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Monthly Archives: June 2012

A new place to ride is under construction

June 30th, 2012

As reported in Local News section of the Akron Beacon Journal today. Metro Parks Serving Summit County, will break ground Tuesday on the new Freedom Trail from Akron through Tallmadge to Kent. The ceremony will take place at 10 am at East Avenue and Erie Road.   The first leg of the trail will run along […]

A road trip today to see the velodrome is going up in Cleveland!

June 24th, 2012

What is a velodrome you may ask? It is a cycling racing track typically with banked sides. We were listening to WKSU the other day and caught the interview by WKSU reporter Mark Uyrcki with Fast Track Cycling board president Brett Davis. Construction on this velodrome is going on now-the initial stage is for an […]

The Summer 2012 issue of the Silver Ribbon arrived

June 23rd, 2012

The Summer 2012 edition of the Silver Ribbon, the publication by the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition, includes information regarding the Summit 2012 Towpath Trail Celebrations. There will be events throughout 2012 celebrating the completion of the Tow Path Trail in Summit County. On July 7 there will be events for the entire family culminating […]

June R-D Bike Shop News

June 18th, 2012

So you have discovered our shop and have noticed we do a monthly newsletter. There is a an option on our Home Page for you to sign up to receive the newsletter. However, maybe you are unable to receive it in your email inbox. The link below is to a PDF file of the June […]

The 2012 Barberton Bicycle Rodeo

June 16th, 2012

Don and I assisted at the Bicycle Rodeo this morning-with bike inspections. What we found to a bike was all tires were low — under inflated. There was a nice turn out for the event, below are some photos of the rodeo.

A word or two words about bike lubes

June 8th, 2012

I have just restocked the lubricants, so now is a great time for a musing on lubes. T-9 by Boeshield has been a shop favorite as it can be used to free up stubbornly sluggish shifters by applying it directly on the affected area or on the cables, it is a great chain lubes and it […]

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