Stories tagged: bicycling
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 6 a.m.
A North Idaho mountain biking club has detoured from the generally position of cyclists to endorse a proposed wilderness.
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
A combo outdoors and golf show at the Spokane Convention Center next weekend is geared up for doing serious damage to the winter blues some people are suffering. The new
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
On a whim last month, Dan DeRuyter loaded his fat-tired snow bike and drove from Spokane to Priest Lake, where he found a little piece of heaven off the East …
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Taking that first step into an outdoor life-sport such as snowshoeing, mountain biking, paddling and fly fishing is less intimidating with the help of experienced “ambassadors” from clubs and agencies. …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017
Greg Siple, cofounder of Adventure Cycling, pedals into retirement A pioneer of thc American cycling movement retires after five decades of service
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Some of the most coveted summer outdoor adventures and camping opportunities across the USA and Canada need to be planned in the chill of winter. The first wave of Pacific …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Winter isn’t an offseason for dedicated bicyclists. While recreational riders might be training for spring indoors on rollers, delivery and messenger service riders are still finding two wheels the most …
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016, 6:30 a.m.
Tom McCabe, of Boise, meets a reporter in a parking lot and offers his “30-bird guarantee.” About 4 1/2 hours and 18 miles later, he came through with 30 species …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 5:30 a.m.
Several hundred cyclists turned out Tuesday for an early morning ride with Lance Armstrong, who is in New Zealand to film a commercial for a local brewery.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 5:25 p.m.
Another segment of the Ferry County Rail Trail was smoothe-surfaced last month, bringing the improved sections along Curlew Lake and the Kettle River north of Curlew to 12.5 miles.
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 3:45 a.m.
Air in the tires keeps you rolling down the road. But how it gets there, and how fast you can fix a flat, is a key concern for riders on …
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 1:40 a.m.
WINTERSPORTS – Snowmobilers and other winter outdoor enthusiasts have a new place to warm up in the mountains north of Sandpoint. Two dozen students from the University of Idaho’s College …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 2 a.m.
Priest Lake’s slow drawdown to winter level began Saturday evening. Flows were increased from Outlet Dam to lower the lake 3 feet from its full pool at elevation 2,437.6 feet.
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 2 a.m.
Biking after dark should not be taken lightly. But with the right gear night rides are manageable and mostly safe.
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 5 a.m.
A globe-circling bicyclist says he never considered either riding a rail trail or touring through Eastern Washington – his backyard – until he and his wife rescued a painfully timid …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 5 a.m.
The Friends of the John Wayne Pioneer Trail was organized in 2016 shortly after the 2015 Washington Legislature nearly gave the rail trail away to adjacent East Side landowners.
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016
A bicycle repair station has been installed on the Latah Trail, an Idaho rail trail between Moscow and Troy, funded by the Latah County Board of Realtors.
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
A water-soaked cotton T-shirt has long served runners looking to cheat the heat.
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 5:14 p.m.
An American ex-pat who resides in Australia was in Washington state recently when he pushed his list to 753 and broke the record for the number of bird species tallied …
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
Some of the best organized bicycling events of the season are coming up around the Inland Northwest. August is a time to ride, and a last chance to plan and …
Mon., July 25, 2016
Hauling down the California coast on a Trek 400 bike, Lin Bruce tried to forget the pain pounding in her 60-year-old body. She had never ridden a bike more than …
Sat., July 16, 2016, 3:47 p.m.
Women can learn the basics of fishing, hunting and other outdoor skills at a September weekend workshop presented by
Wed., July 13, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
Should newspapers print photos of bicyclists without helmets? Or run a story about a blind girl with a wish to shoot a bear? Or feature wake skiers that ride a …
Sun., July 10, 2016, 1 a.m.
After receiving the invitation to bicycle with the North Idaho Over-the-Hill Downhillers, I had just one day to train. I went home, checked the brakes on my mountain bike and …
Sun., July 10, 2016, 12:15 a.m.
The S-R’s June 26 feature on regional rail trails stopped short of a full fare. While it mentioned the
Wed., July 6, 2016, 10:30 p.m.
The best opportunity of the year to sample land- and water-based muscle-powered sports in one location is set for Saturday at Camp Sekani along the upper Spokane River. The second …
Sun., July 3, 2016, 12:53 a.m.
PUBLIC LANDS – About 52 miles of roads in the 2015 Tower Fire area west of Priest River drainage remain closed for safety as salvage logging is scheduled to begin …
Sun., July 3, 2016, 12:50 a.m.
July is a fine month for bicycling. Every cyclist should be tuned up and the sky’s the limit. The region has plenty of organized events this month to test that …
Sun., July 3, 2016, 12:11 a.m.
The summer closure of the Mount Spokane State Park Road, which is set to start around July 11, is required for safety during road repairs and resurfacing, says Steve Christensen, …
Sun., June 26, 2016, 4 a.m.
When it comes to rail-trail projects, Ferry County is like the little engine that could. Ten years ago the budget-challenged northeastern Washington county and its 7,500 mostly rural residents were …