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Great Places to Ride - June 21, 2021

Best Bike Trails in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

With miles and miles of trails to explore — Eau Claire, Wisconsin is a popular destination for cyclists eager to get out and ride! From smooth flat trails to steep inclines to rough terrain, there’s a little of everything to satisfy every kind of rider and skill level. And, it’s all woven through beautiful natural […]

Cycling Apparel - June 20, 2021

Why Use Cycling Specific Clothing?

You probably have regular activewear in your closet. Cycling is an active sport. Therefore, you can just wear general activewear for cycling, right? The short answer is no. Cycling apparel has specific features to make you more comfortable, more efficient, more protected, and generally more happy riding your bike.

Cycling - June 18, 2021

Bike Tire Buying Guide

You’ve likely landed here because you are considering buying new bike tires but you’re not sure what kind you need. Let us help! With so many bike tire options out there, we understand how confusing it can be to figure out which type will serve you best. In this Bike Tire Buying Guide we’ll walk […]

Cycling - June 17, 2021

Best Bike Trails in Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines, Iowa, sometimes referred to as the big small town, offers ample biking opportunities. Whether you’re looking for an urban ride through downtown to checkout the architecture and sample a brewski at a local pub or desire a scenic ride to take in the rolling hills surrounding the city — Des Moines offers it all. […]

About ERIK'S - June 16, 2021

How to Reassemble Your New Bike

Thanks for purchasing your new bike online from ERIK’S! Once you’ve received your bike securely packaged in a bike box, you will need to do a few minor reassembly steps to get it ready to ride. Please read our instructions carefully before reassembling your bike. Also watch the Bike Reassembly video below which walks you through the reassembly process.

About ERIK'S - June 15, 2021
ERIK'S HISTORY

ERIK’S History

Erik was only 13 when he started ERIK’S. His interest was sparked by his first bike — a hand-me-down from an older family member. With an entrepreneurial spirit, and the money he saved from his job as a paperboy, Erik began his business. He bought 50 used bikes, fixed them up, and sold them. Keep […]

Cycling - June 14, 2021

Does Your Child’s Helmet Fit?

It’s tough picking out a helmet for your kid when they come in deliberately vague size ranges like “child,” “toddler”, and “youth”. A toddler might fit into child-sized helmets, or a kid might fit into adult-sized helmets. Each helmet has an inch range, but that doesn’t mean it will fit. Often the circumference will match […]

BMX - June 11, 2021

Bikes, Snowboards, Skis and Gear Buying Guides

Trying to figure out which type of bike, snowboard, or skis are right for you or what kind of gear you need and why? We’ve got you covered. We compiled all of our best buying guides here for you to peruse through. Each one offers a wealth of information to help you get the most […]

Cycling - June 10, 2021
Woman Mountain BIking In Blue Helmet

Bike Helmet Buying Guide

Wearing a bike helmet is a must! We’ve created this simple helmet buying guide to ensure you get the right fit and style for your noggin. Follow these simple steps to learn everything you need to know to make buying a helmet easy-peasy! 1. Choose your helmet style. Most helmets are somewhat versatile. As long […]

Mountain Biking - June 8, 2021
Riding the Santa Cruz Bronson or Juliana Rubion in Woods

When in doubt, take the Santa Cruz Bronson or Juliana Rubion out!

The latest bikes from bike siblings Juliana and Santa Cruz are the redesigned Santa Cruz Bronson and Juliana Rubion! These enduro-focused sleds with 150mm of travel in the back and 160mm upfront will make quick work of almost any descent that you throw them down and 2.6” tire clearance allows for plenty of rubber in […]

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