Bicycle

A cyclist navigates Dearborn St. between street traffic and pedestrians in a special bike lane in Chicago's famed Loop. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

As city cycling grows, so does bike tax temptation

CHICAGO (AP) — Early blasts of snow, ice and below-zero temperatures haven’t stopped a surprising number of Chicago cyclists from spinning through the slush this winter, thanks in part to a city so serious about […]

12/27/2013

Dec. 12, 2013: A bicycle fitted with a prototype of the Copenhagen Wheel, the red disk, a human/electric hybrid bicycle engine, hangs on a wall at Superpedestrian, the hybrid engine's manufacturer in Cambridge, Mass.  (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Mass. high-tech startup hopes to change biking

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts startup is launching a new device that transforms almost any bicycle into an electric-hybrid vehicle using an app on a smartphone. The device, called the Copenhagen Wheel, is installed […]

12/18/2013

Heidi Lappetito pedals her cargo bike while making a delivery of frozen salmon into Port Townsend, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Cargo bikes the new minivan for cycling families

SEATTLE (AP) — One fisherman uses a bike to deliver hundreds of pounds of salmon to local markets. A mom who regularly shuttles her two kids around town once tried to haul a twin mattress […]

12/06/2013

In this June 28, 2013 file photo, Dave Matthews of The Dave Matthews Band performs on stage at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, N.J. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

Matthews fans meet him in need of ride to his show

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Dave Matthews may jet to performances around the world, but that doesn’t mean his bicycle never breaks down. That’s what happened before the singer’s show in Hershey on Saturday when one […]

07/15/2013

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