DWR Tour of California viewing party!

It’s interesting that Cannibal NYC is catering, that’s a long way to travel, just to cater this event. Saves me a trip!

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In the city!

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Never not riding Jah bike!

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Afghan Women, Eager to Play, Are Relegated to the Sidelines.

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While all women’s sports here are suffering, none have failed quite as spectacularly as the women’s national cycling team. Celebrated in documentaries, and the subject of a 2014 book and a blizzard of news articles, the team was recently nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize — thanks to the tireless promotion of its benefactor, Shannon Galpin, who financed the team through her Colorado-based charity, Mountain to Mountain.

However, Ms. Galpin announced on her web page last month that she would no longer support the Afghan Cycling Federation because of what she described as “out of control” corruption by the team’s longtime coach and the head of the federation, Haji Abdul Sediq Seddiqi.

Ms. Galpin was upset that sponsors’ gifts, including more than 40 bicycles and other racing gear, valued at more than $100,000, were stolen after being handed over by her organization to the team and Mr. Seddiqi.

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Life in 200 Square Feet!

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He’s charismatic, friendly, and cool. Anyone entering the Rapha Cycle Club in San Francisco, where Mark works as the lead Visual Merchandiser, will tell you the same. But what most people don’t know about Mark is that he lives in a 200-square foot home he built himself.

Mark and his creation are part of a growing “tiny home” movement, a group of people that live in structures between 100 and 400- square feet. Pretty small, considering the average American home is 2,600 square feet, according to “The Tiny Life.”

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