The Trekfest Sale at CBC Greengate

The Trekfest Sale at CBC Greengate

Every Trek bike over $299.99 on sale!20% off select Bontrager parts and accessoriesEvery Trek bike over $299.99 on sale!$50 off bikes $299.99 - $999.98$100 off bikes $999.99 - $1999.98$200 off bikes $1999.99+Trek Fest runs now through April 8 at our Greengate store in the West End.   Shop Mountain bikes   Shop Road bikes   Shop Hybrid Bikes
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The All-New Specialized S-Works 7 Road Shoe

The All-New Specialized S-Works 7 Road Shoe

I know there's a lot of cliche sayings out there about something that's redesigned and how they say: "the best just got better" and all that nonsense, but damnit...it's true. The new S-Works 7 shoe by Specialized is an improvement in the most important area: fit. The slippers do this by using this thing they call Dyneema® Mesh, which is tr...
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Lights and Reflectivity: Cycling Safety in the City

Lights and Reflectivity: Cycling Safety in the City

Lately there has been an alarming number of pedestrian related collisions with motor vehicles in and around the city of Richmond. It feels like every couple of days we hear of a cyclist or jogger getting run over by a vehicle. The ever-increasing prevalence of cell phone equipped, distracted drivers isn't helping the matter. We won't debate who'...
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FSA's New Electronic Groupset

FSA's New Electronic Groupset

Last week one of our Senior bike mechanics had the opportunity to attend the  Professional Bicycle Mechanic’s Association (PBMA) workshop in Washington D.C. Among the myriad of clinics and classes he attended, he was able to go hands on with the new K Force WE groupset from FSA. This is FSA's first full groupset and it uses a hybrid wireless/wi...
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One Man's Trash is Another Man's Shredder

One Man's Trash is Another Man's Shredder

When Will bought an old, beat up Rockhopper from the thrift store, most of us didn't have high hopes. It was the kind of thing that had been laying in a garage for 20 years. Unridable. Uncomfortable. But the paint job was its saving grace. Twenty-five years later and fuschia/pearlescent purple is right back in style.   A cheap 1X conversion, a ...
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A Yeti SB5.5 with a little more 4.5 and a lot more everything else

A Yeti SB5.5 with a little more 4.5 and a lot more everything else

One of our mechanics has a nickname that more people know him by than his real name. He's called Downhill. Young and reckless, he's constantly putting his bikes through the ringer. We often tell him he needs to be a product safety tester at some mountain bike manufacturer on the west coast. I've seen him do things on a cyclocross bike that I wou...
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