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Bike the Cbus

  Bike the Cbus

Columbus’ original city-wide ride since 2008, Bike the Cbus is a bicycle tour, for all ages and abilities, highlighting our city’s many attractions and unique neighborhoods. Experience the energy and excitement of Columbus while supporting Yay Bikes! mission to influence the conditions that help people safely and comfortably ride bicycles for transportation. Bike Routes: The […]

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Shop Talk: Small-Town Bike Shop Offers New, Used, and Refurbished Bikes

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Small-Town Bike Shop Offers New, Used, and Refurbished Bikes

Business partners Josh Stamper and Bryan Gest opened their bicycle shop in Grove City two and a half years ago. Heritage Cycles is located at 3937 Broadway and is a full-service retailer and repair shop. Heritage Cycles carries well-known brands such as Jamis Bikes, Surly, Fuji, Raleigh, and Bianchi among others. Stamper and Gest work […]

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The Confluence Cast: Carless in Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Carless in Columbus

People like the idea of living without a car. Why don’t they? This week’s episode has it’s foundation in an interview with Cleve Ricksecker, the executive director of the two Downtown Special Improvement Districts (SID). We discuss SIDs, commuter culture in Columbus, and have a frank discussion about the race and class lines here. Cleve’s passion for a […]

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Promotion of Cyclist Murder Causes Outrage During Doo Dah Parade

Walker Evans Walker Evans Promotion of Cyclist Murder Causes Outrage During Doo Dah Parade

Generally speaking, the participants in the annual Doo Dah parade are meant to err on the side of controversy with their politically incorrect floats and marching groups. In the past that policy has lent itself well to mocking bigger issues like gun rights, the oil industry, corporate interests or the federal government. But many people […]

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Downtown Bike Shop Replacing B1Bicycles on Long Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Bike Shop Replacing B1Bicycles on Long Street

After nearly nine years of serving Downtown customers, local retailer B1 Bicycles has closed its doors at 124 E. Long Street. The shop was an “early adopter” in the resurgence of Downtown, bringing retail to a stretch of Long Street that had long been deserted, and serving as a catalyst for their block where Spoonful Records […]

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Clintonville Greenways Idea Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Clintonville Greenways Idea Moving Forward

A proposal to build a network of bicycle and pedestrian-friendly streets in Clintonville has received an initial round of funding from the City of Columbus. Although details have yet to be worked out, the streets that will be targeted have been agreed upon and the overall concept has been endorsed by both the city and […]

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Spring and Long Downtown Could See Further Bike Improvements

Brent Warren Brent Warren Spring and Long Downtown Could See Further Bike Improvements

Although nothing is scheduled and the funding has yet to be secured, the city is planning significant streetscape-improvement projects for Spring and Long streets Downtown. That could mean a road diet – similar to the recent changes to Nationwide Boulevard – as well as improvements to the bike lanes that were recently painted on both […]

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