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  • 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...
  • Lance Armstrong an argument for book burning

    Lance Armstrong an argument for book burning
    Lance Armstrong's well-orchestrated apology tour has brought back a bad memory: all the wasted hours I spent reading his book, "It's Not About the Bike." I was one of many readers captivated by his dramatic tale: hot-headed young rider gets felled by...
  • Should the Olympics suspend cycling?

    No, but UCI must go Philip Hersh Chicago Tribune Cycling gets to stay in the Olympics on one condition: the International Cycling Union leaders who turned a blind eye to doping (best case) or enabled it (more likely) must go. Ex-UCI President Hein...
  • What was the No. 1 sports story of 2012?

    Look toward London Iliana Limón Romero Orlando Sentinel The London Olympics delivered the most compelling storylines of 2012. Gabby Douglas was not considered a contender for the women's gymnastics all-around gold medal at the beginning of the year,...
  • Perryville officials asked to support county bike trail that would include their town

    The Town of Perryville has been asked to endorse a countywide bicycling route that would incorporate areas throughout the town. Tamika Graham, a senior planner with the Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO), gave a presentation to the mayor and...
  • Cycling advocates find a lot to like in state, local bikeway plans

    Cycling advocates find a lot to like in state, local bikeway plans
    Proponents of pedaling Maryland's streets and trails say they've covered a lot of ground in their efforts to increase bicycling opportunities, but there's also much more to do. "I'd give the city a B-plus and the state a B," said Carol Silldorff,...
  • Editorial: Walking and bicycling for health more attractive than for commuting

    Making walking and bicycling regular modes of transportation for people in Harford County is a noble goal, and one that has some potential. It happens to be a goal of a County Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan reviewed by the county's Environmental...
  • To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning

    To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning
    Organizers of the charitable Half Full Triathlon are thrilled Lance Armstrong will compete in their October Howard County race. But critics in the sports community aren't sharing their enthusiasm. Because Armstrong has been banned for life from all...
  • Bits & Pieces: Armstrong appearance a positive for a good cause

    As soon as I heard that Lance Armstrong was coming to Columbia to participate in the REV3 Half Full Triathlon Oct. 7, my first thought was, "Oh, oh, we should get some serious noise about this one." And, while there was a reaction, the results were a...
  • Robert J. Cotter, Johns Hopkins medical school professor

    Robert J. Cotter, Johns Hopkins medical school professor
    Robert James Cotter, a Johns Hopkins scientist and professor whose work in mass spectrometry has contributed to discoveries in health and science, died last Monday of heart failure at his home at HarborView in Baltimore. He was 69. His work, which earned...
  • Remington man wins grant to promote cycling in Baltimore

    Remington man wins grant to promote cycling in Baltimore
    Growing up in suburban Towson, Chris Merriam's family forbid him to ride his bicycle outside his Hampton neighborhood. "Of course, I still did. It was a restriction I chafed against," he recalled. In his mid-20s, Merriam moved to Remington in north...
  • The witch hunt against Lance Armstrong isn't over

    In describing the status of cyclist Lance Armstrong, reporter Jill Rosen somehow managed to turn from straight reportage to editorializing ("To host Lance Armstrong, triathlon drops sanctioning," Sept. 21). Mr. Armstrong has not been proven guilty of...