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Winter Biking Advice

December 30th, 2016|

Have you tried winter biking? Dashing through the snow…on a two-wheeled bicycle. It just doesn’t have quite the same ring, does it? Let’s be honest, when the temps drop and white stuff starts to fall, we tend to pack away our bikes until the spring thaw. However, winter biking is quite possible, provided you have the right bike and the right gear. Not only will riding through the winter keep up your conditioning, we have a feeling it will make you even tougher. Don’t lose […]

How to choose the perfect Kid’s Bike!

December 1st, 2016|

Do you remember your first bike? Perhaps you remember it waiting for you under the Christmas tree with a big shiny bow on it. If you’re planning on making dreams come true for a special child in your life this holiday season, make sure you read through our tips for choosing the right kid’s bike! We’ll be around until 4pm on Christmas Eve to make sure you find the perfect dream bike.

Size Matters
The wheel sizes you’ll see on kid’s bikes are 12″, 16″, 20″ and […]

Fan Favorite Cycling Gift Ideas

November 25th, 2016|

Stumped as to the perfect gift for the cycling enthusiast in your life? We’ve surveyed our fans and come up with ten of the most popular cycling gift ideas. From stocking stuffers to tree worthy gifts, we can help you cross off your list. And if you’re still wondering what the perfect gift is even after surveying our suggestions, just stop on in our store! Our staff loves to help brainstorm and find just the right gift for your loved one. We’re here to take […]

Small Business Saturday

November 14th, 2016|

We cannot tell you how thankful we are for YOU – for shopping small and supporting your neighborhood bike shop at Asheville Bicycle Company. We encourage you to continue to help make a lasting impact in the place you call home on Small Business Saturday. While everyday is a great day to shop small, this is a special day nationwide to celebrate the local businesses that make your neighborhood great. Stop on in to Asheville Bicycle Company November 26th and enjoy great prices on your […]

Shop Early, Save Big!

November 4th, 2016|

Asheville Bicycle Company has everything you need (and want) for the upcoming holidays! Our everyday low prices are better than ever – and won’t last long. Stop on in to check out out the bargains we’ve not yet publicized! Prior year bikes are on sale, as well as plenty of fall riding necessities and really cool gifts. From the bike your son or daughter has been dreaming of to really cool stocking stuffers, we can help you check off your list in no time. Accessories […]

How to choose the right bike trainer

November 1st, 2016|

It is difficult to find a cyclist who prefers riding indoors to out. But the sad truth is that for many of us, a ride outside isn’t always an option, particularly in winter. That’s where bike trainers come into play. A bike trainer can be invaluable for training for an early season event, or just staying in shape. But how do you choose the right bike trainer? There are several basic kinds of trainers, but the options have widely increased of late, including new “smart” […]

Learn your bike computer month

October 12th, 2016|

We know, every month has some crazy theme, and at times it can get a bit excessive. However, when we heard it was “Learn your computer” month, we thought it would be an excellent occasion for us at Asheville Bicycle Company to help YOU learn all about your bike computer. So many of us are riding around, completely unaware of just how much our bike computers can do. So this October we encourage you to bring your computer in to Asheville Bicycle Company, and we’ll […]

How cycling impacted three breast cancer survivors

October 6th, 2016|

The role cycling played in three breast cancer survivors’ lives
During breast cancer awareness month, Asheville Bicycle Company wants to celebrate survivors. Read and be encouraged by the stories of three breast cancer survivors who found out through cycling just how strong they actually are. We all know cycling is good for our health, but these breast cancer survivors showcase just how much it can change a person’s life. How has cycling made YOU braver?

Lisa Frank’s Story
Lisa Frank was an avid cyclist with a heart for […]

10 Weird and Wonderful Bike Inventions

October 3rd, 2016|

Celebrating Bike Inventions
At Asheville Bicycle Company we’re all about celebrating the creativity and ingenuity (and sometimes downright hilarity) of cyclists. You may find it hard to believe the following bike inventions exist (so did we) – and you might even be inspired to create your OWN bike inventions. Which one is your favorite? Which do you wish you had?

#1 The Rocking Chair Bike
Take the comfort of a rocking chair, and put it on wheels.

Crazy or brilliant bike invention?

I guess we’d have to try it out […]

10 Biggest Cycling Mistakes

September 15th, 2016|

The 10 Biggest Cycling Mistakes and How to Fix Them
No matter whether mountain bikers or road riders, cyclists are often their own worst enemies when it comes to training. Too much of one thing or too little of another can undermine all of your hard efforts. Repair your routine and get back on track by eliminating these ten common mistakes.
#1 Ignoring Sleep
When you train hard, your body needs some downtime to recover. Remember, it is not the training and tearing of muscle that makes you […]