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Many days on my trip did not find me drinking in dramatic sunsets, lush valleys filled with wildflowers. In fact, many days were emotionally draining as I saw nothing but the things I’d grown up with; fields, cows, rolling hills and lots and lots of trees.
At 7 am morning, Mark ran five miles in the Shoehouse race. I slept. He came in 7th, with a time of 34 minutes, five seconds. Which is so much faster than I can do almost anything. He was not happy with that time because a woman beat him. I didn’t feel sorry for him.
After the race, we both biked 19 miles on our road bikes. I have been trying to increase my speed on my regular route, and since the start of the season I have gone from an average of 14.5 miles per hour to 16 miles per hour. I have done this by pedaling as fast as I can, until I feel like I might puke, and then pedaling even faster. I also think the fact that I have started running has helped.
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
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
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.
Dream Ride York is a new event hosted by Eat Play Breathe York, the City of York and the many organizations and businesses focused on making York and York County a more bike-friendly community. Dream Ride York provides a venue … Continue reading
When Amber Warrington hops on her stationary bike in the basement of her Red Lion home, she is focused. Head straight, eyes set ahead, she leans in to the handle bars and steadies her legs on the peddles. The 38-year-old … Continue reading
Wes Rosselet decided he needed a change of pace when he picked up his bicycle. The 30-year-old Penn Township man graduated from Liberty University in Virginia with a degree in English in 2008. But after accepting the paper he hoped … Continue reading
Whether you want to bike, jog or kayak this summer, there are plenty of parks and clubs to explore in and around York County.
The City of York Named a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists
As thousands participate in Bike to Work Week nationwide, the League of American Bicyclists has announced its latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BCF) awards, including the City of York at the Bronze level. With nearly 40 million Americans bicycling … Continue reading