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Skatepark hit by vandals before it's even finished - The Southland Times

Aggressive Skating - 5 hours 47 min ago

The Southland Times

Skatepark hit by vandals before it's even finished
The Southland Times
The Winton Skatepark has been hit by vandalism just weeks before the project is scheduled to open. The concrete surface on several areas of the park has been scoured, after the construction site was broken into at the weekend. This is the second time ...

Categories: Skating

Board agrees to help fund skate park study - Vincennes Sun Commercial

Aggressive Skating - 7 hours 2 min ago

Vincennes Sun Commercial

Board agrees to help fund skate park study
Vincennes Sun Commercial
Members of the city parks board on Wednesday voted to make an initial investment in the more skate park at Lester Square Park. Steve Beaman, superintendent of the city's Parks and Recreation Department, said his board agreed to pay $2,500 to help hire ...

Categories: Skating

Cycling to office can significantly lower your stress levels - Economic Times

Cycling & Cyclists - Thu Jun 22 2017 11:23pm

Economic Times

Cycling to office can significantly lower your stress levels
Economic Times
"There are relatively few studies that compare the affective experiences of cyclists with those of car and public transport users," says Brutus, an avid cyclist himself. "Our study was an attempt to address that gap." At the same time, the team ...

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Categories: Cycling

South Korea's infrastructure boondoggle a boon for cyclists - Fox News

Cycling & Cyclists - Thu Jun 22 2017 9:37pm

Fox News

South Korea's infrastructure boondoggle a boon for cyclists
Fox News
Spotting an opportunity to combine business with his passion for cycling, Duk Young Lee opened Bikely in Seoul nine years ago to focus exclusively on touring. His shop's shelves are loaded with headlights and spare tubes, handle bar bags and cargo ...

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This West Long Beach skatepark got a big upgrade, thanks to the Dew Tour - Long Beach Press Telegram

Aggressive Skating - Thu Jun 22 2017 8:43pm

Long Beach Press Telegram

This West Long Beach skatepark got a big upgrade, thanks to the Dew Tour
Long Beach Press Telegram
A skateboarder tries out the newly installed ramp from the skateable art sculpture garden that was used at the Dew Tour in Long Beach last weekend. Two of the pieces from the garden were donated to Silverado Skatepark, a local skatepark in dire need of ...
Music, food, prizes highlight 6th Ocean Bowl Skate BashOcean City Today

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Jurassic Tour, StreetFest, roller derby top week's entertainment - El Paso Times

Rollergirls - Thu Jun 22 2017 7:10pm

El Paso Times

Jurassic Tour, StreetFest, roller derby top week's entertainment
El Paso Times
El Paso Downtown StreetFest: Classic-rocker Alice Cooper and alternative-metal band Papa Roach headline the two-day festival Friday and Saturday at the Convention Center Plaza, Abraham Chavez Theatre, Arts Festival Plaza and Santa Fe, Main and San ...

Categories: Skating

Active Transportation Alliance petition calls for Milwaukee Avenue bike lanes in Wicker Park - Time Out Chicago (blog)

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jun 22 2017 6:02pm

Time Out Chicago (blog)

Active Transportation Alliance petition calls for Milwaukee Avenue bike lanes in Wicker Park
Time Out Chicago (blog)
Milwaukee Avenue is by some reports the city's busiest street for biking, and segments of the street in several neighborhoods have been overhauled in the last half decade to provide protected bike lanes and other safety improvements for bike commuters.

Bradford Rail Trail grand opening is Saturday - Eagle-Tribune

Trails & Parks - Thu Jun 22 2017 5:56pm

Bradford Rail Trail grand opening is Saturday
Eagle-Tribune
The public is invited to participate in the grand opening of the James J. Fiorentini Bradford Rail Trail on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m.. A ribbon cutting is at 10 a.m. next to Mal's II Barber Shop at 175 S. Elm St., followed by a walk along the trail ...

Cycling: Grand Tour teams to be reduced to eight riders from 2018 - Reuters

Cycling & Cyclists - Thu Jun 22 2017 4:45pm

Reuters

Cycling: Grand Tour teams to be reduced to eight riders from 2018
Reuters
The International Cycling Union (UCI) said in a statement on Thursday that its Professional Cycling Council (PCC) applied the change which would come into effect in 2018. The 'Grand Tours' consist of the the Tour de France, Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a ...
Grand Tour teams to be reduced from nine to eight riders from 2018Cycling Weekly

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Roller Derby dominate first home game with win - Fort Saskatchewan Record

Rollergirls - Thu Jun 22 2017 4:18pm

Fort Saskatchewan Record

Roller Derby dominate first home game with win
Fort Saskatchewan Record
The Heartland Roller Derby Association (HRDA) skated through their first home game win against Highway 14 Steam Rollers at the Sportsplex on June 17, with a final score of 217 to 185. HRDA had a total of 9 jam points and Highway 14 had six jam points.

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Nearly 500 Bicyclists Set Out for 30th Tour De Nebraska - U.S. News & World Report

Tour de France & More - Thu Jun 22 2017 3:52pm

U.S. News & World Report

Nearly 500 Bicyclists Set Out for 30th Tour De Nebraska
U.S. News & World Report
Tom Schroeder, owner of The Danish Baker in Dannebrog, Neb., left, hands out pastries called kolaches to cyclists during a pit stop on the 2017 Tour de Nebraska, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. (Andrew Carpenean/The Grand Island Independent via AP) The ...

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Race: USA Cycling Professional Road Championships - Cyclingnews.com

Cycling & Cyclists - Thu Jun 22 2017 3:50pm

Cyclingnews.com

Race: USA Cycling Professional Road Championships
Cyclingnews.com
Since USA Cycling moved the US Pro national championships from the end of May to the end of June, the proximity on the calendar to the Tour de France has meant some of the top riders have decided to skip, but there are still plenty of contenders for ...
Top spots in Knoxville to watch the USA Cycling National ChampionshipsWATE 6 On Your Side

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Frederick Pride is at Carroll Creek Linear Park Saturday - Washington Blade

Trails & Parks - Thu Jun 22 2017 3:30pm

Washington Blade

Frederick Pride is at Carroll Creek Linear Park Saturday
Washington Blade
Frederick Pride is at Carroll Creek Linear Park (44 S Market St., Frederick, Md.) on Saturday, June 24 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.. The Pride celebration features bands, drag performances and other live acts. Performances will take place on the main stage at ...

Speed skater Marie-Ève Drolet retires again to focus on family - CBC.ca

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Thu Jun 22 2017 3:27pm

CBC.ca

Speed skater Marie-Ève Drolet retires again to focus on family
CBC.ca
"We each experience and challenge I've gone through during my career," the native of Saguenay, Que., said in a statement released by Speed Skating Canada, "my goal was always to prove that nothing is impossible and to try not to listen to the people ...

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UCI rule changes for 2018 include eight-man teams for Grand Tours, maximum peloton size of 176 riders - CyclingTips

Giro d'Italia & More - Thu Jun 22 2017 3:26pm

CyclingTips

UCI rule changes for 2018 include eight-man teams for Grand Tours, maximum peloton size of 176 riders
CyclingTips
Just 24 days after taking his second podium finish at the Giro d'Italia, Nairo Quintana (Movistar) is trying to make the most of the nine sleeps remaining before the start of the Tour de France (he'll have enjoyed 33 while getting ready for his second ...

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Nairo Quintana set for Tour de France battle with Chris Froome - ESPN

Giro d'Italia & More - Thu Jun 22 2017 3:03pm

ESPN

Nairo Quintana set for Tour de France battle with Chris Froome
ESPN
Nairo Quintana is confident he is primed to challenge Chris Froome at the Tour de France despite his exertions in finishing second in the Giro d'Italia in May. The Colombian, who has twice finished runner-up to Froome in France and was third in last ...

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Ask a Trooper: Road laws for inline skaters - Duluth News Tribune

Skating - Thu Jun 22 2017 2:59pm

Duluth News Tribune

Ask a Trooper: Road laws for inline skaters
Duluth News Tribune
Q: I was skating on Park Point the other day and was wondering about how skaters/rollerbladers should behave on the roads. I am familiar with bike laws — a bicycle is treated like any other vehicle on the road with a few exceptions. What about inline ...

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Here comes the Tour de France, the world's greatest bike race - Business Insider UK

Pro Cycling & Bicycle Racing - Thu Jun 22 2017 2:58pm

Business Insider UK

Here comes the Tour de France, the world's greatest bike race
Business Insider UK
It's that time again, cycling fans. The three-week Tour de France is upon us. The world's largest annual sporting event starts this year in Düsseldorf, Germany, on Saturday, July 1, and finishes in Paris on Sunday, July 23. After a couple of stages in ...
Grand Tour teams to be reduced from nine to eight riders from 2018Cycling Weekly
As the battle for the UCI presidency heats up, we take a look at what's going onCyclist

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Here comes the Tour de France, the world's greatest bike race - Business Insider

Tour de France & More - Thu Jun 22 2017 2:52pm

Business Insider

Here comes the Tour de France, the world's greatest bike race
Business Insider
It's that time again, cycling fans. The three-week Tour de France is upon us. The world's largest annual sporting event starts this year in Düsseldorf, Germany, on Saturday, July 1, and finishes in Paris on Sunday, July 23. After a couple of stages in ...

Categories: Cycling

LETTER: In joint letter, residents say fiscal responsibility trumps ... - Wicked Local Swampscott

Trails & Parks - Thu Jun 22 2017 2:50pm

Daily Item

LETTER: In joint letter, residents say fiscal responsibility trumps ...
Wicked Local Swampscott
On June 29th, you will have the privilege of being able to vote NO to halt the ill-conceived Rail Trail appropriation of the first $850000 of YOUR taxpayer money.
Swampscott talks and talks and talks about rail trailDaily Item

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