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3 Foot Passing Law goes into effect tomorrow

March 20th, 2017

This information was obtained from the Bike Cleveland website: http://www.bikecleveland.org/bike-cle/news/win-3-foot-passing-law-becomes-reality/2017/01/ This new law officially goes into effect on March 21st of this year. A measure of this nature is not only important to protect riders, but it serves as a very prominent message to build awareness for drivers, and makes local ordinances already on the […]

Have you completed your Better Block Community Survey?

March 20th, 2017

The Better Block Committee would like your opinion to help find the best ways to improve Barberton during our Better Block and we ask you complete the online survey, the link follows. http://tinyurl.com/zbv5ryz What is Better Block? Jason Roberts, one of the creators, described it as urban prototyping or retro fitting of the built environment. […]

Scheduled area rides in March

March 19th, 2017

Stark County Bike Club Tues Mar 21,9:30 AM,Lake Avenue Trailhead,52 miles, Thur Mar 23,11:00 AM,Clinton Trailhead,21 miles Thur Mar 23,5:00 PM,Lake Avenue Trailhead,20 miles, Tues Mar 28,11:00 AM,Clinton Trailhead,23 miles. Spin-Off Cyclists R-D Bike Shop is a sponsoring shop for this club. Member benefits include fellowship and bike shop discounts. The Spin-Off Cyclists riding season […]

Getting the word out about People for Bikes-more voices

March 16th, 2017

The PeopleforBikes Team shared the following update: “A bill to ban bike riding on roads without shoulders in Montana. Proposals to make bike registration mandatory in Wyoming, Vermont, Massachusetts and Montana. A legislative push to require a special permit to simply pedal in any Minnesota bike lane. 2017 could already be labeled ‘The Year of […]

Assembly began on the Barberton Bike Share Bikes

March 13th, 2017

Assembly began on the Barberton Bike Share bikes. Each bike is easy to mount with an adjustable seat height, 7 speeds, a front basket and a lock. The 12 Barberton bikes are another segment of the fleet of Bike Share bikes offered at various locations around Akron and near the TowPath trail. Stay tuned for […]

Counting down to spring and looking forward to riding

January 28th, 2017

Most pitchers and catchers report for Spring Training on February 13- just 18 days away. The Groundhog will see his shadow- or not in just 5 days. Today’s forecast calls for a balmy 33 degrees, with partly cloudy and 26 degrees on February 2nd. Ruth’s picture with O.C. Barber was taken in February of last year, and […]

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