Category: The Blog

Swiftwick socks, Edge bars, and a SRAM XX 2×10 build

We had a swiftwick employee stop in our shop a couple months ago while hiding from the rain on a road ride. He left us a couple pairs of their wool socks and since then we’ve been hooked. Swifwick socks are knitted at 200 needles; the highest density you’ll find in socks. The higher the… Read more »

Waverly maintenance and new bikes from Kona and Ellsworth

A crew of motivated trail workers have set a goal to finish a section of trail at Waverly Park the week of May 3-7. They are looking for some extra help through the week during the hours of 9-6 daily. Metro parks is supplying a ditch witch to do the heavy work, but just a… Read more »

New dvd’s and some new apperal…

We have two new mountain bike dvd’s here waiting to be watched on a rainy day or before you go out for a ride. Brighter is Filmed in North and South America. From past editor of Freeride Entertainment, Tamas Forde/New Wave Cinema is delivering exactly what you’ve been missing: A feel good, pro quality film…at… Read more »

Movement – Rays trip edit

Here’s some footage from a trip up to rays indoor mountain bike park I took a couple weeks ago. This place is enormous, most of the clips in here are just from the new Troy Lee Designs Rhythm Room. There really is so much more to this place including ramps for all types of riders…. Read more »

Salsa Fargo custom build and Kona Big Unit…

Spring is here and with that comes a lot of tune-up work, thanks go out to all who have brought their bikes in for the good ol yearly check up. We’ve got some good projects in the works so be sure to keep an eye out for some hot new bikes on our site. Here’s… Read more »

Glow in the dark bikes…

We’ve received some really cool bikes these last couple days. The Paddy Wagon features a high bottom bracket, increased pedal clearance for fixed riding, but maintains classic road geometry with fender clearance for funky-less commuting. Kona’s Africa Bike is designed specifically to provide effective, affordable transportation to those who need a bike that gets the… Read more »

NAHBS

NORTH AMERICAN HANDMADE BICYCLE SHOW COVERAGE>>> Drew shot a bunch of pics from this year’s show, click the link below to see all the beautiful bikes. For the past three years, I have attended the North American Hand Built Bike Show. The first was Portland.,second Indianapolis and this year, Richmond. Now we all know,there are… Read more »

Surly Steamroller with a few add-ons

It’s awlays nice when some one buying a bike adds on a couple extra changes to make it a little different. This Surly Cream Roller was lucky enough to recieve a Brooks B17 and some straight bars with Brooks grips.

Brooks grips and Klean Kanteen products

NEW IN TODAY>>> In the Brooks tradition, their grips are made of natural leather, the same long wearing leather used for our saddle tops. Each grip is made with a stack of leather washers cut from the scrap of our saddle tops. These washers are held together by 3 spokes, enabling the grip to be… Read more »

Out of town cycling events…

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show is taking place this weekend in Richmond, Virginia. Check back for full coverage for the show. There looks to be some pretty hot bikes this year, like the PHIL WOOD x Independent Fabrication track bike pictured below. Rays MTB park is probably one of the most amazing places to… Read more »