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September 29th at 6pm-7pm Precision Bikes will be hosting an hour of bike maintenance.

During this time, Mark Miller will go through important day to day maintenance that you can perform to keep your bike in top condition!

We will run you through your gearing and fixing your flats!
Everyone is welcome from beginners to experienced riders!
Wear your favorite precision bikes Tshirt and receive $10 off your next tuneup!!
Any questions contact the shop at 3379817686! See you then!!

AtDawnWe'llRide

We’ll be riding tomorrow,

SATURDAY

09-13-2014

Roll out from Red’s at

>>>>>>>6:00 AM<<<<<<<

Winds: 8 mph NNE

Temperatures: Mid 70′s

Chances of precipitation: 20%

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CajunMan

Precision Bikes LOVES CajunMan Triathlon and wants to help make your race one of the best this season!
SALE:
25% OFF all shoes!
25% OFF all Tifosi Sunglasses!
50% OFF all SPY Glasses!
50% OFF all 2XU Products!
25% OFF all Road and TT Helmets!

*all products that are on sale are in stock items. The sale excludes the new Rudy Project Vortex helmet.

Don’t forget, Precision has race belts, nutrition, goggles, and triathlon apparel!
See you out on the course!
CajunMan

AtDawnWeRide

We’ll be riding tomorrow,

SATURDAY

09-06-2014

Roll out from Red’s at

>>>>>>>6:00 AM<<<<<<<

Winds: 1 mph W

Temperatures: Upper 70′s

Chances of precipitation: 20%

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Cuba underwent a bicycle revolution in the 1990s during its five year ‘Special Period’. Oil was scarce as a result of tough economic constraints, and throughout those years of austerity, bicycles where introduced as an alternative mode of transport. Thousands of Cubans used bicycles on a regular basis, as pedalling became the norm on the island.

Years later, the transportation crisis subsided and motorised vehicles returned, and the country’s bicycle culture took a hit. Now, new bikes are difficult to come by and parts are not readily available, yet many Cubans still use bicycles daily and, despite the limited resources, a handful of mechanics provide a service to those who rely on their bikes in their everyday lives.

Plenty of cyclists roam the streets of Havana and the rest of Cuba. Ángel, a typical bike riding Habanero, provides a brief insight into Cuban bicycle culture and the importance of bike mechanics in the capital as we come across both riders and repairmen.

*Music by VOLT HEIST: voltheist.com

Read the feature story: diegovivanco.es/portfolio-item/havana-bikes-feature-story/

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) – A portion of Bertrand Drive in Lafayette one day may be a spot for leisurely strolls, bicycle rides and sidewalks.

The Advocate reported the proposed city-parish budget for next year includes $700,000 for a streetscape project that would reduce a portion of the four-lane road to two or three lanes, add sidewalks and possibly include landscaping and on-street parking.

The goal is to make Bertrand between Johnston Street and College Drive a friendly corridor for foot and bike traffic and to spur business development, said Kevin Blanchard, city-parish chief development officer.

“We want it to work for the bicyclists, the walkers, the cars and the businesses in the area,” he said.

The streetscape project, assuming funding comes through, is still three to four years out, but the state Department of Transportation and Development is expected to restripe the road later this year, shifting the lines to reduce the road from four to three lanes and using the reworked space for bike lanes.

“That’s a good first step,” Blanchard said.

The long-term plan still is being developed.

Blanchard said sidewalks are certain in the plan, but no decision has been made on whether the road would be three lanes or two.

Landscaping is being considered as well as options to address a parking shortage for some businesses along the street, he said.

The plan calls for keeping Bertrand at four lanes where it intersects with College and Johnston.

City-Parish Councilman Andy Naquin, who represents the area, said he has some questions about how much money might be needed for the streetscape project but is generally supportive of the plan.

Naquin said he envisions the area as a pathway between the University of Louisiana-Lafayette athletics complex and the Horse Farm, which sits near the intersection of Bertrand and Johnston and is being developed as a park.

Tim Metcalf, who owns Dean-O’s Pizza on Bertrand, said the streetscape reworking could be a plus for businesses. He said he doesn’t have problems with reducing the lanes and slowing traffic. “There is no reason someone needs to go 45 or 50 mph there,” Metcalf said.

Blanchard said sidewalks, reduced lanes and slower traffic would allow residents to walk along Bertrand and “have a conversation and not feel like you are going to get run over.”

The four lanes of Bertrand Drive are a relic from the time decades ago when the road was a main thoroughfare to the north before College Drive was extended.

“It’s a four-lane road that carries two lanes worth of traffic,” Blanchard said.

Lafayette earlier experimented with retrofitting roads to be more pedestrian and bike friendly.

A project completed earlier this year two of the four vehicle lanes with bike lane through the heart of the university campus.

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AtDawnWeRide

We’ll be riding tomorrow,
SATURDAY
08-30-2014

Roll out from Red’s at

>>>>>>>6:00 AM<<<<<<<

Winds: 5 mph SE

Temperatures: Upper 70′s

Chances of precipitation: 50%

Precision Bikes will be closed on Monday in observation of Labor Day!

WomensITT

Don’t forget!

Tuesday night is Precision Bikes Woman’s TIME TRIALS!

Same place same time!!! 6:30pm sharp, helmets required!

10 miles total out and back!

All levels of riders will be out there so come out for a great time with great people!
Any questions please call the shop at 337-981-7686!!!

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Congratulations to Chris McDonald!!!
Chris won by 16 seconds…..