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January 12, 2022
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Snowboard Boot Lacing Systems – What is Best for You

If you’re new to snowboarding you may have seen many different ways to lace them up. Here we’ll go over the most common ones so you know what to expect when you’re hunting for that perfect pair. There are three main types of snowboard boot lacing systems. Traditional, quick lace, and BOA designs. There are […]

January 4, 2022
woman carrying aventon soltera ebike up stairs

Aventon Soltera: The City Dweller’s Electric Bike

Aventon has done it again with their all-new Soltera electric bike! The Aventon Soltera is the perfect bike for commuting around the city. It’s fast, nimble, light, and fun! The hybrid style frame allows you to be more aggressive for those mornings you oversleep or relax on a casual weekend ride.   It comes in single-speed and seven-speed models. Both have a 350 watt brushless motor for efficiency and longevity. The […]

December 28, 2021
women on a smart trainer doing indoor cycling

Why Train with an Indoor Bike Trainer

Many people started their biking journey this year and want to continue it through the colder months. What if riding outside in subzero temperatures isn’t for you? Thankfully, we have options! Indoor bike trainers can sound intimidating, but there are options for cyclists of all skill levels. We have a few simple steps to determine […]

December 24, 2021
Women biking with aftershokz sport headphones

Best Sport Headphones and Sound Systems

Being able to put on a pair of headphones and sinking away from the world can be a great feeling. However, sometimes you want to listen to music or take calls when you still need to be able to hear what’s going on around you. ERIK’S has many great offerings for the best sport headphones and […]

December 14, 2021
Specialized Turbo Levo Gen 3

Specialized Turbo Levo Gen 3 – Comp Carbon, Comp Alloy, & Alloy

The Specialized Turbo Levo has been the high water mark for all other electric mountain bikes since it was originally released back in 2015. The Specialized Turbo Levo Gen 3 is no exception!   The Gen 3 Levo is now available in Comp Carbon, Comp Alloy, and Alloy versions! These models have the great features that the S-Works, Pro & Expert models […]

July 9, 2021
Person Riding Singletrack through Carver Lake Park Mountain Bike Trails

Mountain Biking Trails Review — Carver Lake Park in Woodbury, MN

The mountain biking trails at Carver Lake Park are a fun mix of easy and intermediate, flowy singletrack with super fun features and zippy downhill rips thrown in for good variety. Carver Lake also features a sweet bike playground! This area is a great place for riders of all ages to start to hone their […]

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.

June 15, 2021

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 […]

May 28, 2021
Pedal Power Kids visiting ERIK'S

Pedal Power — Teaching Children the Joy of Riding a Bike!

Pedal Power is a 501c3 nonprofit in Minneapolis Minnesota dedicated to using the bicycle as an educational vehicle. They work in high poverty schools teaching children how to ride a bike. Once the kids have mastered the bicycle, they then get to head out on adventures by bike — exploring the city and nature!

May 4, 2021
ERIK'S West Des Moines Is Now Open!

New ERIK’S Store Opening in West Des Moines, Iowa!

ERIK’S is excited to announce the opening of a brand new shop at 950 1st Street in West Des Moines, Iowa — opening Friday, May 14th at 11 am!

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