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Amgen Tour of California     View
Site for this eight-day professional bicycle stage race that takes place in February along the California coast. The site features a route map, list of stops, material about the peloton (such as teams and a glossary), a tour tracker, and standings fo ...

The Dictionary of Mountain Bike Slang     View
"Many of the slang terms used in mountain biking come from the off-road motorcycling culture" and other sports. This site gives definitions for more than 200 terms used in mountain biking.

"Sinkers" Provide Missing Piece in Deep-Sea Puzzle     View
Information about a June 2005 research article in which marine biologists from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) present their findings about how animals in the deep sea get enough to eat. They found that "'sinkers' — the ...

The Pen Is Mightier Than the ... U-lock     View
September 2004 article about how U-locks used to secure bicycles can be opened using part of a plastic pen. Includes links to videos of opening locks using this method and a statement from a prominent U-lock manufacturer. From, the websit ...

The Hydrologic Cycle: Online Meteorology Guide     View
A simply worded explanation of the weather cycle of circulation and conservation of earth's water. It includes evaporation, condensation, precipitation, groundwater, and runoff. Each section contains clear diagrams and animations. From the Department ...

Are You Wearing Your Bicycle Helmet Correctly?     View
This brief article features photos and instructions for correct positioning of a bicycle helmet, covering the common mistakes of tilting the helmet backwards or forwards. From the Mayo Clinic.

International Human Powered Vehicle Association     View
Site of an association "dedicated to promoting improvement, innovation and creativity in the use of human power, especially in the design and development of human-powered vehicles [HPVs]" used in land, sea, and air. Contains photographs, in ...

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)     View
This site "is a clearinghouse for information about health and safety, engineering, advocacy, education, enforcement and access and mobility." The "Resources/Programs" section contains links to the Web sites managed by the PBIC, i ...

Science Friday: Taste Buds/Bike Science     View
This companion to a Science Friday radio program includes segments on the physiology of bicycling (topics such as lung capacity, muscular endurance, and high-tech bicycling designs) and on taste buds. "New findings suggest that one taste bud may ...

The History of the Bicycle Pedal, Time Line & Gallery     View
Illustrated timeline of the history of the bicycle pedal from 1855 to 2000. Includes historical notes and images of pedals with toe clips and clipless pedals. The image gallery features photos of platform pedals, clipless pedals for road and mountain ...



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