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Bikes on Amtrak. Do you have a question for Amtrak?

February 14th, 2017

An Action Alert from the League of American Bicyclists: Amtrak will hold an open house at the National Bike Summit, where Summit registrants can check out train cars with different types of bike accommodations (bring your bike!) and ask questions of Amtrak staff about bike access, specific routes and stations, and how to bring your […]

Barberton bicycle sharing!

January 13th, 2017

This past summer you may have seen the flag outside at Howe House and the red bikes at the bike rack. Bike sharing began last summer at the Richard Howe House in downtown Akron, the home office of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition. The bicycle share was offered as a pilot project in partnership with […]

I don’t know about starting something like this.. I am already over 60 years old…

January 9th, 2017

You rode a bicycle when you were young and stopped riding when you got your first car, and then one thing or another kept you from owning or riding a bicycle. Now you find yourself a tad older and wondering about riding a bicycle. Check out this story of the gentlemen that started riding again at […]

Checking out Brooklyn Cross-or a one way to enjoy a sunny Sunday

September 26th, 2016

USA Cycling has a great description of Cyclo-cross or CX:  ” Imagine steeplechase with a bike, and mud — if you are lucky, lots and lots of mud! Depending on experience level, racers compete for between 30 minutes and one hour by racing multiple laps around a short course that can consist of grass, dirt, mud, pavement, […]

It is time to sign up for the Summit Metro Parks Summer Biking Spree

June 30th, 2016

The Summit Metro Parks Summer Biking Spree begins July 1. To join the fun you need to complete five rides on designated trail sections (but only one Biker’s Choice) between July 1 and August 3— on five different trails, the same trail or any combination of trails — to receive rewards. First-time participants who complete […]

Checking out the Erie Depot

June 20th, 2016

It’s bigger on the inside-we noted as we walked through the door. The Erie Depot is located on 4th Street, across the street from where it originally stood. There are tables inside where you can sit and enjoy the decor as well as your food. The menu includes refreshingly cold items such as ice cream  & […]

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