Winnipeg man bikes 701 km for cancer research



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Seven hundred and one kilometres, 31 days, $9,270 raised for the Never Alone Cancer Foundation.

That was Laurie Fischer’s August as he took part in the Great Cycle Challenge last month.

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The national campaign raised nearly $10 million to fight kids’ cancer. Fischer was the No. 1 fundraiser in Manitoba and 16th across Canada. It was his first time taking part in the challenge.

“My original goal for myself was to raise $500,” he said. He raised nearly 20 times that amount. “Put your mind to it and you can accomplish anything.”

Fischer completed his challenge by biking gravel roads near his Sunset Bay cottage and riding around his neighbourhood of North Kildonan.

“I love going straight north under the perimeter, out Raleigh, out Rebeck to Prichard Farm Road and East St. Paul,” he said. “There’s some fabulous biking

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Roja launches bike ambulances in Nagari

Andhra Pradesh Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (APIIC) chairperson and Nagari MLA R.K. Roja inaugurated two units of “first responder motorbike ambulances” at the Government Area Hospital at Nagari.

One each vehicle would be allotted to the government hospitals at Nagari and Puttur, and would cover the mandals of Puttur, Nagari, Nindra, Vijayapuram, Vadamalapeta and the neighbouring mandals of Karveti Nagaram and Narayanavanam mandals of Satyavedu constituency.

Speaking to mediapersons, Ms. Roja said that following high prevalence of the COVID-19 cases and due to the remoteness and inaccessibility of some of the hamlets in the constituency, she had placed a request with the Hero motors at Sri City for donation of two vehicles. Thanking the donors, the MLA said that the motorbike ambulances would be suitably modified to suit the requirement of transporting the COVID patients to the hospitals, while the facility would also be used in certain emergency cases.

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Pandemic wreaks havoc with tire industry financials

For the six months ended June 30:

Michelin‘s operating income dropped 78% to $344.4 million or 3.3% of sales, on 20.6% lower sales of $10.4 billion, due mainly to a 22.4% decrease in volumes caused by “worldwide collapse in tire demand.” The net result was a loss of $160.7 million versus earnings of $990 million in 2019.

Sales volumes fell, it said, “due to the health crisis, a deep fixed cost shortfall and a loss of industrial productivity,” which were partly offset by government-backed furlough grants.

Other factors negatively impacting operating income included a $90 million decrease from COVID-19-related expenditure, including the cost of purchasing

In addition, the tire and rubber company said it saved $225 million through a reduction in SG&A expense as part of its cost-cutting measures during the pandemic.

Bridgestone posted a 68.3% drop in operating income and a net loss for the six months on

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Scott Addict RC 30 road bike review

It’s not too often that I’ll ride a bike at speed while humming Hits From the Bong. I’d best explain myself. About 20 miles into my first ride on the Scott Addict RC 30, the road tightened, nicked through a country park, and rose ahead of me like Evel Knievel’s take-off ramp.

Knowing the local climb of Launde Abbey fairly well, I put the bike in the little ring (for fear of otherwise snapping the chain), got out of the saddle, and prepared for a minute or two of maximum heart-rate exertion.

What actually happened was that, by the time I was halfway up the hill, I’d changed all the way up the block to the point where I needed to put it in the big ring. Boy, can this thing climb! Hence, if you follow my logic, the instant earworm of Cypress Hill opining, ‘I want to get

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Automotive Sensors Market Challenges, Opportunities and Investment Feasibility | Robert Bosch GmbH, Continental AG, DENSO Corporation

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Aug 23, 2020 (WiredRelease via Comtex) —
MarketResearch.Biz has posted a newly modern statistical statistics, titled as Automotive Sensors Market. It is a precious supply of statistical information for Automotive Sensors market and consists of correct data, which makes use of number one and secondary studies techniques. The studies analyst gives complete statistics, which complements the increase of the industries. This report makes a specialty of the simple requirement techniques of the businesses, which facilitates to extend productivity. Additionally, it gives distinctive market segments like sensor type, vehicle type, application, and region.

This report research the global Automotive Sensors market, and analyzes the main key players to apprehend the opposition globally. The report elaborates at the of dynamic increase market and is used to research the distinctive state of affairs of the industries. This quantitative statistics

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Ridgeback X3 2021 e-bike review: a fast mountain bike for city streets

It can be extremely tricky to decide which electric bike is the one for you. Do you want a folding bike, a sleek commuter-focused Dutch bike or a fun city bike to carry you on errands and weekend jaunts?

For those who want something that can withstand a London commute as well as power them off-road and beyond, then a mountain bike e-bike could be the one for you, and the Ridgeback X3 2021 should be top of your wish list. With unrivalled suspension and a khaki green style, this is a powerful bike that will keep you ahead of the pack.

We tried out the Ridgeback for a week, here’s how we got on.

Setup

The Ridgeback arrived at my flat in a humongous box complete with about half a tree’s worth of brown paper to protect it. Good luck squashing that into your recycling bin for collection. The

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Suspect stole motor bike in northern Ontario early Wednesday morning, has been speeding around city ever since

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Greater Sudbury Police are asking the public’s help in locating the person who stole a motor bike from a Kingsway Boulevard business early Wednesday morning.

Whoever took the bike has been seen speeding around town all day, including one incident on Notre Dame Avenue when the bike was involved in a collision. The suspect has been described as being white with a thin build and facial hair.

The theft took place around 4:20 a.m. when a red 2017 Honda CRF motor was stolen. At the time it was taken from the business, the bike had a licence plate of 2J7M4.

“Just before 10:30 a.m. information was received that a bike matching that description was seen in the area of Murray Street,” police said in a news release. “Officers began patrolling the area and saw the bike being driven on King Street where it entered a wooded area.”

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Verallia Announces Changes in Its Executive Management Committee

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These 2 Stocks Are Worth Buying Despite Recent Market Headwinds, Says Wedbush

Have stocks reached an impasse? For the last six months, the market has bounced back in a V-shape despite the havoc COVID-19 has wreaked, spurring an unprecedented economic and financial backdrop. Standing at the front of the pack has been the tech sector, with the space holding up strong. That is, until a few days ago. Thursday, September 3, marked the Nasdaq’s largest one-day drop from a record high in its history. The following session also saw the index land in the red.  Weighing in on the decline is five-star analyst Daniel Ives, of Wedbush, who notes the “sell-off is a speed bump on a path still higher for tech stocks.” He commented, “While today’s massive sell-off will cause some white knuckles on the Street as fears of a tech bubble and stretched valuations become the talk

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Coolest Cars For Sale On Motorious Ahead Of Labor Day



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These are some of the most interesting cars in our inventory, available to buy right now!

What a diverse market the collector car industry represents. Every week, the Motorious editorial staff does a dive into the classified section of the site to find the cars for sale that we would want to buy for ourselves. These cars are more than worthy of a new garage, and we’re thrilled to be able to share our picks with the readers each week. Here is a list of cars to check out as we roll into the first weekend of September.

Corner Carving Awaits With This Twin-Plug 2.7-Liter 1970 Porsche 914-6



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With a heavy connection to Volkswagen along with its mid-engine configuration, the 914 is one of the most contentious Porsches ever made. Powered by a twin-plug 2.7-liter flat-six mated to a modified magnesium-case Type

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