Plotting the distances to places I go frequently helps motivate me to go there by bicycle

Posted on April 14, 2016 at 4:15 a.m.

I’ve lost track of the times that I solved a problem that confounded me when I was sitting at my desk but yielded a solution while on a bike ride

Posted on April 6, 2016 at 12:36 p.m.

Active transportation means any mode of transportation that is human powered —  biking, walking, rollerblading or skateboarding.

Posted on March 16, 2016 at 5:00 a.m.
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Posted on March 1, 2016 at 4:04 p.m.

There are several ways to overcoming excuses for not riding in cold weather

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Posted on Feb. 16, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.

With the death of James R. Brotherson, the community lost a remarkable cycling advocate

2015 Pumpkinvine Trail Bike Ride 7
Posted on Jan. 20, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.

Studies of the efficiency of machines, animals and humans have shown that the bicycle is the most efficient machine ever invented

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Posted on Jan. 9, 2016 at 1:01 p.m.

Because yearly mileage goals give you only one chance to celebrate achieving them, consider setting seasonal or monthly goals instead

Bicycling gifts
Posted on Dec. 22, 2015 at 12:00 a.m.

A cycling gift doesn’t have to be a tangible object; it can also be an experience

Elkhart bike racks
Posted on Dec. 8, 2015 at 4:45 p.m.

Conditions for cyclists in our area are improving, if we stop a moment to think about all the positive things that have happened in recent years.

Posted on Nov. 19, 2015 at 2:05 p.m.

As fall turns to winter, figuring out which clothes are best to cycle in can be tough. Here are community blogger and cycling instructor John D. Yoder’s tips for deciding what gear to bring as the weather cools.

Posted on Nov. 3, 2015 at 12:00 a.m.

A birthday ride is something men do to prove they still have stamina or something like that. The real cause is unknown.

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Posted on Oct. 14, 2015 at 2:14 p.m.

Of the many trails I’ve seen cycling throughout the Midwest, the trails radiating from Xenia, Ohio are some of the finest


Posted on Oct. 7, 2015 at 8:27 p.m.

Front and rear blinking lights enhance safety in all light conditions, because they increase a cyclist’s visibility.

Posted on April 17, 2016 at 1:42 p.m.

Caregivers provide clients with assistance around their home, allowing them to live independent lives

Posted on April 17, 2016 at 12:54 p.m.

What started with a bento box has led to a community-focused business that strives for creativity

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John D. Yoder
John D. Yoder, before retiring, was a cycling commuter between Goshen and Elkhart and continues his interest in cycling as a recreational rider, teacher of cycling classes and president of the Friends of the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail, Inc.