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Ride to work this week and celebrate 61

May 15th, 2017

It is a N.A.C.I.T.S.*(* Not a cloud in the sky), kind of day. What a great start to Bike to Work Week! The entire month of May is celebrated as National Bicycle Month. Did you know that National Bicycle Month turns 61 this year?  It was in 1956 it was established by the League of […]

On being a Bicycle Friendly Community

May 12th, 2017

Barberton’s compactness and ease of navigation make it attractive for persons desiring to commute around and to it by bicycle. On a recent sunny Sunday afternoon cyclists were everywhere, riding around Lake Anna, to and from the TowPath trail and around downtown. The League of American Bicyclists recognizes Bicycle Friendly Communities as bicycling is more than […]

A 40 degree high Friday but near 70 degrees and sunny on Sunday ready, set, ride?

April 4th, 2017

The Ohio spring roller coaster is now running. The current weather forecast is showing great riding weather for this Sunday.  Have you ever looked out the window, got excited when you felt the warmth of the suns rays through the window, and then checked your watch deciding there was just enough time for a quick […]

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, […]

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