Biking Bis

Bicycle touring and more...
  1. If you’re planning to ride a bicycle tour the length of the John Wayne Pioneer Trail this summer, you better wrap it up before Aug. 22.

    That’s when the trail through the Army’s Yakima Training Center will be closed due to construction. The dates are Aug. 22 through Oct. 1.

    The rail-trail runs through the training center …

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  2. The Snoqualmie Valley Regional Trail is closing again from July 5 to about Aug. 12 at a work site located between Carnation and Duvall.

    Because the trail is located on a narrow stretch of land between the Snoqualmie River and State Route 203, there is no room for a detour.

    State Route 203 lacks adequate …

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  3. 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 …

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  4. 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 …

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  5. 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, …

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