Africa

Stybar Wins Le Havre, Teklehaimanot Makes History, Martin Injured

Daniel Teklehaimonat took the polka dot jersey today by staying out in front of stage 6 through all KOM points.

Zdenek Stybar of Etixx-QuickStep won stage 6 into Le Havre today but only as his own teammate and yellow jersey holder Tony Martin crashed in the last kilometer to the finish. But Eritrean Daniel Teklehaimanot made history when he secured the polka dot jersey.

NJ Bike Summit to Feature SRAM EVP

Tomorrow’s gathering of the who’s who in cycling and pedestrian advocacy in New Jersey will host as its plenary speaker the executive vice president of SRAM. F.K. Day who is also the co-founder of World Bicycle Relief will be the opening…

President Obama’s Speech on the Passing of Nelson Mandela

Below is a copy of President Barack Obama’s entire remarks at the memorial today in South Africa for Nelson Mandela.  He spoke to hundreds of thousands of people in a packed stadium. December 10, 2013 Remarks of President Barack Obama…

Head of Bike New York In News–for Real Estate Squabble

August 21, 2013–New York, NY–In the News The president of Bike New York has surfaced in the news for something other than cycling–a legal squabble with a tenant in his building at 250 Elizabeth Street. Ken Podziba sued his tenant…

Film Tonight about Rwandan Cycling Team, Jock Boyer

Tonight is opening night for the film “Rising from the Ashes,“ starring Jock (Jacques) Boyer  and the Rwandan cycling team, showing at the Quad Cinema in Manhattan. The film follows cycling legend Jock (Jacques) Boyer when he moves to Rwanda…

Pistorius Granted Bail

Pistorius Applied for 6 More Gun Permits 3 Weeks Before he Shot Steenkamp South Africa–Feb. 22, 2013 “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius has been allowed to leave prison by posting bail. The Olympic runner has been charged with murdering his girlfriend,…

Mountain Bike Ride for Rwanda

California–February 6, 2013 The 7th annual 50-Mile Ride for Rwanda takes place Saturday, April 27, in Orange County, California, beginning at Oakley World Headquarters in the community of Foothill Ranch. The fundraiser which is hosted by Oakley attracted 800 riders…