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The Right Summer Bike for You

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Summer is the best time for cyclists. It's not just the temperature that makes it ideal, the bright sun is fantastic for visibility, the dry roads are also a lot safer. 

Bianchi Oltre XR.2 Super Record

Road Bike: If you're a runner, you'll like the road bike. Road bikes are built for speed on paved roads. They're lightweight, built for performance. There's a range of specialized types within the Road Bike category- Triathlon, cyclocross, road race bikes to name a few. Depending on your pace and intensity, a road bike is great for fitness and sport. 

BMC: Sportelite APS Deore - 2017

Mountain Bikes: Want something more durable than a road bike? Mountain bikes are generally all-terrain, meaning they'll ride almost any type of road you want under you. Mountain bikes come with a range of tire sizes as well as suspensions for you to choose from. Plus size (fat) tires are fantastic traction for loose, rocky and/or wet terrain. Full suspension mountain bikes makes an awesome ride even better by smoothing out unwanted movements. 

Nirve: Beach 1 Ladies Coaster Brake - 2017

Beach Cruisers: Often found in retro designs and styles, are a lifestyle bike. They're comfortable, smooth and easy to ride. When you want a leisurely ride and relish being on a bike, Beach Cruisers are the perfect summer ride. Most Beach Cruisers come in a step-through version that make it easy for riders wearing regular clothing to hop on. 

Stromer Electric - ST1 S - 2017

Electric Bikes: The bicycles of the future. You can convert any regular bike into an electric bike with an e-bike conversion kit. You can also get an e-bike that comes outfitted with all the fantastic tech you could ever want. E-bikes are fantastic for long commutes, they offer the health benefits of a regular bike as well as the ease of cruising when you need a breather. Electric bikes are unique within the biking community in that they've got a fantastic community of e-bike enthusiasts who share an incredible passion for a truly unique ride. 

Father's Day 2017

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Father's Day 2017 falls on Sunday, June 18th.Patience is a virtue, so is spontaneity. So if you haven't planned anything just yet or gotten a gift for tomorrow, no worries, we know you're exercising your...virtues!We've got your back. Especially if you're in the Southern California area. (But if not, no worries, we still got you!)Here [...]

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Bike on Bike Accidents - What to Do

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via Flickr, Courtesy of Andrey MindryukovThe number of cyclists is increasing because more and more people are becoming eco-conscious and green. This is great for the environment and cycling enthusiasts everywhere. However, some of us are starting to crash into each other. What happens when there's serious injury or damage and how do we prevent ourselves [...]

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Bike + Stairs = Fail (Sometimes)

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Bike tricks are...tricky. A lot of you out there are daring and adventurous, we applaud you for that. Just know that it's incredibly dangerous (although often funny) when people attempt to mix riding their bikes and stairways.  Indoor stairs, outdoor bike, a whole lot of fail.Outdoor bike, outdoor stairs, and...more stairs...What did he intend to do, [...]

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Cycling Faux Pas

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Loose Helmet Strap on and buckle up! Having a well fitted helmet that is securely attached to your head will save EVERYONE a world of hurt. This means you, your family, your doctor, your cat, your dog...no one wants you to have a head injury, least of all yourself. Keep your melon protected, and by melon [...]

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3 Stretches for Cyclists on the Road

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Stretches have been proven to improve flexibility, reduce pain and improving your range of motion. As you are on your rides, taking breaks to practice your stretching will benefit you greatly in the long run to build strength and flexibility. Courtesy of Tim Jordan via FlickrLow Lunge Got tight quads and hip flexors? Low lunges is a [...]

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Beginners Tips for the New Generation of Cyclists

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For most of us, our love for all things cycling started at a young age. Someone somewhere inspired us to get on a bike and we've never stopped pedaling since. Now it's probably time to pass that passion down to a new generation and we've got some helpful tips.  This work is licensed under a Creative [...]

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10 Ways Riding a Bike can Save the World ( and make your life better )

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Turns out, biking is not just good for your body and joints, but it's also the best choice for the environment. Here are 10 ways using a bike to get around your city can help save the world - and improve your life in the process. Reduces household emissionsRiding your bike to work rather than driving [...]

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Netflix and Cycle? 5 Cycling Documentaries for Those Nights In

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What do you do to get your cycling fix when you're indoors? We recommending curling up with a nice cup of whatever-you-like and an awesome cycling documentary on Netflix. For those of you who don't have Netflix, write in and we'll help you figure something out!Here's 5 we recommend:               [...]

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Spring is Here, Love is in the Air, Here's 5 Bikes We're Infatuated With

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Spring is the perfect season for falling in love, and we've got some introductions for you. Riders, meet your match- Here are 5 bikes we're absolutely in love with this spring.Bianchi Infinito CV Chorus : The Infinito was designed for the rider who wants to mix it up on Saturday's fast tempo group ride yet still [...]

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