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My Turn: An open plea to fellow cyclists

...Sound, tinted glass and a driver talking on a cellphone will win. If that happens, it will be your skull they'll be scraping off the pavement - not the helmet you refuse to wear.? Ann Metcalfe is an avid cyclist living in Juneau.
Self-propelled commuters take to roads Friday

...every day. "One woman had a sign on her bike that said, 'Burns Only Cholesterol,' " Harris said. Harris is an avid cyclist. He said he used his bike to commute when he worked for the state, but now works at home and doesn't need to. He's...
My turn: Combine commute, exercise on Friday

...January, surely we can bike to work in Juneau in May. As they say in so many places, "attitude is everything." As an avid cyclist I have ridden to work thousands of days, often going months without missing a day. Why you ask? Why choose such a...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Aug. 20-25; and 400 miles from Montreal, Quebec, to Portland, Maine, Sept. 5-9. Menendez, 37, was not an avid cyclist before she adopted the cause of AIDS. She had put only 60 miles on her new bicycle when she did the ride last August...
Mount Redoubt's ash, uncertainty irritates residents

...will go. "I would like it to have a big boom and get it over with," said Brad Sandison, a retired truck driver and avid cyclist who carries a face mask and goggles whenever he rides just in case the volcano starts spewing ash. The mountain 100...
Treading through time

...shadows of Juneau's history. The Treadwell Ditch Trail is often presented as a mountain biking trail, but as an avid cyclist who tried (and failed) to ride from multiple access points and finally took the time to cover most of the route in...
Alaska Digest

...Alaska trip, such as grizzly bears and glaciated mountain passes. The photo was spotted in Outside by Tim Woody, an avid cyclist of Anchorage, who said he used the original shot as the screensaver on his computer for a time. He reported its recent...
Cyclist invents way to ride in winter, sells it

...months, that's the way it is," said Rakower, who has worked in the bicycle industry for 30 of his 47 years. An avid cyclist, Rakower found little time to ride in the summer. So when winter rolled around, he was out on his bike, battling...
Photo: Ready for rain

Cyclists Bev and Bob Beehler, bedecked in rain ponchos, ride their touring bikes Monday near Auke Lake. The avid cyclists have been touring the Inside Passage by ferry and riding their bikes in the various communities. The couple from Colorado...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Ride or run, there's no excuse to just sit this 4th of July 7/2/98

...Frangos died in a boating accident in 1992. Frangos moved to Juneau while serving with the U.S. Coast Guard and was an avid cyclist and racer. Before his death, he was a key figure in organizing the Juneau Freewheelers bicycle club. Sunday's course...


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