Cain Park Bicycle took the crown in this week's Readers' Choice contest
The results are in, and the award for best sporting goods store in Cleveland Heights goes to ... Cain Park Bicycle! The neighborhood bicycle shop snagged more than 60 percent of the vote. If your favorite place to get sporting goods didn't win, you can still write a rave review in our Directory. Here are the other nominees: Look for our next installment of Readers' Choice Monday.
Doug Bahniuk has battled the illness himself, and will ride hundreds of miles through Alaska to raise money for Parkinson's research
Three weeks before tackling a 900-mile bike ride in Alaska, Doug Bahniuk stopped by Cain Park Bicycle to get his wheels ready for the big trip. He had two bicycles to bring in packed in his car that was parked nearby. Usually he just carries both in at the same time. “I’m always being Superman and doing more than I should, so I figured I’d take one over at a time instead of two at a time,” he said. When Bahniuk returned to his car, the bike he planned to take with him on the trip was gone. “It was literally five minutes,” he said. The Expedition bike, loaned to him by Cain Park Bicycle owner Gary Schumacher, had been fitted for the ride — a comfy seat, fenders, a rack, among other improvements. It was worth about $1,000. Bahniuk was …