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One of the many signs of spring at a bicycle shop-ride information

April 8th, 2017

This past week we received: Registration forms for the 5th Annual Earn for the Burn: A charity ride sponsored by Rittman Firefighter’s Assc. & Orrville Cycling Club. It is a bicycle poker ride for cyclists of all ages. The ride has routes of 3 different lengths starting with 14 miles. More information can be found at […]

Just in time for a beautiful weekend the speed limit is lowered

April 5th, 2017

From Ohio.com: The speed limit on many roads within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park has been reduced. The limit will drop on county roads in unincorporated areas from 55 down to 35 mph. A new state law sought by Summit County Engineer Al Brubaker reduced the speeds. The reduction in speeds was requested for safety […]

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 […]

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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