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May 13, 2020

Cycling Shoe Buying Guide

One of the surest ways to improve your cycling experience is to incorporate the use of cycling shoes. You’ll improve your pedaling efficiency, gain more stability while riding, eliminate unnecessary stress on your hips, knees and feet, and you’ll likely go faster exerting less effort!

March 17, 2020
Specialized Helmet with ANGi Sensor

Specialized ANGi – This Helmet Calls For Help When You Can’t

Many Specialized helmets feature an exciting new device that helps your helmet protect you even more. ANGi from Specialized can call for help when you can’t. They’ve also added MIPS protection as an option on every helmet for even greater safety. Specialized has transformed the modern helmet into a live tracking device, accident detector, and […]

April 26, 2019

Garmin 530 and 830 Cycling Computers

Garmin has just released their newest cycling computers, the Edge 530 and the Edge 830 and, hoooo doggy, are these things cool!

March 26, 2019

Bike Sizing Versus Fit

At Erik’s we offer both bike fitting and bike sizing services – on the surface the terms are close; however, the actual processes differ significantly. Sizing ensures we get you on the right size bike. And while sizing is the foundation of a fit; fit starts where sizing ends, optimizing the bike for each rider’s […]

October 9, 2018

All-New Very-Limited Specialized Shiv

With the 40th anniversary of the Kona Ironman, the event that started it all, Specialized has launched the all-new S-Works Shiv Disc. This bike is super limited, with only 500 being made, and you must order it by the end of October. Specialized spent five years focusing on not just building a bike that was […]

July 16, 2018

Bike Saddles (Part 3): Shorts and Chamois Cream

This is the third part of our Bike Saddle blog series. If you haven’t yet, make sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2. The saddle makes the biggest contribution to posterior comfort, but you cannot underestimate how much a good pair of padded cycling shorts will improve your comfort on the bike seat. […]

July 16, 2018

Bike Saddles (Part 2): Find Your Size

This is the second part of our Bike Saddle blog series.  If you haven’t yet, make sure to check out Part 1 here. Many riders find the bike saddle to be one of the most unpleasant parts of the bicycle. They expect the bike saddle to be uncomfortable. But did you know you might actually […]

July 16, 2018

Bike Saddles (Part 1): Get Comfortable

One of the most common conversations that we have with customers at ERIK’S is how to find a comfortable bike seat. It’s difficult to know whether the stock seat on your new bike will fit you. After a few rides, some customers find their saddle just doesn’t feel as though it fits.  Riding a bike […]

February 15, 2018

Oakley Launches Cycling Helmets

Oakley has long been known for producing innovative products for a wide variety of sports, including cycling. Now they’re taking their R&D strength and passion for cycling to helmets with the launch of three new helmets.

February 9, 2018

The All-New Specialized S-Works Evade II Helmet

Specialized has just released the S-Works Evade II helmet, an updated version of the very popular S-Works Evade.  The helmet is significant because it is lightweight, well ventilated and aero.  Typically helmets can do two of those characteristics well, but not all three.  At least that was the case until the Specialized Evade II.