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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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7 Sins of Cyclists

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Your instruction manual probably doesn't come with these common "sins" cyclists make on the regular. Want a list of how to avoid being a terrible bicycle owner? Here you go!Not Checking Your Bike Before You RideAir? Lube? Weather conditions? Brakes? Front/Rear wheel quick releases? You need to check your bike and your gear before you [...]

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Top 10 Adult Bikes and Top 5 Kids Bikes of 2016

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2016 has been a ride! For some, it's been a bumpy ride, for others, a nice smooth ride. What kind of ride has 2016 been for you?With Christmas and New Years only days away, we've put together a list of some of our favorites and some of yours as well! Here's the top 10 adult [...]

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Cycling Prep for Winter

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Finally we are feeling cooler weather out here on the West Coast where we've got our 3 (almost) beachfront stores. It's time to start prepping our bikes for winter weather. Many of you are new at cycling so some of these tips might serve as a reminder. Here are some tips for cycling prep for [...]

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