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Monthly Archives: April 2014

A comfortable bike at a comfortable price-and April showers

April 29th, 2014

What would you say to a bicycle that has a comfortable saddle with springs, a suspension seat post and fork, alloy quick release wheels, 21 speeds and a chromoly frame that is $195. It’s the bike currently in the display window, and it is recommended for a tall rider 6’2″ and above. It would be […]

Checking out the TowPath Trail Connector Bridge

April 26th, 2014

Don and I took a ride this morning down 2nd Street to the Snyder Avenue/Wolf Creek Trailhead. A distance of a mile. We rode another half mile up the TowPath trail towards the Robinson Avenue Bridge. Our destination-to check out the construction of the new connector bridge.  It was quiet this morning, we shared the […]

Tips on transporting your bicycle

April 25th, 2014

Warmer weather has the bicycles begging to be ridden. Do you know how to transport your bicycle safely so when your destination is reached you are not scratching your head wondering what happened to your ride?  If you are laying your bike down inside a car or on a truck bed place it chain side […]

Revisiting the County Line Trail- Rittman to Creston

April 21st, 2014

A little more than 2 years ago we went for a ride on a newly opened paved trail. The trail had been completed in 2011 and everyone who rode on it enjoyed its width, the surrounding scenery, and its condition-it is paved. Don commented that it was a perfect trail for a trike-classic or recumbent […]

Just in and just assembled

April 18th, 2014

Don just assembled his new ride for 2014-the Fuji Absolute 1.1D . The words stelthlike , fast, sporty,comfortable all apply to this bike. It was redesigned for 2014 with a Shimano 105 10 speed rear, Hayes hydraulic disc brakes, internal cable routing for the shifting.  The Absolute line is the sports car of the Fuji […]

Ohio House Bill 145 Safe Passing

April 15th, 2014

Legislative news from the Ohio Bicycle Federation (OBF) Your OBF supports Ohio House Bill 145. Passage of House Bill 145 would require motor vehicles to leave at least three feet of clearance when passing bicyclists in Ohio. It would also permit any Ohio vehicle to proceed after stopping and yielding right-of-way at an intersection, even […]

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