Mary Porter AM MLA, Member for Ginninderra and Deputy Speaker officially launched Bob’s ride across Australia today at the Belconnen Bike Culture store. Raising awareness for the ‘at risk’ children and youth from the Hilltribe peoples of Thailand, Bob’s cycle journey will draw attention to their plight, raising funds towards a Transition Centre to provide accommodation and place for education and training. 26 more words
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Only ten or fifteen years ago, cycling was very much a minority sport in the UK. Nowadays, after the success of the GB Olympic Team, Chris Boardman, Graeme Obree, Chris Hoy & Victoria Pendleton on the track, then Mark Cavendish & Bradley Wiggins ‘winning stuff’ at the Tour de France, the British sports fan now has an understanding of what our sport entails, it’s etched into their consciousness. 1,282 more words
Yesterday, Presidents’ Day, we set off in two cars for the lovely Sonoma area. Parking behind the state park, we unloaded our bikes and took the paved path west toward Maxwell Farms Regional Park passing the home of General Mariano Vallejo, a state historic landmark, on the way. 315 more words
By Jordan Michael Smith Published on December 15th, 2013
The bicycle is emerging as a new conservative front in the culture wars.
EVEN BEFORE TORONTO MAYOR Rob Ford became internationally famous for being videotaped smoking crack, he was known as a City Hall version of Bluto Blutarsky of “Animal House”—swearing in public, proudly overeating, guzzling booze. 1,193 more words