Showing posts from November 6, 2011

Blacklick Creek Trail Ride Recap 11122011

Highlights 39 miles Started at Blacklick Creek Trailhead at Main Street in Reynoldsburg Blacklick Metro Park Trail ends at Tussing Road Hines Road south trail construction Crossed railroad track at Refugee to reach existing trail Portman Park RT 33 Multi-use bridge Alum Creek Trail Three Creeks Park Heron Pond Wolfe Park Nelson Park 5th Ave Port Columbus original terminal Blacklick Creek Trail map

Levi's - The Commuter. Form. Function. Cycling.

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With its vintage styling and comfortable ride, the Men's City Bike is perfect for a ride around town with friends or getting to class or work in style.  The rear carry rack, genuine leather dual coil saddle, swept back handle bars, and newly introduced Sturmey Archer 2-speed kick shift hub help to get you where you are going with comfort and ease.  We have labored over every detail of our Men's City Bike - from the cream tires to the uber comfortable ergonomic leather grips to the genuine leather dual coil saddle - rest assured you will turn heads and forget where you're headed when riding a Brooklyn Cruiser.  [Brooklyn Cruiser]

Derringer Bespoke Collection

The Derringer Bespoke Collection A modern interpretation of the board tracking racing motorcycles of the 1920s, Derringer cycles capture the simple, pared-down, aggressiveness of early motorsport while delivering an intricate level of personalized customization. Like their owners, no two Derringer cycles are the same. For the discerning rider, Derringer offers the opportunity to own a truly unique, one-of-a-kind motorbike that combines innovative engineering with a classic high-performance aesthetic. Powered by a moto-hybrid drivetrain, Derringer cycles are built for our modern age. With superb fuel efficiency they have a range of 180 miles per gallon. The ultra-clean four-cycle powerplant also meets stringent CARB tier 3 emissions standards. [Derringer Cycles Website]

Product Recalls - Bicycles and Components

Bicycles By Mark Fisher The Columbus Dispatch  - October 28, 2011 16:10 PM Comments: 0 ShareThis Details : Several models of Trek 2012 FX and District bicycles imported by Trek Bicycle Corp. of Waterloo, Wis. The Chinese-made bikes were sold at specialty bicycle retailers nationwide from May 2011 to September. The affected 2012 models include the Trek 7.2 FX, 7.3 FX, 7.4 FX, AND 7.5 FX; District, and 9th District bicycle models: WSD, Livestrong and Disc. The model name is found on the bicycle’s frame. Why : The bolt that secures the seat saddle clamp to the seat post can break, which could cause the rider to fall. Incidents : Four reports of incidents, with one injury involving a broken tooth and lip. How many : About 27,000. For more : Call 800-373-4594; visit .  ===== Bicycle components By Mark Fisher The Columbus Dispatch  - September 24, 2011 11:09 AM Comments: 0 ShareThis Details:  The recall involve

Pickup driver gets 3 years in 2009 death of bicyclist

By   Kathy Lynn Gray The Columbus Dispatch   Wednesday November 9, 2011 5:38 AM Comments: 5 ShareThis Enlarge Image DISPATCH FILE PHOTO Edward Scott Miller, 30, of Granville, pleaded guilty to causing a death by driving recklessly and driving while intoxicated. Yesterday, the family of Steven Barbour heard for the first time what they’ve been aching for since his death in 2009: an apology. “I’m so sorry for all the pain I’ve given you,” Edward Scott Miller told them, weeping in Franklin County Common Pleas Court. “I’m truly sorry I cannot bring him back to you.” Then Miller heard his fate: three years in prison for causing the death of Barbour, a well-known bicyclist in central Ohio. Miller was driving on Cemetery Road in Hilliard on July 18, 2009, after a night of drinking when his pickup rear-ended Barbour’s bicycle as Barbour was on his way to lead an organized bike ride. Barbour, of Upper Arlington, died of head injuries four days later at a