The 18th annual Cycle for Life bicycle tour took place on a gorgeous Sunday – June 22, 2014. Hundreds of riders rolled through the country roads of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and raised several hundred thousand dollars to benefit cancer patients at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children. Full details are available here: http://www.cycleforlife.com
The 2014 edition of the Tour de Cure brought together more than 2,600 riders to tour the beautiful roads of Saratoga County, New York. The American Diabetes Association event raised more than $1.5 million in the fight against diabetes, and proved that the bicycle is a formidable tool in sustaining a vibrant community. tour.diabetes.org
The 2013 edition of the popular Hub on Wheels bike ride and festival began with a downpour just as the sun should have been coming up, but with each passing mile the clouds disappeared and the day was, in toto, as successful as ever.
The 2013 edition of the TD Bank Mayor’s Cup took place in Boston on September 27th, and was blessed with great weather and big crowds. As has become a tradition, this was the last race on the National Criterium Calendar, and the season ended with a bang.
There’s a new event on the calendar, called The Luv Run. The first-ever offering took place at the conclusion of the Boston Triathlon, on August 4th, in South Boston. We’ll be hearing a lot more about this phenomenon. http://luvrun.com
With a radically changed course, the fifth edition of the Boston Triathlon was certainly the best ever. Check it out at: http://bostontri.com
We’re diving into the worlds of WordPress, Flickr, and cloud computing to rebuild the world of alpenGRAPHIK. All its constituent elements actually fit together quite well in practice, but things got awfully jumbled in the area of management and presentation of content. The beauty of the Web and the core concepts of hyperlinked data is that they mimic the ecosystem of data and information in the “real” world, but, happily, can also serve as tools to grab back control of everything when shortages of time and resources work their mischief on daily operations.
Last weekend’s challenge of three major photo shoots (National Championship Race Walk 5k, Freihofer’s Run for Women, and Saratoga Springs Tour de Cure bike extravaganza) and the resulting task of dealing with thousands of images provided a needed requirement to act …. and this new home for the alpenGRAPHIK “family” is hopefully the needed response.
Here we go.