We recently received a supply of the Jamis Durango A2 and his little brother, the Trail X A2. We’re excited about these bikes since they make a very capable trail bike at a very reasonable price of $729. The specs are identical save the wheels. Durango – 29″, the Trail X – 27.5″. The big… Continue reading Jamis Durango & Trail X mountain bikes in stock!
These custom kits, designed by Louis Garneau, look amazing. Quality through and through with all the features you need to keep you comfortable on your long rides. Relaxed fit for normal people, full zip front, three generous pockets in back and a robust chamois for the backside.
Want to billy goat up steep rocky trails? Then the Magnum Peak T5 is a powerful ally. With it’s large battery and smooth torque drive motor technology, the Peak gives you incredible power that is smooth and very controllable. Reg $2799, on sale now until 7/16 for $2549.
NICA High School/Middle School League USA Cycling Bikereg WHERE TO RIDE: RAIL TRAILS and LOCAL RECREATIONAL RIDING AREAS Lehigh Gorge Rail Trail (White Haven-Jim Thorpe) Back Mountain Trail Luzerne County Levee Trail LOCAL MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAILS: Francis Slocum State Park Dick and Nancy Eales Preserve (Moosic Mountain) Lackawanna State Park Merli-Sarnoski Advocacy & Organizations AAA… Continue reading Cycling Resources
The Saturday Morning Ride (SMR) is a weekly tradition at Around Town. The roots of the ride started with Tom Jones and Rich Adams wanting to get the community more organized and involved in riding together. The SMR came to be with our first invite being our good friend Jim Culhane. The ride has been… Continue reading Saturday Morning Ride
Bicycles are made up of many parts that work best and last longest when properly lubed. Below, we explain what’s involved. Lubricants & Grease The lubricant used the most is a liquid lube, which we sell in small drip and spray containers. We recommend purchasing our cycling-specific lubes because they’re perfectly formulated for your two-wheeler.… Continue reading Bicycle Lubrication
Credit: Courtesy of Bicycling Magazine If it’s threaded, grease it You can’t properly adjust a bicycle that is dirty and not lubricated Check tire pressure before every ride, especially if you’re running tubeless. The three most important tools to have on a ride: a multitool with a chain breaker, a pump or CO2, and a… Continue reading Rich’s Tech Tips
Riding is more fun when you ride with others! There’s no better source of motivation, knowledge, and camaraderie than your fellow riders. However, the prospect of joining a ride for the first time can be intimidating. Worried that you might not know “the rules” of the cycling group ride? Looking for group bike rides in… Continue reading Group Bike Ride Etiquette
Incorrect quick-release use is dangerous because these mechanisms hold the wheels in place. The most common mistake is simply turning the lever like a nut until the wheel seems tight. Used this way the lever and wheel can loosen as you ride leading to catastrophe. Please contact us if you’re still unsure how to use… Continue reading How To Use Quick Releases Correctly