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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Breaking out from the same old, same old

August 31st, 2015

Thanks to the connecting bridge at Robinson Ave.,R-D Bike Shop is about a half mile away from the TowPath trail. We often find ourselves asking should we ride north or south-meaning which direction should we travel along the trail. Often an event or destination suggests the direction.  An Akron Rubber Ducks game, means we ride […]

News from our friends at the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition

August 31st, 2015

Do you want to have first hand knowledge of some of the newest trail projects in Summit County? Are you interested in having a chance to network with you elected officials, planners, engineers, park managers, and trail users? You will have your chance, Monday, October 19, 2015. The 2015 Summit County Trails Forum will be […]

Celebrate all things bicycle at NEO Cycle

August 29th, 2015

Travel to Cleveland and you can celebrate all things bicycle. The fun will happen at Cleveland’s Edgewater Park the weekend of September 11-13. The event is called NEO Cycle. It is in its second year and will include rides, races, music. You can view or sign up to participate. The Velodrome racing will be held at […]

Items of note before you head out to a bike path

August 29th, 2015

The Summit Metro Parks Biking Spree runs through August 31, and we will have cross your fingers weather concerning possible rain. There were construction alerts on the Summit Metro Parks website concerning two trails included in the Spree: the Bike & Hike Trail and the TowPath Trail. Neither should impair your ride.  Summit Metro Parks […]

Summer biking spree and other fun this week

August 24th, 2015

You still have a full week to get in some or all of your rides in for your Summit Metro Parks Biking Spree so you can earn your sticker or license plate, (first timers). The highlighted link is to the Biking Spree form. The designated routes on the Bike & Hike Trail, Freedom Trail and the TowPath […]

For your notes to self- this week

August 17th, 2015

The weather forecast shows showers scattering here and there through Thursday of this week. Luckily our Endura Sport clothing sale continues through Saturday, August 22 allowing you ample time to stop in and shop for new cycling apparel!  Pictured below are the Hyperon Mitt and Might Mitt, the gloves offering gel padding where it counts. […]

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