cycling http://wmub.org en New bike map for southwest Ohio http://wmub.org/post/new-bike-map-southwest-ohio <p>The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments is releasing its<a href="http://gis.oki.org/BikeRouteGuide/" target="_blank"> 2013 Ohio counties bike route guide</a>.<br><br>A press release says the map is a combination of routes throughout Butler, Clermont, Hamilton and Warren counties.&nbsp; A similar version was released last year, but it’s been updated to include additional neighborhood streets, memory hills and problem areas in specification intersections.<br> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 18:10:37 +0000 Jay Hanselman 14296 at http://wmub.org New bike map for southwest Ohio The amazing story of cycling superstar Gino Bartali http://wmub.org/post/amazing-story-cycling-superstar-gino-bartali <p>Mark Perzel learns the story of Italian cycling superstar <a href="http://roadtovalorbook.com/"><strong>Gino Bartali</strong></a>, the man who not only won the Tour de France in 1938 and 1948, but to this day holds the record for longest time span between victories. It also shares the story of how his secret efforts helped save Jews in Italy during World War II. <strong>Aili &amp; Andres McConnon</strong> discuss their book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Road-Valor-Cyclist-Inspired-Nation/dp/030759064X/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1371734513&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=road+to+valor+a+true+story+of+wwii+italy"><strong>Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation</strong></a> which recounts Bartali’s inspirational life.</p><p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 05:30:15 +0000 Mark Perzel 14049 at http://wmub.org The amazing story of cycling superstar Gino Bartali Gino Bartali - The Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation http://wmub.org/post/gino-bartali-cyclist-who-inspired-nation <p><span class="text">Mark Perzel learns the story of Italian cycling superstar <b>Gino Bartali</b>, the man who not only won the Tour de France in 1938 and 1948, but to this day holds the record for longest time span between victories. Bartali&#39;s secret efforts also helped save Jews in Italy during World War II. <b>Aili &amp; Andres McConnon</b> discuss their book <b>Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation</b> which recounts Bartali&rsquo;s inspirational life.</span></p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:29:29 +0000 Mark Perzel 2139 at http://wmub.org Gino Bartali - The Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation The Dangers and Benefits of Urban Biking http://wmub.org/post/dangers-and-benefits-urban-biking <p><span class="text"><b>Eben Weiss</b>, better known as <b>Bike Snob NYC</b>, is an author and blogger who writes all about urban biking. His newest book, <b>The Enlightened Cycler</b>, is out now and he discusses the benefits and dangers associated with urban biking with Thane Maynard.</span></p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:14:53 +0000 Thane Maynard 2137 at http://wmub.org The Dangers and Benefits of Urban Biking Cybercycling http://wmub.org/post/cybercycling <p>An increasing number of studies show so-called cybercyling helps keep the mind sharp. Ann Thompson, in this week&rsquo;s <b>Focus on Technology</b>, goes to a Fort Thomas assisted living facility to see if the seniors there are embracing it.</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 16:33:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 2053 at http://wmub.org Cybercycling