Lance Armstrong singlehandedly changed American bicycling. He won seven Tours de France. He held off testicular cancer. He dated and about married Sheryl Crow. Not long ago, presumably after quitting with the doping, he won his first 70.3 mile triathlon in Florida, up in Haines City.He is an am ... More >>
Plantation mom and triathlete Molli Serrano survived pancreatic cancer but never stopped riding her bike. She once participated in a 62-mile race with a portable chemotherapy pump. But she really started making headlines in May, when a Weston cop pulled her out of a group ride and gave her a ticket ... More >>
Our brethren in Miami showed how you can kayak to Marlins Park or take the Metrorail to nowhere. But what if you just want a nice leisurely, relaxed, death-defying 17-mile bike ride from Fort Lauderdale to the Everglades and back? YOU'RE IN LUCK! We'll show you how! On the way, you'll see shitty inf ... More >>
The Fort Lauderdale city commissioners must be patting themselves on the back right now for hiring Lee Feldman as city manager: Turns out he's a master at rooting around the couch cushions of city budgets for money that's gone missing.Bucking the trend of cities like Lauderdale Lakes and Hollywood t ... More >>
For bicycle geeks, a well-executed manual is a thing of beauty. While a typical wheelie involves yanking up the front wheel and pedaling like a madman, a manual demands a thrust of the hips and flick of the wrists to get the bike coasting -- no pedaling once the front wheel lifts off. Those wit ... More >>
Broward CountyA bike.Come November, about 200 three-speed bikes will likely be clustered in more than 30 spots from Hallandale Beach to Pompano Beach, all yours to rent, says Broward County Transportation Director Chris Walton. They'll have baskets. And a GPS device that "tracks mileage, calories ... More >>
Some people spend their Saturdays glued to the couch, nursing away a hangover or watching bad reality TV shows. Or worse, both. But you're not one of those people. You like spending Saturdays outdoors, with roadside adventures -- and food, served from a mobile source.
Lucky for you, ther ... More >>
Following the April 20 explosion of the Deepwater Horizion oil rig and subsequent spill, there were scattered protests around the country, a bunch of huffing and puffing on Capitol Hill, and a general sense of heartbreak as TV news viewers watched the first tar balls reach land in Alabama.
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Flickr: robstormerA couple of Florida drivers get acquainted in a busy intersection.To anyone who's recently been near a South Florida roadway, it seems preposterous to hope that drivers in this region can change their dangerous ways and adapt to walkers, runners, and bikers. Deadly driving is pr ... More >>
Antonia Vargas Vilca, a 55-year-old Peruvian woman, was killed November 15 after her tricycle wandered into the path of an SUV on Saddle Club Road in Weston. The SUV was driven by Maria Barrionuevo, 49, who was unharmed. Here's the BSO release.Add another casualty in South Florida drivers' war again ... More >>
Joel Meinholz from the M.I.A. skateshop, Chocolate Sundays, and lately Thursdays at the News Café, has been spreading his skateboard wings. Now he's flying with the other trendy folks who are getting busy with high-danger, two-wheeled, (wo)man-powered fun. This Wednesday marks the latest local even ... More >>
is a Deerfield Beach stay-at-home mother who, at last year's Hawaiian Ironman World Triathlon Championship, won the title for 40- to 44-year-olds. She's a member of the Runner's Depot Elite Racing Team.