Bicycle Emporium

Cycling is no one-man show

Lance Armstrong has won the Tour de France seven times.Each of those times George Hincapie served as his right-hand man — riding in front of him to block the wind, allowing h ...

Merchants invited to decorate shop windows with an eye to Tuesday’s big cycling event

As Auburn prepares to welcome cycling enthusiasts for the Amgen Tour of California Stage 3 Tuesday, there’s a role for everyone. For businesses, there’s a storefront-decoratin ...

Our View: Community lights up for the holidays

One of the first signs that the holidays are here – besides the display of Christmas decorations for sale in some stores as early as October – are lights. Typically over the ...

Parade brings ‘Light’ to the holiday season

Community members can enjoy a kickoff to the holiday season Saturday. One hundred entries are expected at this year’s Festival of Lights Parade, “The Light in a Child’s Eyes ...

Is riding a bicycle built for you?

Has the Amgen Tour of California inspired you to grab life by the handlebars? This might come across as a “no duh” statement, but the foothills are the perfect place for cycl ...

Schmeck has seen cycling come full circle

Auburn’s Carter Schmeck has been involved in cycling for the last 25 years, and in that quarter century he has seen a dynamic change in the popularity of the sport. With the wil ...

Cycling gaining ground in Auburn

Mark Henley has seen firsthand just how popular bicycling road races are in Europe. The service manager at Auburn’s Bicycle Emporium has attended the sport’s premier event, th ...

Lance Armstrong congratulates young Colfax cyclist on Nevada City win

Soon-to-be-ninth-grader Kyle Clayton of Colfax  received a special perk for completing the Nevada City Classic Sunday — a moment with cycling star Lance Armstrong. Kyle took s ...

Chamber mixer on a roll

Ron Zevron, owner of Zevron Construction in Auburn, looks at a Colnago street bike during the Auburn Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours mixer Thursday evening at Bicycle Em ...