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2011 COP Fall Hoot Recap 10082011

Highlights 62 miles 4100+ feet of climbing Tim and I rode together 2011 route was a little different which made the ride more interesting McDonald Hill 14.6% max grade Revenge Hill - 16.1% max grade Savage Hill - 23% max grade Chicken Coop Hill - max 21% grade Stopped in Oakland, Sugar Grove Route

Raleigh Sojourn - Great setup for starter touring bike

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SIZES 53, 55, 57, 59, 62cm  FRAME Reynold 520 Butted Chromoly w/CNC Dropouts, Spoke Holders, Pump Peg  FORK 4130 Chromoly Cross w/Disc Mounts  CRANKS Shimano FC-R453 Octalink 30/39/50t  BB Shimano Octalink  F.DERAIL Shimano Tiagra  R.DERAIL Shimano Deore  SHIFTER Shimano Dura-Ace 9spd Bar-End  BR.LEVERS Tektro R200 Aero Road  BRAKES Avid BB5 Road, 160/140mm Rotors  GEAR SRAM PG-950 9spd (11-34)  RIMS Freedom CTX2.3 Trekking Double Wall  TIRES Vittoria Randonneur Cross w/Reflective Sides 700x35c  PEDALS Wellgo M21, Alloy Body/Cage  HANDLEBAR WTB Mtn Drop, 31.8  STEM Alloy Ahead 2-Bolt Clamp  SEATPOST Alloy Micro Adjust 27.2x350mm  SEAT Brooks B17 Aged  HEADSET 1-1/8" Threadless  COLORS Kahki   SPOKES 14g Stainless MAC w/Alloy Nipples   GRIPS Brooks Leather, Dark Brown   EXTRAS SKS Fenders, Rear Rack, Lezyne Road Drive Pump, Rack and Fender Mounts, Water Bottle Mounts, Bell, Cateye Reflector Set, Clear Coat, Owner�s Manual   NOTE

PiCycle™ LTD Electric Bike only $5495

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PiCycle™ Limited PiCycle™ Limited is our premium model and transforms the already extraordinary PiCycling™ experience to a level truly sublime. Every component has been upgraded to the highest quality and offers the most responsive performance. Offering 1250 Watts of hill-flattening torque, PiCycle™ Limited Electric Bike slices the urban melee like so much butter on a steak knife. The front-mounted motor keeps the front-end down on even the steepest grades and ensures unparalleled traction on uneven or wet surfaces. PiCycle™ Limited transforms even the most dull commute into a personal thrill ride. A long lasting lithium-ion 48 volts, 720 Watt hour battery pack is isolated for maximum durability within the aluminum monocoque. A “phase-change” sleeve is easily accessed by removing the rear wheel. This not only ensures an unparalleled level of structural rigidity but the added assurance that your battery and all other vital electronics remain safe and dry at all times. A quick

Bike thief gets stung [VIDEO]

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Felt Brougham 3-speed Fixie

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With its clean look and sensible parts, the Brougham 3-Speed resembles a lovingly assembled custom garage project. Tried-and-true custom-butted 4130 Cromoly tubing, crafted with quick and agile track geometry, an oversized downtube, tapered seatstays and horizontal, machined steel dropouts, gives the Brougham its incredible ride quality. A thumbshifter controls the 3-speed Sturmey Archer fixed gear hub to let you keep your speed through the ups and downs. And the deep V-section aero rims are as fast as they look. [Felt Racing]

New Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 holder comes with BIKE ATTACHED [Engadget]

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For a tablet that prides itself in being thin and lightweight, the latest Samsung   Galaxy Tab 10.1   accessory sure adds considerable heft to the device. The Korean manufacturer's UK branch has teamed up with 14 Bike Co to bring the world the Samsung Galaxy bicycle -- a mild-mannered bike with a custom paint job and a detachable holder for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 made from carbon fiber. So, why carry a tablet on a bicycle? For checking things like mileage planners and route trackers on the go, apparently. No word on pricing yet, but we're guessing that this'll be among the more expensive tablet accessories out there. Press information after the break. [read more at Engadget]

Red River Rally Recap 10022011

Highlights Red River Rally organized by Bluegrass Cycling Club Tim, Bill and Ray 38 miles 13.6mph ave. 2200 feet of climbing Natural Bridge State Park Nada Tunnel Daniel Boone National Forest

COP 26th Fall Hoot is Saturday October 8, 2011

Date: Saturday October 8, 2011 Time: 8:00 am - 9:30 am Location: Bloom Carroll High School City State Zip: Carroll, OH Notes: Budget Tour. Rt. 33 between Canal Winchester and Lancaster. Take US33 East from Columbus to the stoplight at Carroll, turn left and follow the paw prints to the school. Routes of 35, 55, and 80 miles. All routes have some hills, the number and size increase with distance. Come enjoy the last budget tour of the season. 35-80 miles. $4 member, $7 non-member. Dave Miller 614-444-2276  tke.534@att.net Roy Burnham 614-343-3704  roy@burnhamfamily.net .

CU on a Bike! is Sunday, October 9th

Join us on Sunday, October 9th for a bike ride around Columbus! We're teaming up with the folks at Columbus Rides and Low Carb(on) Columbus to make this possible: http://www.columbusridesbi kes.com/ http://lowcarbcolumbus.com / • We'll be meeting at Goodale Park at 11AM • Ride to DK Diner for the CU Breakfast with Nick event • After breakfast, Ray George will be leading a tour from Grandview into Franklinton and into Downtown. • The next stop is the Barley's Beer Tour & Tasting around 1:30PM. • After Barley's we ride up to Bodega for the CU Beer & Cheese tasting at 3PM. Estimated travel distance - A casually paced 10 miles You can view the route online, here:   http://www.mapmyride.com/r outes/view/52604976 This event is part of our weekend long 10th Anniversary Celebration: http://www.columbusundergr ound.com/forums/topic/colu mbus-underground-10th-anni versary-celebration-octobe r-6-10-2011 [Facebook Event]