Canadian Cyclist Tremblant 24/7-1 Jan30
   Follow us on Twitter
 
Find us on Facebook
 
The 11 inc Jan 5
 
Cyclist's Edge - November 15
 
TAg Nov 24 (+225)
 
Flow Coaching December 18
 
Share the Road - Dec 14
 

 
IMBA Canada - Dec 14
 

 
ARG Tufo Flexus Oct 27
 

Daily News


 

August 17/12 10:10 am - Ride for Rob Ford Online


Posted by Editor on 08/17/12
 

On June 19th, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford finished his much-publicized weight-loss challenge. His 'Cut the Waist Challenge' was a good way to raise awareness of the medical perils associated with being overweight. But his personal result was less than inspiring. Over the course of six months he lost a mere 18 pounds.

Perhaps if he rode a bike to work he would have fared better.

It's unlikely that Rob Ford will ever get on a bicycle. But with RideForRob.com, Dukes's Cycle has done just that.

RideForRob.com features an animated Rob Ford, pedaling a bike. Riders can 'donate' their bike commute to his waistline. Over time, and with each 'donation,' the Rob Ford avatar becomes more and more fit.

The intent of RideForRob.com is to demonstrate the fitness benefits of bicycling in the city. Health Canada recommends 30 to 60 minutes of cardiovascular exercise daily. A bicycle commute usually meets this.

Visit RideForRob.com or Facebook.com/RideForRob.

 


Return to Canadian Cyclist homepage | Back to Top
Jakroo Main Jan4 - GP
 
DOrnellas Overhaul Jan 13
 
WoB Save Sale Jan29
 
CC Advertise April 14
 
TO Bike Show 2016 Jan25
 

 
Dundas Speed Shop - Jan 11 (+524)
 
  


 
 © Copyright 1998-2016 Canadian Cyclist. All rights reserved.  Privacy Policy | Contact | Subscribe to RSS Feed  | Login