courts have reaffirmed that the reckless driving statute applies to bikes, San Francisco Streetsblog wonders when the local DA will apply it to drivers.
In a reversal of a bizarre ban, it’s finally legal to park your bike in your own garage in San Francisco.
A new Portland study says the air is cleaner for bike riders at 11 mph.
A Colorado hit-and-run driver gets six years for killing an 11-year old pedestrian; the defense says he’s a good boy who only ran away so he could go home and hug his mom. No, really.
An Iowa writer says bicycling helped heal her broken heart.
Despite what some on the far right might claim, bikes aren’t a symbol of anything.
A New York artist asks which kind of cyclist would you be?
Now that’s more like it, as an upstate New York driver faces 25 years to life after being convicted for killing a cyclist in a drunken hit-and-run, then fleeing police with the victim’s body still embedded on his truck.
A five-year old New Orleans boy is lucky to be alive after a brakeless rider slams into him and his two-year old brother.
Low fence creates a protected bike lane in Beijing.
A Toronto street is a cyclists’ door zone, as doorings increase but prosecutions don’t.
A London tailor creates a breathable, bike to boardroom bespoke suit for cyclists.
Maybe that Dutch cyclist who twice cheated death on doomed Malaysia Airlines flights didn’t after all; no record can be found that he ever bought a ticket for either flight.
After refusing to apologize to the cop who tried to stop him, salmon cyclist Alec Baldwin has his case scheduled for dismissal if he can just avoid getting arrested for the next six months; good luck with that.
And talk about a great kid, as an eight-year old boy finds a way to include his disabled brother in all three events in a triathlon.