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Your Bicycle: My personal RAIN Trip by John Cook

I did not do RAIN this year because of cost considerations but I still wanted to ride something epic. I took off of work on Friday the 20th, the day before RAIN and decided to try and do a 200 mile ride that day. I left my house at 4:15am and ...

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Your Bicycle on RAIN: It’s in the fit by John Mason

Frank Radaker of Bicycle Garage Indy fitted me in 2003 when I bought a Synapse Dura Ace. So when I found my Cannodale EVO in an obscure store in northern Indiana when no one in the planet could get them, I carefully moved my 'Frank' ...

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Your Bicycle: RAIN on my 30th Birthday by Nathan Dinges

  I was a 3 sport athlete all through school and eventually earned a scholarship to run cross country in college, however I have struggled to stay active ever since my last college race. I don't like to go out alone, and riding/running ...

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Your Bicycle on RAIN: Crazy RAIN Riders by Kristen Dinges

My husband Nathan and I rode our first RAIN ride this year. We had just started riding last July when we bought our first tandem. We decided we would ride RAIN shortly after the event took place last year and we found out that this year's ...

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Our thanks to NUVO Readers for making us #1

Our thanks to NUVO Readers for making us #1

The entire staff of Bicycle Garage Indy would like to thank NUVO Magazine readers (and all of Indy!) for voting us the 2012 Best of Indy – Best Local Shopping for Bikes & Bike Gear. Bicycle Garage Indy has been part of the Indiana ...

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Your Bicycle: RAIN 2012 by Tatum Perez

Just completed 160 miles across IN, from Terre Haute to Richmond this past Saturday. The RAIN ride was part of my training for the Ironman WI in September. In my life, I was a swimmer first, an avid runner next and now a triathlete learning a ...

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Your Bicycle on RAIN: Encouragement and Perseverance by Michael Ackerman

  I did not sign up for the RAIN ride until about 2 weeks before the event. I bought my bike at the Bicycle Garage Indy Spring Sale with no serious biking training and started commuting 11.5 miles each way to work every day. On the weekends ...

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Your Bicycle on RAIN: Personal Sexy Vehicle by Scott Chevalier

  Ran the PSV (Personal Sag Vehicle) for a long-time friend and his girlfriend. It was his first RAIN (she'd done it before) and it was my and the fiancé's first time driving support. The fiancé came up with the title ...

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Good Luck on the RAIN Ride – and two great offers

Good Luck on the RAIN Ride – and two great offers

Bicycle Garage Indy is wishing all 1,500+ riders on this Saturday's RAIN Ride (Ride Across Indiana) a fun and safe ride.  And here are two post-ride extra's from BGI to help you celebrate your riding accomplishment. First, bring in ...

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NUVO Mass Ave Crit is looking for volunteers

NUVO Mass Ave Crit is looking for volunteers

The Mass Ave Criterium is coming downtown to the Mass Avenue Cultural District on Saturday, August 11, 2012.  A full program of racing will run from 11:30 AM to 9:00 PM.  This event title sponsors are NUVO and the Indianapolis Cultural ...

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