Category: The Blog

New Chris King bottles

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We have some new Chris King bottles in stock for your hydration needs.

Norco Womens Yorkville

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Norco’s Yorkville is Comfortable and efficient with a natural riding position, these sleek bikes are a fun and easy ride. Clean and refined looks, reliable components and a healthy amount of style make these the perfect bikes for everyday riding. Below is the women’s model, but we have men’s versions too. Stop by and test… Read more »

New Kona Ute

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Kona’s Ute continues to change people’s lives all over the world. For 2012 Kona added smooth welds to make the frame more streamlined and an internal headset with an oversized headtube to stiffen up the bike’s front end. They also beefed up the downtube to increase the lateral stability of the bike when it’s carrying… Read more »

Kona Road Line featured on Bike Rumor

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Kona recently introduced their all-new King Zing carbon fiber road bike. It’s made in Italy by Dedacciai, uses custom designed “spined” stays and sports a pretty solid component spec for the price. So why haven’t we heard about it? We asked Kona just that, here’s the response and some details on the new road bikes:… Read more »

Shimano Goretex winter shoes

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With winter closing in on us it’s time to start thinking how you can ride through the coming cold days. Shimano offers this nice Goretex shoe to keep your feet dry while a fleece liner keeps them warm.

New Product: Dakine Gloves

dakine exodus glove

We are now carrying Dakine, makers of fine mtb gloves, apparel, and bags. We are stocking their hydration packs along with summer and winter gloves. Pictured below is the very affordable($20) Exodus glove which is designed to breathe very well. The ventilator is very similar to the Exodus but with a little more sophisticated design…. Read more »

Clement PDX Cyclocross tires

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With all of the rain we’ve been receiving lately, cyclocross races are going to start getting a little muddy! We have the perfect tire here from Clement… the PDX was built to be the weapon of choice for Portland’s vibrant Cyclocross scene. The tread is built to provide enough grip in wet and muddy conditions,… Read more »

New bikes at OYLC

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There’s been some new bike arrivals here in the last few weeks, we have a little bit of everything for any type of cyclist including a demo Kona full suspension 29er’. The first bike is the new Kona Jake which is able to ride everything from city streets with potholes to gravel commuter paths to… Read more »

Seasons

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Riding in Louisville is pretty darn good, wether its cherokee park on the road or Waverly on the mtb.We are also lucky enough to have seasons, Fall is a pretty time of year with all the bright colors, it also means base layers, jackets, knee warmers, gloves, hats and embrocation. The smell of a fire places… Read more »

New dirt rag!

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Issue 159 of dirtrag features a write up on three kona and three Norco bikes. Stop by the shop and read what the dirtrag crew has to say.