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August 20, 2022

What’s in Your Bike Bag?

Living in the digital age makes it easy to think that your phone is the only thing you need in case of problems on your ride. A phone is definitely important to have (check out our phone holders here so you can bike safely with yours). But there are a few additional things you should […]

August 8, 2022
shimano grx limted

Shimano GRX Limited – New at ERIK’S!

Shimano has released an extremely limited edition of their GRX 810 groupset. This edition features a polished aluminum finish on most of the group. They’ve also updated the brake calipers to bring them in line with the calipers from their other road groups. ERIK’S is one of the few retailers in the country that will […]

July 21, 2022

When To Replace Your Bike Helmet

Bike helmets don’t last forever. In fact, even if you aren’t in a crash your helmet can become less protective over time. Keep reading to learn the four things to consider when deciding if it is time to replace your bike helmet.

July 6, 2022
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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 21, 2022
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BMC Bikes Now At ERIK’S!

Part of our success at ERIK’S is our ability to partner with brands that share an honest passion for our sports. We want to keep riders’ needs at the forefront of innovation and have products that enhance the experience for everyone using them. So, we are excited to announce that the iconic and premium brand […]

June 7, 2022
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7 Reasons Why You Need Cycling-Specific Clothes

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 clothes have specific features to make you more comfortable, more efficient, more protected, and generally happier riding your bike. Check out our list of 7 reasons […]

June 1, 2022
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Cycling Gift Ideas For Father’s Day

Below are some awesome gift ideas for dad, but what he really wants is time together. Shoot him a text or go old-fashioned and give him a call. Schedule some time to hop on two wheels together and go for a bike ride. Get a coffee or a beer, or just cruise the trail. And […]

May 24, 2022
S-Works Torch Cycling Shoe

S-Works Torch Cycling Shoes: Engineered to Disappear

Specialized is crowning a new king at the top of their road shoe line with the release of the S-Works Torch Cycling Shoes. The all-new SW Torch is replacing the current S-Works 7 shoe but it’s not simply a name change. 

May 11, 2022
specialized roval wheels

Roval Wheels: Alpinist CL II, CLX II, and Rapide CLX II 

Roval keeps attacking and leading the pack with their new tubeless-compatible Rapide CLX II, Alpinist CL II, and Alpinist CLX II wheels. How do we know this? Rapide and Alpinist wheels have won more races on the World Tour in the last 2 years than any other wheels – 155 wins to be exact. From Cobbled […]

April 28, 2022
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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Biking or Boarding Mom

Whether your mom enjoys shredding singletrack, road cycling, or casually cruising around town, we’ve got plenty of bike gear that will make her ride more enjoyable. And, if your mom likes to mix up her activity, we also have an awesome selection of skateboards and longboards that will put a smile on her face. Check […]

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