The Avon resident has been on a decades-long quest to blaze a paved path from downtown Indianapolis to Montezuma, a trail that is slowly taking shape.
Fans of late champion cyclist Major Taylor say it’s time for city to embrace icon
The African-American cyclist—who took the world by storm at the turn of the 20th century is finally receiving the national admiration he never garnered while alive.Read More
A mural honoring Indianapolis native Marshall “Major” Taylor, the first Black world champion cyclist, will begin going up in mid-May on a downtown building a block from Monument Circle, the Arts Council of Indianapolis said Monday.
The Indianapolis-based not-for-profit announced plans Wednesday to launch the Kids Riding Bikes program in Minneapolis next year. It’s the second expansion in two years for the organization.
The government wants to see Lance Armstrong’s medical records from his treatments for cancer as it attempts to recover millions of dollars in sponsorship money paid to his cycling teams.
Indianapolis attorney Tim Caress’ desire to combine his after-work passions with helping people whose “lives have been turned upside down” resulted in his rolling—and running—into a new and growing line of business.
The rate of bike commuting in Indianapolis has more than doubled since 2000, but many cyclists still don’t know—or follow—some basic guidelines that can keep them safe.
When Tom Hanley couldn’t get large charitable foundations to support a wellness program he developed for central Indiana youth, he switched gears and adopted a fee-for-service model underwritten largely by sponsorships.
Marian University has sunk $350,000 so far into restoring the Major Taylor Velodrome near its campus, and has plans for much more.
A few years ago, when cyclist extraordinaire Lance Armstrong was in the midst of his phenomenal seven
straight Tour de France titles, those yellow Livestrong bands seemed ubiquitous. But when Armstrong left
competitive cycling, gradually those rubber yellow bands faded from view. I kept wearing mine, however, to remind me of the
courage of my mother, Emma.