10 Reason’s Why You Should Buy A Motorcycle

Many may dream of owning/riding a motorcycle, yet there are still somethings stopping them. Whether it be financial issues, fears over safety, or conflicts with parents, getting a bike may not be the easiest choice. RELATED: 10 Best Yahama Bikes Ever Made, Ranked However, although the benefits don’t appear to outweigh the costs at first, you will soon realize that it’s the opposite in reality. Having a motorcycle for transportation does have some downsides, but almost all are negated…

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In 1994, Earn-a-Bike program puts smiles on kids’ faces

75 years ago August 17, 1944 A midair crash in a bomber, the D-Day attack, flying through flak to blast German cities below and witnessing robot bomb attacks on England are just a few of the thrilling experiences Technical Sergeant Clayton Balcombe encountered in nearly two years overseas duty. A B-17 radio-gunner with the Eighth army air force, Sergeant Balcombe is home on furlough visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.T. Balcombe, and enjoying a very welcome rest. Whether…

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A night at Wyndham Grand Yangon hotel

When my editor asked me to review the Wyndham Grand Yangon Hotel, on the corner of Kan Yeik Thar and U Aung Myat Road, I accepted. It was not the worst assignment. I gladly took up the offer and invited my mother, a travel buff herself, to escape from home for an all inclusive weekend vacation. The contemporary 20-storey hotel emerges from the shores of Kandawgyi Lake. It was designed by the renowned architecture and interior design firm HASSEL….

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Rockingham man pedals for exercise, views | The Brattleboro Reformer

By Shane Covey BRATTLEBORO — As 176 cyclists made their way from Brussels to Paris during the Tour de France last month, Allan Reardon was circumnavigating Vermont on his Specialized Allez bike. “I wanted to do a ride where there was no destination. I just wanted to enjoy the sights,” said the 60-year-old man from Rockingham. “I love riding in Vermont. I started up Route 5 and went through 11 of the 13 counties.” He covered 528 miles during…

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20 Nintendo Controllers That Make No Sense

Whether you’re a major fan of Nintendo or not, it’s hard to deny that they’ve been a major innovator in the video game industry. Not only has Nintendo been at the forefront of the console war since the beginning of the industry, but they also have some of the most recognizable brands. Additionally, they’ve put to use some truly unique control schemes and ways to play video games. These changes aren’t necessarily for everyone, but they’ve still marked major…

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Only 6% of people cycle to work in the UK

© Andreusk According to research by Hawk Incentives, provider of Cyclescheme in the UK, only 6% of British workers currently cycle to work Over a third (39%) of people say they would like to, but cite the distance (42%), the time it would take (35%) and fear of danger (34%) as their reason not to. However, with the average person spending £103.46 a month when travelling to work – cycling could be the cost-cutting solution. And in cities, such…

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Tired of the Treadmill? Give Your Workout a Boost with the Vertical Cl…

Climbing is a natural movement in the human body. It’s how we’ve evolved and lived since the caveman era. We’re built to climb, move and explore. Today, climbing is proving to be effective when it comes to exercise too. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy A workout on a vertical climber mimics the movement of climbing a mountain. It…

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How to sync all your fitness activities with Google Fit

There are many excellent fitness tracking apps, but the best ones tend to focus on a particular type of exercise, such as running, cycling, or yoga. If you’re the kind of person who likes to workout in a variety of ways, but you want all your fitness data in one place, Google Fit is a good solution. Here are some directions on how to sync some of the more popular apps with Google Fit, including Runkeeper, Strava, Runtastic, MapMyFitness,…

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Tommy Robinson’s far right pals spread fake claims he’s in ‘solitary c…

FAR-right pals of jailed EDL founder Tommy Robinson have been spreading fake claims that he’s been locked in solitary confinement for his own protection. The Muslim-baiting extremists claim Robinson – real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon – has been hidden away following threats from other inmates. 1 Pals of Tommy Robinson claim he has been locked away for his own goodCredit: PA:Press Association Canadian media mogul Ezra Levant claims his hard-right pal is being kept in Belmarsh Prison’s High Security Unit…

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Novel imaging approach IDs CAD without the risk of a contrast agent

The researchers’ method involves tracking changes in blood flow in the myocardium after a stress test by measuring the magnetic properties of the tissue. They tested the approach first in healthy subjects, who underwent a series of baseline scans before they were asked to lie on their backs at the opening of an MRI machine and pedal an exercise bike. Within 30 seconds of pedaling, when their heart rate was elevated, patients underwent an MRI scan that measured changes…

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