Latest El Tour de Tucson Stories

2013-09-27 23:22:46

Professional cyclist Robbie Ventura to lead inaugural bike ride to benefit cancer clinical trials at Gateway for Cancer Research. Schaumburg, Ill. (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Ready to make a difference in the fight against cancer, nearly 500 cyclists have signed up to ride the inaugural Trails 4 Trials cycling event on Saturday, Sept. 28, in Goodyear, Arizona. Trials 4 Trials is the first organized charity ride in Arizona’s Southwest Valley, benefiting new cancer clinical trials funded...

2004-11-26 09:00:11

Like many riders in Saturday's El Tour de Tucson, Justin Johnson found that his original goal of riding 35 miles had receded in importance as race day approached. He had already signed up for a longer ride in April's Tour of the Tucson Mountains and he was talking about doing the full 109 miles of El Tour next year. And he has a more ambitious goal to meet by Christmas of 2005. Before then, the 21-year-old Pima College student plans to walk unaided for the first time in his life....

2004-11-25 09:00:13

PASSIONS Cycling should not require contorting into unnatural positions, and experts can help make a match between you and yours They say you never forget how to ride a bike, but bicycle fitting specialists around Tucson think you probably should. Too many people think riding involves contorting themselves into an unnatural position, according to fitting specialist Maxim Flake, and the result can be back, knee, neck or butt pain. Flake, 45, an employee at Supergo Bike Shop at 3302...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.