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Cyclist Plunges to Death in Bike Race

Dad of 3 falls off bridge as he veers to avoid pothole

(Newser) - An Arizona father of three plunged to his death from a bridge during a 206-mile bike race Saturday. Robert Verhaaren, 42, veered to avoid a pothole and catapulted over a guardrail over the Snake River in Wyoming, falling 35 feet into shallow water just eight miles from the finish line... More »

Stray Runs 1,000-Mile China Trek With Bikers

Works tail off running with pack

(Newser) - One little Chinese dog will run for food—and run and run. In fact, the short-legged fluffy white stray ran 1,100 miles with a pack of bikers after one of the athletes shared some of his munchies with the pooch. The crew climbed 12 mountains in less than 25... More »

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