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Son to complete hike of Ohio that dad couldn't finish - Columbus Dispatch

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Son to complete hike of Ohio that dad couldn't finish
Columbus Dispatch
“My dad loved hiking because it separated him from the busyness of the city,” Andrew said. “He had time to really think and reflect.
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The Ohio Buckeye Trail like Wisconsin's Ice Age Trail travels across and around the state. This story of one man's passion and attempt to complete all 1400 miles was cut short by cancer.

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Time-lapse video shows Waterton animals enjoying flood-closed hiking trail - Calgary Sun

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Time-lapse video shows Waterton animals enjoying flood-closed hiking trail Calgary Sun A time-lapse video put up on YouTube Tuesday by Parks Canada shows how much enjoyment the animals got on out of one trail, which was closed to hikers as a result...
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And now for films of the animals enjoying their silent sports.

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Best Bikes to Pedal in Snow - Wall Street Journal

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Best Bikes to Pedal in Snow
Wall Street Journal
Just because there's snow on the ground doesn't mean biking season is coming to an end.
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Biking continues to have bipartisan appeal, baffling DC media - BikePortland.org

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Biking continues to have bipartisan appeal, baffling DC media BikePortland.org The bespectacled Democrat, known for wearing colorful bike pins and bringingfruitcake to reporters over the holiday season, joked that he's a big fan of...
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Looks like politicians can agree on biking in general. 

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Who We Are: Extreme GJ athlete turns passion for mountain biking into busy ... - Glenwood Springs Post Independent

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Who We Are: Extreme GJ athlete turns passion for mountain biking into busy ...
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Mountain biker Mike Curiak taking on the Iditarod challenge — on a mountain bike with no support or assisted rest or warm-up stops!
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You don't have to put away your bike - just add those studded tires

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Top 10 Survival Tips Every Hiker Should Know - Discovery News

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Top 10 Survival Tips Every Hiker Should Know
Discovery News
If you're planning on going hiking sometime soon, that's terrific — it's a great way to get exercise, push your limits, and connect with the natural world.
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Add this to your evernote for reference while hiking. Or you could just memorize this advice.

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Walking can benefit heart health - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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Walking can benefit heart health
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
There are many different ways to get 30 minutes of moderate exercise a day, but walking may be the best from the standpoint of heart health, according to the federation.
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US and UK at the bottom of the list for walking during the day.

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Wisconsin Badgers vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Odds Preview, Prediction - Bleacher Report

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Wisconsin Badgers vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Odds Preview, Prediction Bleacher Report The Wisconsin Badgers won the Big Ten championship last yearand that doesn't sit too well with the Ohio State Buckeyes, who beat the Badgers...
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Biking commandments offered - Seacoastonline.com

Biking commandments offered
Seacoastonline.com
This summer I rode my bike hundreds of miles without ever leaving the town of York. I had a few close calls, too.
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Good rules, except for getting off road at stop.

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Walking, biking, bus initiatives pick up speed - Community Impact Newspaper

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Walking, biking, bus initiatives pick up speed
Community Impact Newspaper
With a 12-mile daily commute, Oak Hill resident Tom Thayer has been biking to work and using public transportation for a few years.
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Makes the thought of living in Austin Texas interesting. They have it together more than most. Better yet, consider Minneapolis for bike friendly!

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Haunted getaways close to Cleveland, from camping to canoeing to Capitol tours - Plain Dealer

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Haunted getaways close to Cleveland, from camping to canoeing to Capitol tours
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Southeast Ohio's Hocking Hills region also hosts Halloween on the Hocking, a spooky, 5-mile, night-time canoe ride on the Hocking River.
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Stephen Colbert On Monsanto: GMO Wheat Is 'The Return Of The Walking Bread' - Huffington Post

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Stephen Colbert On Monsanto: GMO Wheat Is 'The Return Of The Walking Bread' Huffington Post Colbert compared the wheat to zombies, calling it “amber waves of frankengrain” and "the return of the walking bread." He even poked fun at Monsanto for...
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City encourages biking to work with caffeine incentive - Suburban Life Publications

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City encourages biking to work with caffeine incentive Suburban Life Publications According to a release from the city, Mayor Michael Gresk declared June 10 to 14 "Bike to Work Week" in Wheaton, which includes a free cup of coffee for bikers on...
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10 Top Trails For Hiking and Biking in Dallas - D Magazine

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10 Top Trails For Hiking and Biking in Dallas
D Magazine
The city is more than just a flat expanse of concrete. Put a little effort into it, and you can find a nice stroll in the woods.
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Now if they only had a city bike program, I could really bike while I was there on a visit.

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Video: Cyclist Arrested For Biking Too Loudly - Gothamist

Video: Cyclist Arrested For Biking Too Loudly
Gothamist
Critical Mass, a monthly ride in which cyclists assemble on city streets to assert their right to the road, has been held in cities around the world since 1990.
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Standing Up on Honduras's Wild Rapids - Men's Journal

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Standing Up on Honduras's Wild Rapids
Men's Journal
Hoeve jumped on his board – the bombproof SuperCharger made by Jackson Kayak – and hooked up his Drift HD Ghost camera to capture what was to become the first SUP river descent in Honduras.
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First I need to learn how to stand up on one and move. This guy shot the rapids!

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Could walking to school reduce childhood obesity? - KOMO News

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Could walking to school reduce childhood obesity?
KOMO News
SEATTLE -- As obesity rates continue to rise in the United States, many experts are looking for new tools to fight this epidemic.
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Pipe and Slippers to Hiking Boots - the Changing Face of Retirement - SBWire (press release)

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Pipe and Slippers to Hiking Boots - the Changing Face of Retirement
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Pipe and Slippers to Hiking Boots - the Changing Face of Retirement.
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Winter biking proposed for Stratham Hill Park - Seacoastonline.com

Winter biking proposed for Stratham Hill Park
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Management event company LOCO Cycling is looking to bring a winter mountain bike series to Stratham Hill Park with night races and events.
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Looking for a place to go winter biking? On mountain bikes?

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Ore. girl, 13, youngest to claim hiking 'Triple Crown' - USA TODAY

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Ore. girl, 13, youngest to claim hiking 'Triple Crown' USA TODAY At a time when learning to read, write and count are the day's major challenges — and naptime is just around the corner — the idea of hiking from Mexico to Canada is something...
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I tried hiking with my kids when they were little, but they didn't catch the bug like this 13 year old. Pretty special accomplishment at this age.

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With new lane, city promotes biking - Yale Daily News (blog)

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Yale Daily News (blog) With new lane, city promotes biking Yale Daily News (blog) Following the addition of a dedicated bike lane on Elm Street, New Haven's transportation department installed a 16-cycle bike rack at the intersection of College and...
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Fall for biking - Waterbury Republican American

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Waterbury Republican American
Fall for biking
Waterbury Republican American
Here's an Active Outdoors household hint for you: All that yard and garden work you normally do on these lovely, crisp Autumn days can wait.
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War veteran still skiing at the age of 90 — and wants to keep going until he ... - Mirror.co.uk

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War veteran still skiing at the age of 90 — and wants to keep going until he ...
Mirror.co.uk
War veteran Stan Sosnowski is still speeding down a ski slope at the age of 90 — and wants to keep going until he is 100.
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This provides continued reasons to just keep exercising, don't you think?

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Active Outdoors: Fall for biking - Concord Monitor

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Active Outdoors: Fall for biking
Concord Monitor
We have been completely obsessed with biking since our ferry-and-bike journey on and around Saguenay Fjord V(saguenaylacsaintjean.ca/en) in Quebec in late August.
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No better place than NH for a fall adventure.

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PhilaU students biking across America for Multiple Sclerosis Research - Montgomery Newspapers

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PhilaU students biking across America for Multiple Sclerosis Research
Montgomery Newspapers
PhilaU students biking across America for Multiple Sclerosis Research. Published: Friday, June 07, 2013.
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A summer project everyone can agree with.

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