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Caltrans Incorporates Active Transportation-Friendly Concepts Onto State Route 62 in Joshua Tree - Patch.com

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Aug 18 2017 2:10pm

Patch.com

Caltrans Incorporates Active Transportation-Friendly Concepts Onto State Route 62 in Joshua Tree
Patch.com
Caltrans Incorporates Active Transportation-Friendly Concepts Onto State Route 62 in Joshua Tree. Caltrans completed a project in Joshua Tree on Route 62 that will make travel better for bikers and pedestrians. 0 ...

The Reading File: Excerpts from interesting articles - Tampabay.com

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Fri Aug 18 2017 2:05pm

Tampabay.com

The Reading File: Excerpts from interesting articles
Tampabay.com
The whole enterprise of competitive athletics has been, in effect, a search algorithm for genetic outliers, but it's been running for less than a century, and it hasn't been particularly efficient. Its approach has been to passively wait for random ...

Categories: Cycling, Health, Running, Skating

Sheboygan's new skateboard park to open in 2018 - The Sheboygan Press

Aggressive Skating - Fri Aug 18 2017 1:41pm

The Sheboygan Press

Sheboygan's new skateboard park to open in 2018
The Sheboygan Press
SHEBOYGAN - Sheboygan's skateboarders will soon have a new place to practice their kick-flips. Construction began this week on a $578,000 skate park, funded mostly through federal grants, which is projected to be completed by the end of the year.

Categories: Skating

Belleville Mayor gives update on AMO - Quinte News

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Aug 18 2017 11:38am

Quinte News

Belleville Mayor gives update on AMO
Quinte News
Belleville Mayor Taso Christopher updated local media on the city's discussions at the AMO conference in Ottawa this week, which centred on infrastructure, active transportation and the process of how municipalities receive funding from the province.

Wisbech speed skater Arthur, 8, strikes Euro gold - Fenland Citizen

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Fri Aug 18 2017 10:38am

Fenland Citizen

Wisbech speed skater Arthur, 8, strikes Euro gold
Fenland Citizen
The next race for the team is a return to Tatem Park at the beginning of September. If you'd like to see what speed skating is all about, drop by Skaters Roller Rink in Walpole Highway between 5-7pm on Saturday. Newcomers are always welcome.

Categories: Skating

Swastikas, racial slurs spray painted at Ann Arbor skate park - MLive.com

Aggressive Skating - Fri Aug 18 2017 10:05am

MLive.com

Swastikas, racial slurs spray painted at Ann Arbor skate park
MLive.com
ANN ARBOR, MI - Racial slurs were found painted at the Veteran's Memorial Park skate park Friday, Aug. 18 in Ann Arbor, police say. About 15 swastikas and slurs were found at about 8 a.m. Friday in green spray paint on rocks and around the skate park, ...
Graffiti with swastikas, racial slurs found at Ann Arbor skate parkDetroit Free Press
Ann Arbor police investigating skate park swastikasFox 2 Detroit
Swastikas find swastikas at Ann Arbor skate parkThe Detroit News
WDIV Detroit -CBS Detroit -WEMU
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The Electric-Bike Conundrum - The New Yorker

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Aug 18 2017 7:00am

The New Yorker

The Electric-Bike Conundrum
The New Yorker
“I think there should be a very simple classification: human-powered or not human-powered. And if you are not human-powered, you should not be using human-powered infrastructure. You should be in the street. E-bikes being licensed as motorized vehicles ...

Figure skater Kathryn Magno upbeat on transitioning to speed skating - Philippine Star

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Fri Aug 18 2017 6:08am

Philippine Star

Figure skater Kathryn Magno upbeat on transitioning to speed skating
Philippine Star
MANILA, Philippines — Kathryn Magno wasn't wired to do speed skating. But she has been doing well in it. And she's not showing signs of letting up. Having been a figure skater all her life, the 27-year-old Magno started in the sport only three years ago.

Categories: Skating

AP PHOTOS: Sweat and guts on display at CrossFit challenge - New Zealand Herald

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Fri Aug 18 2017 5:46am

AP PHOTOS: Sweat and guts on display at CrossFit challenge
New Zealand Herald
CrossFit, a regimen developed by former gymnast Greg Gassman in California, aims to optimize physical competence in 10 areas: cardiovascular and respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance and ...

Categories: Cycling, Health, Running, Skating

Roller derby dreams rock for Swamp City Roller Rats | Stuff.co.nz - Manawatu Standard

Rollergirls - Fri Aug 18 2017 5:31am

Manawatu Standard

Roller derby dreams rock for Swamp City Roller Rats | Stuff.co.nz
Manawatu Standard
Swamp City jammer Helen Burke, aka Menace, on the burst against the Dead End Derby at CET Arena 3. The Roller Rats and Dead Ends squared off in the ...

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How to become a jockey ... in one month - CNN

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Fri Aug 18 2017 5:24am

CNN

How to become a jockey ... in one month
CNN
However, "running fitness" is very different to a jockey's fitness! We went through various strength and endurance tests designed specifically for race riding. We're ... Fitness gurus will understand that last sentence and anyone who wants to test ...

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Tampa is training ground for Team USA inline skating - Tampabay.com

Skate Bike Run Endurance Speed - Fri Aug 18 2017 5:00am

Tampabay.com

Tampa is training ground for Team USA inline skating
Tampabay.com
Previous; Next. TAMPA — The United States once dominated the sport known as international outdoor inline speed skating. ... On any given Sunday, more than 50 inline skaters can be found racing around the giant parking lot at the Tampa Fire & Police ...

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Tampa is training ground for Team USA inline skating - Tampabay.com

Skating - Fri Aug 18 2017 5:00am

Tampabay.com

Tampa is training ground for Team USA inline skating
Tampabay.com
And out of that mania rose a Team USA that won the medal count at the World Roller Speed Skating Championships from 1991 through 1999. If the United States is to return to those glory years, the journey will pass through the Tampa Bay area — home to ...

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Tampa is training ground for Team USA inline skating - Tampabay.com

Inline Speed Skating (plus Roller) - Fri Aug 18 2017 5:00am

Tampabay.com

Tampa is training ground for Team USA inline skating
Tampabay.com
TAMPA — The United States once dominated the sport known as international outdoor inline speed skating. ... And out of that mania rose a Team USA that won the medal count at the World Roller Speed Skating Championships from 1991 through 1999.

Categories: Skating

Tampa is training ground for Team USA inline skating - Tampabay.com

Rollerblading - Fri Aug 18 2017 5:00am

Tampabay.com

Tampa is training ground for Team USA inline skating
Tampabay.com
Roller blading was hot. And out of that mania rose a Team USA that won the medal count at the World Roller Speed Skating Championships from 1991 through 1999. If the United States is to return to those glory years, the journey will pass through the ...

Categories: Skating

Tampa is training ground for Team USA inline skating - Tampabay.com

Inline Skating - Fri Aug 18 2017 5:00am

Tampabay.com

Tampa is training ground for Team USA inline skating
Tampabay.com
In some South American countries, Holland said, inline skating is a national pastime and competitions sell out arenas. "It's a really unique sport," said Cotton Yarborough, who competes on the junior team. "It's not in the Olympics yet but I think it ...

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City gets set for human powered greatness ahead of 2017 Bendigo EEV/HPV Grand Prix - Bendigo Advertiser

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Aug 18 2017 4:01am

Bendigo Advertiser

City gets set for human powered greatness ahead of 2017 Bendigo EEV/HPV Grand Prix
Bendigo Advertiser
PEOPLE will be lining the city's streets on Saturday to watch the Bendigo EEV/HPV Grand Prix. After weeks of training, the teams have been refining their racing and pit crew routines. Registrations are at capacity. And, though the race has yet to start ...

The dangers of skating speed - The Sherbrooke Times

Skating - Fri Aug 18 2017 2:36am

The dangers of skating speed
The Sherbrooke Times
The transition of the Franco-Ontarians of the Ottawa from the short to the long track in 2009 has become a great new to Canada, already a world power in speed skating. Victim of five concussions in his last three seasons in juniors in the universe to ...

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First human-powered two-wheel device in San Antonio was a velocipede — an early form of bicycle. - San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Aug 18 2017 1:08am

San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

First human-powered two-wheel device in San Antonio was a velocipede — an early form of bicycle.
San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
The first recorded two-wheeled human powered device to appear in the Alamo city was a velocipede built by a man only known as Mr. Muhl in 1869, quite likely using bicycle wheels advertised on the same page of the San Antonio Daily Herald.

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