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In many underdeveloped countries, a bicycle can make a significant difference in the quality of a person’s life. If a person can ride to get the water they need each day rather than walking, or a farmer can use a bicycle to haul supplies or bring produce to a market to sell, or a health worker can […]
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell issued a suspension of Pittsburgh Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. “I recognize that the allegations in Georgia were disputed and that they did not result in criminal charges being filed against you,” Goodell said in his letter to the six-year veteran. Goodell’s letter went on to say ”My decision today is not based […]
The weight of the supplies that a bicycle tourist carries is very important and cyclists strive to reduce the weight as much as possible. A bike tourist who is camping will be carrying a tent, sleeping bag, ground tarp and maybe a camping stove. All of these items add weight and bulk. I recently came […]
The Nuclear Security Summit being held in Washington D.C. this week has created havoc with the downtown traffic. Several streets are closed for the entire summit and other streets are closed temporarily as the motorcades shuttle the various world leaders around town.
Earlier this evening a bicyclist was struck and killed by a Washington D.C National Guard […]
In the world of professional sports, Tiger Woods was the primary focus of attention this weekend with his return to the Masters and his new Nike commercial featuring the voice of his deceased father lecturing him. (See the real commercial here and some very funny parodies here.) However the real athletic accomplishment of the weekend belongs to Fabian […]« Previous Entries