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End-of-Season Sale

Written on Saturday, August 18th, 2018 about Uncategorized

It’s that time of year again when the new bikes are coming out so we put this year’s On Sale. For what’s on sale check out our Specials Page.

Teddy’s Choice #9

Written on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 about Teddy's Choice, Yeti Bikes

Continuing in our series of product recommendations by our shop dog Teddy, this week it’s a bike. And not just any bike; it’s one of the best mountain bikes available; Yeti’s SB100. If Teddy’s legs were actually long enough to reach the pedals this is the bike he would choose. Why? 1) It’s short-travel with…

Teddy’s Choice #8

Written on Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 about Bike Repair, Teddy's Choice, Tools

Teddy is now 9 months old and if he had strong opinions about things before it is now doubly so. Now that he is a bit older his favourite activities include wrestling with his “sister” who is double his size, barking at passing dogs, cars, people…leaves…and short walks that take a long time. Patience isn’t…

Long-Travel MTB Sale

Written on Friday, July 13th, 2018 about Uncategorized

We have a few Trek trail bikes left and with the 2019 versions coming any day it’s time to put them on sale. Here’s a chance to get a great deal on amazing bikes while there is lots of riding season left. We have one 19.5″ (Large) Trek Slash 9.8. This bike is puts not-that-old…

Marin’s New Wolf Ridge Here

Written on Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 about Bikes, Marin Bikes, Shop News

It’s a few months late but we received Marin’s much-anticipated Wolf Ridge trail bike recently. We’ve ridden it at Marin’s product launch and it does what they say it does: pedals incredibly well despite have 6 inches of travel. Marin markets this bike as the “One Bike” that can do everything…of course we’re talking MTB…

e-Bike Sale!

Written on Friday, July 6th, 2018 about Bike Sale, e-Bikes, Uncategorized

Want a bike where you get to decide how hard the uphills are? Where it’s like you have a perpetual tail wind? Then come test ride an electric-assist bike. Everyone who tries one comes back with a huge smile on their face. All of our e-bikes are on sale so there are great deals to…

Ibis Cycles Demo Rescheduled!

Written on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 about Events, Ibis Bikes, Shop News

The Ibis distributor is late getting bikes and they won’t make it in time for this Saturday the 9th so we have to re-schedule the Demo. Apologies for the change. Instead of one day though, Ibis is going to drop the bikes off for a week! We will have the demo fleet here at the…

Teddy’s Choice #7

Written on Thursday, May 24th, 2018 about Accessories, Teddy's Choice

Chain Checker It’s a little known fact that Corgi’s were bred to herd cattle and like other herding dogs tend to want to do that with people as well. You can tell they are constantly doing a head count. Due to the Spring rush at the Shop Teddy hasn’t posted for a while since he has…

Teddy’s Choice #6

Written on Saturday, May 5th, 2018 about Accessories, Teddy's Choice

Going on a long ride and/or it’s hot out? Have a bike that doesn’t fit a water bottle (Ahem! a Yeti that isn’t an SB100) then Teddy recommends the Camelbak Quick Stow Flask. Basically it’s a cross between a regular water bottle and a hydration pack bladder. The flexible material allows it to be stowed…

Fat Bike Storage

Written on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 about Bike Repair, Shop News

Now that the snow is finally going…at least until the May long weekend…it’s time to put away your fat bike. But why put it away dirty and tired from a season of riding? Additionally, fat bikes are, well…fat–so tucking them out of the way can be tricky unless you have the proverbial garage-mahal (and who…