Your Bicycle: Great Bike; Great Service by Pete Welsh

Your Bicycle: Great Bike; Great Service by Pete Welsh

Randy, I just wanted to take a moment to let you know how pleased I am with my new bike purchase – 2012 Trek Madone – and the service I received. Ben from Bicycle Garage Indy North was great to work with. My last serious biking ...

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Hilly Hundred: Shifting and Hills (Part 3 of 3)

Hilly Hundred: Shifting and Hills (Part 3 of 3)

Hill Climbing at the Hilly Hundred (links for Part 1 & Part 2) The Hilly Hundred Weekend has many steep hills. There is the challenge of the hills and the challenge of 5,000 bicyclists riding together on the hills. Difficulty of hills ...

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Hilly Hundred: Shifting and Hills, (Part 2 of 3)

Hilly Hundred: Shifting and Hills, (Part 2 of 3)

Part 2 Riding/Shifting in Hills   (follow this link for Part 1) Most of the articles I’ve read about how to ride in hills (or climb hills) have generally been aimed at racing or competitive bicycling. What I’ve learned in ...

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Hilly Hundred: Shifting and Hills

Hilly Hundred: Shifting and Hills

Part 1 – Basics of Shifting Caveat – It’s much easier to discuss this while on the bike where you get immediate feedback on how your bike shifts and it’s a lot easier to describe on the bike or with a bike to point to. ...

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Hilly Hundred:  What About Hand Position?

Hilly Hundred: What About Hand Position?

As if you aren’t busy enough shifting from low gear to high gear and then back down into granny, you should also give consideration to your hand positions on this hilly route.  Changing your hand position while you ride allows you to ...

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Your Bicycle Hilly Hundred: Red Neck BMX by Rupert Welch

Your Bicycle Hilly Hundred: Red Neck BMX by Rupert Welch

I am still a kid at heart.  I built this 21 speed 20-inch BMX PATENT PENDING. I like the smaller frame.as opposed to the mountain bike.  However i like the speed the added gears give.  And ease of hill climbing.  I am gonna ...

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Hilly Hundred: Common Mistakes on those Hills

Here some of the common mistakes you can make when riding the Hilly Hundred Weekend, especially if you are a first timer.  Yes, it is a challenging ride, but these tips for riding smart will help you keep it fun.  1. Some folks attack ...

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Indianapolis schedule for Buscycle visit

Indianapolis schedule for Buscycle visit

Here are the planned stops the for Buscycle, visiting Indianapolis Wednesday, September 28, 2011, part of its 2011 Mayor’s Ride. The first stop is 7:30 AM at Broad Ripple Ice Cream Shop (BRICS). Then from 11 AM to 12:30 PM the Buscycle ...

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Our latest email newsletter: Keep Riding!

Our latest email newsletter: Keep Riding!

You should have just received Bicycle Garage Indy’s email newsletter.   Included in this newsletter: Our Your Bicycle Contest for the Hilly Hundred Upcoming bicycle events in the BGI Events Calendar including Buscycle visits ...

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Hilly Hundred, packing for three seasons of weather in a weekend

What kind of weather can you expect at the Hilly Hundred Weekend?  On my 17 Hilly's since 1982, I have had temperatures from the low 30's to the mid 90's, with sunshine, overcast, morning frost, snow flurries and all-day rain. ...

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