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Alaphillipe Wins 2016 California Tour; Wild Wins Women’s 4th Stage

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By Jim Freibert, special to Cyclists International May 23, 2016 While Alaphillipe wins overall ATOC, Cavendish takes stage 8 Sprint;In Women’s race, Kirsten Wild Wins Circuit in Downtown Sacramento The new boy wonder from France, 23-year-old Julian Alaphillipe won the…

Julian Alaphillipe, Tour of California Winner

Julian Alaphillipe, rising champion, photo: Virginia Frazer (c)

With reporting by Jim Freibert, special to Cyclists International May 24, 2016 Many of you may be wondering who Julian Alaphillipe is, the new 23-year-old winner the 2016 Amgen Tour of California. Where did this guy come from? If you…

Kristoff Wins Santa Rosa Sprint, Alaphillipe Still in Lead

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By Jim Freibert, special to Cyclists International May 21, 2016 Men’s Stage 7 Santa Rosa – Amgen Tour of California Team KATUSHA’s star sprinter Alexander Kristoff (NOR) catapulted to a stage win of the Amgen Tour of California’s seventh day of racing. It was the Norwegian’s…

King Dethrones Sagan in Stage 2, Tour of California

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Amgen Tour of California – Stage 2 – South Pasadena to Santa Clarita Photos and Reporting by Jim Freibert–Special to Cyclists International Stage Two of the Tour of California had a surprise royal ending, with Benjamin King, dethroning the reigning…

Tappan Zee Bike-Ped Access Hearings on Now

A rendering of what the new Tappan Zee bridge is expected to look like when it is completed in 2018.

The new bridge is certain to bring a greater amount of motorist traffic, resulting in more noise for South Nyack residents. Increased bicycle use could certainly mitigate that noise, but few residents are drawing that important conclusion.

Public’s Last Chance to Weigh in on Regional Transportation Plan

The areas of the region that are impacted by NYMTC.

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC), a regional council of governments is conducting a public survey to guide them in the next stage of regional transportation planning, and the deadline is Friday, February 5.

Body Found at Ross Dock in Palisades

Ross Dock area of the Palisades Park where a body was found today.

At about 11:15 A.M. the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department received a 911 call reporting a body laying on the shore-line near Ross Dock.

Embrace the Snow–Ski!


Though we only accomplished about 3 or 4 miles today, the going was tough in very deep, fresh snow. Tomorrow should be better.

Reflect to Save Your Life


Cyclists and pedestrians are more likely to be hit and killed during low light conditions, according to a study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, so wearing a highly reflective jacket can save your life.

Cross Nationals, Live from North Carolina

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Cross national championships in Asheville, NC are now showing live on the Internet. You can view it here. Though visuals are not perfect, and cameras are not set up all over the course, the broadcast gives you a pretty good…

More Reasons to Be Jealous of the Netherlands

The Dutch plow bicycle lanes in the winter, and cycling by people of all ages is year round.

Today there is more reason than ever to be jealous of the Netherlands. Dutch bike infrastructure is a pointed reminder of how little we have achieved for cyclists in the United States.