Archive for October, 2013

Every-Other-Friday Night Lights

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

We’re still riding!

Join us through the cool season.

We’ll meet every other Friday for a few miles of road riding and 6 – 12 miles of trail riding. Riders of all skill levels are invited, and extra lights can be provided, if needed.

Who’s invited?

Everyone. From new riders to the more experienced, we’re here to support each other to ride.

Where will we be riding?

Rolling Hills in Ypsilanti.

How will we get to the trail?

Meet at the shop at 6:30 for a ride to the trail.

What do I need?

Bring a bike, a helmet, water and a headlight/taillight.

I’m new to trail riding. What else should I know?

Take a visit to the Michigan Mountain Biking Association‘s home on the web, where you’ll find information about the trails, trail conditions, introductory basics, as well as all things as they relate to trail riding in this great state.

Still have questions? Just give us a ring at 734-484-9999 or shoot us a message. Be sure to find us on Facebook to catch updates on trail conditions, ride start times, and more.

See you there!

2013 Blowout: Online Now

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Help us clear out those shelves!


I’ll take the beast, please.

Monday, October 14th, 2013

Previous commuter:

Current commuter:

Ride quality: Shocking close.

Total savings: $900

Final thoughts: Yes.


First Impressions: 2013 Salsa Spearfish 1

Saturday, October 5th, 2013

When I took home a sleek black Spearfish, I also took home a lot of firsts for me: first full-suspension, first 29er, first hydraulic disc brakes, first 2×10 drivetrain, and first Fox fork. That provided me with some very exciting first few rides, but not with an abundance of useful opinions. I was riding the top-shelf offering, which comes with X9/X0, Fox CTD fork and shock, Pro Moto 1 carbon cockpit, and Stan’s Arch EX’s spun to DT Swiss 350′s. Those features are nice, but the two upgrades that caught my attention were the sleek black anodized finish — which is lighter, tougher, and a good deal sexier than their painted frames — and the 12 x 142mm rear thru axle. Salsa locking grips, a WTB Silverado, and Conti X-Kings round out the spec.