Saturday, February 26, 2011

Weekend Roundup: Lots o' Cycling News & Links

Buckeye High grad (and friend of CC staffer Chris Walters) Cory Harrington will cycle from Maine to California for Bike to Build -- The Medina Post (to learn more) and Bike To Build (to donate)

Surly Bikes just updated their Frequently Annoying Questions (sic) on their blog -- Surly Spew

Behind the scenes at the 2011 Electra catalog photo shoot, plus an open casting call for anyone who wants to be in their next bike catalog -- Electra Bicycles Blog

The centerfold in the latest Bicycling Magazine is hot -- Raleigh Bicycles

Up to $6 million will make bridge bike-friendly: ODOT will put multiuse path on Lorain-Carnegie Bridge -- The Plain Dealer

Ryan from Ride4Water started in his epic bike ride in Akron and just reported in from Panama this past Thursday...that his bike was stolen -- Ride4Water

Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham: Spina Bifida, a BMX background, and a whole lot of determination -- (Vimeo)

Bike trail funding recently survived 583 amendments in Congress -- DC Streets Blog

Tara Llanes (mountain bike champion and now parapalegic) previewed her short film for Giant Bicycles and they shared the link with us -- PinkBike

Did you know this summer's 7-day Register's Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) has a nearly identical amount of climbing as this summer's 6-day Denver Post Ride the Rockies -- both coming in at more than 21,000 feet of elevation gain?? -- BikingBis

Adventure Cycling tipped us off to this online game, Armchair Bike Touring, complete with flat tires, broken spokes and trail angels -- Bike Touring Tips

Jack Arnold from Montville, Ohio, is pedaling from California to Florida to raise money and awareness for a cure for mitochondrial disease, which his granddaughter has (and her twin recently died of the disease) -- Pedal from the Pacific

Our favorite Super Bowl ad was the one with the high-wheeler bicycles -- YouTube

And do women really pine for a cycling shoe like this?!

(Tip Thanks: Chris Walters, Mike Petcher, Kevin Madzia, Adventure Cycling. Follow us on Twitter @CenturyCycles for daily news and links.)

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