Should Lance Face “Repay” Day?
From Fortune: Sports stars should be subject to clawbacks
Much has been made of Lance Armstrong’s loss of future earnings. But his past earnings should be at stake too.
Google My Ride
From UberGizmo: Google Maps updated, introduces new turn-by-turn navigation, biking directions, campus imagery
Biking directions and Map Maker will be made available to Kiwis (New Zealanders), where local cyclists benefit from accessing biking directions directly on Google Maps, while Map Maker allows one to add bike lanes and trails upon discovery of a new one.
Reasons to Run
From RunnersWorld: Three Reasons to Run a 5K
Whether you’re an eager newbie or a serial marathoner, there are loads of reasons to register for a 5-K. “If you’re a beginner, targeting the distance is a great way to gain motivation and build structure into your schedule,” says Luke Humphrey, M.S., an exercise physiologist and head coach for Hanson’s Coaching Services in Rochester Hills, Michigan. “For regular runners, the 5-K stokes your competitive spirit, breaks up the monotony of high-mileage training, and serves as a solid test of speed.” In fact, all runners can improve their fitness—and maybe even their PRs—when training for a 5-K, says Humphrey. Here’s what keeping it short and sweet can do for you.
Scotsman to Fly AGAIN!
From Human Invent: Obree set for land speed record attempt in Britain
The last time we visited Graeme Obree was in May 2012 at his home in Saltcoats, Scotland. He spoke about his design philosophy behind the hand-crafted bike and why he was resisting any lab or research assistance. He had finished the main frame at that time, and was eager to get his kitchen cum garage back to normal.