The Future of Cargo Bikes

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In my July column, I featured Uli Fiedler of Dayton and her cargo bike.  Also during July, Bike Friday released its new “Haul-A-Day” cargo bike.  This new bike is lighter than most cargo bikes (“only” 35 pounds) and completely adjustable.   The frame adjusts to accommodate riders...
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Stillwater River Trail Closure

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A multi-year Ohio Department of Transportation project to rebuild the Interstate 70 bridge over the Stillwater River will close the trail underneath the interstate and south to the parking lot in Jake Grossnickle Park. Grossnickle Park is not affected by the project or the...
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Bike Share coming to Dayton

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Each year, I attend the League of American Bicyclists Summit in Washington, D.C.    During each Summit, delegates from Portland, Oregon brag about their “Bicycle Friendly Community.” While the League of American Bicyclists has awarded nine Ohio communities including Dayton t...
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We Need Your Commuting Tips and Miles

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DCC member mileage is recorded for Award purposes in Bikeways, Commuter, and Touring. Please send your monthly commuter miles by the second of each month to the Commuter Mileage Coordinator Dennis Pohl for inclusion on the Commuter Mileage listing. Remember to include errands,...
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Downtown Dayton Detours

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Detours through Downtown Dayton due to I-75 construction:   Links to more information
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Truck Blind Spots

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Visit this website for full details on the dangers of Truck Blind Spots http://www.thetruckersreport.com/truck-blind-spots-know-the-danger-zones/
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Review of New Medlar Road Bikeway

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I had the opportunity to ride the newly opened Medlar Bikeway on a semi-warm, but windy November day.  Once it is extended, this route will connect the Great Miami River trail to the bikeway along Austin Pike.  This is the third new trail this year featuring a nice hill climb...
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Water Bottle Safety

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Okay – quick. When you reach down for your water bottle to take a drink when riding, what hand do you use? If you’re like 90% of the population, you probably use your right hand. That is fine, except for the fact that your left hand is one that is then controlling the...
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Share the Road License Plate Available

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The plates may be ordered by going to Ohio’s OPLATES.com, clicking “special plates”, and scrolling to and clicking on “Share the Road.” 1,000 plates must be sold each year to keep this plate available.  For additional information click on Ohio...
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Artist Rendition of I-675  Bridge

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The Pedestrian/Cyclist Bridge across I-675 near Wright State is officially open for pedestrian and bicycle traffic. Additional information for the Beavercreek Bikeway and Non-Motorized Transportation Advisory Committee is available at the BBAC Website
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Volunteers Needed for BBAC

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The Beavercreek Bikeway Advisory Committee (BBAC) is always looking for volunteers to help in Committee functions like the Rodeo, Popcorn Festival, Rides, trail construction and fund raising. Boosters would serve as advisers to the Committee and would not necessarily have to be...
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Oakwood Bikeway

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The Oakwood Bikeway, a self-guided tour on the streets of the city, has been revived.  The Dayton Cycling Club was instrumental in getting bikeway signs erected in a number of communities sometime in the 1960s. Over the years the Oakwood signs have been stolen or new poles...
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