Interesting article in the Wall Street Journal about trends in bike shops. Here's a taste: Around the country, bike shops are shifting gears. The National Bicycle Dealers Association 2013 survey of 4,000 establishments found that 12% have coffee bars, 11% offer spinning classes and almost 5% serve beer. About 1% offer massages, yoga or full-service … Continue reading What do we want in a Local Bike Shop?
Finally bought a new road bike. After months of test rides, research and calculation I have finally ended the frustration for at least one bike shop by buying something. What a thing the Trek Domane 4.5 is. The options My existing road bike was adequate; surprisingly so. After the heavy wheels of my MTB, it … Continue reading New Road Bike… at last