You know its riding season when blog postings become more sporadic. The weather has finally warmed up, the leaves are out, the trails are dry and everyone is on their bikes..not sitting behind the computer. Chain Drive 2008 was wrapped up with some great results from many of our shop employees, … [Read more...] about Racing and Riding
In a mere two days, over 300 racers will descend upon the Keweenaw to attack the 2008 Chain Drive Festival. Its always great to talk to the racers before and after the event. Its also amazing how expectations and race outcome vary as people find out that when we say "no whining", we mean it. Lots … [Read more...] about Are You Ready?
Lots of folks showed up for the CCS Wednesday Ride in Calumet. It's great having such an active cycling community. This week we head north to Mount Houghton. … [Read more...] about Great Swedetown Ride
For this weeks CCS Ride we'll venture north to the land of Camelot (Calumet). Meet at the Calumet shop at 6:30 pm and we'll head over to Swedetown for a ride. After the ride we'll grab some grub at one of the local eateries. If you need a lift north, meet at the Houghton Store at 6pm to carpool. … [Read more...] about Wednesday Wednesay Wednesday
The regular CCS wednesday ride will be the Ride of Silence this week. Rain or Shine it will be: Wednesday, May 21 at 7pm. We will join cyclists worldwide in a silent slow-paced ride (max. 12 mph/20 kph) in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways. Where: … [Read more...] about Ride of Silence – Wednesday May 21st
Starting tonight (tuesday), CCS will begin its 2008 series of bike repair clinics. Starting at 7pm, its a chance to learn the basics of keeping your bike moving while on the trail or road. Come gets your hands greasy and leave with the confidence that you can change a flat tire when you need to. … [Read more...] about A Little Wrenching
Even though the forecast is a little chilly, we're still planning to ride. Just remember to dress warm and peddle hard. We'll be leaving from the Houghton Shop at 6:30pm. Ryan will lead an easy/medium paced road ride and Lori will be leading a mountain bike ride heading north across the bridge … [Read more...] about Wednesday Ride – Burr….
So this weekend marks one of the last days that a great wrench and a main character at our shop will be in Houghton. Moving on to bigger mountains and longer downhill runs, Gavin is heading west to Montana to further pursue his education. We're pretty sure its in pursuit of big powder runs, not … [Read more...] about Man Gone – Enjoy the Mountains Gavin