- DC Cyclist attacked by bike thief. "A male youth was tampering with another male’s bicycle. When the owner of the bicycle told him to leave it alone, the youth picked up a metal pipe and hit the bike owner’s arm and helmet, causing the helmet to break. After the bike owner shouted for police, the youth fled with another youth."
- 2nd Annual W&OD Trail Mix is scheduled for October.
- Local high schooler "won two of three races in her age group at the USA Cycling Junior Road National Championships in Augusta, Ga. Last week, she was in Quebec for her first race outside of the United States. Despite bike troubles on the first day, she rebounded to win two stages in her age group at the Tour of Rimouski, which featured an international field of top junior riders."
- Lance Armstrong and allies are trying to use Congressional allies to fight USADA doping case. Meanwhile Frank Shleck, brother of former Tour winner Andy, was kicked off this year's tour for doping.
- Denmark's first bicycle "superhighway" opened earlier this year. “It doesn’t work if you have a good route, then a section in the middle is covered in snow,” said Lise Borgstrom Henriksen, spokeswoman for the cycle superhighway secretariat. “People won’t ride to work then.”....Several biking innovations are being tested in Copenhagen. Some, like footrests and “green wave” technology, which times traffic lights at rush hour to suit bikers, have already been put into place on the superhighway. Others, like garbage cans tilted at an angle for easy access and “conversation” lanes, where two people can ride side by side and talk, might show up on long-distance routes in the future.
- From the same article "The plan has received widespread support in a country whose left- and right-leaning lawmakers both regularly bike to work (albeit on slightly different models of bicycle)." I can't even begin to guess what type of bike each type of lawmaker would ride.