Monthly Archives: January 2013

2013 Rental Program

The Great Bicycle Shop has a selection of rental bicycles available from both locations: 1909 Thomasville Road (850.224.7461) and 3624 Woodville Highway (850.402.0545). Standard rentals include all hybrids and 26″ hardtail mountain bikes: Giant Sedona (S, M, L, XL; Thomasville … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide 2012

Christmas is only two weeks out. If you’re done with your shopping, congratulations, but odds are you aren’t. No matter what kind of rider you’re shopping for, or what your budget is, we’ve got something that fits the bill. And … Continue reading

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Tally Cross 2012

Tally Cross 2012 Results Big thanks to Justin Pogge of Krank It Up! and Sweet Pea Cafe for all the photos in the slideshow.

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Scott Bikes Demo Day Recap

Nate and Carl from Scott Bikes showed up in a van full o’ bicycles Sunday Nov. 4th at Tom Brown Park for the Scott Demo Day. Onboard were Scale and Spark 29ers and some Foil road bikes, as well as … Continue reading

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Munson Hills

This is the first of what will become a catalog of Tallahassee area trail reports. We want to start with Munson Hills because it’s so approachable and accessible for all ages and skill levels. Hard-core cyclists will enjoy how fast … Continue reading

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On Lights

It’s that time of year. This Sunday (Nov. 4) marks the end of daylight savings time. Days are getting shorter and it’s getting harder to find the time to ride without artificial light. Luckily, lighting designed for cyclists has progressed … Continue reading

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YouTube Favorites

Enjoy! Share any favorite bike videos in comments.

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Presta and Schrader Valves Explained

There are two types of valves common to bicycle tubes, Presta and Schrader. Schrader valves (SV), also called American-type valves, are common on kid’s bikes, beach cruisers, most hybrids, and many recreational level mountain bikes (as opposed to more performance … Continue reading

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How to Repair a Flat Bike Tire

Getting flats is part of bike riding; if you haven’t had one yet, your day is coming. Flat repair is easily the most common repair we perform in the shop, and while we’re happy to do it, it’s an inconvenience … Continue reading

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2012 Rental Fleet Sale

It’s time to sell off the rental fleet to make room for new models. Here’s availability and prices: Comfort: Giant Sedona small, SOLD Giant Sedona medium, SOLD Giant Sedona large, SOLD Giant Sedona extra large, SOLD Giant Sedona W extra … Continue reading

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