Small Business Saturday at Asheville Bicycle Company

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. Small Business Saturday is a great day to celebrate all of the shops that makes our community in Asheville unique!
Stop on in to Asheville Bicycle Company November 25th and enjoy great prices on your holiday shopping! We’re so thankful for YOU – you make running […]

November 14th, 2017|Store Events|

Let’s talk bike technology

Bike technology is always evolving, resulting in some exciting recent advancements. From helmets that light up to unbelievably light carbon, there is technology that you have to see to believe. The very materials bikes are made from is constantly improving, as well as the technology on the bike. As you look for the perfect gifts this holiday season, some of the latest bike technology might be the perfect answer for you. Read on for some of the advancements we’re most excited about.

There is increasing tech […]

November 7th, 2017|Technology|

Sleep Tracking: Helpful or Harmful?

Sleep Tracking: Could it Be Making Your Sleep Worse?
Read this before you turn to your activity tracker for the secret to better shut-eye
Knowledge is power—and when it comes to sleep, many of us assume the more we know about our habits and patterns, the more power we’ll have to improve our ZZZs. But measuring the quality of your shut-eye isn’t quite so simple. After all, the accuracy of data collected by sleep trackers isn’t necessarily accurate—and even if it was, that doesn’t mean it would […]

October 29th, 2017|Training|

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|