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Sharpen Those Skates: The Rockefeller Center Skating Rink Opens Today - NBC New York

Skating - Thu Oct 5 2017 9:19pm

Sharpen Those Skates: The Rockefeller Center Skating Rink Opens Today
NBC New York
Now might be a good time to sharpen those skates. The world-famous Rink at Rockefeller Center opens for the fall and winter season on Saturday. A grand opening ceremony is set for Wednesday. The rink celebrated its 80th anniversary season last year ...

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Former Olympic cycling champ fired after positive drug test - NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)

Giro d'Italia & More - Thu Oct 5 2017 7:58pm

NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)

Former Olympic cycling champ fired after positive drug test
NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)
“If he wins the Giro, who's stopping him?” Vegni said. “He's one of the few riders who can really attempt to follow a Giro victory by also taking the Tour. But first he should grab this milestone. There's plenty of motivation but it needs to be him ...

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Woodloch Springs plans outdoor recreation area - NEagle

Skating - Thu Oct 5 2017 7:55pm

Woodloch Springs plans outdoor recreation area
NEagle
At a conditional use hearing in September, Lackawaxen Township Solicitor Tom Farley explained that Woodloch Springs wanted to build an outdoor recreation area that would consist of a go-kart and ice-skating pavilion. Representing Kiley Associates ...

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Roger Federer back for Switzerland at Hopman Cup team event - NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)

Giro d'Italia & More - Thu Oct 5 2017 7:48pm

NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)

Roger Federer back for Switzerland at Hopman Cup team event
NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)
“If he wins the Giro, who's stopping him?” Vegni said. “He's one of the few riders who can really attempt to follow a Giro victory by also taking the Tour. But first he should grab this milestone. There's plenty of motivation but it needs to be him ...

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Categories: Cycling

Southern Indiana's Hilly Hundred bike ride marking 50th year - Newsbug.info

Bicycle Touring - Thu Oct 5 2017 7:19pm

Southern Indiana's Hilly Hundred bike ride marking 50th year
Newsbug.info
ELLETTSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Organizers are expecting at least 3,000 bicyclists will take part in the 50th annual Hilly Hundred ride this weekend in southern Indiana. The bike tour follows mostly rural roads through the hills around the Bloomington area ...

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Southern Indiana's Hilly Hundred bike ride marking 50th year - The Edwardsville Intelligencer

Bicycle Touring - Thu Oct 5 2017 6:59pm

Southern Indiana's Hilly Hundred bike ride marking 50th year
The Edwardsville Intelligencer
ELLETTSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Organizers are expecting at least 3,000 bicyclists will take part in the 50th annual Hilly Hundred ride this weekend in southern Indiana. The bike tour follows mostly rural roads through the hills around the Bloomington area ...

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Thousands of Runners Expected to Attend 33rd JetBlue Long Beach Marathon this Weekend - Long Beach Post

Bicycle Touring - Thu Oct 5 2017 6:39pm

Long Beach Post

Thousands of Runners Expected to Attend 33rd JetBlue Long Beach Marathon this Weekend
Long Beach Post
This Saturday and Sunday, over 20,000 runners, walkers and cyclists are expected to take to the street for the 33rd JetBlue Long Beach Marathon & Half Marathon, Aquarium of the Pacific 5K and Fun Run, and the 20 Mile Bike Tour. Story continued below.

Categories: Cycling

Lansdale skate park meeting slated for Nov. 8 - The Reporter

Aggressive Skating - Thu Oct 5 2017 6:05pm

Lansdale skate park meeting slated for Nov. 8
The Reporter
LANSDALE >> Talks on a skate park in Lansdale will continue into next month, and the design team shaping the park wants to hear from the public. Borough officials plan to host a public meeting on Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. for skaters, neighbors, and other ...

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Lansdale skate park meeting slated for Nov. 8 - The Reporter

Skating - Thu Oct 5 2017 6:05pm

Lansdale skate park meeting slated for Nov. 8
The Reporter
“He will, in essence, be collecting information about what people would want to see in the actual skating portion of this park. I anticipate that will be most heavily attended by skaters; however, anybody can attend that session,” said council member ...

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Blazin' Saddles: Who will win the season's final Monument of Il Lombardia? - Eurosport.com

Giro d'Italia & More - Thu Oct 5 2017 5:09pm

Eurosport.com

Blazin' Saddles: Who will win the season's final Monument of Il Lombardia?
Eurosport.com
The first thing to remember is that there'll be no defending champion vying to make it two in two. It's a question of, ahem, Ill Lombardia for the Colombian Esteban Chaves, who is forced out after breaking his shoulder in a horror crash during the Giro ...

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Mill Valley's teen skatepark entrepreneur - Marin Independent Journal

Aggressive Skating - Thu Oct 5 2017 5:03pm

Marin Independent Journal

Mill Valley's teen skatepark entrepreneur
Marin Independent Journal
About a year ago, Jake, a middle-schooler and die-hard skateboarder, saw the solution: start a movement to build a new skatepark, same site as the 11,000-sqare-foot old park, but way better, with pyramids, stairs, new and slicker ramps, more forgiving ...

Categories: Skating

Skate park enters final design phase - Coast News

Aggressive Skating - Thu Oct 5 2017 3:36pm

Skate park enters final design phase
Coast News
SOLANA BEACH — Groundbreaking for the city's long-planned, much-desired skate park could take place early next year. Council and community members at the Sept. 27 meeting offered some final thoughts on a preferred concept created collaboratively by ...

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Cyclists face an uphill, dangerous ride in Kyiv - Kyiv Post

Cycling & Cyclists - Thu Oct 5 2017 3:35pm

Kyiv Post

Cyclists face an uphill, dangerous ride in Kyiv
Kyiv Post
Governments are simply not doing enough to encourage cycling — a clean alternative to the thousands of cars polluting Kyiv’s air and clogging its roads. After Vitali Klitschko was elected Kyiv mayor in 2014, he made improving cycling ...

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Rail trail info sessions held - Lake Country Calendar - Lake Country Calendar

Trails & Parks - Thu Oct 5 2017 3:11pm

Rail trail info sessions held - Lake Country Calendar
Lake Country Calendar
Lake Country resident Sherry Stone cycled along the Okanagan Rail Trail, arriving for the start of the trail information session. Presented by the District of Lake ...

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UB alumnus gives $4 million to support transportation research - WBFO

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Oct 5 2017 2:36pm

WBFO

UB alumnus gives $4 million to support transportation research
WBFO
Still's name will be added to the ISTL, rebranding it the Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics. Paul Tesluk, dean of UB's School of Management, says the institute has already made social and business impacts. "With its ...

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Winterfest: Ice skating rink returns to Downtown El Paso - El Paso 411

Skating - Thu Oct 5 2017 2:30pm

El Paso 411

Winterfest: Ice skating rink returns to Downtown El Paso
El Paso 411
Downtown's Arts Festival Plaza will once again host an ice skating rink this winter with interactive features, holiday shopping, seasonal food and drinks, lights, décor and more. Winterfest will kick off its second season on November 18, 2017 and will ...

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Tour DaVita bike race to stop in Stanwood - Stanwood Camano News

Pro Cycling & Bicycle Racing - Thu Oct 5 2017 2:14pm

Tour DaVita bike race to stop in Stanwood
Stanwood Camano News
Tour DaVita bike race to stop in Stanwood. By SC NEWS STAFF; 12 hrs ago; 0. Recreational, commuter biking linked to lower cardiovascular disease risk. Bicycling is good for you. Studies have found that people who maintain or add biking to their daily ...

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Humber Valley speed skaters capture medals at Atlantic championships - The Western Star

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Thu Oct 5 2017 2:07pm

The Western Star

Humber Valley speed skaters capture medals at Atlantic championships
The Western Star
Brandon Park of the Humber Valley Speedskating Club skates his way to a silver medal in the SO (Special Olympics) Division 4 bracket at the 2017 Atlantic Canadian Short Track Speed Skating Championships held in Dieppe, N. B. over the weekend.

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UB engineering alum donates $4 million to School of Engineering and Applied Sciences - University at Buffalo The Spectrum

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Oct 5 2017 1:34pm

University at Buffalo The Spectrum

UB engineering alum donates $4 million to School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
University at Buffalo The Spectrum
President Tripathi announced at a news conference Thursday morning that UB alum Stephen Still has donated $4 million to the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The funds will go toward the Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics, ...

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Distracted Driving Can Kill Cyclists, Yet Some States Only Charge a $20 Fine - Bicycling

Bicycling - Thu Oct 5 2017 1:16pm

Bicycling

Distracted Driving Can Kill Cyclists, Yet Some States Only Charge a $20 Fine
Bicycling
Zac Rudolph was biking through an intersection in his hometown of Boulder, Colorado, six years ago when, out of the corner of his eye, he saw a small Mazda hatchback heading directly for him. He remembers the teenage driver looking up from her lap, her ...

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