This Doctor Has Skied Up a Mountain Every Winter Day for 30 Years

Dr. Craig Perrinjaquet has skied up a Colorado mountain every winter morning for 30 years. A friend says it’s the least interesting thing about him.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #breckenridge-colo, #content-type-personal-profile, #perrinjaquet-craig-louis, #skiing

Can Peloton Sue Over Its ‘And Just Like That’ Appearance?

A Peloton stationary bike played a pivotal role on the new HBO Max “Sex and the City” revival, whose premiere preceded a drop in the company’s stock price on Friday.

#and-just-like-that-tv-program, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #hbo-max, #peloton-interactive-inc, #product-placement, #sex-and-the-city-tv-program, #television, #trademarks-and-trade-names

Citi Bike Struggles to Keep Up With New Yorkers’ Love of Cycling

New Yorkers are biking much more since the pandemic, making it hard to find bikes and parking docks in some high-use neighborhoods.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #citi-bike, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #infrastructure-public-works, #new-york-city, #roads-and-traffic, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #transportation-department-nyc

Riding a Citi Bike? Good Luck Finding a Parking Spot.

New Yorkers are biking much more since the pandemic, making it hard to find bikes and parking docks in some high-use neighborhoods.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #citi-bike, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #infrastructure-public-works, #new-york-city, #roads-and-traffic, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #transportation-department-nyc

How I Got Through the Grief of Losing My Mother

Pedal, pedal, pedal, glide.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #content-type-service, #families-and-family-life, #grief-emotion, #memory, #quarantine-life-and-culture

From Electric Bikes to ‘Tree Equity,’ Biden’s Social Policy Bill Funds Niche Items

The Build Back Better Act’s marquee provisions have been the focus, but Democrats have swept dozens of obscure measures and special interest breaks into the $1.85 trillion bill.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #democratic-party, #earmarks-finance, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #house-of-representatives, #law-and-legislation, #midwives-and-doulas, #senate, #tax-credits-deductions-and-exemptions, #united-states-politics-and-government

The Popularity of E-Bikes Isn’t Slowing Down

Motorized bicycles are outselling all-electric cars and have the potential to transform urban transit.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #citi-bike, #cycling-road, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #future-of-transportation, #rad-power-bikes-llc, #transit-systems

I Fell in Love With Motorcycles. But Could I Ever Love Sturgis?

A New Yorker who started riding during the pandemic travels to the heart of biker culture.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deadwood-sd, #motorcycles-motor-bikes-and-motorscooters, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #sturgis-sd

New York Bike Delivery Workers Band Together for Safety

Robbers are targeting them in the city, and thefts of their electric bikes have risen. Many are banding together to protect one another.

#assaults, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #city-council-nyc, #delivery-services, #immigration-and-emigration, #labor-and-jobs, #new-york-city, #police-department-nyc, #restaurants, #robberies-and-thefts

Iohan Gueorguiev, ‘Bike Wanderer’ of the Wilderness, Dies at 33

He gained a following online for his lyrical appreciation of the open road while biking through remote landscapes and braving extreme conditions.

#arctic-regions, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #deaths-obituaries, #gueorguiev-iohan-1988-2021, #youtube-com

As E-Scooters and E-Bikes Proliferate, Safety Challenges Grow

A surge in electric-powered mobility devices during the pandemic is likely to become a lasting feature, transforming the New York City streetscape.

#banes-lisa, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #bird-rides-inc, #citi-bike, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #gutman-hank, #limebike, #motorcycles-motor-bikes-and-motorscooters, #new-york-city, #new-york-university, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #revel-transit-inc, #schwartz-samuel-i

The Professor, the Donors and a Clash at Yale

A battle over academic freedom at Yale. Also: Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona; hazing and assault on campus; bike chaos in New York; Messi’s goal.

#academic-freedom, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #colleges-and-universities, #democratic-party, #fraternities-and-sororities, #gage-beverly, #hazing, #messi-lionel, #new-york-city, #senate, #sexual-harassment, #sinema-kyrsten, #soccer, #yale-university

As Bikers Throng the Streets, ‘It’s Like Paris Is in Anarchy’

An ecologically minded experiment to make Paris a cycling capital of Europe has led to a million people now pedaling daily — and to rising tensions with pedestrians.

#area-planning-and-renewal, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #environment, #france, #hidalgo-anne-1959, #internal-storyline-no, #motorcycles-motor-bikes-and-motorscooters, #paris-france, #roads-and-traffic, #urban-areas, #walking

Bicycle Diaries: Cruising With the ‘American Utopia’ Family

Our intrepid reporter and photographer biked through Queens with David Byrne and some of his castmates ahead of their return to Broadway. Then the skies opened up.

#american-utopia-play, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #byrne-david, #content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-reopenings, #music, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #queens-nyc, #queens-night-market, #talking-heads-music-group, #theater

Sometimes I Hate My Husband’s Peloton

Yes, exercise is hugely beneficial. But can too much of a good thing cause tension in your relationship?

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #content-type-service, #dating-and-relationships, #exercise, #happiness, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

What an Adult Tricycle Says About the World’s Bottleneck Problems

Catrike is struggling to deliver its recumbent bikes because supply chain problems have caused a part shortage. The snags may get worse before they get better.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #factories-and-manufacturing, #federal-reserve-system, #florida, #indonesia, #inflation-economics, #orlando-fla, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #ships-and-shipping, #taiwan, #united-states-economy

The Best and Worst Cities to Live Without a Car

Want to help the environment? Going carless is an excellent start.

#automobiles, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #commuting, #global-warming, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #walking

Greg Knapp, a Jets Assistant Coach, Dies at 58

Knapp, the team’s new passing-game specialist, was hit by a car while biking over the weekend and never regained consciousness, his family said.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #california, #coaches-and-managers, #deaths-fatalities, #football, #knapp-greg-1963-2021, #new-york-jets, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

A Spectator’s Sign Felled Dozens of Tour de France Racers

The French authorities were searching for a woman who they said left the scene after a German cyclist crashed into her sign, setting off a pileup during the first stage of the race.

#amaury-sport-organization, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #brittany-france, #cycling-road, #france, #martin-tony-1985, #sports-injuries, #tour-de-france-bicycle-race

Not All Cyclists Wear Lycra

The biking world can be intimidating, even for those who grew up in it. But that’s no reason to let your pandemic wheels gather dust.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #content-type-service, #cycling-mountain-bike, #cycling-road, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #exercise, #roads-and-traffic

The Best Cities for Cyclists

Bicycle riding has exploded in popularity, but the quality of your rides will vary depending on where you live.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

Police Shoot Driver Who Struck Cyclists at Arizona Bike Race

Six people were seriously injured after a man driving a pickup truck plowed into cyclists at a bike race in Show Low, Ariz., the police said. The driver was then shot and wounded by the police.

#arizona, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #bike-the-bluff-race, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #show-low-ariz, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

A New Bike Lane on the Brooklyn Bridge

The two-way path for cyclists, replacing one of the traffic lanes, will make the promenade pedestrian-only.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #bridges-and-tunnels, #brooklyn-bridge-nyc, #new-york-city, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Truck Driver Who Killed 5 Cyclists Is Sentenced to 40 Years

Jordan A. Barson, 45, was under the influence of methamphetamine when he plowed into a group of cyclists on a Nevada highway in December, prosecutors said.

#barson-jordan-alexander, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #clark-county-nev, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #las-vegas-review-journal, #methamphetamines, #tests-sobriety, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

How Will the Mayoral Candidates Manage New York’s Streets?

Eight leading Democratic candidates share their ideas for curbing congestion and improving pedestrian and cyclist safety.

#adams-eric-l, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #congestion-pricing, #mcguire-raymond-j, #morales-dianne, #new-york-city, #roads-and-traffic, #stringer-scott-m, #transportation-alternatives, #wiley-maya, #yang-andrew-1975

After Bonding Over Basketball and Biking, a Big Loss

Mark Eaton and Rudy Gobert, paint protectors past and present for the Utah Jazz, had built a relationship of mutual admiration and respect.

#anthony-carmelo, #basketball, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #eaton-mark-1957-2021, #gobert-rudy-1992, #playoff-games, #tatum-jayson-1998, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #utah-jazz

Portugal’s Bike Boom: How the Country Is Meeting the Demand

To meet a jump in demand, the country’s bike-making industry is building new factories, hiring workers and dealing with parts shortages.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #customs-tariff, #factories-and-manufacturing, #international-trade-and-world-market, #labor-and-jobs, #portugal

The Mountain Bike Cure: Exercise, Fresh Air and Fellowship

Thanks to more trails, better bikes and a rise of high-school interest, mountain biking has experienced a meteoric rise of popularity in the past decade. The pandemic added fuel to the fire.

#albuquerque-nm, #appalachian-region, #austin-tex, #bentonville-ark, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #content-type-service, #crested-butte-colo, #cycling-mountain-bike, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #mountain-bike-runtastic-gmbh, #travel-and-vacations, #utah, #whistler-british-columbia

E-Bikes Can Provide a Good Workout

Pedal-assisted electric bikes provided a faster and more “fun” commute while raising breathing and heart rates enough to contribute to fitness.

#american-college-of-sports-medicine, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #commuting, #content-type-service, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #exercise

Learn To Skate This Summer

After a year spent largely indoors, adults are regaining a sense of balance on roller skates, bikes and skateboards.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #content-type-service, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #roller-skating, #skateboarding

Weddings: Believe It. They Met in Person.

Kaitlin Ruby Brinkerhoff met Ian McCann, a Canadian, on a mountain biking trip in her Utah hometown. They then maintained a challenging cross-border relationship through the pandemic.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #british-columbia-canada, #canada, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #quarantines, #st-george-utah, #weddings-and-engagements

New Rule in Cycling Forbids the Tossing of Water Bottles

Riders’ water bottles are treasured souvenirs among cycling fans. Cyclists are unhappy with a new rule that outlaws tossing them into the crowd.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #froome-christopher, #international-cycling-union, #tour-de-france-bicycle-race

A Cyclist on the English Landscape

Grounded by the pandemic, a travel photographer spent the year pedaling the roads around his home, resulting in a series of poetic self-portraits.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #photography, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #sussex-england, #travel-and-vacations

If You Build It, They Will Bike: Pop-Up Lanes Increased Cycling During Pandemic

A study of European cities adds to a growing body of evidence that investments in cycling infrastructure can encourage bike commuting, which helps cut greenhouse gas emissions.

#air-pollution, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #commuting, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #medicine-and-health, #research, #urban-areas

Anti-Asian Activity Online, Walking Down the Aisle Alone and Your Brain on Peloton: The Week in Narrated Articles

Five articles from around The Times, narrated just for you.

#atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #charles-prince-of-wales, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #discrimination, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #newspapers, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #rigsby-cody, #the-biggest-loser-tv-program, #weddings-and-engagements

The Joys of Biking at Night

Riding through the empty city, I felt present in my body again, oriented amid the disorientation of pandemic life.

#berlin-germany, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #quarantine-life-and-culture

This Is Your Brain on Peloton

The exercise bike company’s virtual classes represent an intense new genre of content: a total curation of the mind.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #computers-and-the-internet, #exercise, #peloton-interactive-inc, #rigsby-cody, #social-media

British Cycling Doctor Ordered Drug in Doping Case, Panel Finds

The ruling against Richard Freeman, who worked with Team Sky and Britain’s Olympic teams, raised new doubts about his country’s cycling success.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #cycling-road, #doping-sports, #freeman-richard-doctor, #froome-christopher, #team-sky, #tour-de-france-bicycle-race, #wiggins-bradley

‘My Turn to Get Robbed’: Delivery Workers Are Targets in the Pandemic

Armed robbers are targeting delivery workers in New York, stealing the expensive electric bikes that are the key to their livelihood.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #city-council-nyc, #delivery-services, #doordash-mobile-app, #grubhub-inc, #rivera-carlina, #wages-and-salaries

The A Train and the Macarena: 5 Highlights From the Mayor’s Race

Candidates sparred over their subway smarts and did some virtual dancing, while the former sanitation commissioner got support from influential women.

#adams-eric-l, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #donovan-shaun-l-s-1966, #elections-mayors, #endorsements, #garcia-kathryn, #new-york-city, #stringer-scott-m, #subways, #wiley-maya, #wylde-kathryn-s, #yang-andrew-1975

How to Get a Peloton-Style Workout Without Splurging

Don’t want to pay $1,900 for a Peloton bike, plus a subscription fee for classes? Here are ways to reduce the cost of using tech to exercise at home.

#apple-inc, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #computers-and-the-internet, #content-type-service, #exercise, #luxury-goods-and-services, #mobile-applications, #peloton-interactive-inc, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #wearable-computing

Farther, Faster and No Sweat: Bike-Sharing and the E-Bike Boom

Social-distancing, sustainability and accessibility helped accelerate e-biking during the pandemic, and the trend is showing up in urban bike-sharing programs.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #transit-systems, #travel-and-vacations

The City Where Cars Are Not Welcome

As automakers promise to get rid of internal combustion engines, Heidelberg is trying to get rid of autos.

#austin-tex, #automobiles, #batteries, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #bloomberg-michael-r, #buses, #c40-cities-climate-leadership-group, #copenhagen-denmark, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #energy-and-power, #energy-efficiency, #europe, #ford-motor-co, #fuel-emissions-transportation, #general-motors, #germany, #heidelberg-germany, #hydrogen, #international-council-on-clean-transportation, #jaguar-land-rover, #mercedes-benz, #oslo-norway, #portland-ore, #real-estate-commercial, #reckitt-benckiser, #roads-and-traffic, #rotterdam-netherlands, #sap-ag, #stockholm-sweden, #transit-systems, #united-nations-framework-convention-on-climate-change, #university-of-heidelberg, #wurzner-eckart

For Travel, a Sustainable Comeback?

From a newly certified Whale Heritage Site to scenic byways for electric cars, five new initiatives suggest the travel industry may be envisioning a more responsible future.

#africa, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #california, #carbon-capture-and-sequestration, #colorado, #eco-tourism, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #travel-and-vacations, #wildlife-trade-and-poaching

New N.Y.C. Transportation Boss Has Big Agenda but Little Experience

Hank Gutman, a retired lawyer, will lead the city’s efforts to build more bus and bike lanes and move away from car-clogged streets.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #buses, #content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #de-blasio-bill, #gutman-hank, #new-york-city, #transportation

Car Lanes to Become Bike Lanes on 2 Major New York City Bridges

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to add bike lanes on the Brooklyn and the Queensboro Bridges to encourage cycling as the city recovers from the pandemic.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #bridges-and-tunnels, #brooklyn-bridge-nyc, #de-blasio-bill, #new-york-city, #queensboro-bridge-nyc, #state-of-the-city-message-nyc

New Yorkers Can’t Find Parking. For Bikes.

The uptick in cycling during the pandemic has shined a light on the problem.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #citi-bike, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #foye-patrick-j, #metropolitan-transportation-authority, #new-york-city, #smith-tracy-k, #transit-systems

Traveling With a Purpose: For Some, It’s a 2021 Resolution

The crises of 2020, particularly the pandemic and violence against Black Americans, have caused many travelers to rethink how and where to travel.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #black-people, #civil-rights-movement-1954-68, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #road-trips, #travel-and-vacations

The Benefits of Moderate Exercise

High-intensity workouts get a lot of attention and can be great for health. But moderate physical activity may have metabolic advantages.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #blood-pressure, #exercise, #running, #walking, #weight

Biden Peloton Raises Security Risks

It doesn’t exactly comport with his “regular Joe from Scranton” persona, but beyond the politics of it, the bike could present cybersecurity risks.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #cyberwarfare-and-defense, #espionage-and-intelligence-services, #exercise, #peloton-interactive-inc, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #united-states-politics-and-government