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Teddy’s Choice #17 – Monkey Light

Written on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 about Accessories, Bike Lights, Teddy's Choice

Want to bling up your bike and simultaneously be seen from space? Then the monkey light is for you. This clever light system syncs with the rpm of your spinning wheel to make your bike more interesting and very visible. Teddy was pretty disappointed when he found out there were no actual monkeys included with…

Ibis Bikes Demo

Written on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 about Events, Ibis Bikes, Shop News

This Saturday, July 13th from 9 am until 2 pm Ibis Cycles will be bringing some of their amazing full-suspension bikes to Demo. They will have the new Ripley 4, the Mojo 3 and the Ripmo. These are state of the art in mountain bike design with progressive geometry, full carbon fibre construction, and super-efficient…

When We Win You Win

Written on Friday, July 5th, 2019 about Shop News, Specials

Buy anything at our Shop July 5 – July 27 and save your receipt. If a Trek-Segafredo rider podiums the day after your purchase, you’ll win up to $100 in-store credit. Details here or drop by the Shop. #2019TourdeFrance


Written on Friday, June 21st, 2019 about Bike Sale, Bikes, BMC Bikes, Fat Bikes, Ibis Bikes, Marin Bikes, Specials, Trek Bikes

Here we post Deals on New, Used and Demo Bikes. Check back often as the list is constantly changing.         Marin Gestalt X10 – 52 Frame size, Reg. $1629.99 On Sale! $1299.99    

Big ‘n Tall Bikes

Written on Thursday, May 30th, 2019 about Bikes, Trek Bikes

Are you over 6’4″ or know someone who is? Looking for a bike that fits can be frustrating since most manufacturers fit to the bell curve and max out at “XL” frame sizes (or 2XL that are really XL). Taller people are sometimes used to not being able to buy “off the rack” but when…

Teddy’s Choice #16

Written on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 about Accessories, Teddy's Choice

Corgis tend not to get lost; being able to sniff their way home. Most people do get lost. Track your ride, including the way home, with this Garmin Edge 130 GPS computer. Giving you all of the usual bike computer metrics like speed, distance, and time the Edge 130 can sync to various apps to…

Teddy’s choice #15

Written on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 about Accessories, Teddy's Choice

Corgis are known to be stylish dogs…heck, the Queen has had over 30 of them. That is why Teddy is recommending this very cool bell from the Australian company Knog, the Oi Luxe. The new all-metal version of the Oi bell is much-improved over the old plastic one in strength and durability. It also sounds…

Go! Ride & Win – Test Ride an e-Bike and Win!

Written on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 about Uncategorized

Thinking about an e-bike? Maybe just curious? Test ride a Trek e-bike in May and you can scratch to win free stuff, gift cards, a $500 discount on an e-bike…or an e-bike. Every scratch card is a winner. We’ve yet to send a person out on an e-bike who didn’t come back with a huge…

Ibis Ripley 4 Launch

Written on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 about Bikes, Ibis Bikes, Shop News

Hardcore Bikes has carried Ibis bikes since late 2008 so we have been a dealer for over a decade. Despite that we have never made a visit to the home of such a great brand and a great partner. On April 23 that oversight was remedied when myself, and a bunch of other Canadian dealers,…

Teddy’s Choice #14

Written on Saturday, April 13th, 2019 about Accessories, Teddy's Choice

Hitch-type bike racks are easier to load and they allow the bikes to draft behind your vehicle improving fuel economy. The downside is that your bike is being continuously doused in dust, dirt and, if it’s raining moisture. Unless you own an electric car, your bike is also being exposed to exhaust gasses which contain…