Category: Bikes

More than Gravel

Gravel bikes are a relatively new genre in bikes even though riding on dirt and gravel roads is not. Randonneuring has been around for over 100 years, the original bike races covered many miles of gravel roads because that is what they had. The original Clunkers would race down logging roads on flat bar bikes. […]

Size your Ride

Size your Ride! Bike Fit starts with your Torso We are getting outside and want to ride!  Bikes are super popular and people are thinking about their next new ride.  So, before you spend some cash, don’t you think you should figure out what bike is best for you?  You friend or spouse may have […]

Slow it Down…even more

A few weeks ago, a few of us at TCR took at Professional Mountain Bike Course for Instructors (PMBIA).  We did it to add some credibility to our upcoming camps and to properly learn how to teach mountain bike skills.  Although, we have been mountain biking for many years, teaching skills properly is a different […]

Bike Fit Education

More Than a Bike Fit Every bike fit at TCR is a little different and that is why we have a great reputation for fitting bikes. The fit starts with a discussion about what you want your bike to be how you like your current bike, your history (injury, experience, fitness etc.). A quick movement […]

Start now, let’s get ready for a GREAT 2020

Indoor Cycling Starts November 5th Plan now so you’re ready for 2020. A few of our Indoor Cycling Classes have space left for registration. The program starts the week of Nov 5th and continues through Dec 21. We take a 2-week break and then get back on the horse the week of Jan 6th. Winter Classes will [...]

Functional Training, Sales, & More!

FS1 – Functional Strength Training Sign Up Here We have officially brought back our Functional Strength Classes, but wait… What’s functional strength again? Functional training involves training the body to make everyday tasks and movements easier. The goal is to increase your bodies range of motion, increase strength in and ability in everyday activities, and […]

Race Wheels. To Roll, or not to Roll

Mavic Cosmic Carbon Pro UST Wheelset Review by John Churchill I have been riding the same frame since the fall of 2016 and the bike was starting to really feel old and tired. This spring I decided that I would refresh it with a nice carbon wheel set from Mavic. Wheels make the biggest difference […]

Race Season Checklist

Are you ready for race season? by Selina Campbell The race season, especially here in Alberta is painfully short so it is easy for it to creep up on you before you know it and there you are at the start line.  But have you done a check to make sure you are fully prepared? […]

To Ride a FACTOR

The perks of being a partner in a bike shop and training centre.  My Experience with the FACTOR O2 Road Bike. I still like to “walk the talk” when it comes to the products we sell and endorse.  I encourage our staff to know more than the “info card” and inform clients of how a […]