After two half-hour tours of Boise, Idaho bike shops - covering everything from adult tricycles to electric bikes to fat bikes to the latest colorful trends in cruiser bikes - a ride on the Greenbelt still produced some "what was that?" moments recently.
Maybe flying high above the earth in a helicopter - five days a week, sometimes twice a day - gives traffic reporter Michael Scott cravings for solid ground and, thus, running. Or maybe he just likes it, so much so that he was part of the Oscar Last Men Running relay team at last year's Dallas Marathon. Every runner the team passed meant money for Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.
They think it will take too long. They worry that they'll be sweaty and messy and have bad helmet hair when they get there. Or quite frankly, it just never occurs to them to ride to all the places they usually drive to. If that's you, it's time to reconsider your transportation choices, especially for all those short trips around town we all make every day, maybe a few times a day.
A bike pump is something you don't think about much until you don't have one when you need it. Or, as is the case with the Bontrager Turbo Charger HP Bike Pump, you discover how smoothly and efficiently a good floor pump can work.
It's not a common problem. It's rarely serious enough to break up a relationship, though it can add unwanted tension. But it is serious enough to be discussed if one partner is a radical sports fan - or an excellent athlete - and the other is not.
Admit, we've all done slightly nontraditional things in the name of slimming down. Whether it's juicing for three days straight or eating nothing but fruit for a week, extreme weight-loss methods are a dime in a dozen, and most of the time, they're not proven to work.
BAY ST. LOUIS -- A Long Beach resident brought in what he thought was a state-record bull shark, but when he brought it in to be weighed, he discovered it was a federally protected species that is illegal to possess.
One of the most popular spots for recreational runners in Sacramento, Calif., is McKinley Park. If you stand nearby and watch for a while as dozens of folks run laps, you'll soon realize that almost everyone is running at a steady pace - not too hard, not too fast.