New & Exciting Cycling Accessories

At Asheville Bicycle Company we’re excited not only about the new bikes rolling into the store, but all of the new cycling accessories as well. The technology within the bike industry is always changing and improving, which means there are some exciting new developments to check out. From bike computers, to pumps, to lights, to even bells, there is something for everyone. Not only that, but accessories make great gifts – something to keep in mind as the gift giving season approaches! Stop on in […]

October 3rd, 2017|Accessories|

It’s always bike trainer time

Have you always hesitated to get a bike trainer because you feel like its season of use is too short? It’s true, bike trainers are excellent to have on hand for staying in shape during the severe heat or the cold. But bike trainers are incredibly useful during all seasons. Check out our list of the top five reasons bike trainers are useful year round!
Reason #1: Maximize training
We’re all working with limited time to work out. Bike trainers help to maximize and prioritize that time. […]

September 28th, 2017|Technology, Training|

Layering up for fall cycling

Layering up for fall cycling

Tempted to hang up your bike already? Don’t do it just yet! Whether you prefer the woods or the road, pedaling into fall gives you access to sights, smells, and sensations that fair-weather biking can’t offer. Here are a few key changes to your cycling wardrobe that will keep you cranking while you wait for the first snowfall of winter. Give layering up a try instead of hanging your bike early.

#1: Cycling Jackets
Okay, the temperature is 40°F to 60°F and your […]

September 26th, 2017|Clothing|

Explore by mountain bike this fall

The changing of the seasons is the perfect time to move from the street to the trails. While some are getting ready to store their bikes, now is your chance to grab a mountain bike and enjoy the color, smells, and sounds of fall. There is truly nothing like hitting the trails in the crisp cool days of fall. Whatever your style, Asheville Bicycle Company has a great selection of mountain bikes for you to choose from. In particular, we’re stoked about our new 2018 […]

September 12th, 2017|Kona Bicycles, Mountain Bikes|

Most common beginner bike repair errors

We see a lot of bikes come through the shop at Asheville Bicycle Company, and over time we’ve witnessed our fair share of beginner bike repair errors. Are you new to the world of cycling, but excited to get your hands dirty by maintaining your bike yourself? Read on to make sure you don’t make some of the most common beginner bike repair errors.
Error #1: Screwing in derailleur limit screws
The screws in your derailleur are set as limits for which the derailleur can move – […]

September 4th, 2017|Bike Maintenance, Bike Repair|

How to choose the right bike light

How to Choose a Bike Light
Bike lights keep getting lighter and smaller while delivering brighter illumination for riding safety. However, the number of bike lights to choose from can be overwhelming. Asheville Bicycle Company is here to help you choose the right bike light.
When shopping for bike lights, you first need to ask yourself this: Do you want to see or be seen? Or both? This article will help you choose the right lighting for your cycling needs. Below are some helpful tips on how […]

August 28th, 2017|Accessories|

Cyclocross Training for the Busy Cyclist

Is there anything more fun come fall than joining the local cyclocross series? Are you hesitant to join in the fun because you just don’t know how to fit cyclocross training into your busy schedule? We understand; the prospect can appear daunting when there’s work, kids, and countless other commitments. However, you don’t have to find THAT much time to train – you just have to train efficiently. Read our cyclocross training guide to learn how to get in competition shape in just 6 hours […]

August 26th, 2017|Cycling Tips, Training|

Car racks for one more day of summer

#OneMoreDay of vacation means you get one more day on your bike! Make sure you’re ready to take your bike along on that final road trip of the summer with car racks from Asheville Bicycle Company. At Asheville Bicycle Company we’ve got a car rack for every car – from SUVs to sedans – and for every bike – from kids to mountain to road to all of the above. Read on about the pros and cons of different types of car racks!

Roof Racks
Roof racks […]

August 7th, 2017|Accessories, Car Racks, Cycling Tips|

Bike Back to School Checklist

It’s that time of year – the air is filled with the scent of freshly sharpened pencils. At Asheville Bicycle Company we’ve got everything you need to bike back to school. From helmets, bells and lights to packs, racks and water bottles, we’ll make sure you head back to the classroom safely and in style. At Asheville Bicycle Company we’re all about encouraging commuting by two wheels instead of four, and our staff loves to share tips and experiences!
Not sure exactly what you need to […]

August 1st, 2017|Accessories, Beginner Cyclist, Bike Gear, Commuting|

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