Monday, April 30, 2007

Fixies and other news out of NYC

The fixed-gear bicycle craze continues. Here's an interesting article from yesterday's New York Times about their local fixie scene:

In other news out of the Big Apple, former Talking Heads frontman and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer David Byrne had his bicycle stolen:

While we're talking about fixies, here's the obligatory shameless plug for the fixed-gear bikes that we carry:

Bianchi Pista:

Giant Bowery:

Raleigh Rush Hour:

Raleigh One-Way:

Monday, April 23, 2007

Akron Urban Assault

Every once in a while, a couple of us from the shop head to downtown Akron with our mountain bikes for an evening of "urban assault" riding. We may not have the skills (or the cajones) for stunts like you might see in a typical extreme mountain biking video, but it's a fun time. The city police usually just look at us in amusement, and most everyone else thinks that we are the police.

Some of our favorite spots are the U. of Akron campus, E.J. Thomas Hall, the Akron Public Library, and the courthouse complex. I've uploaded some videos to Google Video showcasing some of these and other spots:

Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Raleigh Bicycles Blog

Raleigh Bicycles, our biggest-selling bicycle brand, now has a blog of their own. We are the first shop to be featured in their Dealers section! Check it out...