A Check List N.I.T.E. Riders

A Check List N.I.T.E. Riders

As a primary sponsor and technical support provider for the N.I.T.E. Ride since 1998, Bicycle Garage Indy has seen it all when it comes to bike problems.  The  N.I.T.E. Ride attracts all types of riders, and even experienced riders who ...

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Tips For Choosing for Bicycle Headlights

Bicycle headlights have come a long way in the time I have been riding.  Noisy generator lights and heavy, overgrown flashlights have been replaced by lightweight LED headlights, with long run-time, rechargeable batteries in sleek, easy to ...

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How Can Couples Bicycle Together?

How Can Couples Bicycle Together?

What to do when you are a couple who wants to bike together, but one of you is so much stronger than the other?  We have seen this scenario play out so many times.  The stronger spouse is holding back, putting the brakes on their speed ...

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Markdowns on Giant 2010 Bikes at Bicycle Garage Indy

Markdowns on Giant 2010 Bikes at Bicycle Garage Indy

It is time to get ready for 2011 bikes – yes, 2011, and Bicycle Garage Indy has to start marking down our remaining stock of 2010 bikes.  Here are pictures and links to two of the Giant bikes we have already marked down. ...

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Why Do Bicyclists Wear Those Funny Looking Clothes?

Why Do Bicyclists Wear Those Funny Looking Clothes?

Lycra shorts with a “diaper” sewn in and brightly colored tops with pockets in the back.  Why do those serious cyclists dress so funny?  In a word, because bicycle clothing is functional.  It is designed to maximize ...

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My Ride – With Good Friends

My Ride – With Good Friends

Back in the late `70s, every where you turned was a runner in a (fill in the blank) 10,000 Meter Run T-Shirt.  Only 10,000 Meters, 6.2 miles?  Get real!  So in 1979, together with some friends in the Tri-County Bicycle Association ...

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Giant Trance Advanced

Giant Trance Advanced

Wow, Giant did me right. I had a frame failure on my old bike, and I got to upgrade to the new Trance Advanced fercheep. It’s a 4" travel full-suspension mountain bike that feels like it has bottomless travel, but climbs like a road ...

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Runners – Extend Your Running Years with Cross Training

Runners – Extend Your Running Years with Cross Training

Running is my passion and my sport of choice.  In my youth, I would run every single day – even twice a day in college – with no problem.  But at some point, probably in my 30’s, I found that injuries began to crop up ...

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Great BGI experience

Great BGI experience

Having recently moved to the Indianapolis area I have been enamored with the trails and bicycle friendly atmosphere around the city. I’ve been riding my 14 year old Giant CFR two for several years, and so I thought it might be time for a ...

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Dwight’s Serotta Legend

Dwight’s Serotta Legend

I loved my steel Serotta Fierte. The Arancio (orange) color was unique and I received many compliments on it’s looks. All Ultegra and a great deal at the 2006 Bicycle Garage Indy Labor Day Sale. However it fell over in some gravel, putting ...

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