Volunteers Needed for the Mass Ave Criterium – Saturday August 14

Volunteers Needed for the Mass Ave Criterium – Saturday August 14

The New Belgium Brewing Mass Avenue Criterium will be held on Saturday, August 14th, from 11:30am-9:30pm. As a volunteer, you can see European-style racing up close and personal as cyclists race by at 25-30 mph competing for $10,000 in cash and ...

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Bicycle Garage Indy: June Bike to Work Stats

Bicycle Garage Indy: June Bike to Work Stats

 As part of our being a League of American Bicyclist, Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Business, Bicycle Garage Indy supports a year round Bike to Work Program.  Connie Szabo Schmucker, BGI Advocacy Director, tracks and reports the miles, ...

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Not Mechanical?  Even You Can Lube Your Bicycle

Not Mechanical? Even You Can Lube Your Bicycle

If you are like me, you leave the nitty gritty of bicycle maintenance to others.  Rebuilding headsets and truing wheels just isn’t your thing.  However, even the most mechanically challenged of us CAN keep our 2-wheeled machine ...

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RAIN 2010

RAIN 2010

The last time I did RAIN was 10 years ago, before my son was born. So when I signed up for RAIN this year, I knew the family commitment and potential drain the long training rides would be on my wife and son. My most memorable moment from the ...

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Pre-Ride Safety Check:  The A, B, C’s

Pre-Ride Safety Check: The A, B, C’s

You can’t get fit on a bike that isn’t ready to ride.  So the  time to realize that your tires are soft is NOT 20 miles into your ride.  The time to remember that you forgot to close your brake’s quick release ...

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Bloomington.  Every year’s goal.

Bloomington. Every year’s goal.

My longtime readers will no doubt recall that my favorite race of the year is the Bloomington Grand Prix.  It’s a challenging, technical course with lots of spectators and emotional resonance.  This year it drew huge ...

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Dream Bigger – Win your Dream Bike from Trek

Dream Bigger – Win your Dream Bike from Trek

Bicycle Garage Indy wants you to know about Trek’s Dream Bigger contest, starting July 16 and running through the end of the Tour De France on July 25th.  Just visit Trek’s Web site (www.trekbikes.com) and follow the Dream ...

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RAIN Riders – Save 30% after you finish at Bicycle Garage Indy

RAIN Riders – Save 30% after you finish at Bicycle Garage Indy

If you are riding the Bloomington Bicycle Club’s RAIN ride this Saturday, Bicycle Garage Indy has a special offer to help you celebrate your accomplishment.  Just bring in your 2010 Finisher Medal by July 25th, and Bicycle ...

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Great Mt. Biking in Anderson, Indiana

Great Mt. Biking in Anderson, Indiana

I had an opportunity to ride the other day in Anderson IN. Normally I go to Brown County which is awesome as everyone knows. But for something closer that is different from 96th St. The trails are well maintained and there are a lot of man made ...

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4 Riders x 12 Bikes = Lots of Tires

4 Riders x 12 Bikes = Lots of Tires

 Our 12-bike household requires 24 tires, with the four of us riding around 12,000 miles a year.  This summer 4 bikes were ready for new tires, so I get to try a wide assortment of the tires available at Bicycle Garage Indy.   ...

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