cycling http://wvxu.org en A compromise on Central Pkwy bike lanes, but some on Council not supportive http://wvxu.org/post/compromise-central-pkwy-bike-lanes-some-council-not-supportive <p>Update 4/23/14 at 10:30 am:</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:30:50 +0000 Jay Hanselman 25762 at http://wvxu.org A compromise on Central Pkwy bike lanes, but some on Council not supportive Public hearing on Central Parkway bicycle lanes http://wvxu.org/post/public-hearing-central-parkway-bicycle-lanes <p>Last November, City Council approved a plan to install protected bike lanes on Central Parkway that would eventually stretch from Elm Street downtown to Ludlow Avenue near Cincinnati State. &nbsp;<br /><br />The city was ready to award a contract for the first phase of the work.&nbsp; But Mayor John Cranley and some new council members have questions about the project. &nbsp;<br /><br />Vice Mayor David Mann chairs Council's Neighborhoods Committee, which will hold a hearing on the issue Monday.<br /> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 25635 at http://wvxu.org Public hearing on Central Parkway bicycle lanes New bike map for southwest Ohio http://wvxu.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://wvxu.org New bike map for southwest Ohio The amazing story of cycling superstar Gino Bartali http://wvxu.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://wvxu.org The amazing story of cycling superstar Gino Bartali Gino Bartali - The Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation http://wvxu.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://wvxu.org Gino Bartali - The Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation