Latest Recreational cycling News

Bicycle Man struggling to find volunteers for final giveaway

Nov. 28, 2022 00:02 AM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Ann Mathis stands in the warehouse of the Bicycle Man Outreach Program. For the past nine years, she has continued the program started by her late husband, Moses Mathis 33 years ago. Now, Ann Mathis is looking for volunteers to help with her final year of handing out...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Nov. 24, 2022 03:25 AM EST

Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice. November 21, 2022. Editorial: Democrats’ state House win significant The surprising success of Democrats in capturing control of the Pennsylvania state House signals a change in direction and philosophy for state policymaking. ...

Swedish cyclist pedals to Egypt to raise climate awareness

Nov. 14, 2022 00:31 AM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — She has pedaled thousands of miles from Sweden to Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh to deliver a simple message: Stop climate change. The trip took 72-year-old activist Dorothee Hildebrandt and her pink e-bike — which she fondly calls Miss...

Tens of thousands ride bikes on typically busy Dubai highway

Nov. 06, 2022 03:08 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — For a few brief hours on Sunday, the skyscraper-lined superhighway that cuts through the center of Dubai emptied of the cars always clogging it to give way to tens of thousands of bicyclists. The annual Dubai Ride saw bikes race down Sheikh Zayed...

Climate activists block private jets at Amsterdam airport

Nov. 05, 2022 08:50 AM EDT

EDE, Netherlands (AP) — Hundreds of climate protesters blocked private jets from leaving Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport on Saturday in a demonstration on the eve of the COP27 U.N. climate meeting in Egypt. Greenpeace and Extinction Rebellion protesters sat around private jets to...