Category: Cycling

Share The Road: It’s an Easy Concept

Most of you know Kathy and I are cyclists. I know there are people out there who dislike bike riders, especially the ones who seem to hog the road. Cyclists can be rather snotty I understand that. But both drivers and cyclists really need to learn to pay attention, understand the laws and give each…

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Oregon Backroads On A Bike: Sutherlin

Saturday morning and nothing to do…..”Hey, let’s do a 50-mile bike ride.” That’s kind of how life works at the Dancer house. My wife jumps on the computer, types in the words “Mapmyride” and away we go. We started at a public park in Sutherlin, Oregon. Sutherlin is a 50-minute drive from our home east…

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Cyclists are driving me Crazy: SoapBox

So, the other day I’m driving down the street and this lady is riding a bike, on the sidewalk, going the wrong way. I tried to resist saying something but couldn’t. I said: “Did you know you are going the wrong way and you are supposed to use the bike lane?” She flipped me off.…

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Aufderheide Cycling 2013: Out of The Way Lunch Spots

Kathy and I found a cure for those painful hamstring muscles after/during a long bike ride. The Story The Aufderheide is one of the most beautiful cycle rides in the area but it’s also very difficult. You climb more than 8500 feet and the last four to five miles is all uphill. When you get…

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Huge Downtown Eugene Bike Race/Elite Mile

Mayor Kitty Piercy was kind enough to help us out with this video to promote the biggest downtown race you have ever seen. You guys this is something people will be talking about. July 21st, thousands of people will take to the streets of Downtown Eugene to watch and/or participate in the TrackTown USA Downtown…

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PaddleBoarding: A Core Workout You Won’t Believe!

<iframe width=”853″ height=”480″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/dq0Lajh7x-0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>  Watch this short 1 minute video. If you haven’t tried Paddle Boarding you really need to give it a go. Kathy and I do a lot of balance work so getting up on the board is not that difficult for us. It’s a little tricky at first but once…

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TrackTown City Center Mile/Rolf Prima Downtown Crit

We just finished shooting a video for TrackTown and Dark30Sports talking about a first in Downtown Eugene. This is a team effort and it is going to be so cool. Thousands of people in Downtown Eugene watching and participating in the two things we locals love the most, Cycling and Running. Oh, there’s also beer…

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