Link to the HMBA’s article re: Winter’s Freeze/Thaw cycles & Indiana’s mountain bike trails

Link to the HMBA’s article re: Winter’s Freeze/Thaw cycles & Indiana’s mountain bike trails

In my last post I included a link to the HMBA’s article re: Freeze/Thaw cycles & Indiana’s mountain bike trails.  Being somewhat of a Luddite, I failed to make it a live link.  So that you don’t have to copy ...

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Spring is a balance between trails and mud.

Spring is a balance between trails and mud.

It’s early spring, and Indiana’s mountain bike trails are recovering from the ravages of winter’s freeze/thaw cycles.  I’m always anxious to ride this time of year, and have to rein myself in from jumping the gun and ...

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Racing = Training

Racing = Training

As hard as I try to ignore this simple truth, it still smacks me in the face every time I toe the line of a local Indianapolis Bicycle Race. I do a plethora of mental training, everything from m visualizing myself winning to self affirming ...

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What to wear when commuting in the spring?

What to wear when commuting in the spring?

Spring can be really difficult to dress when commuting.  It is cold in the mornings (ok, freezing like this morning) and reasonable by the time you head home – what cycling clothing works under these conditions in Indianapolis?  ...

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Finding a bike commuting route in Indy

Finding a bike commuting route in Indy

It seems everytime I talk to someone about bicycling in Indianapolis, they are looking for a way to get from home to work or somewhere else by bike. Just last Friday I was talking with someone at an event who had been commuting to work ...

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Spring has arrived for BGI

Spring has arrived for BGI

The weather may still be a little iffy but make no mistake, spring is here. Are you looking for a new bike route in Indianapolis? Do you like riding the Indianapolis greenways? Come on in and talk with our experts for advice and help with your ...

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A Happy Camper from our 26th Spring Bicycle Expo

A Happy Camper from our 26th Spring Bicycle Expo

It made my day to receive this report on Angie’s List – a website rating services provided by local merchants:  "This was my first bicycle in 20 years. After doing a lot of preliminary research, I knew going in ...

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Leipheimer Wins Castilla Y Leon

Leipheimer Wins Castilla Y Leon

There is no doubt that Levi’s bicycle was fitting him well during the spring Castilla Y Leon. He took the lead early and Astana defended it well till the end. This leads one to ponder, what will Astana do for the Tour, Giro and Vuelta. How ...

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Bike Lanes have Arrived in Indianapolis

Bike Lanes have Arrived in Indianapolis

Bike lanes have arrived in Indianapolis!! The first of what is hoped to be many more bike lanes have been striped on New York and Michigan Streets in downtown Indianapolis  The bike lanes are 5+ miles running east/west and connecting the ...

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The Awakening

The Awakening

This is my favorite time of year.  Winter, which seemed unending just days ago, is finally losing its grip.  The first warm days appear on the forecast, popping up like the tulip bulbs in the neighbor’s yard.  You see ...

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