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January 12, 2021
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How to Choose a Mountain Bike

In the market for a mountain bike? There are tons of options! At ERIK’S, we sell over 100 different mountain bike models for all types of riders and terrain. So how do you know which mountain bike to choose? Keep reading to find out!

October 25, 2020
Monarch Mountain Bike Trail

Mountain Biking Trail Review — Monarch Singletrack in Victoria, MN

The mountain bike trails at Monarch Singletrack at Carver Park Reserve in Victoria, Minnesota opened up in September of 2020 and are some of the newest mountain bike trials in the Twin Cities. Watch our video highlight reel to see all the cool features you’ll enjoy riding this super fun trail!

October 23, 2020

Choosing the Best Bike Lights for Night Riding

Spring and Fall are great times to ride but days are short which means you might find yourself riding in the dark, even if that wasn’t your original intent. Cycling lights are especially important during these times of the year. For riders looking for lights, there is one essential question you need to ask first: […]

October 13, 2020

The All-New Specialized Stumpjumper: The Ultimate Trail Bike

For many years, decades even, the Specialized Stumpjumper has been the standard-bearer for finding the flow on the singletrack. Now, as mountain biking and singletrack riding have evolved from cross-country focused trails to more gnarly trail riding, Stumpjumper continues to evolve right along with that flow!

October 6, 2020

The Specialized Stumpjumper EVO Puts YOU In Control!

From how it handles in all conditions to the adjustable geometry, the all-new Specialized Stumpjumper EVO lets you control everything: You choose the size, you set up the geometry, and you stay in control of the bike, regardless of the conditions in front of you.

October 2, 2020

The Specialized Chisel – An Alloy Cross-Country Mountain Bike with Carbon Fiber Performance

Cross Country Mountain Bike racers want to race at a high level but not all racers have the ability to purchase a carbon fiber bike. Thankfully, the re-designed Specialized Chisel delivers carbon fiber performance without the carbon fiber price!

September 21, 2020

Mountain Biking Trails Review — Elm Creek Park in Champlin, MN

The mountain bike trails at Elm Creek Park Reserve are some of the best singletrack in Minnesota. They are part of the Three Rivers Park District system of parks and they are maintained by the amazing volunteers of MORC, the Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists. Check out our GoPro video to see all the cool features Elm Creek […]

September 15, 2020
Specialized Epic Evo Base Mountain Bike

Specialized Expands the Epic EVO Lineup – Introducing Epic EVO Base!

The Specialized Epic has long been know as one of the most dominant bikes in the full-suspension cross country race game. And, with the evolution of the Epic EVO, Specialized expanded the definition of what Cross Country means. Now, riders have a more affordable option in the Epic EVO Base model! Check out the full […]

September 6, 2020

Best Mountain Bike for Beginners — Specialized Rockhopper

The Specialized Rockhopper packs a lot of bang for the buck. A perfect ride, especially for entry-level mountain bikers, it delivers big performance that all can appreciate. Check out our four key reasons the Specialized Rockhopper gets our vote for ‘Best Mountain Bike for Beginners’ on the market today.

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 […]

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