66-year-old Columbian tackles 42-mile bike ride

Now Knudson is preparing to leave for New York City to ride in the Five Boro Bike Tour, which takes place Sunday.
Monday, April 28, 2008 | 10:46 p.m. CDT; updated 10:53 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — Judy Knudson was a smoker of 35 years. Then one day her husband offered to take her anywhere in the world that she wanted to go if she would stop smoking for one year.