Brand New KICKR From Wahoo

Wahoo has just released the newest version of their already amazing KICKR Smart Trainer and there’s a few really cool upgrades! The biggest news is that the new KICKR will now accept an even wider range of bicycles without needing an adapter! If you have a bike with 130 or 135mm Quick Release, 12x142mm Thru …

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What is a Direct-Drive Trainer and why is it good for cycling?

As cyclists, we like the idea of riding all year long, but the shorter, colder winter days can make that challenging. Trainers, rollers and indoor cycles can be the perfect solution.  These tools can help a cyclists stay in riding shape throughout the winter. One sub-set of trainers is the direct-drive trainer.  At the heart …

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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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Pro-Form Tour De France Trainer – in store at Erik’s

The weather may still be great for riding right now, but it won’t be that way forever. When it turns cold and snowy here in the Midwest you’ve got two options when it comes to riding a bike during the hard months: get yourself a snow bike or get on a stationary trainer. Usually the …

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