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Another Bicycle Adventure

By | 2011-07-23T12:40:29+00:00 July 23rd, 2011|Categories: News, Ride Reports|

Ruth Billings set out for her 50th Central High School reunion on Memorial Day, May 30, from Fort Collins, Colorado and arrived in South Bend, Indiana on June 23, some 1106 miles later. The 67 year old rode her bike alone pedaling about 60 miles per day. She reports she never felt unsafe or worried about [...]

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3 Great County Parks — 1 Nice Bike Ride

By | 2010-09-19T11:21:45+00:00 September 19th, 2010|Categories: Mountain Biking, Ride Reports|

Start at any of these 3 sites (check hours of operation 1st, so you don't get locked out) or if it's more convienent start at Darden Rd & Riverside Dr. The 3 county parks I'm speaking of are St. Patrick's, Spicer Lake & Bendix Woods. It's about 45 mi. to visit all 3 parks. Bendix Woods [...]

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Back Door Friends are Best

By | 2009-07-06T13:27:51+00:00 July 6th, 2009|Categories: Commentary, Ride Reports|

Just inside the back door of the home I grew up in hangs a small, artsy-craftsy sign that reads, “Back door friends are best.” I suppose that sign still hangs by that back door; truthfully, I haven’t checked in years. But I think that’s a very true sentiment. Only your best friends approach your house at [...]

Avenue Bicycle Station Community Ride

By | 2009-04-24T15:41:22+00:00 April 24th, 2009|Categories: Group Rides: Special, Ride Reports|

The Avenue Bicycle Station, with the support of the IU South Bend Health and Wellness Center held its first biweekly community (family friendly) bike ride on April 16th at 6 p.m. This was definitely NOT the spandex and carbon fiber group. Approximately 15 people (2 kids, 4 teenagers, and a 70 year old woman) of all [...]