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A weekend away together on bikes

St. Valentine rode a bicycle

A guest post by Laura Colbert of Loose Nuts Cycles in Atlanta, GA. Hey love birds!  It’s Valentines Day and while I’m not a big fan of this day, I am a fan of going on dates on other days of the year.  I also like giving/receiving romantic gestures on days that are not explicitly prescribed for that purpose.  So, in the spirit of St….

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Oak & Spokes

Oaks & Spokes Bicycle Festival in Raleigh NC

Bike Polo, Alley Cats and Tweed Rides, Oh My! Oaks & Spokes Raleigh’s Inaugural Bicycle Festival will be held March 1st – 10th 2013 in and around Downtown Raleigh. Join us for social rides, game nights, charity races and more! All events are free to attend and open to the public. Friday March 1st: Bike First Friday, Raleigh Bikes Art Show Saturday March 2nd: Triangle Tweed Ride, Party Like…

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Reveal the Path

Reveal the Path in Charlotte

Pretty bummed that I won’t be able to make this as I’ll be off in the sunshine and warmth of Minneapolis, Minnesota for Frostbike. Reveal The Path will premiere in Charlotte, NC, at Theatre Charlotte, 510 Queens Road, on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $11 in advance at www.imathlete.com/events/revealthepath ($10 base plus a $1 service fee). Tickets the day of the event will be $15…

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Motivational Monday with Nicole

Motivational Monday with Nicole

WHAT’S YOUR NAME AND LOCATION? Nicole in Memphis, TN WHAT TYPE OF CYCLING DO YOU ENJOY? City cycling (commuting by bike), group rides with friends or my husband, light mountain biking WHAT IS YOUR FIRST CYCLING MEMORY? How about my most powerful cycling memory? I met my husband on my 1st metric century ride and he proposed on that same ride 2 years later. He…

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Pinterest Retail Board

For the Love of Retail Experiences

When you pair my love of design and retail you have a very, very, strong passion for the “retail experience.” What is a retail experience? A mix of great customer experience, accessorized displays and a well laid out “flow” of a store. As I travel across the country, visit more bicycle shops and share stories of retail experiences with shops I am slowly watching a transformation. No…

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Glory Cycles Orbea Occam 29

Bike Shop Build: Orbea Occam 29

The thoughts and details during a bike build are what make a great bike shop a resource and a dream factory for bicycle geeks like myself. These custom bike builds are what keep me inspired and excited to continue to work within the industry. Few more bike profiles over yonder. Orbea Occam 29 from Glory Cycles in Greenville, SC  

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Louisville 2013: Imperfect but awesome

A guest post from Laura Colbert of Loose Nuts Cycles in Atlanta, GA There are a lot of Cyclocross World Championship race reports floating around the internet by now.  I think that other people have done an excellent job covering the technical details of Saturday’s races–who won, by how much, and what were they riding.  (If you didn’t watch it live on cxmagazine.com or haven’t…

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Victory Bicycle Studio Parlee

Bike Shop Build: Parlee Z5SL

The thoughts and details during a bike build are what make a great bike shop a resource and a dream factory for bicycle geeks like myself. These custom bike builds are what keep me inspired and excited to continue to work within the industry. Few more bike profiles over yonder. Parlee Z5Sl from Victory Bicycle Studio in Memphis, TN Photo Credit: Clark Butcher

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