After putting a few miles on your bike the cables will stretch as they wear. The result is less precise shifting. You'll often hear a clicking noise from your chain wanting to jump up or down a gear on the rear cassette. This can typically be fixed by adjusting the tension of the cable that … [Read more...] about Basic Bike Maintenance
Climbing hills is more than just the strength in your legs. With the right strategy, climbing hills can be a welcomed challenge. Prepare yourself: You can see the road rising ahead of you before you reach the increasing incline, take a second to ready yourself. Take a drink, relax your body, and … [Read more...] about It’s Just A Hill, Get Over It
Why go tubeless? Going tubeless will allow you to run lower pressure in your tires without the fear of pinch flats. Lower pressure in your tires means greater traction and more control out on the trail. Tubeless wheels can also reduce the rotational weight, making your bike feel more playful than … [Read more...] about Tubeless Tires: The New Normal
When more people ride bikes, life is better for everyone. This May, the League of American Bicyclists is still celebrating National Bike Month, because bicycling is more essential to our lives than ever—and because we could all use some bike joy to look forward to. We hope that the hundreds … [Read more...] about May is (Still) National Bike Month
This season, with everything going on in the world, we are desperate to enjoy the outdoors. However, conditions at this time of year can be tough to interpret. While we are still experiencing snow and cold temperatures, we also have sunny days with highs above freezing. Every once in a while, … [Read more...] about Crust Cruising: A Fat Biker’s Dream
We are happy to announce that as of April 24, Governor Whitmer has authorized bike repair shops in Michigan to reopen. Therefore, we will be open for service beginning Monday, April 27, with regular hours 10 am-6pm Monday-Saturday following CDC guidelines to ensure the safety and health of our … [Read more...] about We’re Open!
The base of every great winter activity is knowing how to layer. Find the right layering system for when those winter days get cool, cooler, cold. Stop in and check out our selection of base layers, thermals, and shells. Layering for winter activities can always be a gamble. Too warm or too light … [Read more...] about Layer Up For Winter Fun
On Sunday, January 12th from noon–5pm the Swedetown Trails Club will host Winter Trails Day. Come enjoy the Swedetown Trails for free! Free all-day pass and rentals for skiing, snowshoeing and snow biking. After your snow adventures, warm up with refreshments at the Swedetown Chalet. Free … [Read more...] about Swedetown Winter Trails Day