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September 28, 2021
Man Riding New Cervelo R5 Up Mountain

What Goes Up Must Come Down-Cervélo R5

The all-new Cervélo R5 is here! The road bike that is known for climbing is now a joy to ride on the descent. The previous version of the Cervélo R5 could climb like a goat, but the ride down was, well, less than ideal for the rider. The stiffness of the frame that made the […]

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? […]

August 10, 2021

The Cervélo Áspero Family; The Most Refined Gravel Bike on the Market

As the good folks at Cervélo say, “Haul ass, not cargo.” The Cervélo Áspero is a gravel race bike. Period. It isn’t a beefed-up adventure bike made to add racks and carry you, fully loaded, on an epic tour. It is a road-race-inspired bike that is designed to finish gravel events in the shortest time […]

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 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 […]

June 10, 2021
Woman Mountain BIking In Blue Helmet

Bike Helmet Buying Guide

Wearing a bike helmet is a must! We’ve created this simple helmet buying guide to ensure you get the right fit and style for your noggin. Follow these simple steps to learn everything you need to know to make buying a helmet easy-peasy! 1. Choose your helmet style. Most helmets are somewhat versatile. As long […]

June 2, 2021

Mirror Technology from Specialized — A Revolutionary Saddle.

There are only three places where your body touches a bicycle: The handlebars, the shoes, and the saddle. Specialized revolutionized how riders make contact with their bicycles!

May 7, 2021

5 Reasons It’s Great to be a Woman Cyclist

By guest blogger – Amy Patee, ERIK’S Events and Marketing Coordinator I was four years old when I first rode a bike. It became my main mode for getting around the neighborhood to visit friends. I biked A LOT. All of us kids did back then. But as I got older, I stopped riding my […]

May 3, 2021

Specialized Future Shock – Suspend the Rider, Not the Bike

Perfect roads don’t exist — at least not for very long. Unless you consider gravel to be perfect! Even then, there are rough roads ahead! As cyclists, we know this better than anyone.  We have an acute awareness of each crack and every small rock because we feel each crack and every small rock. Vibrating […]

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