Hilly Hundred – things to check on your bike

Hilly Hundred – things to check on your bike

Indiana’s fall cycling classic is fast approaching, coming up October 14-16th in Ellettesville, Indiana.  The Hilly Hundred Weekend, now in its 44th year, is by some considered the end of the cycling season. That means a year of ...

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Hilly Hundred Moderate Hills – How To Approach?

The most common hills on the Hilly Hundred Weekend routes are considered to be “moderate” hills, requiring 2-4 minutes to crest. (Short hills were covered here)  How should you approach these – sit or stand?  It is ...

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Zipp wheel demo ride Wednesday evening 9/21 at BGI South

Zipp wheel demo ride Wednesday evening 9/21 at BGI South

Jeff Gold from Zipp will be bringing wheel sets for people to ride on their own bikes for our Wednesday evening ride.  Jeff will all be there to answer any questions.  Particulars are: Where: Bicycle Garage Indy South parking lot (just ...

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Good For You – You Wear Your Helmet.  But Is It On Right?

Good For You – You Wear Your Helmet. But Is It On Right?

A lot of us are good about wearing our bicycle helmets – in fact, we wouldn’t be caught without them!  However, are we wearing our helmets properly?  I see an awful lot of incorrectly fitted helmets on the trails, so ...

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Hilly Hundred Hills – What to Expect?

You have heard about the fall beauty of the Hilly Hundred Weekend in southern Indiana and have signed up. You have also heard about all those HILLS.  In the next series of articles in my Fitness Corner, we would like to describe these hills ...

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Buscycle and Mayor’s Ride 2011 visits Indianapolis

Buscycle and Mayor’s Ride 2011 visits Indianapolis

On Wednesday, September 28, 2011, the Better World Club 2011 Mayor’s Bike ride will visit Indianapolis with stops in Broad Ripple and the Indy Bike Hub YMCA at City Market in downtown Indianapolis. The Mayor’s Ride 2011 is a cross ...

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New Bike?  Fit it Right!

New Bike? Fit it Right!

Over the course of the summer, I have shared my experience and results (here, here, here and here) from a Personal Bike Fitting from BGI.  Here is a quick summary of the fitting options we have available. With every new adult bicycle ...

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Fall is a Great Time to Run.  Try the Run Like Hell

Fall is a Great Time to Run. Try the Run Like Hell

Did your running plans get waylaid this summer with the extreme heat and humidity?  I must admit that even my running was limited to those days when I could run early in the morning or late in the evening.  But now that the humidity ...

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Technical rain gear for touring and commuting: Showers Pass Event 2.0

Technical rain gear for touring and commuting: Showers Pass Event 2.0

Earlier, I covered basic and lightweight technical rain gear. With the heat of summer behind us, and the cool and wet riding season ahead, here is the final piece in the series. This spring I replaced an older GoreTex cycling jacket with a ...

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Our New North Store – Latest renderings

Our New North Store – Latest renderings

With the walls now going up for the new New Bicycle Garage Indy North at the east end of the "new" Rivers Edge Shopping center, we thought it was time to share what our new store will look like. The customer entrance will be in the ...

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