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Combine the poses of yoga with the Jenga-like stacking of acrobatics and you have acroyoga, which is just the thing for one of the remaining lazy summer days in the park. Enthusiast and instructor, Sean Gerhardt, says that Acroyoga is a summer must because “it makes you connected with friends,

More than 250 disc golf courses have been built on college campuses across the country. The easy accessibility, free cost of play and simplicity of the game is giving hacky-sack a run for its money as the slacker activity of choice. But Southern Oregon University isn’t one of them. And

Have you ever observed how hardcore tourists travel? They spend the day visiting as many locations as they possibly can, with the attitude firmly implanted that relaxing is for wimps and dead people. If you are going to visit Crater Lake there can be more to it than just driving

Summertime means river rafting, camping, frisbee golf, jumping off of high things into pools or water and stuff––or, for the lazier, more alcoholically inclined of us who still want to go outside sort of, patio beers. There’s nothing like having a seat on your favorite bar’s patio mid-summer and watching

Whether your first time on a bicycle or a seasoned professional, if you’re interested in getting into competitive racing here in the valley here are some people, teams and races you need to know. South State Cycling Club “We do this for the mental stimulation and joy of bike racing.

Cyclists Get a Full Lane – Or. Rev. Stat. §§801.590; 814.400(2), Or. Rev. Stat. §814.420 In Oregon, cyclists are legally entitled to a full lane on roads because they are treated as vehicles. But they must use a bike lane if a bike lane is present. In that full lane,

How Viable is The Bear Creek Greenway as a Commuting Route? The Rogue Valley isn’t a series of walking neighborhoods. If you live here, you commute. Research has consistently shown that the biggest factor in whether or not people will commute by bike is the quality and accessibility of bicycle

Pushing Boundaries at The United Bike Institute Ask the average person what Ashland is known for and they’ll say ‘theater.’ Ask the average bike mechanic and you’ll get a very different answer: The United Bicycle Institute. The school has eight full-time and four part-time guest instructors, and typically sees 800

There ain’t much that beats cruising around on your bike, hitting up the sights. Except of course scoring some sweet prizes for it. The Messenger is giving away two pairs of tickets to Michael Franti at the Britt on August 20th, and all you have to do is have some

Local Expert Discusses Cyclists Going Electric Though some fundamentalists consider electric bikes or electric assist bikes (in which the motor adds to the momentum along with pedaling) “cheating,” they can extend the time cyclists can physically ride a bike by decades, and expand the bicycle’s utility in ways that opens