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Customer Rigs (Surly), inspiration

Glen’s Surly Long Haul Trucker

Posted on 18 July 2014

Congratulations are in order to Glen, who just yesterday completed his 3500 mile journey across the United States.  He did his ride in 40 days, starting in San Francisco and ending in Yorktown, VA on his Surly Long Haul Trucker. You can read about his trip on his blog, Glengoesonabikeride. Glen’s Long Haul Trucker was […] Continue Reading

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San Jacinto Enduro is BACK for 2014

Posted on 17 July 2014

The SJ Enduro is BACK, set for October 25th this year. The route will be very similar to that of the 2012 route… a 45 mile first loop with an optional 30-ish mile second loop. Big, horrific climbs, and a … Continue reading → Continue Reading

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Customer Rigs (Salsa)

Tim’s Salsa Horsethief XX1

Posted on 03 July 2014

Tim’s long legged trail bike uses Salsa’s new Split Pivot suspension system and comes dressed to the nines.  Tim’s new 29er is a full on trail bike, complementing a well rounded quiver of endurance bikes and a tandem. The Horsethief is a taking-care-of-business sorta ride; the bike to pick for unknown gnarly trails or a […] Continue Reading

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About, Education, Shop Happenings

The Etymology of Optimator

Posted on 02 July 2014

How Optimator got its name. (The story as I know it) Some years ago, (fifteen?) a couple guys were working a trail. After a hard day’s work, they were relaxing with some beers and discussing what a good name for the trail might be. They were drinking Optimator, a German double bock from Spaten when […] Continue Reading

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biking, Rides

May Valley Road Reopened

Posted on 30 June 2014

After nearly a year, May Valley Road has been reopened to public access.  We took this past Saturday’s shop ride through May Valley, something we haven’t been able to do in nearly a year. The Forest Service reopened May Valley road last week, which now means cyclists, hikers, and horseback riders once again have an […] Continue Reading

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Bikepacking, Builds, Customer Rigs (Surly)

Leonard’s Surly Ogre

Posted on 26 June 2014

We are wrapping up Leonard’s custom camp/endurance bike. The Ogre is Surly’s 29er hardtail “camp” bike, and like so many Surly models is designed to offer max versatility and allow the rider to try new things. It is based on the geometry of the popular Karate Monkey (my first 29er) but boasts fitament for just […] Continue Reading

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