MIPS – Protect Your Melon

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Motion Impact Protection System

 

MIPS stands for Motion Impact Protection System.

It has been scientifically shown to reduce brain trauma in the event of an impact.

MIPS is now found in helmets for cyclists and many other sports where a helmet is warranted.

Watch this short video (thanks to Trek/Bontrager!) for a quick breakdown on how MIPS works..

 

Protect your melon with a Bontrager MIPS equipped helmet!

Available for adults and kids!

Starting at $64.99.

Fat Bikes Are A Blast!

Fat Bikes are one of the fastest growing segments within the bike industry and we love them! They can be ridden year round but they really shine in the snow, mud & sand! A fatty will eliminate any excuses not to get out in the fresh air. With many different price points to choose from we are sure we have a fatty for you!

3 Great Fat Bike Options

One of the coolest Fatties we’ve seen this year is the Cannondale Fat Caad 1 with it’s Lefty fork. There isn’t anything else like it on the trail. Lightweight, agile and capable of sucking up the big stuff this guy will go anywhere in comfort and with a quickness!

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Cannondale Fat Caad 1 with Lefty goodness!

Trek has been smoking the competition for a few years now with it’s Farley lineup of Fat Bikes. We love the Trek Farley 5 in the sub 2k price range. It offers a huge bang for the bike in function and design. You cannot go wrong with a Farley!

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For $1650 you cannot beat the Trek Farley 5!

Charge Bikes are a UK based company with a deep history in designing gnarly bikes that just work. They don’t beat around the bush with added stuff you don’t need, their bikes are just plain cool! If you’re in the market for a great starter fatty then you have to keep the Charge Cooker Maxi 1 at $1299 in your sights.

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Start getting out there on a Cooker 1!

So, there you have it.

3 great suggestions for unlimited amounts of fun!

Also, we have a large selection of accessories and clothing to keep you toasty and comfortable while enjoying the fun winter weather!

Please contact us if you have any questions and we’ll get you headed in the right direction!

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If you had a Fat Bike you could be out there riding today….

Livigno Italy – Hans Rey Style!

If you’ve been around the world of mountain biking long enough you will have heard of the legend Hans “No Way” Rey.

Hans ripping it up in Italy on his blinged out MTB.

Hans is one of the pioneers of mountain biking , the guy we grew up with watching his amazing riding skills and saying ” no way that dude just did that!!”..well he did it.

Hans took YouTube trials sensation Danny Macaskill to northern Italy to show him how cool the riding is up there.

Here’s a cool video courtesy of GT Bicycles of their time in Italy.

 

It’s great to see Hans still at it after all these years , he still inspires us all to get out and ride!

Big Wheels Keep On Rollin’

2009 Fisher Xcaliber

Gary Fisher is widely considered to be the godfather of mountain biking. He is also looked at as having brought the big wheels 29 inch mountain bike to the forefront of our industry.

For 2009 Fisher has once again raised the bar in the 29er world. With all new designed frames, custom forks from Fox and tweaked geometries the latest batch of G.F. 29ers are truly at the head of their class.

One thing that has plagued the 29er platform in some peoples eyes has been poor standover height and sometimes sluggish steering in certain conditions. With the latest addition of Fishers these two things have been taken out of the equation. Standover height has been much improved and more importantly the patented G2 Fisher geometry has been significantly improved with the addition of customized Fox forks. Fox and Fisher worked together to increase the low speed steering issues that had previously been a 29er’s nemesis by changing the fork offset . This change has given the 29er a very 26er like steering feel in low speed situations as well as maintaining the legendary 29er stability.

So don’t miss out on the next big thing in mountain biking..stop by the shop and check out a Fisher 29er today !

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