Category Archives: TIps

Charlie’s Christmas List

Sometimes owning a bike store is like being a kid in a candy store – there’s so much cool stuff around me all the time! I’m mainly an urban rider. I commute to all of the shops from my home … Continue reading

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Get your bike ready for spring

If you’ve been riding all winter, by now salt, snow, rain, and road grime have probably wreaked havoc on your brake pads and drivetrain. Even if you’ve been diligently cleaning your bike every day and re-lubing the chain, a winter’s … Continue reading

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Don’t let the weather get you down! Tips for riding in the rain and snow.

The wint’ry mix we were promised has arrived! Arm yourself with fenders and rain pants, and follow these tips for a safer, happier ride: -Ride slow. Wet conditions and Thanksgiving traffic are a bad combination. Leave plenty of time for your commute. … Continue reading

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Turn your bike into an exercise machine (and a moving movie theater!)

Can’t decide between watching a movie and taking a bike ride? Your winter solution: watch a movie while doing a trainer ride! During our preseason trainer sale, our favorite CycleOps trainers are 10% off through November 2! Without the outdoor … Continue reading

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Making it happen: How to prep for the Rapha Women’s 100

Last summer, over 4,000 women participated in 100km rides all around the world. This year’s Rapha Women’s 100, the second annual ride, takes place on July 20. Here’s some advice from local coach Tara Parsons on preparing for the ride: … Continue reading

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Yoga for Cyclists – Q&A Part II

This Wednesday marks the last yoga class of our six-week winter series. The class has been geared towards active people who are generally new to yoga with special attention on the places cyclists need more strength and flexibility. This week … Continue reading

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Yoga for Cyclists – Q&A with Kristen

This Wednesday marks the last yoga class of our six-week winter series. The class has been geared towards active people who are generally new to yoga with special attention on the places cyclists need more strength and flexibility. This week … Continue reading

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