Coldwater Mountain Bike Trails


On Friday I went to the press conference for the opening of the Coldwater Mountain Bike Trails.  This area is part of the Alabama Forever Wild Land Holdings.  Which was passed by the legislature to set aside lands across Alabama for public use.  And the people from Forever Wild urged voters in Alabama to pass an amendment for the program to continue this November.  So please vote YES on the Forever Wild amendment this November.

The Coldwater Mountain Bike Trails opened to around 11 miles of bike trails on Friday.  But there are many more trails and miles planned very soon.  All of the bike trails are built by volunteers and the trails are well constructed.  Anniston has been put on the map because of these new trails.  During the press conference; someone mentioned anyone from New York City could board the Amtrak train in the afternoon and be in Anniston the next morning and be 10 blocks from what will be 80 miles of bike trails.

The economic impact of the bike trails is going to be huge!  The bike trails are only a few miles from Interstate 20 and that will attract many people.  Plus with 80 miles of bike trails planned.  People will have to eat, shop, and maybe even stay in a hotel.  That will mean lots of tax revenue for Anniston and Oxford.  And with eventual completion of the Chief Ladiga trail to downtown Anniston.  The Anniston/Oxford area can become one of the biggest eco-tourism areas in the entire country!  Enjoy the pictures of the road up to the trail-head and pictures of the press conference.

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Video Roundup


It’s time for Video Roundup.  The best web videos I have seen in the last week.

Boyfriend Pokemon Parody

This is a weird music video.

Call Your Girlfriend

Very talented women!

Iceberg Flipping Over

Watch out!

Rub Some Bacon On It

Bacon solves all problems!

Cambodian Kids Spelling A Word

Spell supercalifragilisticexpialidoxcious.

29/31 by Garfunkel and Oates

Women should relate to this.

Call Me Maybe Parody

One weird and funny video.

I Feel Dizzy!

This kid was very funny!

Good Chemistry

Great love video!

Tightest Parallel Parking Record

I could not do this!

Hamster Pretends To Be Dead

Cute animal video!

Plane Lifting in High Winds

Glad no one was in the plane.

Stray Dog Runs to Tibet

Another cute animal video.

Paintball Warfare

Lots of action in this video!

Rockelbel’s Canon

Interesting video with cello’s.

50 Great Guitar Riffs

Very creative video!

Jet-Injected Drugs / The End of Needles? 

Yes! Yes! Yes!