Chelan is amazing!
The place many of feel the bike the most is in the hands. Depending on how forward you are, you might have 5-50% of your weight on your hands, and every bump, seam and pothole is felt in the hands. Have you heard of Bar Phat? Double thickness tape or ergonomic inserts under the bar […]
When talking bike fitting, the place where the rubber really meets the road is where your foot pressures the pedals. Before you put pressure on the pedals and make the crank go around, your foot must transfer it’s force into the shoe, and that interface is perhaps the most important in making the bike go […]
finding the correct saddle makes everything happy.
I gave my 1000th racing class this week on a typical rainy Seattle day. I taught a few new guys the ropes, told them about protecting their front wheel, riding straight and predictable, looking before moving around. I described how the pack moves like an amoeba and explained how to save energy by drafting off […]
The only flat bike ride in Seattle follows the Duwamish river to Tukwila and beyond. The route can be a little tricky getting through a few areas, but we are leading a ride this Saturday at noon to go from West Seattle Cycle U to Tukwila and back which is 22 miles and we will […]
Do you remember when cycling was exciting and new? When you got that little rush of excitement when you were gearing up and heading out to tackle a ride? Getting stoked on cycling is as easy as trying something new, and these days there is no shortage of new stuff to get excited about. The […]
This Saturday May 2nd we do our Fix a Flat, lube your chain and basic maintenance clinic at West Seattle store 11-11:45am. Ready to start commuting, running errands or working out with your bike? Learning to change your own flat tire is something everyone needs to know, and we make it simple and fun. […]