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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…

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…

All-New Platform: SB100 from Yeti Cycles

Written on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 about Bikes, Shop News, Yeti Bikes

We have been tempted with computer drawings that we weren’t allowed to share for a while now but yesterday Yeti sent us actual shots of their new cross-country model the SB10o. With 100mm of rear travel this bike is on the face of it a pure cross-country bike but with the also-new Step-Cast Fox 34…

Trekfest Spring Sale Starts Thursday 29th

Written on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 about Accessories, Bike Sale, Bontrager, Shop News, Trek Bikes

Kick Off Spring Starting Thursday March 29th, join us for our Trekfest Spring Sale. All Trek bikes over $300 are On Sale. As well, all Bontrager Accessories are 20% Off (except for 2018 Apparel and Wheels). Beat the rush and get geared up for a great riding season. The Sale ends April 7th so don’t…

Ibis Steps Up

Written on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 about Bikes

If you want to know what the state of the art in trail bike design is currently we could explain it by telling you about how seat tube angles are getting steeper, top tubes are getting longer and frames are being designed around dropper posts. This combined with the already current trends towards shorter stems,…

e-Bike Noob

Written on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 about Bikes, Lifestyle

e-Bike First-Ride: My e-bike experience began when at the beginning of February of this year I drove to Tucson for a 2 week holiday. (Pro tip: it’s a painfully long drive; fly instead). One of the reasons I wanted to drive is I wanted to bring 2 e-bikes with me; one for my wife and…

Specials

Written on Friday, January 26th, 2018 about Bike Sale, Bikes, Specials

Here we post Deals on New, Used and Demo Bikes. Check back often as the list is constantly changing. For Manufacturers Specs on New Bikes Click on the Image. Used Cannondale Road bike, size 58cm, Ultegra components $599.99   2016 Used Specialized Sirrus, 19.5″ Frame, 105 components, $699.99 2017 TMR01 54cm Ultegra Demo Frame, New…

New Bikes Cont’d

Written on Saturday, January 13th, 2018 about Bikes

A New Niche Category of Bike: The All-Rounder The amount of technology that is in bikes these days and the performance they offer is mind-boggling even compared to bikes 4 or 5 years ago. In mountain bikes it’s about better suspension, shifting and dropper seatposts combined with more travel and better pedalling. In road bikes…

The New Bike Year

Written on Thursday, December 28th, 2017 about Bikes

New Year’s Day…Now in August In the bike industry the calendar works a little differently than the actual calendar. As we approach the New Year on the calendar, the bike year is already almost half over. Driven by the needs of OEMs Fox, for example, releases their next year’s product in the summer now. Similarly…