Writer, filmmaker and professional cyclist Kathryn Bertine tried to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. Bertine tells Only A Game’s Karen Given about the time she tried to gain qualifying points by breaking away from the peloton during a race in El Salvador.
A new film titled “(Dis)Honesty — The Truth About Lies” looks at why we cheat. Disgraced former NBA referee Tim Donaghy and Dan Ariely, professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke, join Bill Littlefield to discuss dishonesty in sports.
A new report released by the International Cycling Union has found that the International Cycling Union deserves much of the blame for what went wrong with cycling. Bill Littlefield comments.
A former limestone mine that’s been used as a bomb shelter and high-security storage facility is now the largest indoor park for BMX and mountain bikers. Reporter Anne Marshall takes a trip to the Mega Cavern in Louisville, Ky.
With tires twice the width of a standard mountain bike, fat bikes are made for snow. Some ski facilities are embracing the bikes as a way to keep business booming when there’s not quite enough snow to ski. Jon Kalish has this story from Vermont.
Ji Cheng, the first Chinese rider to compete in the Tour de France, will likely finish in last place. But Ji isn’t upset about his position. Ian Austen of The New York Times joins Bill Littlefield to explain.
This year the Tour de France began in the United Kingdom, which is why Bill Littlefield, who’d gone to London for a break from sports, came to witness the spectacle.
The 2014 Tour de France begins Saturday in Leeds, England. This year’s race, which falls on the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, will include a number of tributes to those who were killed.
In recent years, hit-and-run accidents have been increasing. Kevin Ferguson shares a story about Damian Kevitt, a victim of a hit-and-run who has embraced his situation and is working to raise awareness for cycling safety.
Tim Lewis joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his new book, ‘The Land of Second Chances,’ and to explain how a bicycle can change lives in Rwanda.