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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Finding new places to ride

June 18th, 2013

We know it as the TowPath Trail, but did you know that the Ohio & Erie Towpath trail is a segment of a cross state bikeway? It is not continuous as there are some segments missing, and it is about 85% paved. There is an overview of the trail on the map section of the […]

Construction Alert-Hudson Run Rd-June 17

June 16th, 2013

One of our favorite short rides is about 7 miles. We head down 2nd Street NW and turn right on to Hudson Run Road. We are on it until we can turn left on to Fairland Road. There is a sign right at the turn onto Hudson Run that it will be closed to through […]

Our ride on the Maple Highlands Trail-checking out Geauga Cnty. parks

June 10th, 2013

We decided to check out another area of Ohio for bicycling when our Rotary District 6630 Picnic & Awards Ceremony was scheduled to be held at Headwaters Park.  Sunday offered 80 degree temperatures and a nice breeze. The ride was a fund raiser to support Rotary’s campaign to end polio. Our ride was 17.5 miles […]

The 2013 Barberton Bicycle Rodeo

June 8th, 2013

Don and I assisted at the bike inspection station at this event. The participants received guidance on helmet fitting, bicycle inspections, a great Look and Learn Fun Book-including a Cycle Safety Song-a T-Shirt and snacks. In addition there was the rodeo to teach safety techniques. We always have a great time at this event. Thank […]

Just in and added to the glove selection

June 6th, 2013

The Select Glove by Pearl Izumi. The glove features: Comfort Bridge Gel-Foam padding relieves pressure on Ulnar and Median nerves for riding comfort; Synthetic leather palm is soft and durable Direct-vent mesh ventilates ; UPF 40+ sun protection ; Soft low-profile wiping surface on thumb; Hook and loop closure ; Back: 100% nylon Palm: 100% […]

Meeting today re allowing Mtn. Biking

June 4th, 2013

As reported in today’s Akron Beacon Journal. Metro Parks, Serving Summit County, wants to build 7.2 miles of mountain bike trails near the now-closed Hardy Road Landfill in North Akron. Allowing mountain biking will be the subject of a public open house sponsored by the park district from 5 to 7 tonight at the Seiberling […]

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