| Jul 13, 2011
| 12:21 PM
I am a member of the Boy Scouts of America, and I am writing to you about how Columbia should advance its pathway system. We have a great community, and far better pathways than most cities, but the cycling community is growing, and it would be beneficial...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 5:52 PM
Geoff Matrangola and his wife, Dede, went out with friends for a Memorial Day bike ride from their home in Clarksville. The group was headed for Montgomery County but never made it there.
Shortly after crossing the bridge over Brighton Dam, Matrangola...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Charlie "Spook" Hilgartner has gone all in for indoor, or stationary, cycling.
So much so, that he has opened InSync Cycle studio not far from his home in Hunt Valley.
A certified Spin instructor, Hilgartner, 67, first started to work out on...
| Aug 12, 2011
The Misako Ballet Company offers a free dance concert from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at 5485 Harper's Farm Road, Suite 203 in the Harper's Choice Village Center. This concert, tailored to the young audience, will feature ballet...
| Aug 11, 2011
Buzz Levin jumped into cycling 21 years ago with both feet, and he's been pedaling ever since.
Levin of Owings Mills originally took up the sport so he could participate in the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge, a two-day, 200-mile race that raises money for...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 3:33 PM
You could certainly characterize the kinship between Lawrence Robinson and Brett Bowie as a long-distance relationship.
Robinson and Bowie are separated by 40 years in age and more than 900 miles in distance, and the cousins twice removed —...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 1:16 PM
Howard County is forging a reputation as a mecca for multisport athletes, thanks to events such as the Columbia Triathlon, Iron Girl Triathlon and the Kidz Triathlon. But those who considered variety the spice of endurance racing had a limited menu to...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:16 AM
Calling recent Virginia Tech graduate Chris Wachtman a man on the move is an understatement considering he uses a bicycle as his primary form of transportation.
"Movement has always been important to me. I have been riding bikes for as long as I can...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:38 PM
I don't profess to be an expert on long distance running. I do know that I have been extremely lucky in my sports writing career to have met two of the greatest long distance/marathon runners in the world.
First, I met nine-time New York Marathon...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 10:16 AM
I don't profess to be an expert on long distance running. I do know that I have been extremely lucky in my sports writing career to have met one of the greatest long distance/marathon runners in the world the late Norwegian Grete Waitz. This nine-time New...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 12:20 PM
On Oct. 19, four classes of students from Ridge Ruxton School in Towson were scheduled to attend a special performance at the Hippodrome Theatre of "A Gazillion Bubbles."
The production has been created especially for autistic students. More than 600...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Bicyclists have been riding at Loch Raven Reservoir for more than 20 years while the water quality at the reservoir has consistently improved. Although the existing trails used by hikers, fishermen, cyclists and equestrians do not conform to the...