Latest Recreational cycling News

The Latest: Biden presents UK's Johnson with a US-made bike

Jun. 10, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — The Latest on the Group of Seven nations meeting being held in England and the talks Thursday between British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Joe Biden: FALMOUTH, England — President Joe Biden has given British Prime Minister...

The Latest: Hawaii emails reveal strain over contact tracing

Jun. 05, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

HONOLULU -- A review of Hawaii Gov. David Ige’s emails shows the state epidemiologist spent key weeks in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic resisting suggestions and requests that she boost contact tracing to control the spread of COVID-19. They also showed Dr....

No shirts, pants or undies needed on bike ride, just a mask

Jun. 05, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia bike riders won’t need their shirts, pants, skirts or even underwear — just a mask. Organizers of the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride say this year’s event will take place Aug. 28 and will require masks, based on the city's earlier...

SC House sets aside $23M to buy waterfront convent land

Jun. 05, 2021 12:58 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The House committee that writes South Carolina's budget is setting aside $23 million to the state spending plan to buy a convent that includes waterfront land on Charleston Harbor. The House Ways and Means Committee approved putting the money...

Bidens mark first lady's birthday with leisurely bike ride

Jun. 03, 2021 18:45 PM EDT

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden helped his wife celebrate her 70th birthday on Thursday with a leisurely bike ride. The president and Jill Biden — with a few Secret Service agents in tow — cycled the paved Cape Henlopen State Park trail near their...

High waves wash out Chicago beaches as Lake Michigan reopens

May. 28, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Beaches in Chicago were washed out by high waves Friday on the first day the city was to reopen Lake Michigan to swimming since summer 2019. Waves reached up to 11 feet (3.35 meters) high, closing many of the beaches that had been set to open for the...

Fun, foul-mouthed reunion for Turner, Douglas on ‘Kominsky’

May. 27, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly four decades ago, “Romancing the Stone” introduced audiences to the crackling chemistry between Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner. Now at 76 and 66 years old, Douglas and Turner are back on screen together in the third and final season of...

Making a difference: Organ trail bikes through Vicksburg

May. 23, 2021 13:30 PM EDT

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — What do 1,500 miles, two men and a chance meeting all have in common? Making a difference. Mark Scotch had made his way to Natchitoches, La. early in 2020. He was pitching a hops beer at a brewery and when the sales meeting was over, he struck up...

Boy, 13, in 'grave condition' after being shot in Chicago

May. 16, 2021 16:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 13-year-old boy was shot in the head and neck while riding his bike in Chicago on Sunday morning, authorities said. Police said the boy was riding his bike around 8 a.m. on the city's South Side when shots were fired from a passing car, the Chicago...

Digital map of California Coastal Trail unveiled

May. 13, 2021 10:14 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A digital map showing existing sections of the California Coastal Trail has been released by the Coastal Commission and Coastal Conservancy in a move to spur completion of the route. “There are currently 875 miles (1408.1 kilometers) of trail and...