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I Got A Bike Featured in Travel Section of Cleveland Plain Dealer

It is great day at I Got A Bike! Be sure to check out a new article by Susan Glaser, Travel Editor for The Plain Dealer. New map helps bikers navigate the Ohio To Erie Trail; plus, GOBA deadline approaches … Continue reading

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First Bicycle Ride of the Year and It is a Nice Windy Day

The spring has been long in coming. There have been a couple nice warm days but it has been so windy that our bikes remained parked and covered in winter dust with nearly flat tires. Saturday night we went to … Continue reading

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Riding my Bicycle in a Blizzard!

Welcome to April Fools day and the start of our Official Cycling Season here at IGotABike! It has been a particularly snowy and bitter cold winter and Guy and I are both really excited about the upcoming bicycle season. The … Continue reading

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Horses and Bicycles: Share The Road, and Trail

I found a great article MT. BIKERS vs EQUESTRIANS: An explanation of horses to bikers – written by a biker and recommend it highly. This article is written with a specific focus on mountain bike trails but contains outstanding information … Continue reading

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IGotABike guests on The Outspoken Cyclist Radio Program

Guy and I were delighted and honored to be interviewed by Diane Lees and featured on The Outspoken Cyclist Radio Program to discuss bicycle touring on the Ohio To Erie Trail. Diane’s radio program, The Outspoken Cyclist, is a 1-hour … Continue reading

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February 9 and We Are on the Ohio To Erie Bike Trail!

Ha ha! The only problem is we don’t have fat tire bikes so snow shoes is the next best equipment for navigating the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath.                   Unless you prefer … Continue reading

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Over & Under on The Ohio To Erie Trail: Tips For Bridges on the Printed Maps

When navigating with The Ohio To Erie Trail Printed Maps take note of the bridges and use them as landmarks. Understanding when the route goes over or under a bridge, or over a road at surface level can help you … Continue reading

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Tips For Reading the Mileage Marks on The Ohio To Erie Trail Printed Maps

The mileage marks on the Ohio To Erie Trail Printed Maps can help you to calculate the distance between trail towns and other locations on the route. Mileage marks are indicated by red arrows. The distance, in miles, between two … Continue reading

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Tips For Reading The Ohio To Erie Trail Printed Map Panels

The Ohio To Erie Trail Printed Maps were designed to be easy to use if you are traveling north to south or south to north. The map panels and the accompanying text was created to be useful regardless of your … Continue reading

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New Trail Sections in Ohio To Erie Trail Printed Maps

The Ohio To Erie Trail Printed Maps contain the most current information on newly paved trail sections and changes to the road routes of the Ohio To Erie Trail. Late in 2013 some new construction allowed several miles of road … Continue reading

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