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3 Ways LeBron Can Help Get Cleveland Biking

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Well, the Decision Part II is official, and northeast Ohio’s prodigal son LeBron James is heading back to Cleveland. The most immediate result is that the Cavaliers are going to get much, much better. Aside from his phenomenal basketball skills, LeBron has moonlighted as a bit of a bike advocate. For years, he’s held a […]

LeBron and Friends Reclaim Miami’s Streets in New Ad

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Looks like the new LeBron James Nike ad that debuted during “Sunday Night Football” last night was at least in part the star’s idea. The spot portrays the two-time NBA champion performing his off-season workout regimen, accompanied by hundreds of kids and adults on bikes as he rides through Miami. Bystanders watch or join in […]

Bike Activism Wins Championships

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I normally root for the underdog in the NBA Finals unless the Knicks are the favorites (like that will ever happen). And I would have enjoyed seeing Tim Duncan claim one more ring. But I’ve had a soft spot for LeBron, Dwyane Wade, and Mario Chalmers since the news broke last year that they like […]