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Monthly Archives: October 2013

All that glitters-more winter fun

October 25th, 2013

Today we received our order of bicycle tires from Schwalbe North America. In this case what shines are studs in the tires. There are 200 in each of the 26×1.75 tires for Don’s work bike and 240 in each of the 700x35C tires for my cyclocross bike. Their Marathon Winter has what we are looking […]

Being cozy and smiling, while riding today

October 24th, 2013

Help arrived today in the form of gloves, tights, ear covers and the GranFondo Jacket from Louis Garneau USA. The Gel Ex gloves are a full fingered glove with reflective piping, gel padding and Patented Ergo Air® concept: Evacuates palm moisture and contributes to stabilize hand temperature.     The Solano Tights are a Louis […]

2014 Kink Curbs on their way

October 22nd, 2013

The 2014 model Kink Bikes look great. Once again Kink brings in a line of bikes for any age or experience BMX rider. The Curb in white and in black will be on the show room floor shortly. The white is a gloss with a red splatter and black trim; the black is a matte […]

Discovering Ohio

October 17th, 2013

Rainy October afternoons are useful for bicycle maintenance, reading about 2014 model year bicycles and looking over information for ideas of new ride destinations. Today I hunted around in the Discover Ohio website. I typed bicycle path in the site search. The results showed bicycle trails, places of interest and places to stay. The results […]

Enjoying a beautiful October

October 12th, 2013

Don and I hope you too have had a chance to be out and about enjoying the lovely fall weather! Please keep in mind the down side to clear, sunny skies-sun glare. If you are shading your eyes to see traffic lights and road obstructions so are drivers. Blinking lights, front and rear help to […]

Barberton Bike- N- Brainstorm comments summary

October 4th, 2013

Time has passed, the leaves are turning colors and our Bike -N-Brainstorm was almost a month ago. The comments from our event on September 7 have been posted on the Switching Gears web site. I found myself nodding in agreement with most of the comments. Select this link- Bike-N-Brainstorm to see the short You Tube video […]

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