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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Our ride to the Ohio Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Park in Clinton, Ohio

May 28th, 2012

I thought of Great Uncle Karl as we rode this morning to Memorial Park. Karl was killed in World War I. Growing up my Grandmother, one of Karls’ sisters, shared her favorite stories of his youth. She described the young Karl as a bit of a scamp-famous for getting into or starting mischief. My favorite […]

What color is your mile marker?

May 26th, 2012

Recently we rode on the section of the Tow Path trail from the trail head at Fairview Avenue to the Summit Lake area. We observed mile markers of two different colors: near Barberton blue and Akron brown(or maybe it was in the other order).  I have had with in the past few months the pleasure […]

Some photos from our ride yesterday

May 24th, 2012

We rode on Wednesday to Open M to help serve lunch.  The images are of a building spotted along the TowPath trail between before Summit Lake ,(coming from Barteges St.) I love the murals as well as the flowers lining the fence.

What We Saw Today on the Towpath

May 24th, 2012

It is springtime and that means lots of new birds to be found. Don’t get me started on the increase in Goose population. But as you see in the video, the Great Blue Herons are also busy this year.

Ride of Silence

May 22nd, 2012

There have been and will be many celebratory events this year to commemorate the completion of the Tow Path trail in Summit County. Also daily, or so it seems, I receive news of a new bicycle/multi-use trail opened in Ohio or neighboring state. While the additions of these trails are great for increasing the exercise […]

An interesting article regarding the cost savings of riding your bicycle

May 21st, 2012

From Forbes.com-a new data highlight showed that bicyclists in the U.S.save at least $4.6 billion a year by riding instead of driving. Select the link-Forbes.com to read the article.

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