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Barberton will host a Switching Gears Conference

June 17th, 2017

Registration for this event has begun and will end July 19th. AMATS (the Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study) will once again host a Switching-Gears Conference – this time in Barberton, Ohio. On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, AMATS, along with the City of Barberton and the Barberton Community Foundation, will host Jason Roberts of Better Block […]

This is the time of year to get outside and check out Ohio’s long distance trails

June 13th, 2017

June has the longest day light hours of the year. It is during this time the shop seems to provide the most service to a variety of cyclists traveling across, diagonally, north or south Ohio as well as the nation. Ohio is home to several long distance trails that are worth exploring. O to E Trail = […]

Don’t get ticked off, keep alert for ticks

June 1st, 2017

From the Summit Metro Parks Alert Page Ticks can be picked up on low-growing vegetation any time temperatures are above freezing, but they are most active in spring and fall. Our mild winters have resulted in what our biologists are calling a tick “explosion.” Most bicycle paths are groomed,with the grass cut low on the sides […]

Did you take the Challenge? You can still participate

June 1st, 2017

Yesterday was the last day of National Bicycle Month, however the National Bike Challenge runs through September 30th. The National Bike Challenge is a fun way to push yourself- to ride your bike, to ride farther, to ride more often, to get friends and family members to ride with you and encourage them to take […]

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 […]

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