New Season, Many Rides to Choose from

New Season, Many Rides to Choose from

Cycling season has started, although Mother Nature has not been very nice lately. We’ve definitely had more thn our fair share of rain!! Knowing I’ll be riding with a group is a great motivator to get my bike out. For me, and ...

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New Bicycle Skills

New Bicycle Skills

Bike Lessons 2 and 3  In her quest to learn to ride a bike as an adult, Keyla is doing just great. She remembered how to balance and brake very well from her first lesson. But now I needed to put the seat at the proper height and have her ...

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Price Shopping for a Bicycle Fitting

Price Shopping for a Bicycle Fitting

The prices charged for bicycle fittings will vary because of the experience level of the fitter, the depth of the fitting process, the amount of local competition and the local economy (wealthy neighborhood or not).  Find the most ...

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Bikes Changing Lives

Bikes Changing Lives

We sell bikes at Bicycle Garage Indy, and we know they help people enjoy their lives, but we don’t often learn of or think about the impact a refurbished bicycle received through our Shifting Gears program can make on someone’s life. ...

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Indianapolis Bike to Work Day

Indianapolis Bike to Work Day

On May 15th, Indianapolis Bike to Work Day, hundreds of bicyclists converged on Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis to hear Mayor Ballard proclaim "It is my goal to make Indianapolis as bicycle-friendly as possible", and to ...

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Mayor’s Bike Ride

Mayor’s Bike Ride

On Saturday, May 16th, more than 700 bicyclists showed up to join Mayor Ballard on a bicycle ride highlighting the bike lanes along New York and Michigan streets. Shortly after the group took off from Veteran’s Memorial Plaza rain started ...

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Bicycle Riding is not supposed to Hurt.

Bicycle Riding is not supposed to Hurt.

Far too many adults avoid riding a bicycle because they had a painful cycling experience in their lives.   They have convinced themselves that cycling normally involves pain and that it’s not for them.  Their solution to ...

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POWER TEST

POWER TEST

The plans were laid down weeks in advance…. Saturday would be the first 20 minute power test.  Yep, I said 20 min of pure torturous pain. This first test will help set training zones to focus on during training rides. As ...

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Getting dirty on the new Anthem.

Getting dirty on the new Anthem.

I thought I’d post a little bit more of a review about my Giant Anthem, pictured at right. Indianapolis is becoming a much better place to be a mountain bike rider.  There are two itch-satisfying trails in the city, two more varied ...

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Friday ride 5/22

Friday ride 5/22

I’m off to a wedding this weekend in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, and will thus be unable to attend the Friday ride.  The ride will still be going on, and Ben Schwyn will be your able leader.  You can reach him at bschwyn@bgindy.com if ...

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