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Newrons Curvy Wooden Electric Motorcycle Is Now Taking Preorders

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WhenNewron Motors first launched the EV-1 electric bike, some were skeptical of the wood-paneled concept's real-life potential. But the French startup is already taking preorders for the eye-popping creation, with the aim of rolling out the first examples next year.While Newron's all-electric model faces equally striking competition fromZero Motorcyclesand Curtiss Motorcycle Co., its NV-1 is billed as the "first electric power cruiser." Propulsion comes from a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors (PMSM) engine with 177 ft-lbs of torque capable of shooting its rider to 62 mph in under three seconds instantaneously. Top speed is electronically limited to just under 125 mph.The...

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Bike Ride: Epping Forest, Essex

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Epping Forest is only a short Overground journey from the centre of London and offers more than 50 miles of off-road bike trails. There are over 2,400 hectares of historic woodland in this former royal hunting forest, as well as more than 100 bodies of water, some of which have formed in the remains of Second World War bomb craters. Cycling on a path in Epping Forest in autumn Getty At the southern end of Epping Forest is Queen Elizabeths Hunting Lodge. Built in 1543, the timber-framed building has historical links with Henry II, Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I,...

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February 2020 Five-Star Service: Josh Landrum

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Chef Works will be spotlighting someone in the front of the house each month through November as part of our Five-Star Service blog feature. In December, well vote who has the best story and dress the winning restaurant with Chef Works gear! Pictured above is Josh Landrum, photographed by Chef Works in his Galveston Chefs Cross-Back Bib Apron.To nominate a server, bartender or brand ambassador, email kgemmell@chefworks.com. When a lot of 17- and 18-year olds were experimenting with alcohol in a social setting, all Josh Landrum wanted to do was learn the art of mixology. Already steeped in the hospitality...

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Weight Loss Before and After: Lisa Cut 90 Pounds With The Help Of A Team

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Sunny days, mountain biking, and a little group support all helped Lisa Barnard reach her ideal weight Vital Stats Name Lisa Barnard HomePhoenix,AZ Age 37 Height 59 Job Owner of an ad and design business Weight before 230 Weight after 140 The Gain: As a teen growing up in differentU.S.cities (her father was in the military), Lisa Barnard kept fit by playing volleyball and basketball. But when she started college inOregon, the gloomy weather plus homesickness squashed her desire to exercise. Between her lack of activity and a steady diet of pizza and beer, Barnards weight ballooned to 230 pounds....

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How to enjoy a ski resort vacation as a non-skier

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When I first moved to Colorado, I thought my family and I would somehow magically pick up skiing, hitting the slopes every winter. But as it turns out, skiing is not an easy thing to start up on your own in your 30s. Between the cost of gear and ski passes, plus a few chronic pain issues, it never really became a hobby for us. Over the years, though, weve learned to love our getaways in the snow-capped Rockies. In fact, weve even stayed at ski resorts and had a splendid time no skis required. Try Alternative Ways To Pump...

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