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Cry me a river! A Testimonial to Fat Biking

Cry me a river! A Testimonial to Fat Biking
The evolution of the Fatbike has caught the bicycle industry by surprise! Few expected the demand for these bikes to swell at a pace that has outstripped the manufacturers’ ability to supply. I have ridden fat bikes for a few years as a great alternative/go-to bike for winter when regular bikes just couldn't make sense of the snow! The limitations of the earlier generation of fat bikes were obvious but accepted. They were heavy, sluggish and slow handling but excelled in the snow. Awesome! Let's...
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Why We Do What We Do!

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Paris to Ancaster: MTB vs Cyclocross

Paris to Ancaster: MTB vs Cyclocross
Since the inception of the point to point spring race/ride "Paris to Ancaster", there has been a huge growth in particpation for the event. Today there are two starting points to chose depending on how competitive or fit you are, which has opened the opportunity for alot of people with less hours on the bike to still enjoy the race and be as competitive as they'd like. The common discussion within all levels of riders is "what's the best bike to ride?". The answer depends on your priorities and ...
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MTB Suspension: Kona Mountain Bikes

MTB Suspension: Kona Mountain Bikes
Suspension Systems for Mountain Bikes continue to evolve. Here's a brief introduction from Kona on the latest from their Bicycle Company. "The design philosophy behind Kona Independent Suspension comes to life in a new edit by the Kona Communications department. Launched in 2014, Kona Independent Suspension encompasses three different design configurations linked one overarching purpose--to make dual suspension mountain bikes that best balance ride application with ride performance. Watch the vi...
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Lose Weight through Cycling - Living Proof - Tara Costa

Lose Weight through Cycling - Living Proof - Tara Costa
Do you need some encouragement and motivation today when it comes to how you feel about yourself.  I encourage you to watch the following video from Specialized Bicycles. I Am Specialized - Tara Costa Tara Costa star of the hit reality series "The Biggest Loser," talks about the motivation behind her dramatic weight loss of over 155lbs and how she fell in ...
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Review: Kona Rove

Review: Kona Rove
Review: Kona Rove I've been riding the titanium version of the Kona Rove , the "Ti Rove", for about 4 months now. The freedom this bike affords and encourages is amazing if you allow yourself to explore.  Even in the peak mountain bike and road riding season, I'll jump on the Rove  up to 3 times a week due to its adventurous nature. The freedom this bike affords and encourages is amazing if you allow yourself to explore. Like any good cross bike, it is both fast and rugged, but the Kon...
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Bicycle Works Flipboard Online Magazine

Bicycle Works Flipboard Online Magazine
  I'm excited to announce a new online magazine for Bicycle Works through Flipboard .  Although you can use this on your desktop computer I highly recommend that you download the app for your smartphone or tablet.  I've been using the app for several months since the discontinuation of Google Reader.  I've found the reading experience to be quite exceptional. Why Subscribe to Online Magazine? I'm committed to providing cycling tips, bicycle touring, cycling industry...
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Why We Value the Kelso Mountain Bike Race Series

Why We Value the Kelso Mountain Bike Race Series
How they did it, I do not know but Paul is behind the camera thanks to Halton Parks.  In the video, you'll see and hear Paul explain why Bicycle Works is committed to participating in the Kelso Mountain Bike Race Series.  I think you'll find it informative, inspiring and another reason to come out on Tuesday nights if you haven't yet done so. Can you spot yourself in the video?
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Szoke Wins First Mountain Bike Event at Kelso

Szoke Wins First Mountain Bike Event at Kelso
PRESS RELEASE: Waznie Racing Inc. Jordan Szoke, defending Canadian Superbike Champion sprinted into the lead at Kelso Mountian Bike Race Series held on Tuesday May 21st and remained there until the end.  Szoke finished in first place 1 min 46 seconds ahead of his nearest rival.  Jordan completed the 20km / 3lap event in 49 min 55 sec. “We rushed back from our testing at the RACE regionals in order to make this event.” smiles Szoke “I am pretty glad I did!” The Weekly Kelso Mountian Bik...
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6 Steps to Cleaning Your Bike after a Winter Ride

The winter season is still such a great time to jump on the bike and burn off the extra calories gathered during the Christmas and New Years. What's keeping you off your bike?  In recent days at Bicycle Works, I've been asked several times, "How do I look after my bike in the winter?"  Also, sadly, I've talked to many people that won't ride in the cold months as they don't want to ruin their bikes. While I appreciate a person's love for their ride, and the fact that they don't mind spe...
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