Showing posts from October 10, 2010

Tuesday Night Ride Recap - 10/12/2010

Highlights 12 cyclist 1 roller blader 21 mile loop through Upper Arlington Blue Danube Monday Night Ride Recap Highlights 25 miles Rode to Hills Market on Olentangy River Trail Poutine for dinner

Leaf Peepers Tour - Saturday, October 16th

Presented by Crook's Cycle Right In support of the James Cancer Center and the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Tour of the Wayne National Forest and Old Coal Towns Buchtel, Murrey City, Glouster, Ringgold, Portersville, Moxahala, Shawnee, New Straitsville, carbon Hill and more... Winding Climbs! Long Descents! Smooth Roads! Wonderful Views! Start Time: 9:00-11:00 AM Ride Support Until 5:00 PM Tour Will Begin at the Starbrick  Memorial on the Hocking College  Campus in Nelsonville.  Download Map details here

Cyclist, 66, killed by truck on last leg of 3,200-mile trans-America charity ride - Daily Mail

By  JACQUI GODDARD Last updated at 12:56 PM on 11th October 2010 Comments ( 2 ) Add to My Stories A cyclist aged 66 has been knocked down and killed close to the end of a 3,200mile trans-America charity ride. Roger Grooters hit by a truck as he passed through Panama City, Florida, last Wednesday. Mr Grooters' wife, Vicki, was following the 66-year-old in a support vehicle when the accident happened. Knocked over: Roger Grooters, 66, had less than 300 miles of his 3,200 mile fund-raising journey when he was killed Read more:

Watchout hipsters, this Senegalese man has got your number! - Youtube video

2010 Fall HOOT Ride Recap

Highlights 55 miles 3000+ feet of climbing Tim and I rode together We started with Bob but he took a different route and we rode with Tricia and David for a bit before pulling away. Revenge Hill - 16.1% max grade Savage Hill - 23% max grade Chicken Coop Hill - max 21% grade Stopped in Amanda, Sugar Grove and some random front yard

How to tour New York City by bicycle - USA Today

By Jake Coyle, Associated Press Writer NEW YORK — In his essay  Taming the Bicycle , Mark Twain  cautiously recommended bicycling: "You will not regret it, if you live." That has always gone doubly for biking in New York. But the city has undergone a two-wheeled makeover. In the last four years, the  New York City Department of Transportation has added more than 200 miles of bikes lanes. The number of cyclists has increased 80% in the past decade. The city's goal is 1,800 miles of total bike lanes by 2030. Earlier this year,  National Geographic  Traveler magazine did something that might once have been unthinkable: It ranked New York the second most bike-friendly city in the country, after  Portland , Ore.  continue reading...