Outdoors

Treasure

Six great routes for fall rides on the Boise River Greenbelt

Whether you are new to the area or an experienced rider, here some ideas from Pete Zimowsky to help make your bike rides more of an adventure

Outdoors

Bring first-aid kit, knowledge with you on adventures

Longleaf Wilderness Medicine visits Boise three times a year to offer a two-day wilderness first aid course. The next classes are planned for Saturday and Sunday and Jan. 28-29. The classes run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day with a cost of $195. They include classroom instruction and hands-on practice. The course “is designed to prepare you to respond to medical emergencies, treat injuries and illnesses and improvise solutions with the items you carry,” according to the company. Registration is available at longleafmedical.com.

Outdoors

Golf bikes in Boise

Mike Mesbergen of Boise is creating golf bikes designed to carry golfers and their clubs around the course. He explains the concept and shows off his latest model here.

Videos

Why high school mountain bike league has thrived in Idaho

Three local students and a coach explain the draw of the Idaho Interscholastic Cycling League, a mountain bike league for high school and middle school students.
Chadd Cripe ccripe@idahostatesman.com
Why high school mountain bike league has thrived in Idaho 2:30

Why high school mountain bike league has thrived in Idaho

Golf bikes in Boise 1:19

Golf bikes in Boise

Watch student mountain bike racers in action 0:50

Watch student mountain bike racers in action

How to splint a wrist injury 2:03

How to splint a wrist injury