Stories tagged: cycling
Sat., March 18, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Walla Walla is all about reds, whites and the Blues
Hey snow-sick Spokane: It’s been a long, cold, lonely winter. Need an escape? Spring comes early to Walla Walla, where you can take a hike amid the wildflowers, go on …
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 4:34 p.m.
Mauled mountain biker riding fast when attacked by grizzly
The Kalispell mountain biker killed by a grizzly bear outside of Glacier National Park last year was going at a high rate of speed into a collision that triggered the …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
2018 Tour de France to start on the Passage du Gois
Riders in the 2018 Tour de France will set off from the Passage du Gois, a causeway that Atlantic Ocean tides cover twice a day. With this year’s race set …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017
Greg Siple, cofounder of Adventure Cycling, pedals into retirement
Greg Siple, cofounder of Adventure Cycling, pedals into retirement A pioneer of thc American cycling movement retires after five decades of service
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Dedicated cyclist gears up to coast through winter
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 …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
The Gear Junkie: New Clif Bars ‘fill’ the bill
Bite into a new Clif Bar and you get a gooey center filled with nut butter. Beyond good taste, the company touts a “category-first” kind of energy resulting from the …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 3 a.m.
Former Tour de France champ Bradley Wiggins retires from cycling
Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from cycling, ending a career in which he won a British-record eight Olympic medals and the Tour de France.
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 3:45 a.m.
Lezyne Pressure Drive gets bikers pumped up
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 …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 5 a.m.
John Wayne Pioneer Trail plan has support from across the state
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.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 3:45 a.m.
Ammi Midstokke: When misery and gratitude go hand in hand
It is not always easy to find gratitude in the things we are doing. It is just for lack of trying.
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 10:33 p.m.
In Brief: Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka advance to U.S. Open men’s final
Djokovic on Friday at encountered a semi-competitive semifinal against Gael Monfils, but emerged with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 victory.
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 9:04 p.m.
Digest: Rafael Nadal falters late, loses to Lucas Pouille in U.S. Open’s 4th round
Nadal was upset in the U.S. Open’s fourth round by 24th-seeded Lucas Pouille of France 6-1, 2-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (6) on Sunday, prolonging the 14-time Grand Slam title winner’s …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 8:45 p.m.
Digest: Serena Williams ties Open-era mark with 306 wins
Looking rather displeased with herself at times, Serena Williams still managed to tie Martina Navratilova’s professional-era women’s record with her 306th career victory in Grand Slam matches on Thursday in …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 9:44 p.m.
Digest: Hit by cramps, Milos Raonic loses to qualifier Ryan Harrison at U.S. Open
The Wimbledon runner-up just last month, and seeded No. 5 at the U.S. Open, Milos Raonic began to feel pain near his left wrist midway through the second set of …
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016, 8:29 p.m.
Digest: Mancini leads Endwell, New York, to Little League title game
Michael Mancini led Endwell, New York, to the Little League World Series championship game Saturday, striking out 11 in a 4-2 victory over Goodlettsville, Tennessee, in the U.S. final in …
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 11:09 p.m.
U.S. rides wave of power for women’s road race cycling
Evelyn Stevens has built the kind of resume in cycling that should make her one of the favorites to land on the podium in Sunday’s Olympic road race.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 8:54 p.m.
Digest: Four share second-round lead at Travelers Championship
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
Bicycling events abound in August
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 …
Wed., July 27, 2016, 10:12 p.m.
Digest: Tina Charles, U.S. women’s hoops beat France 84-62
Tina Charles scored 17 points and Maya Moore added 13 to help the U.S. women’s basketball team beat France 84-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game in Newark, Delaware.
Sun., July 24, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
‘Vive la France’: Froome makes emotional Tour victory speech
After the beer and champagne celebrations, Chris Froome delivered a sobering and emotional message from the Tour de France winner’s podium on the Champs-Elysees.
Sat., July 23, 2016, 6:31 p.m.
Relieved Chris Froome heads to Paris to secure third Tour de France title
After two crashes, a bloodied knee and even a run up legendary Mont Ventoux, a relieved Chris Froome can cruise into Paris on Sunday and secure his third Tour de …
Fri., July 22, 2016, 6:51 p.m.
Romain Bardet rides to first French win of Tour de France
Riding alone toward the host country’s first victory in this Tour de France, Romain Bardet switched his focus from the road to the eyes of the spectators behind the barriers.
Thu., July 21, 2016, 5:08 p.m.
Take it from Eddy Merckx: Chris Froome can’t be beaten in this Tour
Take it from cycling great Eddy Merckx: Nobody can beat Chris Froome in this Tour de France.
Wed., July 20, 2016, 8:36 p.m.
Ilnur Zakarin won’t discuss Russian doping after Tour win
Ilnur Zakarin hardly had enough energy to zip up his jersey and celebrate upon winning one of the most grueling stages of the Tour de France.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 6:27 p.m.
Now or never for Nairo Quintana, Alejandro Valverde at Tour de France
As the Tour de France heads toward the Alps, Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde have only a few opportunities left to try and derail Chris Froome’s bid for a third …
Mon., July 18, 2016
People’s Pharmacy: How much tonic water is too much?
People’s Pharmacy column for Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Sat., July 16, 2016, 8:01 p.m.
Chris Froome singles out Bauke Mollema as main threat at Tour de France
As the Tour de France enters the Alps on Sunday, many would expect Chris Froome to be worried of pure climber Nairo Quintana.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 6:13 p.m.
Chris Froome stamps authority on day of mourning at Tour de France
Chris Froome and the other Tour de France leaders laid bouquets on the podium in a solemn ceremony.
Thu., July 14, 2016, 7:33 p.m.
Fans spark chaos at Tour de France
On Bastille Day, fans created havoc at the Tour de France like never before.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 9:56 p.m.
Digest: LeBron James leads call to end gun violence at ESPY Awards
LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles when frivolity …