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Saturday, September 26, 2009

Where you can take a bicycle on a bus, train or airplane?



Notes about searching for a system:

Use the pull-down menu to select transit systems by state. One problem that hasn't been addressed is transit systems that serve multiple states. For example, NewJersey Transit operates in Pennsylvania as well as New Jersey.
One you see the systems listed by state, click details for more information.
You may find that not all of the information is up-to-date. If you have current information to add to the database, click the edit link. If you see a system missing, please feel free add it.

KCNC Brakes


Arms material : 7075 T7 aircraft grade aluminium.
Dual pivot caliper for spreads brake power evenly.
Fully CNC machined, black,gold,silver,red anodized finish.
Lightweight and compact, yet braking power is strong.
Improved heat dissipation over carbon callipers.
Weight : 86 Grams


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Shimano Di2 electric bike shifter for the paradoxically lazy

Friday, September 25, 2009

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Tuesday Night Ride 7PM at Goodale Park - Columbus, Ohio

Facebook Group - join it!

First ride is next Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Bicycle around downtown Columbus and see the city in a whole new light in the dark.

Monday, September 21, 2009

34rd Columbus Fall Challenge - September 26 & 27, 2009

Saturday and Sunday September 26 & 27, Start 7-8:30AM

CFC is a challenging ride, for the rider who likes steep climbs, swift descents, and breathtaking (if you even have any left) views from the hills of Southeastern Ohio. It is a strenuous, two-day ride that covers over 200 miles, starting and ending at Berne Union School in Sugar Grove. The YMCA in Marietta will be the overnight stop this year. Registration packets, available for pickup from 7-8:30AM will contain: 1) wristband and 2) detailed route map. Your rider fee provides am and pm snack stops, lunch on both days, and breakfast at Marietta College on Sunday morning. Eve Holland, bike2live AT ameritech.net, 614/326-0435

Motorists drive closer to cyclists on cycle lanes, says CTC (Cycling Weekly UK)


  • Thursday, 10 September 2009
  • Cycling Weekly
  • 3 Comments


Motorists overtake cyclists closer when they are riding in a cycle lane, according to new research supported by CTC, the national cyclists' organisation.
Ciaran Meyers from the University of Leeds Institute for Transport Studies used a bicycle equipped with a device that measures the distance of passing vehicles. Meyers then took measurements on roads with and without cycles lanes to make a comparison.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Granville Ride Report



I decided to venture out into the threatening skies to ride with Brett. We did the 52 mile route for Ridge Runner. It is well marked and a 80 and 100 mile route also exists. It started raining about ten miles in and lasted until we made it to Granville for a coffee and ice cream break. Then we had a tailwind until the finish line. I continued south back to my house and ended with 64 miles. Averaged 15.6mph. Climbed about 2100 feet. Great weather, even with the rain.

Night of 1000 Tacos - Coverage on various blogs and boards.

Check out the coverage of "Night of a Thousand Tacos" on CMHGourmand and then take a look at some of the other restaurant reviews.

Another ride report on Bike Forums