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Cycling - May 24, 2024
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Best Bike Racks for Cars: ERIK’S Car Bike Rack Guide

Ready to take your bike on an adventure but don’t know how to safely bring it along with you? Sounds like you need a car rack! With summer upon us, now is the perfect time to find a new rack for your vehicle and bring your beloved bike(s) to your next vacation destination. In this […]

Cycling - May 15, 2024
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Introducing the SRAM RED AXS Groupset

Every part of SRAM’S RED AXS groupset has been refined to create an effortless ride, including light brake feel, comfortable ergonomics, smooth front shifting, fully wireless connectivity, and expanded gearing choices to fit every rider. RED is packed with features like accurate and reliable power measurement, new shift points, and greater braking adjustability, all while […]

Cycling - May 9, 2024
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Ride to Work or School in Honor of National Bike Month 

We hope you’re making the most of National Bike Month this May and getting out on two wheels to enjoy the ride as often as possible. Throughout the month, we’ll be posting about various National Bike Month activities and events to celebrate the arrival of perfect biking weather. Check out our first post, about the […]

About ERIK'S - May 1, 2024
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Discover the History of National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month, aka the best time of the year! As spring weather finally approaches and the sun (hopefully) emerges from hibernation, cyclists are eager to celebrate National Bike Month by revisiting their favorite trails, discovering new roads, meeting up for social rides, and getting out on two wheels as much as possible.   […]

About ERIK'S - January 29, 2024
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Minnesota E-Bike Rebate Program: Everything You Need to Know 

Last updated April 30, 2024. Considering an eco-friendly upgrade for your commute in 2024? The Minnesota e-bike rebate program offers an excellent opportunity for green transportation, and ERIK’S, as a participating retailer, is your go-to guide for navigating this program. 

Cycling - September 26, 2023

The All-New Specialized Creo 2 E-Bike

Road or gravel? Five miles or five hours? Climb or descend? More power or less weight? The Specialized Creo 2 electric road bike isn’t about having to choose. It’s about having it all. With more power, bigger range, a lighter weight, huge tire clearance, and Future Shock 3.0 assembly, the Specialized Creo 2 is category-defying, […]

Cycling - September 13, 2023
A woman wearing a bike helmet installs an e-bike battery onto her e-bike.

E-Bike Battery Safety Tips for Secure Bike Riding

As electric bikes have grown more popular over the last few years, e-bike batteries have become a burning topic—specifically their safety and maintenance. When used properly, electric bike batteries are safe and reliable. But, as with any new technology, it’s important to learn the important details and follow guidelines from reputable manufacturers like Specialized and […]

Cycling - September 12, 2023

The All-New 2024 Specialized Roubaix

The 2024 Specialized Roubaix SL8 is Specialized’s updated entry into the endurance road category. They made the Roubaix lighter, faster, and smoother than its predecessor. The new Roubaix SL8 takes Specialized’s philosophy of “Smoother is Faster” to the next level. The Roubaix SL8 is made for the person who wants to push their bike to […]

Cycling - August 8, 2023
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Aventon Soltera.2 Overview – New Product Release

The Aventon Soltera.2 brings a sense of freedom and joy to riders’ daily routine, allowing them to enjoy the journey between responsibilities. It’s designed for city commuting, fitness riding, path riding, and more, making it a versatile solution for riders looking to embrace a new way of getting around while having fun and reducing the […]

About ERIK'S - August 6, 2023

New Specialized Product Launch – Tarmac SL8

One Bike to Rule Them All The Tarmac SL8 creates unprecedented speed with a combination of aerodynamics, a lightweight frame, and ride quality previously thought impossible. After eight generations and over two decades of development, it’s more than the fastest Tarmac ever—it’s the world’s fastest race bike. Are your legs ready? The World’s Fastest Race […]

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