Saturday September 17 is the 2005 Gwynns Falls Trail Cyclocross (<a href="http://wheelmen.virtualave.net/GwynnsFalls/index.html">http://wheelmen.virtualave.net/GwynnsFalls/index.html</a>)
On Sunday Septmebr 25 is the Charm City Cross event in beautiful Druid Hill Park!
Come support bike racing in Baltimore!
Pathways Plan Web Site Is Up & Running
Bicycle riding, for fun, fitness and transportation, continues to be a great way to battle obesity, and the recent funding given to bicycling in the transportation bill will help spread the word to more potential cyclists during the next five years.
If the real taxpayer subsidy of autos were reflected in fuel taxes, a gallon of gasoline might cost as much as $9.00. That's because other taxes cover the costs of road building, maintenance, parking space, police services and losses from accidents, pollution and congestion. If more commuters bicycled, these costs would go down. All taxpayers, businesses and citizens would save money!
To raise money to benefit children with asthma through educational programs.
I am truly shocked by the news that the National Institute of Health one of the areas best examples of promoting biking to work as well as being one of this nations authorities on health issues has done a 180 degree turn and has set forth policies that not only discourage cycling to work but they also endanger the safety of those who do choose to ride their bike to work against these new obstacles and delays. And it seems that their primary motivation for this is to make it even easier for those poor people who have to pollute the environment and live an inactive lifestyle not to be inconvenienced in the slightest by health nuts. This is so wrong! I am also appalled by
- Jack Cochrane