Winter cycling is cool. Sometimes it is actually cold. But, with the proper clothes and equipment, it is a great way to be outside and experience the awe and beauty of winter in both the city and on the trail. The hearty winter cyclists that keep the pedals turning all year long are brethren to…

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The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition developed these tips for making a wet commute a little more enjoyable and comfortable – and they work here in the Cleveland area, too!  What to Wear: Layer up – As a base layer, it’s great to wear something to keep you warm that can also breathe. A synthetic fabric, wool,…

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Civia Cycles, a company that designs high-end commuting bicycles, produced a nice little chart showing what cyclists should wear in a range of weather conditions: Given the weather Cleveland Heights is experiencing, these recommendations look pretty reasonable. What do you think? Leave a comment below.

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For a jolly holiday celebration of another year of bicycling bliss, join Heights bicyclists from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the meeting room at The Wine Spot, 2271 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights. Bring something edible to share – and bring your best 2014 bicycling experiences to share with the group too – rides…

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A friend of the CHBC submitted this short documentary detailing a brilliant bike-advocacy campaign to encourage people to bike rather than drive. How? Clever marketing, surprise gift-giving, and a contest to win a bike! Do you see this happening in Cleveland Heights? It’d be great to get a campaign like this started, but it seems…

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With potential snowfall looming over the horizon, late November is great time to get your bike, wardrobe, and psyche ready for winter cycling. Here are some tips on how to stay safe on your bike this winter: 1. Be Seen Lights and reflective gear are a must, especially in winter riding when motorists simply don’t expect…

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A Portland, OR engineering firm has found three different types of cyclists in Ashland, Portland, as well as in other US cities. Approximately 0.5 percent of the population can be classified as “strong and fearless,” and will bike on any road conditions. Seven percent represent the “enthused and confident” cyclists who prefer direct, unimpeded, quick…

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