Monthly Archives: June 2013
The Crawler is now on the sales floor. I am smiling in the picture as I will be the first to test ride it-and I don’t think I will be crawling along on it. It feels very nimble in spite of the large tires.
A new category of bicycles have arrived at R-D Bike Shop-fat tires. Breaking onto the fat-tire scene is the all-new Origin-8 Crawler! In a sharp move from traditional, this bike uses a NuVinci N360 gearless CVP drivetrain to provide smooth, seamless shifting and no external gear maintenance. A wide 360% ratio range ensures you’re always […]
Metro Parks, serving Summit County has a new summer bicycling event. The Summer Biking Spree will replace the one-day Summer Tour of Metro Parks (STOMP). The event will run July 1 through August 31. The trails include: Bike & Hike SR 82 north to Alexander Road 6.2 Bike & Hike SR 82 south to Brandywine […]
Some may read the title of the article and think ok, move on-but before you do let me share some sock thoughts. Cycling socks are different from the pair you may pick up at your local department store. Like department store socks cycling socks are offered in lengths but most common is ankle length. The […]
Last evening Don and I had the pleasure of attending the Towpath Century Ride reception. The reception recognized the top fundraising individual and teams for the 2013 FirstMerit Towpath Century Ride. The goal of the ride had been to raise at least $75,000 for the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail and regional connector-over $84,000 […]