November 3, 2016
The weather is cooling down and snow is on the eminent horizon. That means for many of us it’s almost time to hang up the bike for 5 months of dormancy. Or, is it? Maybe for some the season is just beginning. Welcome to the Fat bike revolution.
October 24, 2016
In time, all things need maintenance. This is why the SCHEELS Service Shop exists. To keep you riding longer, going faster, turning sharper, and playing harder than you ever thought you could. These individuals are the unsung heroes of sport. They are technicians, makers, builders, perfecters, and EXPERTS in every sense of the word.
October 7, 2016
Fall riding is some of the best riding of the year. Summer just ended so the heat is starting to go away. Race season is coming to an end, you’re in the best shape of the year and the trail conditions are as prime as they are going to get.
September 30, 2016
September 28, 2016
If you feel like you are missing a key piece to your fitness lifestyle, you may want to look into getting a wearable, also known as a fitness tracker. This small piece of tech can be the motivation that keeps you going even when you are ready to give up. Find the right fitness tracker for your new fit lifestyle.
September 1, 2016
The Cogburn CB4 Bicycle is the ultimate option of the outdoorsman or woman with the desire to get deep into the backcountry. This bike has a multitude of options that will allow you to get deeper into the backcountry and see more terrain in comfort and speed.
July 26, 2016
The number one concern among every cyclist should be safety. Whether you are a beginner, or an elite athlete, let’s face it, accidents happen. Thousands of cyclists are injured ever year, and hundreds killed in accidents that often are associated with cars and other vehicles.
July 20, 2016
April 14, 2016
The three most important body parts to be sure are comfortable on a road bike are your feet, sit bones (yes, your butt) and hands. Think of these three body parts as a three point comfort system, as they are the three contact points of a rider to his or her bike. These are areas to take care of, especially on long rides.
April 12, 2016
Wearing a bicycling helmet in the past was uncomfortable, hot and didn’t look very ‘cool’. Most people didn’t buy a helmet and those that did would leave them in the garage when they went out for a ride.
April 11, 2016
Race day is nearing and we want to ensure you are rested up. The week before a big race is crucial. A common mistake is thinking that rest means stopping riding completely while we believe scaling back is better than stopping altogether.
March 22, 2016
A bike is far more complicated than two wheels and a frame. In fact, an average bike has more than 1500 individual parts. Because of this, our mechanics attend a Scheels-specific, ten-day course at the renowned Barnett Bicycle Institute in Colorado Springs, CO.
March 21, 2016
As spring approaches and days get longer our desire to hit the road and spin the winter cobwebs from our legs increases. The open road with fresh, cool air is much more enjoyable to ride than the trainer most people restrict themselves to over the winter.
January 25, 2016
Going on a bicycling trip can be exciting and stressful all at the same time