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November 24, 2021
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5 Tips to Safely Biking at Night

Just because the sun is setting a little earlier doesn’t mean you need to shorten your bike ride. But it does mean you need to equip your bike and yourself with the right gear to stay safe while riding after dark. Take a glance at our list of tips for biking at night and then […]

November 16, 2021
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Best Bike Lights for Night Riding

Picking the right bike lights for night riding can make Spring, Fall, and even Winter rides longer, safer, and more enjoyable. With the days being shorter and nights longer you might find yourself riding in the dark, even if that wasn’t your plan. Bike lights are especially important during these times of the year. For […]

September 2, 2021

The Advantages of Going Tubeless!

If you’ve owned a bike, you’ve likely had tires with inner tubes. Which means you’ve also probably dealt with the limitations of inner tubes. You’ve had to replace or patch them after running over something sharp. If you’ve tried to run lower pressure, you’ve probably hit something hard and suffered a pinch flat. The solution? […]

July 14, 2021
Specialized Bicycles on a Car Rack for Traveling

5 Tips for Traveling 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 13, 2021
Specialized S-Works Recon Cycling Shoes worn on Gravel Rider

S-Works Recon Cycling Shoes, Now With Laces!

Classic styles for gravel miles, the Specialized Recon cycling shoes combine the timeless look of lace-up shoes with the proven performance and comfort that come from Body Geometry enhanced footwear.

July 12, 2021
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Bike Seat Buying Guide

One of the most common conversations that we have with customers at ERIK’S is how to find a comfortable bike seat (also called bike saddle). It’s difficult to know whether the stock seat on your new bike will fit you. After a few rides, some customers find their saddle just doesn’t feel as though it […]

July 7, 2021
Person with Bicycle with racks and bags for bikepacking

4 Tips For Bikepacking

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

July 5, 2021

5 Tips for how to Commute by Bike

Got the rush-hour blues? Imagine instead enjoying your morning and evening work commute by bicycle! Commuting by bike, whether it’s to work or to simply run errands, provides physical exercise, fresh air, Vitamin D, and an environmentally friendly way to get from point A to point Z. Here are five useful tips that will help […]

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 […]

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 […]

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