Biking Bis

Bicycle touring and more...
  1. Former pro cyclist Floyd Landis launches marijuana business

    Dishonored Tour de France champion Floyd Landis has become a businessman — selling cannabis products.

    Where life after cycling for former pro cyclists in the US has meant producing bicycles and bike clothing or commentating on TV, Landis is getting in the marijuana industry.

    His Colorado-based company, Landis of Leadville, will produce cannabis oil from marijuana …

    Continue reading »

  2. Brexit complicates things for Brompton Bicycles

    Officials at iconic British bicycle maker Brompton are expecting changes in their business after voters chose to exit from the European Union on Thursday.


    Stephen Loftus, CMO for the London-based company, told the International Business Times earlier this week that the change will probably complicate things, at least in the short run.

    Loftus …

    Continue reading »

  3. Memorial bike rides for Kalamazoo bike crash victims

    A series of commemorative bicycle rides honoring the nine bicyclists killed or injured in the horrific June 6 crash in Kalamazoo, Mich., continued today with the appearance of Lance Armstrong.

    A larger memorial bike ride is planned for June 26.

    .@lancearmstrong now taking pictures and signing autographs with fellow bikers

    — Nick Ponton (@nick_ponton) June 15, …

    Continue reading »

  4. Willapa Hills Trail Fat Tire Ride & Festival celebrates trail upgrades

    Organizers for the first-ever Willapa Hills Trail Fat Tire Ride & Festival coming up June 25 and 26 in Chehalis can breathe a sigh of relief.

    For the first time in 9 years, all the old railroad trestles along the 23-mile route between Chehalis and Pe Ell  are open and ready for bicycle riding. The last …

    Continue reading »

  5. How to reduce bicycle thefts? More cowboys

    Hollywood cowboy legends Tom Mix and Gene Autry came to the aid of many damsels in distress, but those days are over, right?

    Not so fast pardner.

    On Friday, a cowboy shopping at a Wal-Mart in Eagle Point, Oregon, aided a woman whose bicycle had just been stolen.

    Hearing her screams, Robert Borda pulled his horse “Long …

    Continue reading »