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August 12, 2020

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 […]

July 31, 2020

ERIK’S Bloomington Shop Moves Back to Richfield, Minnesota!

ERIK’S is excited to announce our Bloomington shop is moving back to Richfield, Minnesota, on August 12, 2020!

July 30, 2020
Specialized Bicycles on a Car Rack for Traveling

How to Travel with Your Bike

Want a sure-fire way to increase the fun factor on your next roadtrip? Bring your bike! With your bike in tow you can easily check out new riding spots enroute to break up a day of driving. And, once you’ve reached your destination, you’ll be able to park your car and explore by bike! This […]

July 24, 2020
Person with Bicycle with racks and bags for bikepacking

Tips For Bikepacking

Love cycling? Love camping? Love adventure? Why not mix all those passions together to experience the thrill and chill of bikepacking?!

June 19, 2020
Letter from Erik on Covid-19

Letter from Erik – Response to Covid-19

June 29th, 2020 / Covid Response from Erik Dear ERIK’S Customer,Today, states are slowly reopening and I want to share with you an update from the frontlines of our Bike Shops.

May 15, 2020

Biking Essentials Checklist

Ready to get out there and start riding? If you’re just starting out or it’s been a while since you last biked, we compiled a list of the essentials — everything you’ll need to have a safe, comfortable, and FUN time bicycling. MUST HAVES: We recommend these six items for EVERY cyclist. 1. BIKEWe know, […]

May 11, 2020
Specialized eBikes on Bike Path

Specialized Turbo Active Electric Bikes

Are you looking for the best electric bike for riding the paths, commuting or cruising around town? Then look no further than the Specialized Turbo Como, Vado, and Vado SL – the bikes that make up the family of Specialized Turbo Active Electric Bikes. These top-in-class ebikes provide the best rider experience because Specialized designed […]

May 8, 2020

5 Reasons It’s Great To Be a Woman Cyclist

By guest blogger – Amy Patee, ERIK’S Events and Marketing Coordinator I was four years old when I first rode a bike. It became my main mode for getting around the neighborhood to visit friends. I biked A LOT. All of us kids did back then. But as I got older, I stopped riding my […]

April 28, 2020

Sizing Guide for Bikes, Snowboards, and Skis

When you’re shopping for your new bike, board, or skis – size matters! The right fit keeps you safe, comfortable, improves performance, and you’ll simply have more FUN — whichever sport you love! We’ve created simple guides to help ensure you buy the right size bicycle, snowboard, or skis for you. Bike Sizing The size of […]

April 24, 2020

Why Erik the Bikeman Loves the Specialized Creo eRoad Bike.

Erik, the owner/founder of ERIK’S Bike Board Ski, started riding the Specialized Turbo Creo to see what all the hype was about. An Electric Road Bike claiming to be super lightweight, have incredible power, range, and connectivity? Keep reading to hear about what he discovered and find out why it’s currently his ride of choice.