Indianapolis Bicycle Sale In March

Indianapolis Bicycle Sale In March

Bicycle Garage Indy – 26th Annual Spring Bicycle Expo Around Spring Break time each year, Bicycle Garage Indy has their biggest, best bicycle sale of the year. 2009 will be the 26th year. BGI puts hundreds of bikes in the stores and in ...

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Updating A Touring Bike’s Shifters

Updating A Touring Bike’s Shifters

An awesome early-90s Miyata touring bike came into the shop over the weekend. The owner is planning to ride the bike through Tennesee, retracing the route of his life-changing tour from years ago. The fella wants the bike to be overhauled, and ...

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Kroger Building at 86th & Monon Trail

Kroger Building at 86th & Monon Trail

Kroger is building a new store at 86th & the Monon Trail. I hope they will build safe, secure bike parking there. Conceivably, you could drive to Kroger in the morning before work. Get your bike off the car and ride the Monon to downtown ...

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Carmel Indiana Roundabouts Are Cycling Friendly?

Carmel Indiana Roundabouts Are Cycling Friendly?

Dear Mayor Brainard: I love roundabouts. I hate roundabouts. If you are cycling ‘in the flow’ of traffic, then roundabouts are pretty easy. The bikes & cars are moving at similar speeds. Everyone is looking around, being aware of ...

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Riding In The Snow

Riding In The Snow

When I got my first mountain bike in the 80s, I was thrilled that the 1.75" wide tires would allow riding on snow. The snow-riding experience transformed from "forget it" to "maybe". Those skinny-ish tires did remarkably ...

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Indianapolis Hosts Bike Show

Indianapolis Hosts Bike Show

Indianapolis will host the North American Handmade Bicycle Show over the weekend of Feb. 27 through March 1, 2009.  BGI will be there, along with our friends from Serotta Bicycles. Nuvo and Indy Star’s Intake have articles this week. ...

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Monon Trail and Carmel Drive crossing

Monon Trail and Carmel Drive crossing

The Monon Trail was closed near Carmel Drive for a long, long time. I didn’t know what was going on until a few weeks ago. What a pleasant surprise! They’ve build a huge up-and-over bridge, so you don’t have to deal with cars ...

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