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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Summertime temperatures call for wicking cycling attire

July 28th, 2015

It’s a warm summer day and you are out on your favorite bike path. You pass several riders with their shirts clinging to them in the heat. You, however are enjoying your ride on this beautiful day as you are wearing comfortable cycling clothing.  A cycling t-shirt made with wicking fabric is light in weight […]

Wednesday Fun! Get out your sun screen and your shades

July 27th, 2015

The forecast for Wednesday, July 29 from 11:30 to 1 pm is for swing, a bit of Motown and R&B, as well as a few clouds to shade your eyes. The temperature will be summer like, so drink plenty of fluids. Don, the D of R-D Bike Shop, is a member of the Lil’ Eddy & […]

Bike & Hike Trail Note

July 25th, 2015

We are now in the midst of great riding weather! The Summit Metro Parks Summer Biking Spree is well underway running through August 31. You may be planning on riding some of the Bike & Hike Trail sections. The notes below are from the Summit Metro Parks website regarding the Bike & Hike Trail: 07/27/15: Due […]

Flat awareness & prevention brought to you by RD Bike Shop

July 21st, 2015

Riding on under-inflated tires, riding over glass, wire, thorns, or a sharp stone-the result can be your addition to the river of spent tubes in the above photos. The chance of a Flat is also aided by riding after it rains as the water can act as a lubricant to drive an object into your […]

The forecast for the week ahead= plenty of riding opportunities

July 20th, 2015

The week ahead includes sunny, a little cloudy, sun, sun and more sun. Looks like Mother Nature will be able to take care of some of those unplanned lakes and ponds. While things continue to dry out there are some fun riding destinations this week: Tuesday is the Farmers Market at the Piggery from 2-5 […]

Saturday-ride with us at 8:30 am

July 17th, 2015

Care to start your day with a head clearing bike ride? A review of the forecast for Saturday morning-the hour between 8:30 and 9:30 shows clouds -so no sunglasses needed! We will  meet at the Towpath Trail parking lot located at the SE corner of Wooster Rd and 2nd St NW. The ride begins promptly […]

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