Tag Archives: The Great Bicycle Shop

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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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

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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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