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Monthly Archives: May 2013

The last day of May, and the unofficial start of summer

May 31st, 2013

Today is the last day of May and of Bike Month events. It is also the unofficial start of summer! So, we don’t stop riding but we continue looking for fun places to ride, and sights to see. Today’s forecast of mid 80 degree temperatures has me pondering what bicycle creation we can produce that […]

Riding the Summit Bike & Hike Trail

May 27th, 2013

The last time Don and I rode our bicycles on this trail it was known as the Hike & Bike Trail.  At that time several of the trail entrances were spread with rail road gravel, but long sections of the trail were paved. Fast forward to the present and the many trail improvements. All 34 […]

Now on the sales floor and ready for the weekend

May 24th, 2013

Just added to the sales floor at R-D Bike Shop. The Fuji Absolute 5.0 with a dealer upgrade package. This bike is perfectly geared for the bike paths and has easy to use shifting. We added a small but mighty Reich Minuit bell, a kickstand and upgraded the tires to CST Selectas with reflective sidewall. […]

80+ degree temps and insulated bottle talk

May 21st, 2013

Carolyn and Guy with IGotaBike.com stopped by the shop today. They filled us in on some of their adventures since they have last ridden by R-D Bike Shop. As we are enjoying temperatures of 80+ degrees today the discussion included water bottles-in specific insulated water bottles. We currently have in stock Polar Bottle brand, they are […]

Fun times during Bike to Work Week

May 20th, 2013

Last week was Bike to Work Week, and Friday May 17 was designated as Bike To Work Day. Our side of Downtown Barberton was closed off due to the annual Cherry Blossom Festival on Friday so I made was by bicycle. This may be due to the weather moderating,(rather than celebrating National Bicycle Month), but […]

81 miles down and working on the remaining 20

May 16th, 2013

The spring edition of the Silver Ribbon arrived in our mail box the other day. The Silver Ribbon is produced by the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition.  The Ohio & Erie Canalway celebrated the completion of 81 miles of the 101 mil Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in 2012. Summit County marked the completion […]

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