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May 29, 2024
A man and woman ride fat-tire bikes down a paved trail.

Our Favorite Biking Trails in ERIK’S Markets

In honor of National Bike Month this May, our team members throughout ERIK’S markets—which stretch all the way from Minnesota (where we started) to South Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, the Kansas City area, all the way down to Scottsdale, Arizona—have offered their suggestions for the best biking trails in their location. For each of the […]

May 24, 2024
A man wearing a blue cycling jersey and a helmet unloads four bikes from a hitch rack.

Best Bike Racks for Cars: ERIK’S Car Bike Rack Guide

Ready to take your bike on an adventure but don’t know how to safely bring it along with you? Sounds like you need a car rack! With summer upon us, now is the perfect time to find a new rack for your vehicle and bring your beloved bike(s) to your next vacation destination. In this […]

June 13, 2023
Two people mountain biking in the woods

2023 Specialized Turbo Levo SL 24-Inch Kids’ E-Mountain Bike Review

Specialized just released their first kids’ e-bike, the Turbo Levo SL 24 HT! This scaled-down Levo SL is a pint-sized version of the Levo SL designed specifically for the little rippers of the world. Specialized wants kids to be able to enjoy their parents’ favorite trails and enjoy the sport together while allowing the little […]

May 4, 2023

2023 Specialized Levo SL Post-Ride Review

This past month, I had the opportunity to join retailers from around the U.S. at the Specialized Experience Center in Santa Cruz, California. We were there for a sneak peek and, more importantly, a ride on the all-new 2023 Specialized Levo SL2.   Specialized and Turbo History Before we jump into the newest Turbo Electric offering […]

May 4, 2023
2023 specialized levo on dirt trails

2023 Specialized Levo SL Electric Mountain Bike Overview

The 2023 Specialized Levo SL e-mountain bike is back and better than ever. Updates to the geometry make the Levo more versatile and simply better, regardless of what type of trail you ride. These geometry updates paired with a whisper-quiet Svelte motor and battery make this Levo SL the ultimate trail e-mountain bike. The efficiency […]

April 20, 2023
2023 epic world cup ERIK'S

2023 Specialized Epic World Cup

Specialized is releasing the 2023 Specialized Epic World Cup, their best XC race bike to date! The Epic WC was built from the ground up, with a new frame and carbon layup, a custom RockShox assembly, Roval’s newest Control SL components, and SRAM’s brand-new Eagle transmission (on the S-Works model). The Epic WC will have […]

January 17, 2023
aventon aventure.2 efat bike at ERIK'S

Aventon Aventure.2 – Amplify Your Adventure!

The Aventon Aventure electric fat bike is back with the Aventure.2! This awesome go-anywhere electric bike brings back the amazing capabilities of the first edition with some awesome new upgrades.

October 4, 2022
cervélo zht-5

Cervélo ZHT-5 – Bringing Speed To Gravel

The Cervélo ZHT-5 is bringing speed to your cross-country mountain biking adventures! Cervélo has focused on engineering and created some of the most advanced bikes for road and triathlon in the last 25 years. From their iconic V-stem on their aero S5 road bike to their unique tube shapes (Squoval Max) on their P series […]

August 30, 2022
Specialized Turbo Levo Gen 3

Specialized Turbo Levo Gen 3 – Comp Carbon, 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, Carbon, Comp Alloy, and Alloy versions! These models have the great features that the S-Works, Pro & Expert […]

August 15, 2022

Rider Resources Bike Routes, Get Inspired To Ride!

If you’re looking for some new bike routes to explore, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve compiled a list of our favorite Rider Resources for you. You’ll find short and long routes, paved trails, and singletrack. Something for everyone! Take a look and then . . . happy trails!

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