Be Prepared for Week End Rides

Be Prepared for Week End Rides

The weekend riding season is upon us!  We check the calendar, get dressed,  load up the car, drive to the start of the ride, unload the bikes, get ready to roll and then have that Doh! moment we we realize our helmet, bike shoes or ...

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April Update Your Ride Coupons Now Good Through May 2.

The original offer has expired.  For our latest coupon please visit bgindy.com/for/latestcoupon. All three of Bicycle Garage Indy, April Update your Ride Coupons are now good through May 2!  This is great news for your bike (and your ...

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Commence the 2010 race reports, and the Friday ride is ON

Commence the 2010 race reports, and the Friday ride is ON

First of all:  the Friday ride is ON for 4/30.  There’s a chance of some rain, but we’ll be rolling unless there’s lightning or downpour.  Leave the shop at 7 AM, back by 9. Second:  I’ve done a little ...

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Why do we do the crazy rides, for no sane reason?

Why do we do the crazy rides, for no sane reason?

My training is complete, I have my base, and after 35+ years of this I know how to ride back-to-back centuries.  If I can ride 70 miles, I can ride 100, get a good nights sleep, and wake up and do it again.  And yet there I was on a ...

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Bicycle Friendly Celebration and Visits from Washington DC

Bicycle Friendly Celebration and Visits from Washington DC

Bicycle Garage Indy was involved with getting Andy Clarke, president of League of American Bicyclists, to Indianapolis for a celebration/photo op with Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard to celebrate Indianapolis’ designation as a Bronze ...

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Bicycle Friendly City event in downtown Indianapolis

Bicycle Friendly City event in downtown Indianapolis

On April 22, 2010, Mayor Greg Ballard accepted Indianapolis’s Bicycle Friendly City – Bronze designation from League of American Bicyclists, presented by League Executive Director Andy Clarke.  The event took place on the City ...

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My trusty steed.

My trusty steed.

So here’s the new bike (or "whip" as my younger, cooler friends liked to say in 2002.  I have no idea what they’re saying these days): It’s a Cannondale CAAD9.  I bought just the frameset, since I had an old ...

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Our latest Update Your Ride Coupon – Put a little Bling On

Our latest Update Your Ride Coupon – Put a little Bling On

Okay, we took care of all the NEED to have stuff.  Now take care of the FUN to have stuff, and bling your ride a little.  Start off with new Bar Tape, Gel Pads, or Grips to smooth the ride and to clean up the front.  Then enhance ...

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UAB Mk 1 (aka 1983 Trek 850)

UAB Mk 1 (aka 1983 Trek 850)

My 1983 850 was the first Mountain Bike from Trek. Most of the original components looked like they came from a motorcycle, and are long gone via swap meets. The Deore Thumb shifters and head set are the last original parts. Until jobs changed, ...

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Wednesday, April 21 Mini Clinic at BGi North

Wednesday, April 21 Mini Clinic at BGi North

Learn the basics of riding: shifting, stopping and starting. Come by Bicycle Garage Indy North for a free, drop by, 20 minute info sessions to help you care for and enjoy your bicycle even more! Held at 6:30 pm at Bicycle Garage Indy North, ...

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