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Bicycle Racing

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  • For Joe Datsko, 92, cycling has helped him lead 'more active, longer life'

    For Joe Datsko, 92, cycling has helped him lead 'more active, longer life'
    Joe Datsko was an admitted workaholic for the first 25 years of a 47-year career as a mechanical engineering professor at the University of Michigan. Datsko likes to say that until he was in his early 50s "most of my exercise was writing on a blackboard."...
  • The Baltimore Bike Party is taking over the streets in style

    The Baltimore Bike Party is taking over the streets in style
    On a recent Friday evening, a carnival on wheels took to the streets of Baltimore. Women decked out in chandelier earrings juggled floor-length or knee-high dresses on bicycles. Men wearing bow ties and blazers peddled mountain bikes, while one young...
  • Lance Armstrong: Not a lost cause

    Lance Armstrong: Not a lost cause
    Earlier this month, Lance Armstrong participated in a triathlon in Columbia, benefiting the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. Despite some poor weather, the event was an overwhelming success. People turned out in droves to watch Mr. Armstrong compete...
  • Note to Lance: Winning isn't everything

    Note to Lance: Winning isn't everything
    Lance Armstrong has been rightly condemned for cheating. It takes skill, raw talent and extreme drive just to complete the Tour de France. However, to use unlawful measures to win it takes a complete unraveling of one's moral compass and a breakdown in...
  • Proposed bike, pedestrian plan may help Harford drive less

    Proposed bike, pedestrian plan may help Harford drive less
    A new, wide-ranging plan, if implemented, could help more Harford County residents reach goals of biking or walking to work, school and elsewhere. The Draft Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan was set to be presented to the Harford County Council at...
  • All U.S. sports need an anti-doping agency

    All U.S. sports need an anti-doping agency
    Time will tell whether self-described "bully" Lance Armstrong's interview with Oprah Winfrey can repair the good name he lost when the United States Anti-Doping Agency revealed the truth behind his carefully crafted "narrative" of survival and sports...
  • Bike helmets should be optional

    Bike helmets should be optional
    Having ridden bicycles since childhood, I prefer not to wear a bicycle helmet ("The bike helmet debate," Feb. 16. However, I would not want to discourage a rider who feels more secure in wearing one. Having also ridden motorcycles, and being a...
  • Fans crave what cheating provides

    Fans crave what cheating provides
    As a longtime fan of bicycle racing — I was on the finish line in Paris in 1986 when Greg LeMond became the first American to win the Tour de France — I followed Lance Armstrong's career with intense excitement as he took cycling from the...
  • If Armstrong comes clean, reinstate him?

    If Armstrong comes clean, reinstate him?
    Throw the book at him Philip Hersh Chicago Tribune Before assuming Lance Armstrong comes fully clean, not to Oprah Winfrey but to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency under oath — quite an assumption, given his decade of lies — it is worth noting...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER: Rainy, with temperatures in the 40s. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS O'Malley to push sweeping gun control, licensing plan: Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Monday broad details of a plan that would...
  • Lance Armstrong and Oprah an unbeatable ratings team?

    Lance Armstrong and Oprah an unbeatable ratings team?
    The question now is: who’s getting more out of Lance Armstrong’s doping confession, the disgraced cyclist himself or Oprah? I say that because Oprah Winfrey -- the Doyenne of Drama, the High Priestess of Pathos -- was busy Tuesday flacking...
  • Cycling advocates fight proposed helmet law, preferring 'safety in numbers'

    Cycling advocates fight proposed helmet law, preferring 'safety in numbers'
    It seems as if it would be a common-sense maxim for cyclists: Wear a helmet. Maryland law mandates the practice for children 16 and younger, similar to standards in nearly two dozen states. Under a Sykesville town ordinance, a person of any age can...