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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Cool times in Columbus or can you ride a penny-farthing?

February 29th, 2016

The Ohio Bicycle Federation held their 3rd Annual OBF Bicycling Summit recently in the Statehouse Atrium. One of the event highlights was Ohio Wheelmen Captain Rich DeLombard as he pedaled his 1885 Columbia penny-farthing between the display tables twice during the event. The event also included advocacy updates as Representatives Mike Henne (R-Vandalia) and Mike […]

New arrivals and countdown to spring

February 26th, 2016

What is your marker spring is on its way? Daffodils and crocus popping up? Yep they have been seen in yards in the area Baseball spring training games? They will happen in four days Buzzard Day? The first Sunday after the Ides of March The Vernal Equinox?  It is in 22 days Today, we received our […]

Advocacy update-the 3 foot passing bill passed in the Ohio House

February 19th, 2016

From the Ohio Bicycle Federation website: HB 154 / SB 192: Motor vehicles-safe passing distance from bicycles/malfunctioning traffic lights 1. Motorists must provide at least 3 feet when passing cyclists. 2. Provides that when a traffic signal fails to detect a vehicle, the driver may proceed as if the signal is malfunctioning. HB 154 passed […]

This Saturday to be sunny and 60 are you ready!

February 18th, 2016

Ready to ride? Our red dot sale wall (buy one item, get the second item of equal or lesser value at 50%) includes cycling shorts, liner shorts, as well as arm warmers and leg warmers.  The weather will be more like this………….. Rather than this…………..  

It’s snow shoe day!

February 16th, 2016

OC Barber says there is 3-5 inches of snow around him so today is a great day to snow shoe. It is about a mile around Lake Anna Park so if you want a longer distance check out your favorite hiking place. But do it today, we will be closed tomorrow and by the weekend […]

Some warm thoughts for a day that is on the cool side………

February 13th, 2016

The sun peeps out of the clouds occasionally today-which makes the snow just sparkle.  But reminders of the windchill await when you step outside for any reason, be it to visit your favorite bicycle shop, take the dog out, or to see if there is enough snow for snow shoeing. Good things to do today […]

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