Category: Cool Stuff

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Night Riding Fever

There is one night a week (every week) that my wife knows not to make any arrangements. No dinners, no events, no movies. Thursday morning is different. First I check the evening’s weather, not that it matters, but I need

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Are you a Rider…

… or a Cyclist? After decades of bicycle riding and seven-plus years of running a Local Bike Shop SJ and I have concluded that are essentially two types of mountain bikers – the cyclist and the rider. Neither one is

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Rear Suspension explained

It is the technology that revolutionised Mountain Biking. Soft tail, Dual Suspension, Full Suspension, no matter what name you call it, having a rear shock paired with our front suspension has allowed us to do crazier, funner, gnarlier, better things

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Buy your bike, buy your shop

When you buy your bicycle you should also ‘buy’ the shop. In other words, your choice of shop and bike brand should be influenced by the shop you feel most comfortable in. Not only are you investing in a bike

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650B’s are Here

The Ins and Outs of 650Bs When we heard about another wheel size just over a year ago (650B or not 650B), we swore, shook our heads and banged our fists. Please, we don’t want to stock more tyres, tubes,

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The Best : PYGA 29er’s

The early prototype Pyga OneTen29 was the winner of the the recent Bicycling magazine 2012 29er shootout between 10 world class full suspension 29ers, the Pyga OneTen29 has clearly set a new benchmark that every other brand will be trying

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650B or not 650B, that is the Question

26" 650B 29"

When we as a bicycle store heard about another wheel size in the form of 650B, we swore, shook our heads and banged our fists. Please, we don’t want to stock more tyres, tubes, rims, rim tape, spokes, wheels and bikes…

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