Category: The Blog

How bikes can save us…

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A family member of mine brought a foreign exchange student from Germany into the shop today to check it out. His father works at Mavic and he was pretty alarmed at the excessive amount of automobiles on the road in the states. It was very interesting to get his perspective involving our reliance on the… Read more »

Kona Big Kahuna

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Take a look at the 2012 Kona Big Kahuna! New superlight Scandium 6069 tubing and a stiff 142×12 rear axle will let you take on everything from technical singletrack to speedy XC racecourses. Light but durable, fast but fairly priced, the Big Kahuna is years of a deep-seated commitment to racing and testing 29er bikes…. Read more »

Chris King Inset/1.5 headset

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Suspension mountain bike forks are coming with the tapered 1.5″ steerer tube for a stiffer front end. Here’s Chris King’s fix for the rider with a standard 44mm internal(zero stack) head tube that you find on majority of frames. This headset will allow you to use a 1.5″ fork on your 44mm frame!

KYMBA 100 miles video

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Here’s a very informative video from KYMBA detailing their plans for future trails. It’s very exciting to see such strong momentum along with more and more volunteer work from the local mountain bike crew. Looks like Louisville will be an even better city to ride a mountain bike in the next few years.

New MTB DVD

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From the Inside Out just arrived here at the shop and we will be playing it non stop for the next few weeks. Stop in and check it out and we guarantee it will motivate you to ride in the cold weather. There is a good mix of riding featuring everything from back yard dirt… Read more »

New Sram Red

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The count down started, More info here, http://www.bikeradar.com/news/article/sram-red-groupset-2013-details-leaked-32565

Tuvativ Stylo Handlebars

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We’ve noticed a lot of people jumping on to the wider handlebar craze lately. Wider bars will give you more control. Truvativ’s T30 is designed to provide comfortable, upright positioning available in two rise options: 20mm or 30mm. With TRUVATIV’s race-proven “9×5” back-sweep and up-sweep design they feel very comfortable under your hands, I love… Read more »

Norco Havoc dirt jumper

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The combination of BMX and mountain biking, Norco’s Havoc takes BMX style and fuses it with big-wheel speed. It’s one bike for trails, skate parks and dirt jumps. Norco pioneered this style of bicycle and as riders continue to advance the sport, making larger jumps, learning new tricks and pushing the boundaries of what is… Read more »

Independent Fabrication Deluxe 29er

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Much has been written about IF moving to NH, instead of talking about that, lets talk bikes.The place where the bikes are made may have changed and some of  the people may have changed to but one thing is certain the bikes look as good as ever. The paint is as good as any I have… Read more »

SRAM pART Project

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Here’s a box of 100 SRAM high-performance bike components. Now make something of it. That’s the challenge SRAM laid down for a group of noted artists from across the country, handpicked by Milwaukee’s art Guru Terrence Coffman and SRAM’s very own Marketing Chief David Zimberoff. The participating artists more than met this challenge. The works… Read more »