Cycling

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Jan Bakelants Wins 2nd Stage Of Tour de France

Bakelants pulled away close to the finish line to win Sunday’s second stage of the Tour de France and take the race leader’s yellow jersey.

06/30/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in front of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Bill De Blasio Calls For Tax On The ‘Wealthiest New Yorkers’

New York City Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio has called for the richest New Yorkers to pay a little more in taxes.

06/25/2013

New York City Republican Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Joe Lhota for Mayor)

Eye On Politics: Lhota Wants To Continue Legacies Of Giuliani, Bloomberg

New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.

06/20/2013

5.21.13 Lauie Cole

SoulCycle On The Couch

SoulCycle joined The Couch on Tuesday with instructor Laurie Cole to teach us about spinning, and getting the most from your cycling workout.

05/21/2013

Dan Suraci, instructor with Bike New York (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Course Helps Inexperienced Cyclists Prepare For NYC Bike Share

A week from today, Citi Bike stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn will go online, and thousands of inexperienced cyclists rolling out.

05/20/2013

One World Trade Center as seen from West Street - May 17, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

NYPD Set To Spend $40 Million On Intense Security At World Trade Center

Security over style – that’s the argument NYPD officials are making as they plan to install barricades and barriers in the area surrounding One World Trade Center.

05/17/2013

Sobi Bikes (credit: Sobi)

Hoboken Bike Share Starts In June

With Citi Bike being readied for launch on Memorial Day in Manhattan and Brooklyn, New Jersey’s “Mile Square City” is preparing to launch its own bike share program.

05/16/2013

Citi Bike racks at 11th Street and 6th Avenue (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Greenwich Village Community Board Meeting Focuses On Bike Share Program

Over 300 people showed up Thursday night for a community board meeting in Greenwich Village and the topic was the upcoming Citi Bike program.

05/03/2013

A Citi Bike rack in Manhattan - May 2, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Latest Pushback Against Citi Bike Is Over Weight Limit

There have been protests and lawsuits over the location of the new bike share racks, but the latest pushback against the Citi Bike program is over one of its rules.

05/02/2013

Citi Bike racks at 99 Bank Street in the West Village - April 30, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

West Village Apartment Building Sues Over Bike Share Racks

There have been press conferences and angry flyers slapped on Citi Bike racks, but one West Village apartment building is apparently the first legal challenge to them.

04/30/2013

An E-Bike in New York City (file / via Wikipedia)

Mayor Bloomberg Expected To Sign E-Bike Ban

The bikes are often used by delivery people and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said the new law plugs loopholes and totally bans electric bikes from the streets of New York.

04/26/2013

Street vendors protesting the installation of bike share racks at Liberty Street and Broadway - April 25, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Street Vendors Protest Citi Bike Racks In Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn

Nearly a dozen lower Broadway street vendors say they showed up to work on Monday only to find their corner at Liberty Street taken up by dozens of bike share racks.

04/25/2013

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. (file / credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Conn. Cyclists Arriving In Washington To Push Gun Reform

26 cyclists from Connecticut will wrap up a four-day ride to Washington today as they push for tougher gun laws.

03/12/2013

New York City Bicycle Deliverymen in Union Square - Jan. 31, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New York City DOT Set To Crack Down Hard On Bicycle Delivery Riders

The New York City Department of Transportation has teamed up with Delivery.com to provide helmets, reflective vests, bells, and lights to 1,500 deliverymen citywide.

01/31/2013

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IOC VP Says Lance Armstrong Confession Was ‘Too Little, Too Late’

“If he really loves his sport and wants to regain at least some credibility,” said Thomas Bach, “then he should tell the whole truth and cooperate with the relevant sports bodies.”

01/18/2013

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