Kicking Rubber

Posted: March 4th, 2013 | Filed under: Featured, Service | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Meet Bobby, the youngest member of our crew and the shop’s official tire inspector.

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With the winter coming to an end and salty roads soon to be a thing of the past, Bobby wants to advise everyone to check their tires. Worn tires can contribute to more flats, poor handling and the rare blow out. Wet weather, low air pressure, and lots of riding break down the integrity of the tire’s rubber. Cracks on the sidewall as well as a worn, pitted, or squared treads are all evidence that the tire’s life is nearing the end.

Bobby has included a few illustrations below.

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Happy riding, and be safe!


N.A. Makes Wool Winter Cycling Caps

Posted: January 11th, 2011 | Filed under: Accessories, Featured, Products | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Cyclists who ride in the winter always have a handful of go-to, must-have accessories that will keep them warm and dry. These special things are like security blankets when you’re out on long, cold/wet rides. Our new favorite blankie has to be the N.A. Makes Wool Winter Cycling Cap, handmade in Philadelphia, $35. Read More »