Hokuriku Prefectures Kicking Cycling Tourism into Higher Gear

Cycling tourism is a growing phenomenon, with regions worldwide holding bike-related events and tourist information centers stocking rental cycles and maps for riders. Bicycles have transformed from simple means of transportation into important recreational tools. The Hokuriku prefectures of Toyama, Ishikawa, and Fukui are now promoting bicycle tourism and looking to build shared routes. Cycling … Read more

Adventurous cat follows owners on cycling trips all over Malaysia

Four-year-old Macho Kingsley usually accompanies his parents on their cycling trips. “He’s really well behaved and sits in his basket carrier when we go on our trips,” says his mother, personal assistant Siti Zalifah Abd Aziz, 50, from Batu Pahat, Johor. Macho Kingsley, better known by his nickname “King Oyen” is an American Shorthair-cum-Persian cat. … Read more

Incidence of sports-related sudden cardiac arrest is rare among older adults

FINDINGS The annual incidence of sports-related sudden cardiac arrest in older adults is rare: 2 to 3 cases per 100,000 people. Of the 4,078 total sudden cardiac arrest cases studied in people 65 and older, 77 (1.9%) occurred during or following an exercise activity, such as cycling, gym workout, running, or playing golf or tennis. … Read more

European Track Championships: Elinor Barker and Katy Marchant set for GB cycling return after becoming mothers | Cycling News

Elinor Barker and Katy Marchant have been named in a 21-strong Great Britain squad for the European Track Championships; emerging road star Fred Wright, 23, set to return to track for his first major competition in the velodrome since 2019 Last Updated: 30/01/23 5:23pm Elinor Barker competed while pregnant at the Tokyo Olympics Olympic medalists … Read more

Fallen trees, muddy waters: Cyclists concerned about flooded Bukit Timah bike trail amid bad weather

SINGAPORE: Fallen trees, muddy waters and the smell of decaying foliage greet visitors to a portion of the Bukit Timah Mountain Bike Trail that has been waterlogged for months. While authorities have closed off the flooded zone, mountain bikers are avoiding the wider area due to the risk of falling trees. Observers are concerned that … Read more

Elite cycling field assembled for Trailseeker Series in Paarl

Alan Hatherly Dustin Satloff/Getty Images A star-studded field has assembled for the King Price Trailseeker event at Plaisir Wine Estate in Paarl on Saturday. The field includes world champion Nino Schurter of Switzerland and local favorites and Olympian Alan Hatherly, Matt Beers and Commonwealth Games cyclist Candice Lill. The Trailseeker Series is a series of … Read more

Dutch cyclist beats Spratt for Cadel win

Loes Adegeest predicts Australia’s Jay Vine could make it an eSports world double champion at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. The Dutch cyclist rode superbly on Saturday to outsprint Australian star Amanda Spratt and take out the 143km women’s title in Geelong. At first glance, it was a major upset given this is … Read more

Chicago organization pushing for national recognition for Black cyclist Marshall ‘Major’ Taylor with Congressional Gold Medal

CHICAGO (WLS) — Cyclist Marshall “Major” Taylor was not a Chicago native, but he spent the last two years of his life in the city. His final residence was at the historic Wabash Y where Tuesday a campaign was launched to honor Taylor with the Congressional Gold Medal. “He went through things that people today … Read more