Latest Recreational cycling News

Former Colorado nuke site opens to public as wildlife refuge

Sep. 15, 2018 3:54 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Cyclists and hikers explored a newly opened wildlife refuge at the site of a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado on Saturday, while a protester in a gas mask brought signs warning about the dangers of plutonium. With no fanfare, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service opened the gates of...

Hundreds of fun-loving Philadelphia bicyclists ride nude

Sep. 8, 2018 9:00 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of fun-loving bicyclists spent the afternoon gearing up for a ride around Philadelphia and then took off — their clothes. Some of the nude cyclists sported body paint, glitter or fancy hats on Saturday as they made the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride. They pedaled 10 miles...

Quebec City's enticing tableau beyond the wall

Aug. 28, 2018 6:17 PM EDT

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — It's what's inside the historic wall of Quebec City that makes people want to visit. It's what's outside that makes people want to stay. To visit without venturing outside the 17th century fortification is to miss the outdoor concerts, vistas and history of the hilltop Plains of Abraham,...

42 weeks pregnant, New Zealand minister cycles to hospital

Aug. 21, 2018 10:05 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — It was a beautiful morning, according to New Zealand's minister for women, so after 42 weeks of pregnancy she decided to hop on her electric bicycle and ride to the hospital to give birth to her first child. Julie Anne Genter this week posted a picture of herself outside the...