128 Second St. NW, Barberton, OH 44203

Monthly Archives: May 2015

Our Saturday 8:30 ride will be on the Towpath

May 29th, 2015

Work is still being done on the rail crossing at Snyder Ave. The Akron Barberton Cluster rail crossing will remain closed until approximately Monday afternoon. Our ride on Saturday morning will be on the TowPath Trail. We will meet as usual at 8:30 am at the Towpath Trail parking lot located at the SE corner of […]

Fixit Stations-to keep you riding when we are not available

May 28th, 2015

Face it, you do not always get a flat when you are near RD Bike Shop. Flats happen, as well as other things that keep your wheels from rolling, at the most inopportune times- like when you forgot to carry a spare tube and tire levers or a pump. Help is available for you!  Summit […]

An opportunity to share your opinion and help shape the future

May 28th, 2015

From the Akron Beacon Journal, local news AKRON: An Akron and Summit County Transportation Forum will be held at 6:30 p.m. today, Thursday May 28th from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the Akron Zoo’s Komodo Cafe. Topics will include the Copley Road Phase 2 project, the proposed Towpath Akron Zoo Connector that would follow […]

The Magic Mile Grand Opening Celebration countdown

May 26th, 2015

The RD Bike Shop Bike Decorating Contest and Parade will be on Friday, June 5th. Our event is starts the day of celebrating the grand opening of the Magic Mile. It will be held 10 days (or 864,000 seconds, or 14,400 minutes, or 240 hours,or 10 days, or 1 week and 3 days). Bike Decorating Contest and Parade Poster You […]

Honoring Veterans on Memorial Day and riding

May 23rd, 2015

Mondays weather forecast calls for perfect picnic and cycling weather. It is also great weather to make a stop at and pause to remember the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. You can ride to Barberton and park your bicycle at the bike rack at the Barberton Library. There will be a […]

Some practical and fun additions to your bike

May 22nd, 2015

Front baskets and bags provide practical carrying opportunities as well as a base for some fun decorating.  The weight recommendation for front bags and baskets is 10 lbs, (a gallon of milk). More weight affects the handling of the bicycle.  The baskets below are can be used on most cruisers and derailleur/hand brake bicycles due to the […]

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