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  • Biking the coast: Swell on wheels

    December 30, 2015 | 9:48 am

    If you’ve ever driven between Ventura and the coastal town of Carpinteria, you’re familiar with the dramatic ocean vistas that beg for attention along the west side of the 101 Freeway. 

    While making that drive in recent months, I’ve noticed a new bike path along a portion of the...

  • 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...