128 Second St. NW, Barberton, OH 44203

Fixit Stations-to keep you riding when we are not available

by Ruth Kaser for NE Ohio Tidbits for Cyclers

Face it, you do not always get a flat when you are near RD Bike Shop. Flats happen, as well as other things that keep your wheels from rolling, at the most inopportune times- like when you forgot to carry a spare tube and tire levers or a pump. Help is available for you! 

Summit Metro Park Crews have installed new bicycle repair stations on the Towpath Trail and the Bike & Hike Trail. The locations are: • Memorial Parkway Trailhead, 499 Memorial Parkway, Akron. • Wilbeth Road Trailhead, 392 W. Wilbeth Road, Akron. • State Route 303 parking lot, 64 W. Streetsboro Road, Boston Heights. The stations, manufactured by Dero, feature tools to fix a flat tire, adjust brakes and more. Smartphone users can learn more about how to fix bike problems by scanning a QR code on the stations, which will redirect to an instructional bike repair website. The QR code will also allow riders to find the location of other bike repair stations.

Don working on your wheel

Don working on your wheel


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