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  • Soul Cycle

    By Rabbi Lori Shapiro

    January 29, 2014 | 11:45 am

    White on White, the Soul Cycle storefront is the Apple Store of Fitness. It glows from within like the “Athletes” emerging from their classes. I call them “Athletes”, although I could have as easily called them “Rock Stars” or “Warriors” or “Leaders” because the walls as I enter...

  • Grieving Son bikes from Malibu to New York in vow to end cancer

    August 1, 2012 | 1:10 pm

    When Tom Peled’s father died of abdominal cancer in 2011, he channeled his grief into a three-month, 3,000-mile bike ride through six European countries — from Berlin, Germany, to Fisterra, Spain.

    Peled, who lives in southern Israel, is now tackling another continent. On July...

  • Friendship Circle cyclists bound for N.Y.

    July 11, 2012 | 12:41 pm

    Traveling 3,279 miles in seven weeks — on bicycles?

    That’s the plan for 11 cyclists riding from Los Angeles to New York City this summer to raise money for Friendship Circle programs.

    The coast-to-coast ride began just after 4 p.m. on July 1 at the Friendship Circle of Pacific...

  • Gino Bartali, Italian cycling legend, saved Jews during WWII [VIDEO]

    By JewishJournal

    June 18, 2012 | 11:07 am

    World renowned cyclist Gino Bartali, the subject of new book “Road To Valor,” saved Jews during World War II, according to HuffingtonPost.com.

    Gino Bartali is best known as a cycling legend who holds the record for the longest time span between victories at the Tour de France –...

  • Biking adventure takes Israeli around the world

    July 13, 2011 | 12:56 pm

    Even during the darkest moments of his four-year cycling odyssey, traversing 42 countries on six continents, Roei “Jinji” Sadan knew he’d never stop.

    After all, Sadan had a bike he called Emunah — Hebrew for “faith.”

    In Melbourne recently on the eve of the last leg of...

  • Biking Jewish L.A.

    By Danielle Berrin

    April 20, 2010 | 7:25 pm

    Boys from YULA yeshiva high school took a 25-mile bike tour of Jewish Los Angeles with their teacher, Rabbi Eliyahu Stewart, a grandfather who rides his bike 50 to 60 miles a week. The December ride took the group of ninth-, 10th- and 11th-graders through West Adams, Boyle Heights...