Category: Bicycle exercise

Editorial — Saddle up! Tour de Lewis will offer three cycle routes through the county | Editorials

Lewis County businesses had a wonderful idea to market the area while participating in a fun recreational event. They have collaborated with the Lewis County Chamber of Commerce to organize the inaugural Tour of Lewis on May 29 for cycling enthusiasts. It will offer three runs of varying lengths, all of which end at Osceola […]

Arcimoto’s New 3-Wheel Electric Bike Doubles as a Stationary Bike – Review Geek

Arcimoto The Oregon-based mobility company Arcimoto recently unveiled an impressive new full-suspension three-wheel electric trike unlike anything we’ve seen before. The company calls it the Mean Lean Machine (MLM) and it’s packed with all sorts of cool features. The Arcimoto MLM electric trike uses new tilting technology that helps it roll and turn like a […]

Do no harm: King County Board of Health repeals unfairly enforced bicycle helmet law

by Sarah Goh (This article originally appeared on Real Change News and has been reprinted with permission.) The King County Board of Health has voted to repeal a law requiring helmets due to disproportionate enforcement against members of the BIPOC community and homeless people. The only ‘no’ was King County council member Jeanne Kohl-Welles, who […]

King County repeals bicycle helmet law due to discriminatory enforcement issues

The King County Board of Health on Thursday repealed its law requires cyclists to wear a helmet. The decision follows evidence presented to the board that enforcement of helmet laws is disproportionately directed at black riders and the homeless. The council still encourages cyclists to wear helmets, citing statistics that they reduce the risk of […]

Parkinson’s Revolution USA Bike Ride Returns February 26 | Health and fitness

The Parkinson Foundation and FLY | A Fitness Revolution will host a return of the Parkinson’s Revolution USA ride on Saturday, February 26, to raise funds and awareness for the one million Americans living with Parkinson’s disease. “I ride for my mother!” said Brian Reetz, Lincoln volunteer and member of the Heartland Chapter advisory board, […]

Do you need a smart trainer? Comparison of trainer types for indoor cycling workouts

Bike trainers have long been preferred by anyone who wants to train on a bike indoors. However, there is a wide range of options available, including smart and traditional trainers. What makes smart trainers “smart”, exactly, and how are they different from traditional resistance trainers? Here’s how to determine the best trainer for you based […]

Unlicensed NJ driver charged with e-bike hit and run

JERSEY CITY — An unlicensed driver has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run accident that seriously injured an 18-year-old who was riding an electric bicycle, Hudson County authorities said. Marvin Lara, 39, of Jersey City, turned himself in to Hudson County Detectives Thursday. Jersey City police responded Jan. 8 at 8:30 p.m. in the […]

Most people do bike crunches badly – slow down the exercise to build a strong core, says a personal trainer

insta_photos/Getty Images Bike crunches are a bodyweight exercise that works your entire core, from upper abs to obliques. However, many people miss out on the benefits by doing it wrong, according to one trainer. To master the technique, slow down, focus on your lower back, and increase as needed. Bike crunches are a popular abdominal […]

Seattle cop who rolled bike over protester’s head suspended for 7 days

A Seattle police officer who rolled a bicycle over a man’s head during a protest in September 2020 was disciplined this week by the city’s Office of Police Accountability (OPA), receiving a seven-day suspension without pay. SPD officer furloughed after video shows him rolling bike over protester’s neck The incident occurred in the former CHOP […]

Village Bike Clubs Team Up with Sheriff’s Office to Make Christmas Brighter

The Lake Miona Recreation Center parking lot was overflowing Friday with new and used bicycles donated by villagers to bring joy to Sumter County children this holiday season. Sixty-six members of the Sumter Landing Bicycle Club and the Village Bicycle Club came together to help Sumter County Sheriff’s Deputies prepare more than 300 bicycles to […]

Ride The Rockies Bicycle Tour sold to an affiliate of Gannett USA Today.

The internationally acclaimed Ride The Rockies Bicycle Tour, founded by the Denver Post in 1986, was sold to an affiliate of Gannett USA Today. Ventures Endurance Events has acquired the cycling tour of the Denver Post Community Foundationaccording to a press release from Gannett Ventures Endurance. “Ride The Rockies has a strong tradition as one […]

Bicycle and firearm injuries increased during COVID-19 shutdowns, study finds

A study of four hospitals in major cities found an increase in bicycle and gun-related injuries last year during the COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns. File photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License picture In another example of the cost of the pandemic, a new study finds that there was a significant increase in bicycle and firearm-related injuries […]

New College Program Trains Bike Repairers

BENTONVILLE — A new program at Northwest Arkansas Community College is training bike technicians to help with repairs in the area’s thriving cycling community. The college received $1,246,864 from the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation for the phased rollout of the Bicycle Assembly and Repair Technician program, according to a college press release. The first […]

Ohio now has the most miles of US bike paths in America (maps)

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Imagine starting a bike ride on the Towpath Trail and pedaling to Pittsburgh, Washington, DC or even Atlanta. A new frontier is opening up for bicycle travel. A growing network of designated routes is pieced together across the country along lightly trafficked roads, trails, and bike paths by the same association that […]

Safe Early Cycling Exercises for Critical Care Patients – Critical Care

Image: Cycling exercise in the ECU improves patient outcomes (Photo courtesy of Michelle Kho / St. Joseph’s). Early bicycle exercise by mechanically ventilated patients in the hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU) may help them recover faster, a new study finds. Researchers from St. Joseph’s Healthcare (St. Joe’s; Hamilton, Canada), McMaster University (Hamilton, Canada), Johns Hopkins […]

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