September 15, 2013 Cyclist Graeme Obree, 48, has set a new world speed record for prone bicycles, as the man known as the Flying Scotsman topped 56 mph during a session at the just-completed World Human Speed Championships, held at Battle Mountain in the Nevada.
July 24, 2013 A bicyclist who struck and killed a pedestrian in San Francisco last year pleaded guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter, prosecutors said Wednesday, a conviction that is the first of its kind in the nation.
July 21, 2013 Organizers feared this year's Tour de France wouldn't generate the excitement of previous years, but viewership was up and there's been a lot of excitement generated by the win of a British cyclist for the second year in a row.
June 29, 2013 The pileups were predictable. But a bus getting stuck under an arch at the finish line was not. It was moved out of the way just in time for the first stage of the Tour to be completed. Germany's Marcel Kittel was the leader after Day 1.
June 28, 2013 Last year's champion, Bradley Wiggins, is out; Chris Froome is in. There's also a changing of the guard for American riders, foremost among them Tejay van Garderen, 24, who won the white jersey as the Tour's best young rider last year.
May 22, 2013 A British driver who struck a cyclist with her car — and who then bragged about the incident on Twitter — has issued an apology. The incident caused an uproar after the collision Sunday.
March 5, 2013 Days after angering cyclists with his contention that people who ride bikes don't help pay for roads — and stating that "the act of riding a bike results in greater emissions of carbon dioxide from the rider," Washington State Rep. Ed Orcutt has apologized for his words.
January 14, 2013 On the day he's being interviewed by Oprah Winfrey, the cycling superstar has apologized to staff of the cancer foundation he spearheaded. But it's unclear what he said he's sorry for. Armstrong has been snarled in scandal over his alleged use of performance enhancing drugs.
January 9, 2013 The cycling superstar met with U.S. Anti-Doping CEO Travis Tygart in December to talk about a public confession, USA Today reports. That follows a similar story from The New York Times. Meanwhile, 60 Minutes Sports says says Armstrong once tried to "donate" $250,000 to the anti-doping agency.
January 4, 2013 Burry Stander, one of the world's elite mountain bikers, was killed Thursday as he rode his bike in his native South Africa. Stander, 25, a two-time Olympian who placed fifth in his event at the London 2012 Olympics, was reportedly struck by a taxi van as he rode near his home in Shelley Beach.
August 25, 2012 R Community Bikes repairs and gives away bikes to people in need.
August 23, 2012 The seven-time Tour de France winner said he was tired of fighting "outlandish and heinous" accusations of drug use. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said it was stripping Armstrong of his titles and banning him for life.
August 14, 2012 The Blind Stokers Club, founded by Dave White, pairs sighted captains with blind partners on high performance tandem bikes.
November 10, 2011 Tried in absentia, he was found guilty of conspiring to steal data that might clear his name. The judges said there was no direct evidence linking Landis to the crime, but that he benefited from it.