Spring, Brakes

Dylan Sabalewski, 14, of Claremont, and his cousin, Tyler Sabalewski, 14, of Claremont take a quick stop on the sidewalk in Claremont, N.H., to tune up the brakes on Dylan's bike before biking several miles to Ascutney on April 12, 2014. "This is the first really nice day we've had for biking," said Tyler, "All the mud puddles on the sidewalks have dried up." (Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Dylan Sabalewski, 14, of Claremont, and his cousin, Tyler Sabalewski, 14, of Claremont take a quick stop on the sidewalk in Claremont, N.H., to tune up the brakes on Dylan's bike before biking several miles to Ascutney on April 12, 2014. "This is the first really nice day we've had for biking," said Tyler, "All the mud puddles on the sidewalks have dried up." (Valley News - Sarah Priestap) Purchase photo reprints »

Dylan Sabalewski, 14, and his cousin, Tyler Sabalewski, 14, both of Claremont, make a quick stop on the sidewalk on Saturday to tune up the brakes on Dylan’s bike before riding several miles to Ascutney. “This is the first really nice day we’ve had for biking,” said Tyler. “All the mud puddles on the sidewalks have dried up.” Valley News — Sarah Priestap