Trek Bicycle and World Bicycle Relief Join Forces with a Holiday Campaign to Benefit Rural and Underserved Communities

WATERLOO, WI – November 7, 2022 – Today, Trek Bicycle and World Bicycle Relief announced their second annual holiday fundraising campaign to provide reliable transportation to rural and underserved communities. Following a successful partnership in 2021 with $1.8 million raised worldwide, Trek named the specially designed Buffalo bike by World Bicycle Relief as its “Bike … Read more

Abuse of migrant workers in Qatar continues

According to a new report by an international human rights research group, migrant workers building stadiums for the upcoming FIFA World Cup continue to face labor exploitation and human rights abuses despite recent reforms in the country. Qatar. Over the past two years, migrants from Africa and Asia working at the eight new stadiums have … Read more

One gear, weed, burgers and a mandatory winner’s tattoo: 2023’s wildest World Championship

After two years of Covid cancellations, the Single Speed ​​Cyclo-Cross World Championships (SSCXWC) is taking place in Durango, Colorado this weekend, where participants will compete for bragging rights and a lifetime tattoo in lieu of rainbow bands. Now in its 14th iteration, the very unofficial, unsanctioned and anarchic World Championships are a celebration of everything … Read more

The first fallen heroes of World War II return to Onondaga County in 1947: ‘They will live in our midst’

On Sunday, November 2, 1947, the first eight World War II battlefield coffins returned home to Onondaga County from overseas. The entire community was invited to honor the memory of the county’s 1,140 war dead. “Eight sons of Onondaga returned home yesterday,” wrote Mario Rossi of the Post-Standard. They were the sergeant. Palmer Cately (Army), … Read more