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November 2009

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Photos from Roadskater.net Carolina Century and Today We Ride for Dave 2009 David Sherman Memorial Ride

I'm still not ready to write about the Carolina Century in all its glory, but I have published almost a thousand more photos from both the 2009 Carolina Century and the Today We Ride for Dave 2009 David Sherman Memorial Ride, so I wanted to share those links. I can promise better weather for the 3rd annual Carolina Century! It was epic. The Carolina Century photos are a good way to see part of the route, with trees, barns, horses, llamas, a few people and lots of mist inside and outside the lens.

Locations

Carolina Century Start/Finish
5945 N Church St
Greensboro, North Carolina
United States
36° 13' 26.6916" N, 79° 47' 23.1828" W
601 North Elm Street
High Point, North Carolina
United States
35° 57' 44.6328" N, 80° 0' 43.4196" W
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Obese Women Age 18 to 20 Found to Have Over Twice the Risk of Developing Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

A new study finds interesting information on the time of life that obesity may affect a woman's chance of developing Multiple Sclerosis. In studying data from 200,000 women over 40 years, researchers found that obesity in late adolescence and early adulthood (18 to 20 years old) doubled the chance of developing muliple sclerosis later in life. 

...a surprising finding was that the results showed a significant link to increased MS risk only from obesity during adolescence, but not during childhood or adulthood.

Location

Nurses’ Health Study - Channing Laboratory
181 Longwood Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
United States
Phone: 617-525-2279
Fax: 617-525-2008
42° 20' 12.0876" N, 71° 6' 7.5204" W
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The Film, D Tour, on Independent Lens, plus ISU Berlin World Cup Replay Package on Universal Sports Online

I have been out of touch for a few weeks after some long distance skating and the prep and skating and wrap (still ongoing) of our Roadskater.net team charity efforts. Last night was the awards dinner for the Tour to Tanglewood, and it was a transitional day for several reasons, all good. Then I came home wanting to get some computer work done and maybe watch some tele, mostly something meaningless and useless.

Locations

Bloomington, Indiana
United States
39° 9' 55.17" N, 86° 31' 34.9896" W
San Francisco, California
United States
37° 46' 29.748" N, 122° 25' 9.8976" W
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Joey Cheek on Comedy Central tonight

According to the front page at http://www.colbertnation.com/home, Olympic ice speedskater Joey Cheek is scheduled to be a guest on The Colbert Report this evening on the Comedy Central network.

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