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Don’t Leave Home Without It: A Road-Trip Packing List

Are you headed to an out-of-town bicycle event this summer, or taking the bikes along on your vacation? If you are, it is very helpful to be organized when packing, so a forgotten item does not distract from your riding.   In my early ...

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200k

200k

Realizing that I am too big (6’6" tall) to be a fast rider. I adapted my goals to endurance events. I love the 200k distance and am shooting for 5000k total next year on my Felt Z45 Name: donn rathburnBicycle: felt z45City: Canal ...

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My First 100

My First 100

Earlier this year I started working from home, and one thing that goes with home based jobs is long periods of being sedentary along with not leaving the house for days on end. So, a friend convinced me to try cycling, and I happened to pop in ...

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Tour des Trees

Tour des Trees

This past July was my third year riding in the Stihl Tour des Trees, a five day, 500 mile ride to benefit urban tree research and education. There were about 70 riders from around the country as well as several from Canada and overseas. It is a ...

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Our Next Ladies’ Night – Beating the Winter (Biking) Blues

Our Next Ladies’ Night – Beating the Winter (Biking) Blues

Bicycle Garage Indy’s next Ladies’ Night – Beating the Winter (Biking) Blues, will be held on Thursday, October 14, beginning at 5:30 PM.   Join us at BGI North and be surrounded by dozens of other women in an evening ...

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Broken Bike

Broken Bike

In this photo, my two greatest passions meet; cycling and photography. This photoshopped ‘multiplicity’ photo shows my father (also a cycling enthusiast as you can see from his Tour shirt) trying to ‘fix’ a wounded Trek ...

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Triathlon Packing List – Keep Updating It!

Triathlon Packing List – Keep Updating It!

An essential item for any triathlete is a packing list for competition day.  There are so many different items to pack and the results can be devastating should you forget a critical item (e.g. bicycle shoes, helmet, swim goggles)  So ...

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Hilly Hundred Weekend – Don’t Bonk!

Hilly Hundred Weekend – Don’t Bonk!

Hilly Hundred Weekend is coming up – a challenging 50+ miles per day in the hills of Brown County.  Be sure you eat properly so that you don’t “bonk” at around the 40 mile mark.  By the way, what exactly does ...

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Bicycle Garage Indy’s Latest Online coupons

The original offer has expired.  For our latest coupon please visit bgindy.com/for/latestcoupon Our latest online coupons have something for everyone.  If you need new tires or cables before Hilly Hundred, we've got two for that. ...

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Linda’s All Smiles Ride to Work

Linda’s All Smiles Ride to Work

BGI North staff member Linda Spradling is all smiles after finishing her first ride to work.   Linda was able to get some route scouting assistance from BGI Advocacy Director Connie Szabo Schmucker. Bicycle Garage Indy, Indiana’s only ...

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