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Tandem Cycling: Twice As Fun and a Great Twosome Workout by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sat 14 Jan 2012 12:27am Up until a year ago I was never a cyclist – far from it. Though I do teach a monthly spinning class and own my own spin bike, I didn’t learn to ride a bike until I was in college and I rarely rode back then  - or since . But a couple of years ago, much to my surprise and  initial dismay, my significant other whom I had recently met, showed up o ... Read on »
Buddy Bike Tandem by Tricia Patient Expert Posted Mon 18 Apr 2011 1:26pm Rogan is 10 years old and can't ride a bike. We've tried to teach him but he gets too frustrated...he struggles with his gross motor skills. We'd love something like this but obviously don't have an extra $1500 laying around. If anyone knows of a decent used option, I'd love to hear about it!!! Buddy Bike Buddy Bike Tandem - Michigan ... Read on »
Zeferino Vasquez went bike shopping on Sunday by barbaratu1 Posted Tue 17 Jul 2012 3:18am The 23-year-old Eugene man lost the use of his legs in a farm accident two years ago. Now, he uses a wheelchair and public transit to get around town. But for one breezy moment, Vasquez was whizzing along a bike path at Alton Baker Park, easily keeping pace with a dozen or so other riders who were out for a Sunday jaunt on possibly the st ... Read on »
Tandem Adventures Part II: Paris by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 09 Nov 2012 1:24am In my previous post I described my tandem bicyling adventures in Bend, OR at the National Masters Cycling Championships . From the week in Bend we arrived home exhilirated and excited for our next trip – for only 11 days later we were leaving for France where my fiance, Chris,  was competing in the World Duathlon Championships in Nancy, a sma ... Read on »
Family of 5 rides 7000 from Kentucky to Alaska on tandem by Marcus S. Posted Mon 30 Nov 2009 10:01pm Coming back from Lubbock this holiday weekend, we encountered the flip side of the vision of a city in denial I observed. About an hour into our trip, we saw a an enormous bicycle contraption heading the other direction with five people on it. Seeing a cyclist at all in West Texas is unusual, but seeing this we had to stop and learn what all thi ... Read on »
Forced Rate Bicycle Exercise Is Now Considered An Effective Therapy For Parkinson’s Patients by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Jul 2013 7:00am Bel Marra Health, well known for offering high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new study that says forced rate bicycle exercise is now considered an effective therapy for Parkinson’s patients. As Bel Marra Health reports in its article(http://www.belmarrahealth.com/brain-function/cycli ... Read on »
Pedaling Past Parkinson’s by Kate K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:27am 1 Comment I have a fantasy that one morning I will wake up and a researcher will have discovered a CURE for Parkinson’s (PD). We all want a cure, not just a temporary Band-aid on the PD symptoms. As I was resting on my yoga mat this afternoon, my ears perked up as I heard the lead into a story on TV about a CURE for PD. The story on TV featured neu ... Read on »
Pedaling Past Parkinson’s by Kate K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 3:43pm I have a fantasy that one morning I will wake up and a researcher will have discovered a CURE for Parkinson’s (PD). We all want a cure, not just a temporary Band-aid on the PD symptoms. As I was resting on my yoga mat this afternoon, my ears perked up as I heard the lead into a story on TV about a CURE for PD. The story on TV featured neu ... Read on »
Sports: Deaf-Blind Cycling Trio does the Pacific West by Coco Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:31pm HAWK RELAY SPONSORS CYCLING TREK BY DEAF-BLIND TRIO      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   1 August 2007   Contact: Samuel Hawk ( sam@hawkrelay.com)   Hawk Relay      Biking is impossible without ears to listen for traffic signals and eyes to see where one is going, right?  Wrong.  A trio of deaf-blind cyclists will be making one o ... Read on »
The Honeymooners: Day Four by Jenn Patient Expert Posted Thu 13 Jan 2011 8:13pm Papa Bender says “THANK YOU!” for the birthday wishes . Earlier this week, I wrapped up the San Francisco portion of our honeymoon: Now comes the slightly more dramatic, but no less enjoyable second half of the trip, which begins at the Silverado Resort in Napa. The post I’ve been chomping at the bit to write. We woke up o ... Read on »