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2014-06-16 16:23:10

Bike safety tips orthopaedic surgeons say you should always remember ROSEMONT, Ill., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 80 million Americans enjoy cycling because it is an environmentally efficient way to travel, a great form of exercise and a fun recreational activity for families to enjoy. According to 2013 statistics from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), more than 1.3 million people were treated in hospitals, emergency rooms and doctors' offices for...

2014-06-13 04:20:15

As the Bike Commuter Challenge kicks off, bike and motorist organizations team up for safe streets CHICAGO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the summer bike riding season shifts into high gear with the Bike Commuter Challenge and Chicago Bike Week (June 13-20), Chicago's leading biking, walking and transit advocacy organization, Active Transportation Alliance is teaming up with AAA, the nation's largest motor organization on a campaign to encourage bicyclists and motorists to safely share the...

2014-06-04 23:15:53

Grace Bikes USA has announced that all popular models of Grace Electric Bikes are now available in the United States. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Michael Hecken and Karlheinz Nicolai have worked together to begin a transformation in the electric bike industry since 2009. Grace Electric Bikes are renowned in the industry for their style and design accompanied by their efficiency and superior performance. Grace Bikes USA is proud to announce that Grace Electric Bikes are now...

2014-06-03 23:13:33

Nicolai USA has announced that the individually crafted mountain bikes made famous by Kalle Nicolai are now available in the U.S. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Nicolai USA is proud to announce that Nicolai bikes are now available for ordering and delivery nationwide through Nicolai USA and dealers. Nicolai USA brings the German craftsmanship of Kalle Nicolai to the U.S. with a unique philosophy. In an interview with Red Bull, Kalle Nicolai said; “Our goal is to make riding...

2014-06-03 23:03:32

New Jyrobike uses gyroscopic technology to teach children to ride a bicycle in a single afternoon. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The biggest innovation to bike riding in the 21st Century is launching on Kickstarter, and it was initially designed by a group of students at Dartmouth College. Fear and frustration while learning to ride a bike will be a thing of the past thanks to the world’s first and only Auto Balance Bicycle from Jyrobike, which launched its crowd funding...

2014-06-03 08:30:03

Journalists to test leading outdoor and cycling products SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interbike and Outdoor Retailer, two of the largest retail sports product trade shows in the world, announced today that their new experiential media event highlighting women's-specific products is set to take place next week. The event will connect a limited number of cycling and outdoor product manufacturers with mainstream non-endemic journalists to test the latest in...

2014-05-31 23:04:08

Bikers can now source Manitou R7 MRD Remote Fork 26er 2014 version from Fibica at discounted rates. The top grade fork is backed by technologies like TPC (Twin Position Chamber), Absolute+ and TS Air. Hong Kong (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Fibica is now proffering Manitou R7 MRD Remote Fork 26er (2014 version) at the special price of $385.99, down from the regular price of $459.99. Biker wanting to boost the bike’s strength quotient with a top-notch XC fork can settle on Manitou R7 MRD. The...

PTSD in children after accidents
2014-05-28 07:02:36

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When a child on a bicycle is struck by oncoming traffic, the results can be devastating. From life-threatening head injuries to bone fractures, the children are definitely the losers. As it turns out, their bodies heal faster than their minds. Eva Olofsson, a research student at the University of Gothenburg's Sahlgrenska Academy, found that one in three Swedish children involved in such an accident suffers from posttraumatic stress...

2014-05-26 08:22:16

(TSX: DII.A, DII.B) MONTREAL, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - DOREL INDUSTRIES' ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS WILL BE HELD IN THE Windsor Ballroom at Le Windsor Salles de bal - Ballrooms 1170 Peel Street Montreal, Quebec Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. MANAGEMENT WILL BE AVAILABLE TO SPEAK WITH THE MEDIA IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE MEETING. AN EXCITING DISPLAY OF DOREL'S INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS WILL BE SHOWN. Interested parties may listen to the live audio webcast at...

2014-05-23 08:22:44

OSLO, Norway, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The most beautiful coastline in the world will once again be the spectacular backdrop for the world's cycling elite when they meet in Norway to compete in the northernmost bike race in the world; The Arctic Race of Norway. North Cape sets the stage for intense action Last year, the Arctic Race of Norway became the first professional cycling race held inside the Arctic Circle. This year it will take it a step further,...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.