Fit Friday – When to update your fit, Part 2

During last week’s Fit Friday, I explored the idea of when to get my bike refit. In this post, I wanted to cover the re-fit process and the changes made. These changes are specific to me and my style of riding, and should not be considered universal fixes for a given problem. Following an interview …

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Fit Friday – When Should I Get My Bike Refit?

A few years ago, I was competing in triathlons and getting a good deal of miles in every riding season.  Searching for every possible performance gain led me to get my bicycle fit.  One of my main considerations was being able to run at my potential after the bike leg. The results from that fitting …

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Fat Bike Wheels from HED – Arriving at Erik’s this weekend!

We just got in the new HED Fat Bike Wheels at Erik’s, and if you haven’t heard, they’re kind of a big deal. Each rim ways 445 grams, and is 85 mm wide for an awesome footprint with wide tires, and the rims are laced to Industry Nine Hubs. To check them out, visit Erik’s …

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How can I Make Indoor Cycling Fun and Less Boring?

With a couple of solid cold snaps in the Midwest this winter, everyone’s well aware of the dreaded “Polar Vortex.” Sure – you consider yourself hardy, but maybe you don’t want to brave the elements to ride, so you reluctantly pull out the trainer and ride for all of 10 minutes. So how do you …

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Coming Soon to Erik’s – Cogburn Outdoors Fat Bikes

Forage, fish, hunt, explore. Erik’s is excited to announce that we will be adding fat bikes from Cogburn Outdoors to our current fat bike lineup. Whether you’re looking to explore a quiet trout stream, escape to a treestand, or silently riding a trail in the woods, the CB4 from Cogburn is a new envisioning of …

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Returning to “skinny” tires after riding fat.

Today’s post comes to us from Rob, Store Manager at Erik’s Highland Park location in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Rob is a year round rider and Minneapolis Resident and enjoys all types of riding. On the road this time of year its easy to spot Rob by his beard of ice. I have been winter riding …

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