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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Bike 2 Barberton Day is Saturday, July 29th do you have a bike to ride?

July 10th, 2017

A comfortable seat with a suspension seat post, an aluminum frame, and a front suspension fork, combined with easy to use twist shifters equal the perfect bicycle to take on Bike 2 Barberton Day. The schedule for the day is ride registration at 9:30 AM, followed by a 10 mile ride at 10 AM or […]

Our ride yesterday on the Freedom Trail

July 10th, 2017

We completed our rides for the Summit Metro Parks Biking Spree with a Sunday ride on the Freedom Trail.  We rode the length of the completed Freedom Trail and took pictures of the progress of the construction of the next phase.  The plan is for the Freedom Trail to be connected to downtown Akron and […]

Plan your next adventure with the aid of a map

July 6th, 2017

We have just received a supply Bike User Maps. The free maps are published by AMATS (Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study) and Switching Gears. The Bike User Map is a resource for bicyclists to use to plan routes according to their comfort level and ability. It rates the major roadways in Summit and Portage counties as easy, […]

Leave the car and bike to a ball game

July 3rd, 2017

The Open Streets event showed us how close “Affordable Family Fun” is to the TowPath Trail and bike friendly roads.  Canal Park, the home of the Akron Rubber Ducks is along the TowPath trail in downtown Akron. The TrailHead would be Richard Howe House. Firestone Stadium, the home of the Akron Racers is off of […]

Fun products just in at R-D Bike Shop

July 1st, 2017

A single tire lever with several design pluses: a grip to spare your knuckles, the top hook is used for tire removal, then flip the position and use the other end for tire installation. Fizik Classic Touch Endurance handlebar tape comes to you in a spiffy package that includes 2 rolls of padded tape, bar […]

Some summer essentials for you and your bike

July 1st, 2017

Hopefully you had a chance to get out on your bike during this lovely summer weather!  We just received sunglasses from Endura Sport as well as short sleeved cycling jerseys. Stop on in and you can also check out the Oceanweave trunk bags from Axiom. They fit perfectly on a rear rack to carry snacks, […]

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