Rivera, Brown win USA Cycling road national titles

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coryn Rivera had won national championships by the dozen, at every level of her sport, yet the top step of USA Cycling's road racing ladder had always eluded her by the slimmes...

Father of Japanese cyclist killed in accident attends race this year

Taipei, June 24 (CNA) The father of a Japanese cyclist, who was fatally struck by falling rocks during a mountain biking race in Taiwan last year, followed the competitors in this year's race on S...

Magner, Ganzar win USA Cycling criterium championships

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ty Magner didn't need to go very far to get some wisdom and encouragement before starting the men's criterium race as USA Cycling's national championships. On...

Jerusalem backlash casts shadow over Eurovision contest

JERUSALEM (AP) — When the United States recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Israelis hoped other countries would follow suit. Instead, the move has created a backlash. The latest setback threate...

Rosskopf, Neben repeat as US time trial national champions

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — Joey Rosskopf and Amber Neben solved the new and somewhat unique time trial course at USA Cycling's road national championships without much problem. Unlike t...

Knoxville-Area Boys & Girls Club Youth Get Donated Helmets, Lessons in Bike Safety from UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 19, 2018--UnitedHealthcare pro-cyclists teamed up with the Knoxville Police Department Bike Unit to donate new bike helmets and provide bike safety demonstration...

Knoxville-Area Boys & Girls Club Youth Get Donated Helmets, Lessons in Bike Safety from UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 19, 2018--UnitedHealthcare pro-cyclists teamed up with the Knoxville Police Department Bike Unit to donate new bike helmets and provide bike safety demonstration...

Blix Bikes Launches the Sol, One of the Lowest Step-Through E-Cruisers on the Market

SANTA CRUZ, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Blix Bikes, a leader in innovative and stylish electric bikes introduces the Sol, its new smart and stylishly designed cruiser for a comfortable ride...

Blix Bikes Launches the Sol, One of the Lowest Step-Through E-Cruisers on the Market

SANTA CRUZ, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Blix Bikes, a leader in innovative and stylish electric bikes introduces the Sol, its new smart and stylishly designed cruiser for a comfortable ride...

Garmin® debuts the fēnix® 5 Plus, adds maps, music, Garmin Pay and wrist-based Pulse Ox to its popular multisport GPS watch series

OLATHE, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the fēnix 5 Plus series, its next generation of GPS multisport watches wi...

Croatia fans cycle all the way to Russia for World Cup

KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — Some soccer fans will follow their teams anywhere to see them play in the World Cup. For five friends from Croatia that meant cycling 1,500 kilometers (930...

The Latest: Long ride leads to World Cup for Croatia fans

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Some soccer fans will follow their team anywhere to see it play in the World Cup...

Germany wants EU-wide safety system for truck 'blind spots'

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's transport minister wants trucks fitted with compulsory 'blind spot' safety systems to prevent pedestrians and cyclists from being killed by careless drivers. ...

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Extreme fire danger forces another national forest to close

DENVER (AP) — Extreme fire danger prompted officials Monday to say they are shutting down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado's most stunning mountains in a region that attracts tourists...