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NJ Bike Summit to Feature SRAM EVP

February 7, 2014
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NJ Bike Summit to Feature SRAM EVP

Tomorrow’s gathering of the who’s who in cycling and pedestrian advocacy in New Jersey will host as its plenary speaker the executive vice president of SRAM. F.K. Day who is also the co-founder of World Bicycle Relief will be the opening speaker at the annual summit, followed by Jeff Miller, President and CEO of the...
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President Obama’s Speech on the Passing of Nelson Mandela

December 10, 2013
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President Obama’s Speech on the Passing of Nelson Mandela

Below is a copy of President Barack Obama’s entire remarks at the memorial today in South Africa for Nelson Mandela.  He spoke to hundreds of thousands of people in a packed stadium. December 10, 2013 Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery Remembering Nelson Mandela Johannesburg, South Africa December 10, 2013...
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Head of Bike New York In News–for Real Estate Squabble

August 21, 2013
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August 21, 2013–New York, NY–In the News The president of Bike New York has surfaced in the news for something other than cycling–a legal squabble with a tenant in his building at 250 Elizabeth Street. Ken Podziba sued his tenant Amy Parness first for making illegal alterations in her apartment. Later he tried to...
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Film Tonight about Rwandan Cycling Team, Jock Boyer

August 2, 2013
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Film Tonight about Rwandan Cycling Team, Jock Boyer

Tonight is opening night for the film “Rising from the Ashes,“ starring Jock (Jacques) Boyer  and the Rwandan cycling team, showing at the Quad Cinema in Manhattan. The film follows cycling legend Jock (Jacques) Boyer when he moves to Rwanda to help the first Rwandan National Cycling Team in their six-year journey to compete...
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Pistorius Granted Bail

February 22, 2013
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Pistorius Granted Bail

Pistorius Applied for 6 More Gun Permits 3 Weeks Before he Shot Steenkamp South Africa–Feb. 22, 2013 “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius has been allowed to leave prison by posting bail. The Olympic runner has been charged with murdering his girlfriend, Riva Steenkamp. After listening to four days of testimony from police officers and the...
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Mountain Bike Ride for Rwanda

February 6, 2013
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Mountain Bike Ride for Rwanda

California–February 6, 2013 The 7th annual 50-Mile Ride for Rwanda takes place Saturday, April 27, in Orange County, California, beginning at Oakley World Headquarters in the community of Foothill Ranch. The fundraiser which is hosted by Oakley attracted 800 riders last year and this year expects 1,000 participants. Mountain bikers will tackle challenging roads...
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Cookson Still Endorsing Cycling Move to Winter Olympics

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In the News — April 9, 2014 UCI cycling  head Brian Cookson has reiterated his desire to discuss the re-allocation of select Summer Olympic...
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