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Ask An Expert: Best Bike Rides In Detroit

Kelli Kavanaugh, one of the owners of Wheelhouse Detroit Bike Shop, gives us her top five faves for riding in the D.

04/06/2013

Lance Armstrong (credit: Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Oprah To Interview Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong has agreed to a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey where he will address allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2013

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Best Cycle Shops In Detroit

Ask the members of Detroit’s cycling clubs for the best cycling shop and you’ll get a long list, but these five always come out on top. So whether you need a new set of peddles or a top-of-the-line road bike, pedal on over to one of these shops.

11/01/2012

ST ETIENNE, FRANCE:  US Frankie Andreu leads a breakaway group 08 March 2000 during the fourth stage of the Paris-Nice race between Trevoux and St Etienne.  Andreu is third in the overall classification. (IMAGE ELECTRONIQUE) (PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

Dearborn Cyclist Helped Bring Down Lance Armstrong

Frankie Andreu said: “Lance was very vindictive in attacking my wife and I … I’m not the traitor, I’m not a rat.”

CBS Sports Radio 1270–10/30/2012

Lance Armstrong with team RadioShack heads to the start of stage 17 of the Tour de France on July 22, 2010 in Pau, France. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Armstrong Doping Report Includes 200 Pages, 26 Witnesses

The report, released Wednesday, depicts what USADA chief Travis Tygart called “the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2012

Lance Armstrong with team RadioShack heads to the start of stage 17 of the Tour de France on July 22, 2010 in Pau, France. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

US Doping Agency Erases Lance Armstrong’s Titles

His seven Tour de France titles stripped away and his legacy in tatters, Lance Armstrong is heading back outdoors and into the public eye.

97.1 The Ticket–08/25/2012

Lance Armstrong with team RadioShack heads to the start of stage 17 of the Tour de France on July 22, 2010 in Pau, France. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Lance Armstrong Facing Loss Of 7 Tour de France Titles

The superstar cyclist, whose stirring victories after his comeback from cancer helped him transcend sports, chose not to pursue arbitration in the drug case brought against him by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

97.1 The Ticket–08/24/2012

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Best Spinning Classes In Detroit

Whether you’re looking to increase cardiovascular endurance, get in better shape, or train for an event, cycling offers a multitude of excellent health benefits. Cycling is also a low-impact form of exercise, and done inside, it’s a year-round way of avoiding ground-pounding runs or court sports. Since the early 1990s, indoor cycling, also known as spinning, has been growing in popularity. With this increased popularity has come great strides in the functionality of equipment and techniques used to make indoor cycling an enjoyable form of exercise. Now it’s set to music with overly enthusiastic instructors piping out instructions and encouragement. The best part of indoor cycling is that outdoor weather conditions are of no concern and cyclists are not required to purchase their own equipment, but at Detroit’s best studios, athletes get so much more.

05/19/2012

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Cycling Can Be Dangerous

Lititz,Pennsylvania is a sleepy town in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

97.1 The Ticket–05/01/2012

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Cycling Director To Promote New Route Through Detroit

The executive director of the 43,500-member Adventure Cycling Association will be in the Detroit area promoting the organization’s Underground Railroad Detroit Alternate route.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2012