Award-winning journalist and Lesscancer.org Board Member Miles O'Brien is training for The Less Cancer Bike Ride to Mackinac. The ride leaves July 12th with O'Brien and Team Less Cancer.
I know a different Wisconsin. One covered in plush green or white -- depending on the season -- rolling hills kept perfectly groomed by thousands of dairy cattle.
By Meredith Rosenberg, CNTraveler.com With the Tour de France starting July 5, you might be tempted to take your own long-distance bike ride throug...
If you want to burn calories on your way to work and have a ton of fun on the way home, wherever that happens to take you, you can't go wrong with a cyclocross bike like the Cannondale SuperX.
These trails aren't your average single-track, they are designed with bikes in mind, incorporating features like rolling terrain, banked turns, jumps, boardwalks over soft/sensitive areas, and uniform surfaces. In other words: they are FUN!
My bike's name is Cerise -- French, of course, meaning cherry red. I call Cerise my "moving meditation," with no distractions, no radio, no cell phones or passengers or coffee cups balancing on the console. Just me, Cerise and my skirt.
And that look on your face when I ride in on my bike and hobble off on my cane? I see it. And inside, I'm filled with delight. Nothing thrills me more than when I cause you to question your perceptions of disability.
Sidewalks, bike lanes, pedestrian crossings, parks, and green areas are all pieces of a complex puzzle to help citizens navigate their city safely and sustainably.
Runners have a contagious energy, an unusually positive outlook on life, and let's face it -- they look good in their spandex shorts. But, according to dentists and health professionals, runners and other endurance athletes are more prone to tooth decay and dental problems than the rest of the population.
AIDS/LifeCycle is a combination of many people, each who have their own reason and story, equally as important as the other. This year, over $15 million dollars were raised, breaking last year's record.
Just as professional athletes take steroids, it seems as if embellishing or even fabricating stories has become the stimulant of choice for nonprofit leaders looking to gain a competitive edge.
Bike helmets can be quite boring. Similar in size and shape, usually color becomes the only unique factor. And even the color combinations tend to be bland and uninventive. But in a world that creates more and more ridiculous travel pillows, where there's a will, there's a weird way.
Does it matter how you win? The answer, to me, is a resounding, "yes." Grace, humility, integrity and gasp, even honesty, are important elements in winning. I would even say they are integral components of winning, and that "winning" without them actually losing.
after Armstrong and three-time Amgen winner Levi Leipheimer admitted to doping just less than a year and a half ago, would the crowds still return? Would the sport be tainted?
Majorca (Mallorca in Spanish) is the largest of the Balearic Islands, its 310-mile-long coastline a draw for millions of sun worshipers every year. But there's more to Majorca than beaches.
We are, most of us, in this business to help others, to bring some health and happiness into people's lives. Our professional sense of community only serves that purpose and makes us stronger, more creative and more vibrant. Let's not be petty.