Day: July 9, 2020

Biking in the Age of Coronavirus

You’re the type who loves a fast, nimble machine. You relish the moments when the world’s worrisome hum fades away into the zen rhythm of the road or trail. You live for those adrenalized seconds when skill and nerve are tested on a perfectly cambered turn.

Then get yourself a bicycle.

Into this age of COVID comes a bright spot. The roads are emptier than usual, social distancing is still vitally important, and the sun is out. There’s never been a better time to join those odd obsessives who live for their carbon-fiber machines.

Bicycling is having a moment. More than 80% of Americans think cycling is currently safer than public transportation, according to a survey sponsored by Trek. Sales of adult bikes were up more than 120% in March, and according to WinterGreen Research, the $54 billion

2020 Cadillac CT4 Premium Luxury First Drive | What’s new, 2.7-liter turbo, driving impressions

Following an existential crisis of fits, starts, headquarters moves and executive shakeups, Cadillac has itself a new luxury sedan, the CT4. It’s a convincing driver’s car, less convincing as a luxury car, and seems a long shot to lure BMW, Audi or Mercedes owners into the Cadillac fold. For all the changes at Cadillac, that sure sounds familiar.

The 2020 Cadillac CT4 is a redesigned ATS by another, equally unmemorable name. That includes an updated rear-drive chassis with eager, enthusiast-friendly tuning and 50/50 weight distribution – always among the ATS’ top selling points. Styling is another winner, with crisp sheetmetal and Cadillac’s distinctive lighting signatures helping to differentiate this Yank from the international crowd.

Cadillac is stretching so hard to cherry-pick the CT4’s competitors, it’s possible they might slip a disc. We all remember the ATS as