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Monthly Archives: December 2012

One of my favorite cycling stories of 2012

December 31st, 2012

Concerns a World Hour Record for a 100 year old. The story features Robert Marchand. Robert wanted to do something special for his 100th birthday, so he traveled from his home in France to the World Cycling Centre in Switzerland. The purpose of this trip was to attempt the world hour performance on the centre’s […]

A 2013 bike coming to R-D Bike Shop

December 29th, 2012

We are looking forward to the receipt of the 2013 model year bicycles.  Pictured below is the Fuji Absolute 2.3.  This bike includes easy to use shifters, Shimano EZ fire and a tire wide enough for the bicycle paths but narrow enough to be enjoyed on your favorite charity ride. The frame was also redesigned […]

The fastest growing winter sport….

December 27th, 2012

is snowshoeing! You may wonder, what equipment would I need to snowshoe? You will need a pair of snowshoes, and maybe a pair of treking poles. Treking poles will give you a little more balance, a better upper body workout, and a little extra push to get up and down hills. You purchase your snowshoe […]

Lebron again and how you can cycle your way to happy

December 21st, 2012

Yesterday’s post included Lebron crediting cycling as an important part of his cardio program. I read an article in The Independent today I found on the League of American Bicyclists Facebook page. The article gives me the thought that Lebron is getting more than endurance assistance by riding to and from games, and practices. The […]

Musings regarding the weekend forecast and Lebron

December 20th, 2012

As I look outside it is still raining, and the wind is causing our awning to dance its full length across the front of the shop. I think the awning is dancing in anticipation of the coming snow. We decided to offer snow shoes as another winter fitness opportunity since not everyone enjoys a work […]

Remaining bikes on the floor put on sale!

December 17th, 2012

2012 is almost over and there are still current model year bikes left in the shop so they have been placed on sale. Today we feature some Fuji bikes. The Fuji Sagres 2.0  shown below was originally listed at $449, now on sale for $369. The Sagres 2.0 has an aluminum frame, a comfortable seat, […]

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