Many of us knew what was most likely coming today. The International Cycling Union (UCI) ratified the United States Anti-Doping Agency’s (USADA) sanctions against Lance Armstrong. No surprise that they took Armstrong’s tainted Tour de France victories away, too much light had been shed on the misconduct of Armstrong and UCI (at least in international […]
Just this past month Edmond strengthened the bicycle ordinance, the changes go into effect April 27, 2011. It amends the “3-feet” rule to allow for citations to be issued regardless of whether or not there is an accident (state law specifies there must be an accident causing serious physical injury). This is a huge improvement and is due in part to the two cyclists that were hit and killed last summer in Oklahoma City/Edmond area.
Lance Armstrong announced today he is retiring again. Retirement 2.0. is no doubt his final retirement from professional bike racing. Armstrong riding a bike changed things for all bike riders in the U.S. I personally saw attitudes change toward me on the bike – especially during the peak of Armstrong’s Tour performances.
I recognized something recently while riding – cyclists sometimes irritate me as much as drivers do. Drivers still scare me more, pose a bigger risk to me, but the behavior of many of my fellow cyclists is questionable too. Recently on our way back from a ride, we encountered a group of about a dozen […]