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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 […]

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 […]

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