Cyclists take to unpaved Berkshire roads to raise money for cancer research in the Pan-Mass Challenge Unpaved bike-a-thon. Survivor and Pittsfield native Jennifer Doboszynski couldn’t wait to help Local Sports

Cyclists make their way up Averic (Echo) Lake Road during the first ever Pn-Mass Challenge Unpaved bike-a-thon. All proceeds go to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for research and treatments. PHOTO PROVIDED BY JAY RHIND LENOX — Jennifer Doboszynski is still navigating her new life as a cancer survivor. The Pittsfield native says she believes she wouldn’t … Read more

Is Virginia’s Blue Ridge America’s hottest new cycling destination?

Photo provided by Virginia Blue Ridge With more than 2,000 cycling routes, of which 1,110 miles are gravel routes, and more than 400 miles of mountain biking trails running in, around and through Roanoke, Virginia’s beautiful Blue Ridge region has established itself as America’s East Coast mountain biking capital. From gentle paved paths winding through … Read more

Gebrüder Weiss Marks Completion of Cycling Campaign With

LAUTERACH, Austria, Sept. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Cycling around the World” campaign organized by international transport and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss ended as a resounding success. For six months, cyclists around the world hopped on their bikes and used a cycling app to record and add up the distances covered. The original goal … Read more

Flash From the Past: Cycling pioneers contended with rutted roads, one-gear bikes

The Flash from the Past series that’s been looking at early Waterloo County cycling wraps up with five area cyclists and their two-wheelers. Photo 1 Let’s start with the Markwart girls — Clara, left, born in Ontario in 1901 and Olga, right, born in Germany in 1897 — who lived with parents Ludwig and Amalea … Read more

UCI World Championships leaves its mark on Wollongong, despite local attendance down

For eight days there was an unfamiliar stillness across the city of Wollongong, as some of its busiest streets were handed over to the world’s best cyclists. The UCI Road World Championships had arrived in Australia for just the second time as an unknown quantity for its host, the NSW south coast city of Wollongong. … Read more

How an Indian ultra cyclist is challenging the world’s best

In June this year, cyclist Kabir Rachure, 31, achieved many firsts when he crossed the finish line at the Race Across America (RAAM). He took third place in the solo male under-50 category with a timing of 11 days, 11 hours and 25 minutes. In doing so, he became the first Asian athlete to finish … Read more

New Zealand retirees cycling their way across Australia, again

Chances are if you’re driving across the Nullarbor linking Western Australia and South Australia you’ll see cyclists making the arduous trek on two wheels. Key points: Del and Cindy Henley, 81 years old, from a retirement village near Auckland, New Zealand, began long-distance cycling in their 70s. They are on their sixth cycling trip to … Read more

World Championship contender Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel pleads guilty to assault

Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel has left Australia after pleading guilty in Sutherland Local Court yesterday to assaulting two teenage girls in Sydney, his lawyer has said. Key points: Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel has pleaded guilty to assaulting two teenage girls in Sydney the night before the men’s World Championship road race … Read more

Cycling for NZ’s ‘silent disease’

The Confitex for Men cycling team, including Confitex Men’s Health and Wellness Ambassador Tony Marsh, in training for the 2020 Pedal4Prostate event. Photo/Supplied. The race to support the 42,000 Kiwi men living with prostate cancer. An endurance cycle race being staged next month is aiming to raise $125,000 for prostate cancer support, awareness, advocacy and … Read more

Dutch cyclist Van der Poel pleads guilty to assault of teenage girls

Mathieu van der Poel pleaded guilty to assault of two teenage girls on the eve of the world championship road race, and the Dutch Cyclist was convicted and fined a total of A$1,500 ($974.85), his lawyer said on Monday. The 27-year-old had been charged with two counts of common assault after a confrontation with the … Read more