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If you’re in the market for a bike, you may be wondering what the benefits are to getting a new bike or one that’s simply new to you. For starters, buying a second-hand bike is a far simpler process than buying say, a used car because it’s a lot easier to assess a bike’s condition without having to “look under the hood” for chassis or transmission failures.

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Are the classic unwritten rules of cycling still relevant? Maybe ...

Are the classic unwritten rules of cycling still relevant? Maybe some still are but cycling is changing and its culture too. Here’s 5 new unwritten rules that we think should be add to the unwritten book!

The fact that cycling is simply so hard, explain why some “unwr ...

The fact that cycling is simply so hard, explain why some “unwritten rules” emerged from the cycling communities. But with time, those rules became less of a safety necessity and more like a culture within the sport.

Having spent every summer of my childhood in the Bas-St-Laurent, ...

Having spent every summer of my childhood in the Bas-St-Laurent, this region has become my secret paradise for road biking but also for gravel biking! I have explored almost every corner imaginable, especially in the area of Trois-Pistoles, where my second home is located!

Read our Ambassador's Steven experience at it is first ever grave ...

Read our Ambassador's Steven experience at it is first ever gravel race. Steven raced at Gravel Cup Ottawa. You will be able to read about is race prep, is race day and more!

Just got a brand-new mountain bike (or better a refurbished one) ...

Just got a brand-new mountain bike (or better a refurbished one) but you’re not sure what gear to ride in? Don’t be that guy riding in jeans and, for the love of God, avoid going for hot laps in a roadie’s gear. Get yourself a proper trail outfit that’ll look cooler, feel more comfortable and be safer. Here’s our favorite rowdy look, featuring Fox Racing gear, to help you to send it!

Kids and bikes go together like summer and watermelon when they ...

Kids and bikes go together like summer and watermelon when they’ve been properly nurtured (the kids, not the watermelon). Same as the best bike in the world won’t make its rider a pro, kids need to be shown the benefits of riding a bike without being forced to enjoy it.

Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or casual commuter, or someon ...

Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or casual commuter, or someone who rides on smooth roads, gravel trails or mountain paths, selecting your faithful two-wheeled companion should take into account several criteria; type of riding, surface, intensity and frequency. Here are a few tips to help you choose the perfect bike.

Selling your bike online isn't always as quick and easy as you mi ...

Selling your bike online isn't always as quick and easy as you might think. That's why we're sharing our 7 tips on best practices and do's & don'ts when trying to sell your bike online.

Are the classic unwritten rules of cycling still relevant? Maybe ...

Are the classic unwritten rules of cycling still relevant? Maybe some still are but cycling is changing and its culture too. Here’s 5 new unwritten rules that we think should be add to the unwritten book!

The fact that cycling is simply so hard, explain why some “unwr ...

The fact that cycling is simply so hard, explain why some “unwritten rules” emerged from the cycling communities. But with time, those rules became less of a safety necessity and more like a culture within the sport.

You may be wondering what to bring on your epic gravel ride? Here ...

You may be wondering what to bring on your epic gravel ride? Here’s our complete kit of essentials for a long day on dirt roads!

There’s more to Canadian bicycle brands than just having a Cana ...

There’s more to Canadian bicycle brands than just having a Canadian address. Each bike manufacturer has a flagship bike and a story to tell, keep reading to find out what makes these some of Canada’s top bicycle brands.

Our Ambassador Kelsey is sharing with us her Coffee Climb Essenti ...

Our Ambassador Kelsey is sharing with us her Coffee Climb Essentials

In addition to possibly being your child's next PE teacher, Kelse ...

In addition to possibly being your child's next PE teacher, Kelsey is a former British Columbia Downhill Champion and a mountain bike coach for Les chèvres de montagne. She is the baker of the best chocolate muffins, and one of the biggest jokesters around! Kelsey is also one of the most positive people you will ever meet!

Krystel works as a development and partnership advisor for Opéra ...

Krystel works as a development and partnership advisor for Opération Enfant Soleil and is the founder of Les limettes.cc, a cycling collective supporting female victims of domestic violence. She is also a partner at Le Braquet, so Krystel is definitely what we would call a natural philanthropist. In her free time, she loves to road cycle and partake in bikepacking adventures.

Former BMX champion turned endurance gravel bike rider, road race ...

Former BMX champion turned endurance gravel bike rider, road racer, and mountain bike enthusiast, Steven likes to try everything! You may have even seen him in a Cirque du Soleil show performing amazing tricks on his BMX! One thing is for sure, Steven is not afraid of anything. In the winter, you'll probably run into him at Taz or on Zwift, but as soon as the sun is warm enough, he's already outside!

Having spent every summer of my childhood in the Bas-St-Laurent, ...

Having spent every summer of my childhood in the Bas-St-Laurent, this region has become my secret paradise for road biking but also for gravel biking! I have explored almost every corner imaginable, especially in the area of Trois-Pistoles, where my second home is located!

Read our Ambassador's Steven experience at it is first ever grave ...

Read our Ambassador's Steven experience at it is first ever gravel race. Steven raced at Gravel Cup Ottawa. You will be able to read about is race prep, is race day and more!

In case you haven’t heard of this route, I’m here to help you ...

In case you haven’t heard of this route, I’m here to help you understand the reality of the trip. Do not be fooled by the ‘butter tart’ name and think it’s all about sweet treats and easy riding. The BT 700 is a serious adventure and not for the faint of heart.

Crowsnest Pass is located southwest of Calgary on the border betw ...

Crowsnest Pass is located southwest of Calgary on the border between Alberta and British Columbia. Last fall we discovered this somewhat unloved mining region of the Rocky Mountains. It's windy, chilly, even a little hostile and wild. But we loved the scenery so much that we decided to go back this year.