Next Because We Can monthly meeting: January 11th 2012

Written by Administrator Friday, 06 January 2012 16:41


When:           Wednesday, January 11, 6:30PM-8:00PM
Topic:            Unraveling the mystery of VO2MAX & Lactate Threshold
Speaker:        Dr. Terry Dupler, Director of the Human Performance Lab and Associate Professor at the University of Houston
Location:        NMSSOffice, 8111 N. Stadium Drive Houston, Tx 77054

Dr. Terry Dupler, Director of the Human Performance Lab and Associate Professor at the University of Houston solved the mystery on what is VO2 MAX & Lactate Threshold. Terry will give us an in-depth, yet simple presentation to help us unravel the importance and mystery of VO2 Max and Lactate Threshold and its importance to cyclist especially those with MS.

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Phil Keoghan Comes To Town

Written by Administrator Friday, 13 May 2011 03:50

Phil KeoghanApril 29, 2011 the host of The Amazing Race Phil Keoghan was in Houston to share his documentary The Ride. The film follows his 3,600 mile bicycle journey across the United States from Los Angeles to New York. The ride took 40 days and raised about $500,000 dollars for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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BP MS150 Expo in Omni Hotel

Written by Administrator Wednesday, 20 April 2011 15:21

Omni Booth On the Friday before BP MS150 rolled out of town to Austin, Because We Can members  were at the Expo in the Omni Hotel, signing the orange bandanas and handing out T-shirts and jerseys to persons with MS.

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BWC members ride BP MS150

Written by Administrator Wednesday, 20 April 2011 14:56

150 RiderLast weekend many of Because We Can members got on their bikes and rode the BP MS150 from Houston to Austin to raise funds for MS Society and awareness of the disease. Here are some pictures from the road to the cure.

 

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BWC in the MS Connection

Written by Administrator Friday, 15 April 2011 15:53

Spring MS ConnectionBecause We can is featured in this edition of the quarterly publication MS Connection in an article written by James Black - check out pages 16 and 17!

The magazine can be accessed on line free of charge here MS Connection Magazine.

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BWC in the news

Written by Administrator Friday, 15 April 2011 15:15

Karla Channel 2 interviewOne of Because We Can-ers , Karla Zielke, was interviewed by KPRC Houston.

You can watch her at the Click 2 Houston web site. Ain't she great?!

 

Picture time!

Written by Administrator Tuesday, 12 April 2011 03:28

Because We Can members had a great training season before the Big Ride thanks to Conoco Philips that so generously sponsored us again this year. Here are some pictures of BWC-ers smiling through the pain!

 

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