Category Archives: Biking

Volunteers needed for the Y-TriDu5K

If you’ve ever participated in a race you know, races are made possible only by volunteers. They dole out smiles and encouragement while directing runners and riders along the course. When I’m racing I make a point to thank whoever … Continue reading

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I can’t believe I am admitting this

My boyfriend, Mark, and my good friends Jane and Craig are cyclists and runners. They are always trying to convince me to run, and I am always reminding them that I don’t run. What’s that joke? If you see me running, start running too, because it means a zombie is chasing me. So when Mark and I went hiking on the “goat trail” at Lake Redman yesterday, with Foxy the wonder dog, no one was more surprised than me when I started to run.

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The Solidarity of Socks

A few weeks ago I came up with what I thought was a brilliant plan to defeat the defecting sock problem. I was going get rid of all my socks and buy 15 new pairs of socks that were all identical. This way, I would not have to look through a pile of laundry to find a matching sock – that we all know isn’t going to be there anyway.

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Bike in York month

May is National Bike Month, providing 31 days to become aware of the benefits of bicycling.  The League of American Bicyclists, founded in 1880, is leading the movement to create a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone.  By creating safer roads … Continue reading

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Change of Scenery

I run the same routes a lot. It’s just how it goes. You leave your house and there’s only so many options. Turn left or turn right, and go. Running from my house saves precious time, but after a long … Continue reading

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Y-Tri training ride. Tri it!

See what I did there with that headline? Bet that’s the first time you’ve seen that joke. Really though, I mean it. The Y-TriDu5K is on the horizon with a race date of June 28. If you’re thinking about signing … Continue reading

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Beautiful weather makes me happy, even when I’m in the Gut

Being the weather freak that I am, I knew Monday was going to be nice days beforehand, and arranged to take the day off from work. I had to get permission from Jess, my paralegal. Jess is the gatekeeper to my happiness and she’s pretty tough. But the idea of a warm, sunny day even put Jess in a good mood, and I was the lucky beneficiary.

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York man bikes cross country for charity

Clark Evanitus from York started his cross-country ride March 19 in California and is making the trek to Georgia. Follow his journey to raise money for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Bike Tune-Up

Temperatures are rising, buds are poking, and riders are pulling their bikes out for their first ride of the season. In the spirit of all things Spring, we’re pulling these how-to videos from our archives to help you have a … Continue reading

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Running is hard, even for runners.

Before I fell in love with the sport, I thought runners were different from me in one major way. For runners, running was easy. For me, it was hard. That kind of thinking wasn’t just a total cop out,  it  … Continue reading

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