Shop News: May 2014 Chainrings


Project 529 IMG_20140514_132440022

Help fight the growing epidemic of bike theft by registering your bike for FREE on May 29th. Talk to us in the store about this exciting project that pits us (the bike owners) versus THEM (the bike thieves). More at project529.com/garage

Time for a Tune Up!

IMG_20140513_092228614Our repair wall is filling up with customers’ bikes needing tune ups for the summer. Stop in today to avoid the longest wait of the season and beat the rush.

 

 

 

Going AWOL

Give me gravel, or give me…gravel. We’ve been riding unimproved roads for years and never knew it would be the “cool” thing to do. Modifying our road bikes to take a beating, the bumpy roads lead us to the most obscene vistas imaginable. Thanks to the recent popularity of hitting the long, lost forgotten byways of America, bike manufacturers are stepping up their game and offering rides specifically suited for gravel roads and bumpy old pavement. awol

The latest Specialized entry in the category is now available in the shop: the AWOL, with a delicious list of features, including:

  • A Rocker dropout  to make the bike fully compatible with many drivetrain options: 2X10, Belt Drive, Internal Gear and Single Speed
  • Crazy tire clearance on a wide fork to allow you to run any tires from 26c to 29×2.2”
  • Distance Rider Geometry (long wheelbase; upright feel; stable ride) that is focused on the rider who rides their bike a long distance and looks for comfort above speed.
  • Endurance components designed for comfort: Low gearing, gel in the bar tape and seat

Stop by for a test ride and envision the endless miles of rural Oregon passing beneath your saddle.

 

Trio by Kuat

The hottest way to CARRY your bike is now in stock in the store: The Kuat Trio, featuring the 3 Way™ fork mount system, allowing you to carry any bike you own. Top that off with a slim line design, security system, and rugged good looks and you have the most complete fork mount rack ever designed. kuat trio

This stylish and aerodynamic rack lets you carry 1 bike on your factory rack crossbars. Includes cable lock.

 

 

 

Click HERE for the next article in this month’s Chainrings: Team Notes

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