Cycling http://nhpr.org en Slideshow: In The Wake Of The Crash On 1A http://nhpr.org/post/slideshow-wake-crash-1a <p>Three days after the tragic collision that killed two cyclists participating in the Granite State Wheelmen's Tri-state Seacoast Century, NHPR's Emily Corwin&nbsp;went back to the scene of the accident. &nbsp;</p><p>There were no flowers left in memorial, just a train of debris, marked with orange police-paint, on the southbound shoulder.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 14:00:47 +0000 Emily Corwin 35581 at http://nhpr.org Slideshow: In The Wake Of The Crash On 1A Cyclists' Deaths Spur Tensions On Seacoast http://nhpr.org/post/cyclists-deaths-spur-tensions-seacoast <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Drivers and cyclists aren’t always happy to share the road. After two cyclists died in a fatal car accident on Saturday morning in Hampton, tensions between those on two wheels and four -- have heated up.&nbsp;</span></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When </span>Krystle<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Crossman<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who lives in Manchester, first saw that two cyclists had died after being struck by a car in Hampton, her instinct was to blame them. Sun, 22 Sep 2013 22:56:18 +0000 Emily Corwin 35423 at http://nhpr.org Cyclists' Deaths Spur Tensions On Seacoast Getting Serious About Cycling In NH http://nhpr.org/post/getting-serious-about-cycling-nh <p>As more New Hampshire communities adopt bike-friendly policies, more Granite Staters are taking to two wheels instead of four, encouraged by programs such as "Complete Streets" and new rail trails. But along with expansion has come some tension -- with cars and&nbsp;pedestrians --&nbsp;as well as&nbsp;debates over how scarce resources will be spent.</p><p></p><p><strong><u>Guests: </u></strong></p><p><strong>-Larry Keniston, </strong>Intermodal Facilities Engineer, Rail and Transit Bureau, <a href="http://www.nh.gov/dot/programs/bikeped/"><u>N.H. Department of Transportation</u></a>.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 13:00:33 +0000 Laura Knoy 31737 at http://nhpr.org Getting Serious About Cycling In NH Pedaling off the Pounds http://nhpr.org/post/pedaling-pounds <p>A lot of Americans are struggling to lose a whole lot of weight, and they try all kinds of crazy things.</p><p><a href="http://ernestgagnon.blogspot.com/"><font color="#0c4ca2">Ernest Gagnon</font></a> — a man from Billerica, Mass. — decided to shed pounds by getting into the often intense, high-adrenaline sport of cyclocross: racing road bikes on obstacle courses.</p><p>Two years ago, Gagnon tipped the scales at 570 pounds. He was depressed and embarrassed to leave the house.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 14:04:57 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 14493 at http://nhpr.org Pedaling off the Pounds Cyclist's Swift Ride From Wall Street To The Olympics http://nhpr.org/post/cyclists-swift-ride-wall-street-olympics Four years ago, Evelyn Stevens was working as a Wall Street investment banker and just starting to race bicycles. Wed, 06 Jun 2012 16:56:13 +0000 Murray Carpenter 6316 at http://nhpr.org Cyclist's Swift Ride From Wall Street To The Olympics Rye Selectmen Pass Single-File Rule http://nhpr.org/post/rye-selectmen-pass-single-file-rule <p>Selectmen in the Seacoast town of Rye have voted to require cyclists to ride single file on all roads in the town.&nbsp;The ordinance passed despite opposition from the community, and it&nbsp;also requires pedestrians to walk single file on Rye roads.</p><p>Similar rules are in place in Newington and Newcastle. Supporters of single file ordinances say that the narrow, winding roads on the seacoast don&rsquo;t have space for two cyclists abreast.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 18:05:44 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 5821 at http://nhpr.org Rye Selectmen Pass Single-File Rule Federal Prosecutors Drop Doping Case Against Cyclist Lance Armstrong http://nhpr.org/post/federal-prosecutors-drop-doping-case-against-cyclist-lance-armstrong Federal prosecutors say they have dropped its doping case against seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong. For two years, prosecutors looked into allegations that Armstrong and his United States Postal squad used performance-enhancing drugs.<p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/prosecutors-close-armstrong-inquiry-no-charges-221206591--spt.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter">The AP reports:</a><p><blockquote><p>"In a press release, United States Attorney Andre Birotte Jr. Fri, 03 Feb 2012 22:25:00 +0000 1712 at http://nhpr.org Federal Prosecutors Drop Doping Case Against Cyclist Lance Armstrong