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Meet the New Commuter Rig: Surly Ogre

A couple shots from the test ride of the stock Surly Ogre I recently put a deposit down on. Off the bat, I’m switching out handlebar, grips, saddle and pedals. Additional photos to come once I pick it up for it’s first ride!  

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BSG - REVIEW- TREK LEXA SLX

Review: Trek Lexa SLX Women’s Road Bike

At the end of the day there are many great bikes in this price range. Trek has taken a different stance with a very unique frameset and I believe most women will be very happy with their choice of the bike.

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2013 Ridley Helium

Bike Profile: Ridley Helium SL

Earlier this spring I brought in a Ridley Helium SL to show to shops and put some miles on. This is the lightest bike Ridley has ever built, and honestly a joy to ride. As stiff as most will ever need, and super light. 15 lbs out of the box with Fulcrum Racing 3’s on it! With the move to Denver I’ll be selling this bike (look…

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Giant Avail Inspire 2013

Liv/giant Avail Inspire for Breast Cancer

Liv/Giant teamed up with Young Survival Coalition for a 2nd contest to design a new Giant bike for 2013. Barbara’s winning design of cherry blossoms has very personal meanings to me (I have a large tattoo of cherry blossom’s on my left arm/shoulder.) Check out the bike and continue to read Barbara’s story below! Before her battle with breast cancer, Barbara Greenlee of Bothell, WA would not have considered…

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2013 Swobo Fillmore

Review: 2013 Swobo Fillmore Initial Thoughts

A guest post by Laura of Loose Nuts Cycles in Atlanta, GA In my last post, several weeks ago, I introduced you all to the Swobo Fillmore.  For the last month or so, I’ve been riding this bike and have an update for all of you interested in hearing more about it.

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Front Full Drive Side

An Introduction to the 2013 Swobo Fillmore

A guest post by Laura of Loose Nuts Cycles in Atlanta, GA I love a good mountain bike ride, but if I can’t make it out of the city, there are few things better than cruising around town on a beautiful, warm day with a great bike underneath you.  Atlanta had it’s first glimpse of spring this past weekend.  It was sunny, almost 70 degrees,…

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Glory Cycles Colnago Master

Bike Shop Build: Colnago Master

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. Colnago Master from Glory Cycles in Greenville, SC  

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Mountain Goat FKR Rigid

Bike Shop Build: Mountain Goat Route 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. Mountain Goat Route 29 from First Flight Bikes in Statesville, NC Photo Credit: Jeff Archer

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Reality Bikes Pinarella Dogma

Bike Shop Build: Pinarello Dogma 65.1 Think2

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. Pinarello Dogma 65.1 Think2 from Reality Bikes in Cumming, GA  Photo credit: Duncan McGuire

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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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