128 Second St. NW, Barberton, OH 44203

Monthly Archives: May 2016

Let’s talk car racks

May 24th, 2016

The big question for traveling with your bicycle is transport. There are several options with the most common:  inside( if you are laying it down on its side lay it chain side up), strapped on a trunk or spare tire rack, or have it accompany you via a hitch rack. The options are listed in order of […]

Bring your decorated bicycle for a chance to win this Friday!

May 24th, 2016

This Friday, May 27 is 4th Friday in Barberton. What does that mean you ask? First is means participating businesses on 2nd Street and Tuscarawas Ave. in Downtown Barberton will extend their hours for the event from 5 to 8 pm. The 4th Friday theme for May is kids so you can expect some fun kid […]

We will be opening at noon on Saturday, May 21

May 20th, 2016

The Cherry Blossom Parade is on Saturday. It begins at 10 am and will go down 2nd Street, right past the shop. They will march approximately 1.5 miles from Wooster Rd. into downtown Barberton, head left on 8th street, right on W. Tuscarawas Ave, left on to our street, left on Lake Ave and end […]

Celebrate ride to work day with a bike ride!

May 19th, 2016

Tomorrow is National Ride to Work Day. The forecast calls for mid 70’s and no rain!  Whether your riding plans are for Friday or an other day keep in mind these five rules: Follow the law. A bicycle is a vehicle- it is slower and smaller but it is subject to traffic laws; Be visible. Ride […]

RD Bike Decorating Contest!

May 12th, 2016

The Date: Friday,  May 27, the May Barberton 4th Friday Event The Time: 6pm The Event: A Bike Decorating Contest to celebrate National Bicycle Month and 125 Days of Barberton.  Persons of all ages can enter. We will award prizes to the best decorated bicycles. The judging will occur outside of R-D Bike Shop.

RD Inside/Out Art Ride May 29

May 12th, 2016

Inside/Out is a community activated art project that brings reproductions of artworks from the Akron Art Museum’s Collection into the neighborhoods. Inside/Out Akron installed 10 pieces of art around downtown Barberton in April. The artworks will be in place through July 4, 2016.  We thought Memorial weekend would be the perfect time and setting for an […]

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