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Keeping the Pedals Turning: Five Minutes with Don Cole

Keeping the Pedals Turning: Five Minutes with Don Cole

Local cycling enthusiasts are encouraged by signs that Billings is becoming a more bicycle-friendly community.

August 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Study: Cycle tourists contribute to local economy

Study: Cycle tourists contribute to local economy

A recent study by the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana found that cycle tourists spend about $79 per day, compared to $58.24 in daily expenditures for non-resident travelers who arrived by car or other means.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Guest opinion: Ride like an ambassador for all bicyclists

Ever heard the one about 95 percent of the lawyers giving all the rest of them a bad name? Well, sometimes, it seems like the same is true for bicyclists.

September 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Safety campaign works to reduce road accidents

For most of us, driving in Billings’ traffic seems fairly safe. But for pedestrians and bicyclists, crossing the city’s streets or negotiating traffic can be treacherous.

September 17, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Energize your workday with an active commute

Interested in more exercise or logging extra miles for Shape Up Montana, but not sure how to squeeze it into your schedule? Build it into your workday by making your commute more physically active. Besides saving on fuel costs and reducing environmental pollutants, creating a habit of active…

February 12, 2013 11:30 pm

MSU-developed protein could boost biodiesel industry

BOZEMAN — Researchers at Montana State University have developed a protein that can increase the oil yield in oilseed crops by as much as 40 percent, potentially benefiting the biodiesel industry. Patents on this technology have been issued and research is ongoing.

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Can a nation switch gears? Study correlates walking, cycling and obesity levels

HACKENSACK, N.J. — A Rutgers transportation expert says the United States could solve part of its obesity problem by making it easier for people to bike or walk where they need to go.

September 29, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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