Stories tagged with: Biking

March 18, 2011 - 11:38am
4 years 19 weeks ago

It's been one week since the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and one Zanesville man is biking 3,000 miles to help the victims.

The Barn's bartender, Daniel Rose, is taking donations for the victims in Japan, while he bikes his way through Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Along his journey, he will be asking for donations for blankets, so he can have them sent over to Japan. Local Daniel Rose says this mission is extremely important.

"It means a...

November 17, 2010 - 7:50pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

One man is peddling his way to the green. No, it's not money. It's green energy that could change the way we power our country.

Tom Weis and his human powered, electric-assist "rocket trike" started in Boulder, Colorado eight weeks ago and are traveling 2,500 miles, and his ride just happens to coincide with the 48th anniversary of President Kennedy's historic speech of having a man land on the moon. That goal was met long ago.

"Where's our generational mission? We...

July 31, 2010 - 5:32pm
5 years 4 days ago

Sometimes competition isn't so important.

Runners and bycyclists gathered for the 11th Annual Cambridge Run and Countryride Ride on Main Street.

"It was put together in 2000 as just a 5 and 10 k run by some friends and i, and then in 2004 we gave it to main street cause they have a lot of promotional events to bring people to downtown cambridge, and then in 2006 we added a bike tour to it," said Co-chairman, Tom Davey.

The bikers could choose between the 25 or 45...

May 26, 2010 - 6:08pm
5 years 10 weeks ago

There are nearly three thousand combined miles of designated bike lanes and paths across the state.

Since 1992, ODOT has put $100,000,000 into these bike and pedestrian routes.

"The Ohio Department of Transportation is not just roads. It is bridges. It is airports. It is bikeways. It is motorcycles. There's all modes of transportation we're trying to work with our local partners and the local engineers to improve the alternative modes of transportation, " says Public...

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