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April 11, 2023
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2023 Garmin Edge 540 and Edge 840 Review

The new Garmin Edge 540 and Edge 840 bring in some great features you may have seen on the Edge 1040 when it was released in 2022. The most exciting update for the 2023 Garmin Edge product line is the introduction of “solar” models for both the 540 and 840. The solar models boast 32 […]

March 14, 2023
hydration guide for biking at ERIK'S

Hydration Guide – Water Bottles, Cages, Packs, & More

Our bodies are made up of around 60% water, so as the day and activity levels increase, we need to replenish the water we use. This hydration guide will explore some of the fantastic options ERIK’S carries for keeping your thirst quenched. It will also help you choose the option that is best for your […]

October 26, 2022
biking on ice wearing 45nrth gear

45NRTH Premium Cold-Weather Cycling Gear!

Cruise through winter on your bike with no problem with 45NRTH. Their line-up of premium cold-weather cycling gear, including boots, apparel, and more, will give you unparalleled performance throughout the winter season. Keep reading to learn about some awesome updates they’ve made to their 2022 collection!

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
A helmet lies on concrete in front of a damaged bike after an accident.

When to Replace Your Bike Helmet

Bike helmets don’t last forever. Even if you aren’t in a crash, your helmet becomes less protective over time, reducing its ability to keep you safe. 

July 6, 2022
person biking down road on commuter bike

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
cyclist riding BMC bike on road in mountains

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
2 men sitting on bikes wearing specialized bike clothing

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
Man riding bike with two kids in grassy meadow

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 […]

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