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News / 2012 / April
April 29, 2012
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It's a hard thing to admit my racing days are over. As much as I loved darting through the downtown alleys and hammering into a bright headwind, the fastest I ride these days is when I'm running late for work.
filed under Commuting     tags Opinion, Contributor
April 26, 2012
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I suppose that there are really only two types of bicyclists in this world; those that have been hit by a car, and those that will be. For me, I joined the first group a few weeks ago. Granted, it was little more than a love tap on the pannier, but it was very annoying.
filed under Commuting     tags Opinion, Contributor
April 25, 2012
by Oran Sands   |   0 COMMENTS
Car Blog Jalopnik is asking for help to identify a hit-and-run driver in Gibson County. Can you help?
filed under Bicycle Safety     tags Jalopnik, hit & run
April 23, 2012
by Oran Sands   |   0 COMMENTS
For many years, Steve Kovacevic rode a red Specialized Rockhopper, fondly referred to as "Big Red," but in later years sported a Trek mountain bike or Trek touring bike. If you encountered Steve on your ride, it is likely that you got to chat with him about the glories of bicycle commuting. Unfortunately, after a brief battle with cancer, Steve passed away on April 14th...
filed under Commuting
April 19, 2012
by Oran Sands   |   0 COMMENTS
Samaritan Ambulance has started placing EMS personnel on the Monon during the day and night. These good Samaritans are out assisting the patrons of the Monon and surrounding Broad Ripple areas.
filed under Bicycle Safety     tags Monon, EMS, safety
April 17, 2012
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The bicycling gods have smiled on me, but they work in mysterious ways: by killing my car battery, to be exact. They say it takes two weeks to form a new habit. After challenging myself last week to ride anywhere I went alone, the challenge unexpectedly continues this week.
April 15, 2012
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Faced with a deteriorating road surface and fears of liability, the town council of Rocky Ripple may soon close a stretch of Canal Boulevard that provides a key link along a trail stretching from Broad Ripple to the Indianapolis Museum of Art
April 9, 2012
by Doreen Crenshaw   |   0 COMMENTS
Last episode, I promised to tell you the story about my encounter with a low life loser that attacked my bike with a meat cleaver one glorious morning on my work commute.
April 8, 2012
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You may have heard the grumbles throughout winter as Indianapolis drivers navigated around slivers of streets marked off for miles and miles with freshly painted bike lanes.