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August 1st, 2017
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Stark County Bike Club
Sat Aug 5,9:00 AM,Canal Fulton Park,68 miles,
Mon Aug 7,9:00 AM,Canal Fulton Park,28/46 miles,
Tues Aug 8,8:00 AM,Clinton Trailhead,26 miles,
Thur Aug 10,6:00 PM,Lake Avenue Trailhead,20 miles.
R-D Bike Shop is a sponsoring shop for this club. Member benefits include fellowship and bike shop discounts.
Sun Aug 6,10:00 AM,Yours Truly Rockside,8111 Rockside Road, Cleveland, OH (map) miles
The Akron Bicycle Club
The Akron Bicycle Club offers fast or slow, social rides, and longer faster group rides on various days of the week. Check their ride calendar for times and ride information
Ohio Bicycling Federation Calendar of Events
The 2017 calendar of events contains pages and pages of potential fun to be had with rides of all lengths, locations and terrains starting in March and running through December. The Ohio Bicycle Federation is dedicated to improving Ohio bicycling through legislation, education, and shared ideas. You can view a PDF version of their 2017 Calendar of Events by selecting this link.
Akron Bike Party
Dates are always the third Friday of the month, and ride length is about 10 miles. Meet outside the bike kitchen @ Lock 3 Akron, Ohio @ 7:00 pm. Ride begins @ 7:30. Monkey Lights would be a great addition to your bike for this ride!
August 15th, 2017
Have you purchased a new bicycle from our shop, or maybe we have repaired a beloved bicycle?
How are you using your bicycle? Have you replaced some car trips with your bicycle? We would like to receive your news, your stories, and you can tell us via the “Guest Stories Page”. Click the link and follow the directions!
August 15th, 2017
August 4th, 2017
The sewer work in Akron has the TowPath trail rerouted between Memorial Parkway and the Mustill Store Trailhead, just north of downtown. The new route will be in effect for several years.
Rosie, the name of the tunnel boring machine used for the sewer project, will be available for a meet and greet on Saturday, August 19 from 11-2. The free event is sponsored by Akron Waterways Renewed. There will be free food, tours, photo ops, and a time capsule event. The fun will occur at the Mustill Store at 57 W. North Street in Akron.
Read more about the adventures of Rosie at Ohio.com
August 1st, 2017
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August RD News
The City of Barberton Summer Concert Series was extended this summer. There are free concerts at Lake Anna on Wednesdays at 11:30 AM, as well as at 7:00 PM on Friday. The concerts began in June, the last Wednesday concert will be August 9th -with the return of the Chardon Polka Band. The Friday concerts will wind up on September 1. Tuesday evening concerts were added this summer- a 6 PM concert rotating through the other city parks.
The concert on Tuesday, August 1 will be held at Edgewood Park. Have you had a chance to check out Edgewood Park, it is a bike ride from R-D Bike Shop. Edgewood Park is one of the City of Barberton’s most widely used parks with approximately 10 acres of green space. The park is located on the West side of the city in a mostly residential area and is also close in location to the city’s new elementary school. This beautiful park boasts a pavilion with picnic tables, restrooms and electric, basketball courts, tennis courts, a playground, and a spray park. The park has two entrances by vehicle and is easily accessible by foot to area residents. There is one larger parking lot with approximately 20 parking spots, and another smaller lot with 10 parking spots.
The performer this Tuesday will be Steve Jochum.
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