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Nicky Hayden dead at 35 after former MotoGP champ involved in fatal bike crash

hayden dies Nicky Hayden dead at 35 after former MotoGP champ involved in fatal bike crash in Italy last week American rider died five days after being knocked off his bike in a cycling accident FORMER Superbike champ Nicky Hayden has died five days after b...

Steph Curry takes a subtle jab at Madison Bumgarner's dirt-bike accident

Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors will begin their second-round playoff series against the Utah Jazz tonight, but the subject of the off-days in the series has become a topic of discussion. When as...

Michele Scarponi Cause Of Death: How Did Scarponi Die?

Italian road bicycle racer Michele Scarponi died Saturday morning. He was riding his bicycle when the fatal accident occurred. He was hit by a van at a crossroads. The driver didn’t see Scarponi, who died riding his bike. The Astana team confirmed the news on its website, writ...

Icy Vancouver streets a hazard for cyclists

The lingering ice on Vancouver streets is making for a hazardous commute for the city's cyclists. Sections of many of the city's major bike routes are iced over, according to HUB Cycling, which means most cyclists are leaving their wheels at home. "Anecdotally, if I had to est...

Burn calories while you explore other world’s with VirZoom’s VR stationary bike

There’s nothing like Thanksgiving and Christmas to make people start thinking about diets and getting at least a bit trimmer for the new year. But most people don’t make it past the thinking ...

Halloween bike ride ready to roll

It’s a free bike ride for anyone interested in dressing up in Halloween costumes. What started as a fun idea for the two girl soccer teams that Butch Keahiolalo coaches unexpectedly took off. ...

Capital's next big cycling stoush

Wellington's next cycling stoush is brewing on tracks and trails that cover the city's scenic landscape, where tensions between walkers and mountain bikers are rising. The capital's walking comm...

Bike, bike, bike ... hike! hike! ... bike, bike, bike

The Bike & Hike for ALS Arkansas begins at 7 a.m. Sunday at Rockwater Village, 1600 Rockwater Blvd. in North Little Rock. The event is, technically, a duathlon, following the two-activity, three...

New Orleans selects a bike share program; contract talks begin

A Brooklyn, N.Y. company has won the contest to bring a bike share program to the streets of New Orleans. A City Hall selection committee chose Social Bicycles, or SoBi, from seven competitors, g...

Froome retains yellow jersey despite chaos

MONT VENTOUX — Defending champion Chris Froome retained the overall leader’s yellow jersey on the Tour de France after an incident involving a motorbike left him without a bike in a farcical ...

Porthcawl's new 'fat bikes' whet visitors' appetite for adventure

Specialist bicycles that allow riders to experience the beaches of Porthcawl on two wheels are now available in the town for the first time. Corum Champion has opened the resort's first ever bik...