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Tater Rides Again: Country Park and the Scotland Neck Country Roads Bike Tour

If your weight is keeping you on the couch and off your bike (or skates), I've got the ride for you. Thanks to the wide reach of the Tour to Tanglewood, an annual skating and cycling event that raises money for Multiple Sclerosis, I met a group called "The Taters" a few weeks ago on a Sunday afternoon when I was unpacking my bike to ride at Greensboro's Country Park. Roadskater and eebee were out of town and I was determined not to miss a chance to ride on one of the first sunny and very warm days of spring.

Location

Country Roads Bike Tour Scotland Neck, North Carolina
United States
36° 7' 46.56" N, 77° 25' 12.8928" W
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Body Mass Index (BMI) Out of the Danger Zone: Cycling for Brain & Body Makeover

It's Day 67 of my brain/body makeover and I'm happy to report a 20-pound weight loss as of today. Hitting my first major milestone seemed liked the perfect time to kickoff my blog on roadskater.net.

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Road Rash!

Road Rash!Forgetting to bring your knee and elbow pads to the workshop + getting tired on Sunday afternoon = ripped clothes and skin peelings on the pavement!
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Graupel

Strange weather today: Cold and rainy in the morning, clear and sunny in mid-afternoon, and then a dark and mean-looking line of clouds rolled in just after 5 pm as I was walking across campus. I would have thought a thunderstorm was coming in the summer, but didn't know whether to expect rain or snow this time of year and in this particular (and peculiar) year. We got neither of those:

(Cribbed without shame from Wikipedia.)

Graupel. Not to be confused with Hail or Ice pellets.

Location

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, North Carolina 27401
United States
36° 4' 18.6564" N, 79° 46' 40.6236" W
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Eddy Matzger Roadshow 2010 Greensboro, NC Inline Skating Rollerblading Speedskating Workshop

2010.04.09
2010.04.11
US/Eastern

Eddy's coming back to Greensboro for his legendary skating workshop!  April 9-11.

Sign up now, before all the spots are taken!  The announcement email is below, with all the links you need...

We managed to get Eddy Matzger to add us to his schedule again this year (thanks to Skatey-Mark for the boost). in between trips to China he'll take the 2 and a half hour journey down from Floyd, VA for a roadshow outdoor inline speedskating workshop in Greensboro NC this year!

Location

1501 Highwoods Boulevard
Greensboro, North Carolina
United States
36° 6' 35.7624" N, 79° 52' 53.2812" W
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2010 Tour to Tanglewood is 09/25 and 09/26 2010

2010.09.25 7:00 am
2010.09.26 3:00 pm
US/Eastern
the 2010 dates are 9/25 and 9/26, with details found on their website as they develop: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/NCC/fundraising-events/bike-ms... 2009 was a great experience!
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