|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 10 Mar 2011 16:35:17 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Ft. Ord (CA) bicycle trails|
Salinas-area racers benefit from Fort roads and trails, advocate for a place in its future Scott MacDonald Salinas Californian March 4, 2011Dozens of middle-aged men clad in Spandex and helmets stand above expensive bicycles on a remote paved road. It's a sunny Saturday morning in February, and Marc Franklin is calling out instructions for the race that's about to begin.
"It's a nice course; it's a closed course," the USA Cycling official says. "But there could be people out there walking dogs, hiking, mountain biking. If people look oblivious, get out of their way.
"This wasn't publicized like the Tour de France."The Tour it may not be, but the bicycle races held on the roads and trails of the former Fort Ord since 1995 bring hundreds of cycling enthusiasts to the area — an area the races' organizer describes as a "Shangri-La" for biking.
... For the entire article, see http://www.thecalifornian.com/article/20110305/NEWS01/103050331/-1/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
Prev by Date: [CPEO-MEF] REALIGNMENT: CNA sues at Mark Center, Alexandria, Virginia|
Next by Date: [CPEO-MEF] EXPANSION: 29 Palms (CA) and off-road vehicle areas
Prev by Thread: [CPEO-MEF] REALIGNMENT: CNA sues at Mark Center, Alexandria, Virginia|
Next by Thread: [CPEO-MEF] EXPANSION: 29 Palms (CA) and off-road vehicle areas